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As tourist season ends, Sandbridge community gathers for pig pickin’ supporting rescue squad

BY LISA BURKETT VIRGINIA BEACH — When September comes, the resort areas quiet down and the visiting Sandbridge families head back home so their children can get back to school and off to college. Oh, and their parents probably go back… Continue Reading

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Letter: A father’s thanks for those who saved his daughter in Sandbridge

Dear Editor: What could have been a tragic family Memorial Day weekend instead brought families, volunteer firefighters and beach patrol members together in saving a fortunate young adult. Gracie, my youngest daughter, was swimming with her cousin Daniel in the… Continue Reading

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Sandbridge rescue volunteers demonstrate their value — even during their own fundraiser

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE SANDBRIDGE — This past month, the Sandbridge Pig Pickin’ brought about 2,000 people to Little Island Park support to volunteer rescue efforts here through Station 17. There was food, drink and entertainment. There also was a reminder of the… Continue Reading