A lot happened in 2018 and a lot of stories have been published about it.
Here’s just a fraction of what you might have missed this year on Southside Daily.
Norfolk Southern’s fraternity culture
A $2.5 million lawsuit from an ex-employee of Norfolk Southern Railway Co. revealed details about crew members allegedly abusing alcohol and working while under the influence. READ MORE.
A New Filipino restaurant
Virginia Beach was able to play host to a new Filipino Restaurant, bringing authentic Filipino cuisine to the Southside in Redmill Commons. READ MORE.
Farm Fresh layoffs
There were more than 1,000 Farm Fresh layoffs announced on the Southside early this year. READ MORE.
The search for Denise Martin
Denise Martin, 22-year-old woman from Virginia Beach, went missing in June. Her body was recovered shortly afterwards. READ MORE.
After another Virginia Beach woman was reported missing July 1, her boyfriend allegedly confessed to killing her, but her body was never recovered. READ MORE.
Bird Electric scooters
“Bird,” an electric scooter company, dropped off dozens of electric scooters on Virginia Beach and Norfolk overnight. The cities have been holding on to them ever since. READ MORE.
Bird electric scooters were dropped off in Norfolk. They’ve been impounded by the city
Breaking the silence on stillbirth
A local couple’s journey after losing their own child by stillbirth led them to help others deal with the pain. READ MORE.
Breaking the silence on stillbirth: This couple’s grief transitioned to helping others deal with the pain
The Pungo house
After sitting for nearly three decades unfinished, this Pungo area house has been sold. READ MORE.
After nearly 3 decades sitting unfinished, Pungo area house has sold
Lifting homes and spirits
A FEMA grant program is trying to help out those who live in flood-prone properties. READ MORE.
Homes and spirits being lifted by federal dollars in Virginia Beach. Here’s how
Norfolk Southern’s big move
Norfolk Southern announced plans to move to their headquarters to Atlanta. READ MORE.