City of Virginia Beach - News The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2015 (VBgov Web Team) (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team en Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:38:01 EST Holly Road to Close Dec. 1 to Dec. 23 Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that W.M. Jordan Company will temporarily close Holly Road, between Ocean Hill Road and Holly Crescent Road, on Tuesday, Dec. 1, through Wednesday, Dec. 23, for... Public Works Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:38:49 EST ​Tis’ the Season…For Recreation! VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – It’s the most wonderful time of the year…or at least it will be if you say goodbye to Scrooge and hello to all that Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation has to offer in Decemberfor... Parks & Recreation Tue, 24 Nov 2015 02:59:36 EST Mayor Calls Special Meeting of City Council for Nov. 24 Mayor William D. Sessoms, Jr. has called a special meeting of the Virginia Beach City Council for Tuesday, Nov. 24. The purpose of the special meeting is to convene a closed meeting to discuss prospective... City Clerk Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:32:03 EST Dispose of Your Holiday Cooking Oil at the Virginia Beach Landfill Improper disposal of fats, oils and grease rendered from holiday cooking is a common mistake. Virginia Beach Public Works and Public Utilities urge at-home chefs to collect and dispose of these drain-clogging... Public Works Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:16:05 EST Commonwealth v. Saroun Sou; Three Life Sentences for Sexual Abuse of Child Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Sauron Sou, 27 years old, was sentenced today by Circuit Court Judge Glenn R. Croshaw for three -3 counts of Forcible... Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:32:54 EST Virginia Beach Wins Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community Award On Monday, the League of American Bicyclists recognized Virginia Beach with a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community -BFC award, joining 371 visionary communities from across the country. With the... Parks & Recreation Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:15:38 EST Muddy Creek Road in VA Beach Scheduled for Temporary Road Closures Beginning November 30 Beginning Monday, November 30, 2015, Muddy Creek Road will be closed temporarily during the day from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. between Indian River Road and Charity Neck Road so that crews can replace drainage... Public Works Tue, 17 Nov 2015 10:38:33 EST Crime Prevention Fall 2015 Chronicle Please use this link to view the entire chronicle.CP Chronicle Fall 2015 FINAL.pdf Police Tue, 17 Nov 2015 08:31:02 EST VABeachBio Launches in Virginia Beach to Attract Bio Business The Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development has launched VABeachBio, an initiative to attract biomedical and life science businesses to Virginia Beach and to create jobs. The initiative builds... Economic Development Tue, 17 Nov 2015 06:30:47 EST Community Briefing for Proposed New Arena Set for Thursday, Nov. 19 The Virginia Beach City Council will host a community briefing to discuss details of the proposed new arena on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, Suite 5, 1000 19th... City Clerk Tue, 17 Nov 2015 06:17:46 EST City of Virginia Beach Thanksgiving Holiday & Waste Collection Schedule VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — November 17, 2015 — Solid waste and recycling collection will not be provided Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26.  Residents who would normally receive city trash and recycling services on... Communications Office Tue, 17 Nov 2015 04:01:45 EST Commonwealth v. Michael Allen Casey; Jury Recommends 8 Years in Prison for Senseless Shooting Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Michael Allen Casey, 24 years old, formerly of the 5100 block of Bellamy Manor Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia,... Commonwealth's Attorney Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:21:27 EST U.S. Homecare Expands in Virginia Beach: Company Nearly Doubles in Size and Adds Eight New Jobs U.S. Homecare Products, LLC, headquartered in Nevada, is expanding its presence in Virginia Beach. The company has executed a lease in the Ocean South Industrial Park at 1345 Taylor Farm Road for 59,625... Economic Development Thu, 12 Nov 2015 04:49:30 EST Answer the Call of the Wild VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is committed to preserving and protecting our environment for all to enjoy – and this includes our fascinating wildlife friends. Witnessand... Parks & Recreation Thu, 12 Nov 2015 04:10:02 EST Sandler Center Art Gallery Opening Reception for Artist Ed Gorham Nov. 