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Norfolk Police Chief Larry Boone receives the 2018 NOBLE Attorney General Eric Holder Leadership Award. (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the City of Norfolk)

This year’s recipient of the NOBLE award is this city’s top cop

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NORFOLK — Police Chief Larry D. Boone was awarded the 2018 NOBLE Attorney General Eric Holder Leadership Award Monday at the 42nd Annual NOBLE Training Conference...
Home Clean Heroes donate cleaning services through the international, nonprofit organization, Cleaning For A Reason. (Southside Daily photo/Home Clean Heroes)

Home Clean Heroes join fight against cancer – one home at a time

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Finding a way to give back to the community is something Home Clean Heroes wished to focus on as their first...

Live! On Atlantic: a new name and more music than ever before

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For many local Virginia Beach locals, summer means backyard barbecues, lounging by the pool, or eagerly waiting for the familiar sound of the ice...
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429 26th Street, built in 1939, was placed on the Virginia Beach Historical Register (Rami Yoakum/Southside Daily)

These two Old Beach homes were added to city’s historical register

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Two more structures here are now on the city’s Historical Register following Tuesday night’s meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission’s Historical...
An unknown Virginia Beach farmer waters his crop in this undated photo (Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Public Library Archives)

Strawberry farming has been an uphill road for Virginia Beach farmers

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VIRGINIA BEACH — After only a few minutes of listening to Roy Flanagan talk about farming and agriculture, you get the feeling that he...
Rick Bozart performing during the 2017 "Jesse Chong Audition." Bozart took away the grand prize (Courtesy of Rick Bozart)

Music brought this Virginia Beach man back from the brink

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VIRGINIA BEACH — A picture of Rick Bozart playing the piano at 3-years-old illustrates one of the consistences in his life: music. He picked up...

Paper focuses on African-American neighborhoods in Virginia Beach

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The history of Princess Anne County extends back for more than 400 years, but for African-American residents whose ancestors have been here for much...

Creative crosswalks offer opportunity for budding artists

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Aspiring artists who want their masterpiece to be seen by millions and to live on forever will have a chance to...