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In a theater not far, far away, you can still find your ‘Star Wars’ tickets

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Many of the first local showings Thursday of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" already are sold-out, but you don't need the Force to find the tickets...
Princess Anne girls basketball team. (Joe Saade/Southside Daily)

What to Watch: Thursday’s Beach sports schedule

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Swimming Salem boys and girls at Maury, 5 p.m. Gymnastics First Colonial, Green Run, Kempsville, Cox, 6 p.m. at Cox High Princess Anne, Salem, Kellam, Ocean Lakes, Tallwood,...
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A. Dodson’s wins national contest for Independent Small Business of the Year

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A local store has been named Independent Small Business of the Year in a nationwide contest, and a local shelter for women and children will benefit...
Kellam's Noah Singer celebrates a 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter of Tuesday's win against Salem. (Joe Saade/Southside Daily)

Kellam boys escape Salem after wild finish in regulation sends basketball game to overtime

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Kellam boys basketball coach Norman Hassell and senior Noah Singer glanced at each other with a sigh of relief as they embraced for a...
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Virginia Beach School Board commends superintendent for response to recent threats

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Virginia Beach public schools have experienced at least three threats since Dec. 7 -- one to Green Run High School, one to Princess Anne...
The Virginia Beach Cavaliers Jr. Pee Wees celebrate their national championship.(Courtesy of Frankie Knox)

Virginia Beach scores another Jr. Pee Wee football national championship

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Virginia Beach continued to show its dominance on the national youth football scene this past weekend in Orlando, Fla., when the Virginia Beach Cavaliers...
First Colonial's Haley Schleicher is the Group 6A Player of the Year. (Joe Saade/Southside Daily)

Haley Schleicher is 6A state field hockey player of the year; Cox and FC fill all-state teams

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First Colonial senior midfielder Haley Schleicher (a Duke University commit) capped her illustrious high school career with the state's most coveted individual award. Patriots...

Field Hockey 6A All-South Region: First Colonial’s Schleicher and Cox’s Swain earn top honors

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Field Hockey 6A All-South Region Teams Player of the Year: Haley Schleicher, First Colonial Coach of the Year: Julie Swain, Cox First Team Haley Schleicher, senior midfielder...