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Sandler Center Art Gallery will host an artist reception today, Nov. 12, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.WHO: The Sandler Center Art Gallery WHAT: A free artist reception to meet Ed Gorham, the artist... Cultural Affairs Thu, 12 Nov 2015 06:24:40 EST Virginia Beach Houses 100+ Homeless Veterans Mayor William D.Sessoms, Jr. announced today that nearly 300 homeless veterans in South HamptonRoads are now either housed or on their way to housing thanks to a regionaleffort to end veteran... Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Wed, 11 Nov 2015 10:00:31 EST ​​Commonwealth v. Tyrone Stewart Jackson; First Virginia Beach Cold Case Murder Conviction Draws 27-Year Sentence Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Tyrone Stewart Jackson, 38 years old, formerly of the 500 block of Newport News Avenue in Hampton, Virginia, wassentenced... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 10 Nov 2015 10:10:46 EST Mayor Calls Special City Council Meeting on Nov. 10 to Discuss Arena Mayor William D. Sessoms, Jr., has called a special meeting of the Virginia Beach City Council on Tuesday, Nov. 10, to discuss the potential award of a public contract concerning the arena project.Because... Communications Office Wed, 11 Nov 2015 10:00:57 EST Virginia Beach Offers Free 13-Week Program for Families Affected by Substance Abuse Families affected by drug or alcohol abuse can get free help, starting Nov. 18, with a 13-week class called Celebrating Families! The class will meet every Wednesday at Pembroke Elementary School , 4622... Human Services Thu, 05 Nov 2015 04:46:09 EST Mayor Calls Special City Council Meeting on Nov. 9 to Discuss Arena Mayor William D. Sessoms, Jr., has called a special meeting of the Virginia Beach City Council on Monday, Nov. 9, to discuss the potential award of a public contract concerning the arena project.Because... Communications Office Thu, 05 Nov 2015 03:46:58 EST Comedian Lewis Black Coming to the Sandler Center Jan. 14 Grammy Award-winning stand-up comedian Lewis Black will perform at the Sandler Center Jan. 14 at 8 p.m. Black is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta... Cultural Affairs Wed, 04 Nov 2015 07:20:38 EST Virginia Beach Named One of America’s Top Digital Cities The City of Virginia Beach today was named one of America’s Top Digital Cities, according to the 2015 Digital Cities Survey.Now in its 15th year and open to all cities across America, the annual survey... Communications & Information Technology Tue, 03 Nov 2015 09:29:29 EST Two Historical Happenings on Nov. 7 On Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., guests will be transported back to the 18th and 19th centuries to learn how Native Virginians and Colonial Virginians hunted through the Hunting Virginia program... Museums Tue, 03 Nov 2015 06:47:14 EST 2015 Tidewater Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony Slated for Wednesday Nov. 11 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – November 3, 2015 – Get ready for one of the biggest and best Veterans Day parades this area has ever seen. More than 114 units with multiple components have signed up to march orperform... Communications Office Tue, 03 Nov 2015 05:59:55 EST Sandler Center Art Gallery Hosts “Aquatic Illusions” by Ed Gorham Beginning Nov. 10 The Sandler Center Art Gallery is honored to announce that it will host Ed Gorham’s exhibit, “Aquatic Illusions,” beginning Nov. 10.Gorham is a freestyle painter who has always been fascinated with... Cultural Affairs Tue, 03 Nov 2015 04:55:31 EST Cypress Avenue and 18th Street Temporarily Closed Through Nov. 6 The intersection of Cypress Avenue and 18th Street will remain closed for the next several days while Public Utilities crews complete installation of a gravity sewer main. Weather permitting, the intersection... Public Utilities Mon, 02 Nov 2015 06:11:18 EST Virginia Beach Central Library Art Gallery Call for Entries; Deadline: Friday, Dec. 12, 2015 Virginia Beach Public Library is accepting applications for monthly art exhibitions at the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library gallery. Following a competitive, juried process, winning applicants willdisplay... Public Libraries Mon, 02 Nov 2015 05:43:51 EST Public Works Schedules Pipe Repair/Detour on Witchduck Rd. Beginning Monday Night Public Works has announced an unscheduled pipe repair project at 636 North Witchduck Road in the eastbound lanes.  Crews are scheduled to begin working on the pipe repair beginning Monday evening, November... Public Works Fri, 30 Oct 2015 08:18:36 EST Celebrate America Recycles Day at the TCC/City Joint-Use Library Nov. 12 The Virginia Beach Recycle Team will welcome students and residents at an educational America Recycles Day celebration. The event will be held at the TCC/City Joint-Use Library, Michael Labouve Dr. off... Public Works Thu, 29 Oct 2015 11:54:53 EST Crisis Intervention Team & Project Lifesaver When citizens think of police officers and what they do,some criminal justice functions usually comes to mind: arresting criminal,issuing traffic summonses, investigating crimes, or collectingevidence... Police Thu, 29 Oct 2015 07:53:58 EST