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The school bus cameras are activated when the stop-arm is deployed. The cameras can record images from the front and back of the vehicle passing. (Southside Daily Photo/courtesy of David Tace)

Virginia Beach approves use of school buses for ‘Something in the Water’ festival

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Virginia Beach City Council unanimously approved the use of 70 school buses to transport people back and forth to the Oceanfront during the “Something...
Matthew Gobla, Rosarian at Huntington Park Rose Garden, shears faded blooms off one of the 700-some bushes under his care. (Alison Johnson/Southside Daily)

This Virginia Beach man cares for hundreds of roses, all at once

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The job of a rose cultivator is always on the tricky side. But at the Huntington Park Rose Garden in Newport News, nothing topped the...

Transgender actress, advocate Laverne Cox to speak at W&M

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Award-winning transgender actress, producer and advocate Laverne Cox will present William & Mary’s 2018 Atwater Lecture in March. The event, which includes a question-and-answer session,...