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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 Old Donation School worked together to design the mural. (Southside Daily/courtesy of Dianna McDowell)

These students created a mural detailing the lives of 30 retirement home residents

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Three eighth grade students from Old Donation School spent this past year working with 30 residents of the Atlantic Shores Retirement...
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...

Here’s who (and what) won the Rudee Loop mural design contest

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- The winning design has been chosen for the wall mural at the Oceanfront's Rudee Loop. "Prismatic Play" -- a crowd of octopuses...
This program is the first of its kind in the country. Shannon Stafford, volunteer, leads the homeschoolers in an educational tour of Elmwood Cemetery. (Southside Daily/courtesy of Susan Platt)

Homeschoolers will get a chance to dive into living history with this new program

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NORFOLK -- About 30 homeschoolers recently took their first ever educational tour of Elmwood Cemetery to be part of a pilot cemetery educational program. "This...
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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...
The Virginia Beach Art Center is open to the public for viewing as well as giving classes. (Southside Daily/Melanie Occhiuzzo)

This art center is not only a gallery — it’s also a community space

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- The Virginia Beach Art Center recently opened to the public, offering a space for the community to take classes, check out...
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...