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Nine Virginia Beach public high schools win national award

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Nine Virginia Beach public high schools earned a national  award this month. The National Gold Council of Excellence Award is presented by the National...
Kellam's Allyson Giannone (4) ousts for position with Cox's Alex Brewer. (Joe Saade/Southside Daily)

First Colonial, Landstown 1-2 in first Southside Daily girls soccer rankings

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Welcome to Southside Daily’s inaugural ranking of the best high school girls soccer teams in Virginia Beach. Sports reporter Joe Saade will list his top...
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Hampton Roads’ new trash plan draws criticism from recycling industry

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Hampton Roads' pending deal with a new trash hauler has the recycling industry worried the new arrangement, while promoted as less costly for residents, could dramatically...
Ocean Lakes senior midfielder Justin Mcpherson (7) celebrates his second goal of the game against Princess Anne on Friday. (Joe Saade/Southside Daily)

Boys soccer: Ocean Lakes breaks through in second half to beat Princess Anne, stay undefeated

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VIRGINIA BEACH - The Ocean Lakes boys soccer team felt its time was coming after a frustrating 60 minutes Friday night at Princess Anne. Ocean Lakes...
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Virginia Beach sees 14 percent rise in new construction, more houses valued between $350K-$500K

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Virginia Beach saw a 14 percent increase in the value of new construction in the first quarter of 2016 versus last year, according a recent city...
The new cheetah exhibit at the Virginia Zoo. (Courtesy photo)

Cheetah bros. Chester and Rico make their debut at Virginia Zoo

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NORFOLK - The first cheetah exhibit in the Virginia Zoo's 115-year history opened Friday, with 2-year-old littermates Chester and Rico making their debut after...

Virginia Beach officials want to soften rate hike for Oceanfront employee parking passes

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The city might scale back a sharp increase in the cost of employee parking permits at the Oceanfront in the wake of complaints over the...
Cox's Alexis Gingerich (green) and Kellam's Margot Brown chase a loose ball during the first half of Wednesday's game. (Joe Saade/Southside Daily)

Kellam’s Dent game-winner downs Cox, earns Knights first win of season

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The much-anticipated first meeting of the season between Coastal Conference girls soccer powers Kellam and Cox featured some of the area's most talented upperclassman, but...