Norfolk residents fought for years to preserve these old live oaks. They were chopped down in a day.

08.26.2017

The gnarled live oak tree had stood for close to 200 years, Brent James figures – through hurricanes, nor’easters and whatever else nature could bring.

On Thursday, it came down along with 7 acres of its neighbors to make way for a development of 40 homes south of East Ocean View Avenue....

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