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Cresting, 2019. (Southside Daily/courtesy of artist Bob Petersen)

See Virginia Beach and the Atlantic Ocean in a new light at this exhibit

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- BOJUart Gallery will present a duo exhibition featuring new works from international fluid acrylic painting artist Shay Amanda Broughton and Virginia...
Students from Providence Elementary School assembled in their blue shirts to spell out the message: VB Strong. (Southside Daily/courtesy of VBCPS)

Resilient. United. #VBstrong

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- The grieving in this city will remain for a very long time, but residents also took the first steps toward reclaiming the...
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A knock on the door: How Hampton Roads mothers survive the deaths of their veteran children

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It’s been 12 years since Darlene Kelly got a knock on the door that would change her life forever. “When the phone rang, I...
Patrons and vendors at the Old Beach Farmers Market

It’s farmers market season. Here’s a list of local ones to visit

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The weather is getting warmer and the farmers market season is beginning in Hampton Roads. Here’s a list of farmers markets to visit on the...
Glenn Rose, from Kempsville, Virginia, performs his stand-up at the Cap City Comedy Club in Austin, Texas. Southside Daily/Courtesy of Glenn Rose)

Virginia Beach native makes ‘em laugh

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At 25 years old, Glenn Rose, a Virginia Beach native, might just be crowned the Funniest Person in Austin. Rose, a graduate of Virginia Wesleyan...
Sports for adults in Hampton Roads are more social than competitive. (Southside Daily/Courtesy of ClubWAKA)

In adult sports, it’s more than the game. Here’s why

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It’s 9 a.m. on a Sunday and the aroma of Mexican food hovers over the soccer field like a morning mist as families and...
The Battleship Wisconsin is docked in Norfolk. (Courtesy of Nauticus)

She’s 75 and the celebration just got started

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NORFOLK -- The Battleship Wisconsin, moored at Nauticus, is celebrating her 75th year in 2019 with “Their Stories. Our History. A Year-Long Celebration,” a series of...
Junior, a Continental Giant rabbit, is Virginia's Official Easter Bunny. He weighs over twenty-five pounds and eats $50 worth of greens a week. (Southside Daily/Courtesy of Angela Maxwell)

Meet Junior, the state’s official Easter Bunny. Oh, and he lives in Virginia Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- His name matches his heritage, Lord Roland Watson Beldon Maxwell VIII, or simply Junior to his friends. He hails from the United Kingdom,...