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An artist's rendering and aerial view of the Cape Henry Lighthouse after restoration work (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the City of Virginia Beach)

Cape Henry Lighthouse reopens to the public

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- The Cape Henry Lighthouse has been reopened to the public following the completion of a seven-month dune restoration project that closed it to the...
Johnny, a male bongo who was born in December sits with the newborn calf Boomer. This birth brings the bongo herd to a total of eight. (Southside Daily/courtesy of The Virginia Zoo)

Springtime brought two new babies to the Virginia Zoo

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NORFOLK -- The Virginia Zoo is kicking off spring with two new babies -- a bongo calf and porcupette were recently born and can...
Pharrell Williams (Southside Daily file photo/Courtesy of Pexels)

Here’s the lineup for Pharrell’s ‘Something in the Water’

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VIRGINIA BEACH – Perhaps a vast majority of residents already know there’s going to be “Something in the Water” come April, and now star...
Dominique Taylor, left, chats with Commodore Tom Guy, deputy director of Combined Joint Operations from the Sea Centre of Excellence. (Southside Daily/Courtesy of ODU)

An ODU cyber student just wrote a ‘Big Data’ paper for a Naval group. Here’s what that means

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NORFOLK -- Dominique Taylor knew he would benefit from writing a Big Data paper for the Combined Joint Operations from the Sea Centre of Excellence. But...
(Southside Daily/Courtesy of Hampton Roads Refugee Relief)

Refugee volunteers are helping build a better community in Hampton Roads. Here’s how

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When refugees come to the shores of America, their lives are changed forever. But it’s the volunteers that help them start over. “A lot of times...
Pleasant Hall, a 250-year-old historic home on Singleton Way in Kempsville, has been for sale since Nov. 8, 2018 (Joshua Weinstein/Southside Daily)

A historic house in Kempsville is for sale, and some want the city to buy it

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VIRGINIA BEACH — A historic house in Kempsville is up for sale, and some people are up in arms. Pleasant Hall, a 250-year-old historic house...
Pharrell Williams (Southside Daily file photo/Courtesy of Pexels)

Pharrell Williams pitches arts, food festival in Virginia Beach

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Virginia Beach native Pharrell Williams says he's trying to assemble a yearly festival in his hometown of Virginia Beach that coincides with the annual...
Workshop participants learn high-end data analysis using ODU's Turing supercomputer. (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of Old Dominion University)

Group leads workshop in the Philippines while using supercomputer at ODU

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At a recent workshop led by Old Dominion faculty and students, participants learned about genetic analysis using the University's supercomputers, all while in the...