Latest Communications Office News Releases
Monday, August 17, 2015 · 12:00 pm
BEACH, Va. — August 17, 2015— The following Virginia Beach facilities will be CLOSED
Monday, Sept. 7 in observance of Labor Day:
City of Virginia Beach offices
Virginia Beach community recreation centers
Virginia Beach public libraries
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 · 05:00 pm
James K. Spore arrived in Virginia Beach in November 1991, a young city manager from the small Dallas suburb of Garland. Today, he is one of the longest-serving and most successful city managers in the nation.
On Jan. 1, Spore will retire, after 24 years in office. Mayor ...
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Friday, June 12, 2015 · 04:55 pm
Words cannot adequately express the sorrow that I feel following the passing of Dr. Edward E. Brickell. I was a student in the Virginia Beach public school system when Dr. Brickell was the superintendent. I truly believe he was the foundation of what has become one of the gr...
Friday, June 05, 2015 · 10:00 am
How hard is it to start or expand a small business in Virginia Beach? We want to know.
Last year, a national survey rated Virginia Beach as the second-most-friendly city for small businesses in the country. It was a great honor – but we can do even better.
Now, a comm...
Thursday, April 02, 2015 · 11:00 am
City Councilmembers Shannon Kane and Jim Wood will host a town hall meeting Monday, April 13, to discuss the proposed city budget for 2015-16. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Bow Creek Recreation Center, 3427 Club House Road.
City Budget Director Catheryn Whi...
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 · 11:20 am
City Councilmembers Ben Davenport, Bob Dyer and Dr. Amelia Ross-Hammond will host a town hall meeting Thursday, April 16, to discuss the proposed city budget for 2015-16. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Kempsville High School, 5194 Chief Trail.
Friday, March 20, 2015 · 12:00 pm
The main gate of the Navy Dam Neck Annex on Dam Neck Road will be closed due to construction on Saturday, March 28, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. During this period, access to the base will be through the Sandbridge gate on Sandfiddler Road. If construction is delayed, the main gat...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 · 09:30 am
As part of its long-term effort to promote Virginia Beach as a hub of biomedical research, the City Council will explore creating a broadband internet authority – alone or as part of a regional group.
The City Council approved a resolution yesterday directing city staff...
Friday, March 13, 2015 · 03:00 pm
A public memorial service for former Mayor Meyera E. Oberndorf will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St.
Oberndorf was the longest-serving mayor in the history of Virginia Beach. She held the office for 20 years, from 1988 to...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 · 11:00 am
Julie Hill, former communications director for the City of Charlotte, was named today as the new communications administrator for the City of Virginia Beach.
Hill will lead the city’s newly reorganized Communications Office – a merger of the current Media & Communic...