City of Virginia Beach - News https://www.vbgov.com The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2019 www.vbgov.com webforms@vbgov.com (VBgov Web Team) webforms@vbgov.com (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss en Sat, 24 Aug 2019 03:53:55 EST Provide Your Feedback on the Resort Area Strategic Action Plan (RASAP) 2019 Update ​The City of Virginia Beach is seeking public assistance in reviewing past goals and providing input to help set new priorities for the next decade of growth in the Resort Area. Please take a few minutes... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4458/provide-your-feedback-on-the-resort-area-stra Planning Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:01:17 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4458/provide-your-feedback-on-the-resort-area-stra Vehicle Crashes in Water ​On August 23rd at 4:59 am Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a 911 call from a citizen who stated they just observed a vehicle drive straight into the lake at the intersection of... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4457/vehicle-crashes-in-water Police Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:50:58 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4457/vehicle-crashes-in-water Virginia Beach Begins Enforcing the E-Scooter Ban at the Oceanfront ​Following the recent City Council decision to ban motorized scooters in much of the Oceanfront and on roadways with speed limits greater than 25 miles per hour, staff and the e-scooter companies operating... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4456/virginia-beach-begins-enforcing-the-e-scooter City Manager Fri, 23 Aug 2019 05:34:37 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4456/virginia-beach-begins-enforcing-the-e-scooter Aileen L. Smith Selected as Director of Human Services for City of Virginia Beach ​City Manager Dave Hansen has selected Aileen L. Smith as director of the Human Services Department effective Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. She is filling the vacancy created this past January following the resignation... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4455/aileen-l-smith-selected-as-director-of-human City Manager Thu, 22 Aug 2019 04:49:50 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4455/aileen-l-smith-selected-as-director-of-human *Update* Stabbing 2100 Atlantic Avenue UPDATE29-year-old Russell C. Driver of Raleigh, NC was arrested and charged with Aggravated Malicious Wounding.​On Wednesday, August 21, 2019 , at approximately 1:22 a.m., officers were madeaware... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4454/update-stabbing-2100-atlantic-avenue Police Wed, 21 Aug 2019 04:44:39 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4454/update-stabbing-2100-atlantic-avenue Initial Sports Center Bookings Will Surpass Projected Goals ​With more than a year to go before the ribbon is cut and the doors are opened to the public, sports event commitments at the new Virginia Beach Sports Center -VBSC are expected to surpass anticipatedbooking... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4453/initial-sports-center-bookings-will-surpass-p Convention and Visitors Bureau Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:25:24 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4453/initial-sports-center-bookings-will-surpass-p Robbery with gunshot wound in the 4700 block of Jeanne Street ​On Monday, August 19, 2019 at 1:35 a.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a robbery in the 4700 block of Jeanne Street. When officers arrived on scene they located an adult female victim... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4452/robbery-with-gunshot-wound-in-the-4700-block Police Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:55:47 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4452/robbery-with-gunshot-wound-in-the-4700-block Roadway Improvements on Virginia Beach Blvd. to Begin This Sunday Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that crews will begin roadway improvements on Virginia Beach Boulevard beginning Sunday, August 18, 2019.The project will include milling, paving and pavement... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4451/roadway-improvements-on-virginia-beach-blvd-t Public Works Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:08:03 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4451/roadway-improvements-on-virginia-beach-blvd-t 2019/2020 Great Performance Series at the Sandler Center ​The 2019/2020 Great Performance Series -GPS is filled with culturally diverse programming that will bring the Hampton Roads community together. See performances from GRAMMY award winners to Broadway stars... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4450/20192020-great-performance-series-at-the-sand Cultural Affairs Fri, 16 Aug 2019 05:52:11 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4450/20192020-great-performance-series-at-the-sand City of Virginia Beach Labor Day Operating Schedule ​The following Virginia Beach facilities will be CLOSED Monday, Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day:All City of Virginia Beach offices All Virginia Beach community recreation centers All VirginiaBeach... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4449/city-of-virginia-beach-labor-day-operating-sc Communications Office Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:18:41 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4449/city-of-virginia-beach-labor-day-operating-sc Community Emergency Response Team (VBCERT) Course Starts Sept. 3 ​The City of Virginia Beach Office of Emergency Management will be hosting a FREE Community Emergency Response Team -CERT course that starts Tuesday, Sept. 3 and runs through Saturday, Oct. 5. This six-week... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4448/community-emergency-response-team-vbcert-cour Emergency Management Thu, 15 Aug 2019 05:38:24 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4448/community-emergency-response-team-vbcert-cour The City of Virginia Beach Wants Your Feedback on E-Scooters ​The City of Virginia Beach is seeking public input to help guide the future of motorized scooters and their impact on the transportation landscape of the city.A five-question survey will be available... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4447/the-city-of-virginia-beach-wants-your-feedbac City Manager Thu, 15 Aug 2019 04:57:48 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4447/the-city-of-virginia-beach-wants-your-feedbac Firearms violation & Larceny from vehicle cases lead to Pursuit into Norfolk ​ On August 15, 2019, at 2:17 am, EmergencyCommunications received a case for a firearms violation in the 1600 block ofDouglas Court for a residence that was shot at by an unknown suspect thatleftthe... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4446/firearms-violation-larceny-from-vehicle-cases Police Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:34:14 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4446/firearms-violation-larceny-from-vehicle-cases Two Suspicious Deaths - 5500 block Bound Brook Court UPDATE:  August 16, 2019This investigation​ has been classified as a Domestic Related Homicide/Suicide.The decedents are identified as:Jeremaia Digitaki , 52, of Virginia Beach.Edith... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4445/two-suspicious-deaths-5500-block-bound-broo Police Fri, 16 Aug 2019 08:29:11 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4445/two-suspicious-deaths-5500-block-bound-broo Planning and Community Development Department Closing Aug. 16 to Relocate Services ​Beginning Friday, Aug. 16 at 1 p.m., all Planning and Community Development -PCD Department offices will be closed as several divisions, including Permits and Inspections and the Development ServicesCenter,... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4444/planning-and-community-development-department Planning Mon, 12 Aug 2019 10:23:19 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4444/planning-and-community-development-department Drowning Near Lesner Bridge *UPDATEThe decedent has been identified as 52-year-old ​Ferdinand Arroyo Mendoza of Virginia Beach. This has been deemed an accidental drowning.​On August 9th at approximately 7:10... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4443/drowning-near-lesner-bridge Police Mon, 12 Aug 2019 11:39:21 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4443/drowning-near-lesner-bridge Roadway Improvements on Shore Drive to Begin This Sunday Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that crews will begin roadway improvements on Shore Drive beginning Sunday, August 11, 2019.The project will include milling, paving and pavement marking improvements... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4442/roadway-improvements-on-shore-drive-to-begin Public Works Fri, 09 Aug 2019 11:04:02 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4442/roadway-improvements-on-shore-drive-to-begin Arrest Made In Attempt Child Abduction On Thursday, August 8, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., officers were called to Target located at 2060 S. Independence Boulevard for a report of a disturbance.  It was reported that a female... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4441/arrest-made-in-attempt-child-abduction Police Fri, 09 Aug 2019 04:53:54 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4441/arrest-made-in-attempt-child-abduction Public Meeting on Lynnhaven River Reef Habitat Restoration Set for Aug. 21 ​Community members who have an interest in the Lynnhaven River Reef Habitat Restoration efforts are invited to attend a public meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Virginia Beach... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4440/public-meeting-on-lynnhaven-river-reef-habita Public Works Thu, 08 Aug 2019 09:53:07 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4440/public-meeting-on-lynnhaven-river-reef-habita UDPATE: Swimming Advisories Lifted for Stretches of Bay Beach and Sandbridge VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -Aug. 8, 2019 —  As of August 8, 2019, the Virginia Beach Health Department has lifted the swimming and wading advisory, from the City’s Chesapeake Bay Beach from Starfish... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4439/udpate-swimming-advisories-lifted-for-stretch Public Health Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:52:45 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4439/udpate-swimming-advisories-lifted-for-stretch Commonwealth v. Nancy Michelle Copeland- Judge Imposes 19-Year Sentence for Woman who Murdered her Roommate ​Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Nancy Michelle Copeland, 51 years old, formerly of the 1800 block South Streamline Court in Virginia Beach, Virginia,... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4438/commonwealth-v-nancy-michelle-copeland-judge Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 06 Aug 2019 11:36:56 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4438/commonwealth-v-nancy-michelle-copeland-judge Virginia Beach Transitions to New and Improved VBAlert Platform The City recently contracted with a new vendor, RAVE Mobile Safety , to provide the platform for the City's emergency notification alert and warning system, VBAlert. Originally launched in 2005, VBAlert... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4437/virginia-beach-transitions-to-new-and-improve Emergency Communications & Citizen Services Tue, 06 Aug 2019 10:23:29 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4437/virginia-beach-transitions-to-new-and-improve Virginia Beach Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) Program Taps the Next Two Participants ​Skalsky Legal and Aizle Analytics are the latest firms selected to participate in the Virginia Beach Entrepreneur-in-Resident -EIR program. Sponsored by Virginia Beach Economic Development in collaboration... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4436/virginia-beach-entrepreneur-in-residence-eir Economic Development Mon, 05 Aug 2019 11:46:16 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4436/virginia-beach-entrepreneur-in-residence-eir Hillard Heintze Invites Virginia Beach Community to Second of Two Open Meeting Discussions on the May 31 Shooting SHARED ON BEHALF OF HILLARD HEINTZEHillard Heintze Press Release - Virginia Beach Public Outreach 08-01-19.pdfFor more information, contact the City Auditor’s Office at -757 385-5870.​NOTICE:... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4435/hillard-heintze-invites-virginia-beach-commun City Auditor Sun, 04 Aug 2019 04:33:14 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4435/hillard-heintze-invites-virginia-beach-commun August Events at the Virginia Beach Convention Center ​Virginia Beach locals know August means there's still a good chunk of summer fun to be enjoyed outside and, thanks to our convention center, inside as well. Looking for new ink from a celebrity tattoo... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4434/august-events-at-the-virginia-beach-conventio Convention and Visitors Bureau Thu, 01 Aug 2019 10:43:20 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4434/august-events-at-the-virginia-beach-conventio Virginia Beach Resort Area Strategic Action Plan Update Community members who have an interest in the future of the Virginia Beach Resort Area are invited to attend a public meeting on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.m., at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4433/virginia-beach-resort-area-strategic-action-p Planning Thu, 01 Aug 2019 04:58:42 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4433/virginia-beach-resort-area-strategic-action-p Commonwealth v. Timothy Floyd McHellon - