Saturday, September 30, 2023

ICYMI: Joining forces, a community garden, love never fails, Beach Breach, historical markers, and more

Quicker is better

Up until now crews responding to calls to the north end came from Station No. 1 on Shore Drive, Station No. 11 on Virginia Beach Boulevard, or even Station No. 12 on South Birdneck Road. READ MORE.

Emergency response to the north end just got faster with the opening of this joint fire station

Growing more than veggies

The garden is currently growing common staples such as tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers, to the more unique, like artichokes. READ MORE.

This community garden grows veggies and opportunities

Love never fails

James Harris, 83, and Louise Harris, 80, both died on June 13 of natural causes in their shared room at Commonwealth Senior Living at Kings Grant House in Virginia Beach. READ MORE.

‘They were meant to be together till the very end’

Beach Breach Weekly

Southside Daily has partnered with the city’s police department and the Virginia Beach Crime Solvers to raise awareness about persons of interest in the city. Here’s last week’s list.

Beach Breach Weekly: Vodka, baby formula, and dog toys

Mark ’em

To qualify for a marker, the location must be important to the history of the region, the state, or the nation. READ MORE.

New historic markers approved for placement in Virginia Beach

Here’s a couple more stories people were talking about:

Here’s an opportunity for residents of Lynnhaven River Basin to improve their yards

A sustainable yard also relies on plant material that is adapted to the Lynnhaven watershed or on native plants to reduce energy and resource input and waste, through excess watering and fertilization. READ MORE.

Human trafficking victims could see some relief with this new bill

Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill that adds offenses related to human trafficking to the list of crimes for which bail can be denied. READ MORE.

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