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The “Blue Goose” Tram Service

By Holly Tower, Ph.D. Within and around the sweet beach community of Sandbridge are endless hidden gems. Each of these local treasures are worth its own post detailing the history and legends of special interest to visitors and locals alike. Some are “hidden” right under our noses and one of these is the “Blue Goose” tram service that takes passengers from the Back Bay Wildlife…

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Long-Time Local Icon Marshall Belanga Has Passed Away

Marshall E. Belanga, Sr. March 31, 1937 – March 12, 2017 Marshall E. Belanga, Sr. 79, passed away Sunday March 12, 2017. Born in Princess Anne County to the late Luther and Melissa Ballance Belanga, he was preceded in death by his beloved brothers, Luther, Jesse,and Marvin “Peanut” Belanga and half-sister Pearl Yocum. A commercial fisherman by trade, he was the happiest spending time in…

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The Little Red Mailbox of Hope

On Sunday, March 5 at 3:00 PM The Daniel’s Grace Charitable Foundation sponsored a ribbon cutting ceremony for the first of its kind in Virginia, The Little Red Mailbox of Hope in Sandbridge near the pier at Little Island State Park. The mailbox came about in 2014 in Kill Devil Hills offering the community a vessel to spread hope, love and expression through the special journal found within. Founder Sue…

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