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Task force: To reduce suspensions at Beach schools, add psychologists, mediate more

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VIRGINIA BEACH - The school division is looking at changing the way administrators discipline students so children miss less class time because of their behavior. The...
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Garden expo, First Friday ViBe and more: The Southside Scene for Feb. 4-7

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Southside Daily will help get your weekend started every Thursday with the Southside Scene, a selection of events in Virginia Beach and Norfolk. Want...

Man escorted from city waiting room for having concealed handgun permit

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The city has apologized to a Virginia Beach man who was asked to leave a waiting room two weeks ago in the Human Services Department...

Virginia Beach-based SEAL to receive Medal of Honor

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A Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL will be awarded the military's highest award this month, the Medal of Honor. Navy Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers...

Photos: National signing day in Virginia Beach

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Wednesday was National Letter of Intent signing day for high school athletes. Send signing photos to Joe Saade at Joe@Southsidedaily.com. Please include the athlete's name,...

City Council to see request from Virginia Beach resident for home gun sales

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VIRGINIA BEACH - A rare permit request for home gun sales is moving its way through the city's approvals process. The application from Robert Ianucci of Willowood...
This is the division's recommendation for a 181-day calendar for the 2016-2017 school year. (Courtesy of vbschools)

Beach School Board postpones vote on shortened calendar, discusses longer school days

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VIRGINIA BEACH - The School Board postponed a vote on its 2016-2017 school calendar after some members dissented on a proposal to cut two days...
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Beach schools superintendent ‘cautiously optimistic’ about next year’s budget

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VIRGINIA BEACH - Superintendent Aaron Spence had a small smile on his face Tuesday as he presented his estimate of needs for the School Board. For the...