Southside Daily stories of the week

Take a look at the most read stories from the past week at Southside Daily:

The Cavalier on the Hill. (Courtesy of Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development)
The Cavalier on the Hill. (Courtesy of Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development)

A city official who worked closely on public incentives for the Cavalier Hotel project tried to connect his son — and the firm where his son worked — with the private developer, and was reprimanded by the city for doing so, according to emails obtained by Southside Daily and a city spokeswoman.

Dentist Allan Bergano, who accuses the city of being a terrible landlord. (Courtesy of Bergano)
Dentist Allan Bergano, who accuses the city of being a terrible landlord. (Courtesy of Bergano)

A Virginia Beach dentist who has practiced in the same building on North Witchduck Road for 32 years decried what he and his attorney said was eminent domain abuse by the city, calling the local government “a terrible landlord” since it bought the property last year.

Brad Creamer stands by George Mason’s Patriot statue on campus, where he verbally committed by phone. (Courtesy of Brad Creamer)
Brad Creamer stands by George Mason’s Patriot statue on campus, where he verbally committed by phone. (Courtesy of Brad Creamer)

The organizers of a petition to put the question of light rail in Virginia Beach on the ballot next year announced the progress they’ve made in collecting signatures to force the referendum.

Cox volleyball senior made his announcement known via Southside Daily that he had committed to play college ball at George Mason University.

 

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