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 Sat, 23 May 2015 22:51:14 EST Three Businesses to Expand in Virginia Beach Two manufacturers and a catering company will expand their businesses in Virginia Beach in the coming months.All three companies received Economic Development Investment Program -EDIP grants Tuesday... Economic Development Thu, 21 May 2015 07:19:32 EST Project Green Teens Go For World Record -Virginia Beach, VA – Many would agree that oysters are delicious, but don’t realize that they also serve an important role in our ecosystem. Project Green Teens , a volunteer group facilitated byVirginia... Parks & Recreation Thu, 21 May 2015 05:57:44 EST Green Ribbon Committee to Meet May 28 The Green Ribbon Committee will meet Thursday, May 28, at the Strategic Growth Area Studio, 4525 Main St., Suite 710, from 2:30 to 4 p.m.  The meeting will be open to the public to observe.For additional... Planning Thu, 21 May 2015 04:12:51 EST Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War to be Highlighted at the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. —May 19, 2015 —Join the Virginia Beach Mayor’s Veterans Committee as they paytribute to the men and women of the​ ​armed forces who perished while servingtheir country and... Communications & Information Technology Tue, 19 May 2015 07:09:18 EST Valkyrie Enterprises, LLC Expands to More than Double Current Size Valkyrie Enterprises, LLC, a Veteran-Owned Small Business headquartered in Virginia Beach, will more than double its current footprint in the city. The award-winning company is based at 4460 Corporation... Economic Development Tue, 19 May 2015 05:37:06 EST Zero Point, Inc. to Build New Corporate Headquarters in Virginia Beach Zero Point, Inc. has been working with the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development to find a new location for its corporate headquarters since 2014. The company has selected a new location in... Economic Development Tue, 19 May 2015 05:30:57 EST City of Virginia Beach Memorial Day Operating Schedule Monday, May 25, 2015 Virginia Beach, VA – May 19, 2015 - The following Virginia Beach facilities will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day:​All City of Virginia Beach officesAll Virginia Beach communityrecreation... Communications & Information Technology Tue, 19 May 2015 04:23:15 EST Update on Temporary Road Closure of Entrada Drive Public Utilities is extending the closure of Entrada Drive in order to complete the replacement of a sanitary sewer manhole. The road was originally scheduled to reopen on May 10. Weather permitting, it... Public Utilities Mon, 18 May 2015 12:53:38 EST Commonwealth v. Erico Gerard Sawyer; Father Severely Abuses Daughter Causing Permanent Injuries; Sentenced to 30 Years Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Erico Gerard Sawyer, 30 years old, formerly of the 2200 block of Acorn Cove in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced... Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 18 May 2015 11:34:20 EST Sandler Center Art Gallery Hosts Old Dominion University Student Art Exhibition VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. —The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts will host an Old Dominion University Student Art Exhibition from May 20 to July 30.The exhibition is comprised of work by students who... Cultural Affairs Fri, 15 May 2015 05:58:30 EST Twinkle, Twinkle! Join the Mount Trashmore Star Party -Virginia Beach, VA – Twinkle, twinkle little star…ever wonder what they are? Take your stargazing to Mount Trashmore Park! The Virginia Beach City Public Schools Planetarium along with local astronomy... Parks & Recreation Thu, 14 May 2015 04:52:36 EST Bayfront Advisory Commission to Meet May 21 The Bayfront Advisory Commission will meet Thursday, May 21 at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center, 2800 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.The agenda for the meeting... Planning Thu, 14 May 2015 04:15:36 EST Virginia Beach Public Library Launches Digital Comic Books, Heads to Tidewater Comicon Digital comic books are now available at Virginia Beach Public Library through digital media vendor Hoopla, which also provides streaming video, music downloads and digital audiobooks for the library’s... Public Libraries Wed, 13 May 2015 11:12:13 EST Sunday Funday Series Coming to Mount Trashmore Park -Virginia Beach, VA – Come one, come all…and come hungry! Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation has partnered with the Eat the Streets 757 Food Trucks to present a Sunday Funday series . Taking place... Parks & Recreation Wed, 13 May 2015 04:47:22 EST City Council Budgets More Money for Paramedics, Lifeguards, Hospital and Cleaning Rivers and Bays The City Council has adopted a budget for the coming year that includes more money for Emergency Medical Services, protecting beachgoers and cleaning pollutants from local rivers and bays.It also includes... Budget & Management Services Tue, 12 May 2015 16:33:02 EST Francis Land House To Celebrate Juneteenth -VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Virginia Beach History Museums invite the public to join in a Juneteenth Celebration on the grounds of the Francis Land House on June 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be a barbeque... Museums & Historic Resources Tue, 12 May 2015 07:24:10 EST Experience the Fun at the Mount Trashmore Summer Carnival -Virginia Beach, VA – Featuring more than 50 thrilling rides, challenging games, traditional state fair foods and enjoyable attractions, the Mount Trashmore Summer Carnival presented by Virginia Beach... Parks & Recreation Tue, 12 May 2015 06:06:20 EST Bike with the Mayor! -Virginia Beach, VA – In honor of National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 15, 2015, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and Mayor Will Sessoms are inviting citizens to take a ride with him! With... Parks & Recreation Tue, 12 May 2015 05:03:57 EST Virginia Beach CVB Announces Winners of 26th Annual National Travel & Tourism Hospitality Awards The Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the winners of the Virginia Beach National Travel & Tourism Hospitality Awards. These awards, which honor “the best of... Convention and Visitors Bureau Fri, 08 May 2015 05:45:57 EST Outstanding Youth, Adults and Businesses Celebrated at 37th Annual “Virginia Beach’s Best All Around” Awards -Virginia Beach, VA – On Saturday, May 2, 2015, Virginia Beach Youth Opportunities Office and Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation sponsored the 37th Annual Virginia Beach’s Best All Around Awards... Parks & Recreation Wed, 06 May 2015 05:57:54 EST Music, Festivals, Military Celebrations, a Pirate Party and More Return to Virginia Beach Beginning this Weekend VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -May 5, 2015 – Virginia Beach will host several sun-soaked events for visitors and locals alike this May, providing many opportunities to explore the city, dance in the sand and taste... Convention and Visitors Bureau Tue, 05 May 2015 04:59:55 EST 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition to Meet May 8 The 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition, a citizens group appointed by the City Council, will meet Friday, May 8 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Strategic Growth Areas Office in Town Center, 4525 Main St... Strategic Growth Area Tue, 05 May 2015 04:47:10 EST ABBA The Concert Comes to the Sandler Center ABBA THE CONCERT returns to Virginia Beach on Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. This tribute to ABBA featuring the Visitors will bring one of the greatest pop phenomenons in the history of music back to life. It continues... Cultural Affairs Mon, 04 May 2015 06:16:04 EST Virginia Beach Public Library Employee Named State’s Outstanding Library Staff Member Virginia Beach Public Library’s Youth and Family Services Manager Katie Cerqua has been named 2015’s “Outstanding Staff Member” by the Virginia Public Library Directors Association. The announcement was... Public Libraries Mon, 04 May 2015 05:37:37 EST Tri-City Fire Department Automatic Aid Starts May 4 We are pleased to announce that the automatic aid program between the fire departments of Chesapeake, Norfolk and Virginia Beach will begin today, May 4, at 9 a.m.  The purpose of this program is to... Fire Mon, 04 May 2015 05:00:10 EST Temporary Road Closure of Entrada Drive Starting at approximately 9 a.m. on Monday, May 4, Entrada Drive will be closed to all through traffic between Camino Real South and Ranchero Road.   This closure is being done to replace a sanitary sewer... Public Utilities Fri, 01 May 2015 06:46:13 EST Bayfront Advisory Commission’s Design Committee to Meet May 7 The Bayfront Advisory Commission’s Design Committee will meet Thursday, May 7 at the Strategic Growth Area Department Conference Room, 4525 Main St., Suite 710, Virginia Beach, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m... Planning Thu, 30 Apr 2015 07:36:09 EST VB Public Works Announces Temporary Closure of Holly Road Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that W.M. Jordan Company will be temporarily closing Holly Road, between Ocean Hill Road and Holly Crescent Road on Monday, May 4 and Tuesday, May 5, 2015, for... Public Works Thu, 30 Apr 2015 07:55:41 EST Commonwealth v. Jason Thomas Smith; Carjacking, Police Chase Resulting in Crash Earns Felon a 20-Year Sentence Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Jason Thomas Smith, 35 years old, was sentenced today by Circuit Court Judge A. Bonwill Shockley for Carjacking,Malicious... Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:10:57 EST Commonwealth v. Peter Olin Teneyck; Multiple DUI Offender Kills Man on Bicycle; Draws 2 Years, 90 Days in Prison Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Peter Olin Teneyck, 30 years old, formerly of the 400 block of Hobart Avenue in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced... Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:11:48 EST