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Register now for SN basketball tourney

Jul. 30, 2012 South Norfolk kids 17 and younger can get to know local public safety officials on the courts! The third annual tournament will be 4-7 p.m. Aug. 16 at Johnson Park, 1029 Decatur St., behind the library in South Norfolk. Players must pre-register. To play, volunteer or donate, contact Sheri Arnold 963-0945. The South Norfolk Civic League and Sono Neighborhood Watch will be helping with the event. You can contact them too. See our...

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Watch group seeks volunteers to hand out fliers, 9-10 a.m. Aug. 4

Jul. 30, 2012 The South Norfolk Neighborhood Watch group is looking for volunteers to give out fliers from 9-10 a.m. in the neighborhood Aug. 4 to promote National Night Out, to be held from 5:30-9 p.m. Aug. 7 at Lakeside Park on the Holly Ave side at the bridge. If you can help, and even if you could just cover your block or street for an hour on Saturday, please contact Kenny Martin...

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Web site revisions

Jul. 27, 2012 We have revised our web site, again, and will continue to build as time goes along. Our goal is to be a one-stop shop of information for everyone and everything going on in South Norfolk. If you have something you would like us to include, won’t you please drop a line and let us...

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History of South Norfolk

There are several books written about the rich and colorful history of South Norfolk. Most have been written by local historian Raymond Harper and are available at the South Norfolk Memorial Library and through this website HERE.   This is South Norfolk, according to Wikipedia: South Norfolk, Virginia From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Coordinates: 36°47′38.7″N 76°16′22.9″W South Norfolk was an independent city in the South Hampton Roads region of eastern Virginia and is now a section of the city of Chesapeake, one of the cities of Hampton Roads which surround the harbor of Hampton Roads and are linked by...

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Ode to Big Hill — a poem

Aug. 3, 2011 This is another post from a long-ago Facebook discussion. Topic: Big Hill Delete Topic|Reply to Topic Displaying all 7 posts. HistoricSouthNorfolk.com Submitted by Houston White…Friday, Dec. 18th, 2009 Here’s a poem that my Brother Nick White wrote Christmas 1983 and will bring back memories or a simpler time in South Norfolk. Christmas Mission It was miles and miles from our house, and the cold December chill. Cut through our clothes and pinked our cheeks On our mission to Big Hill For that day we’d been appointed with our… special Christmas task. To supply the fir and...

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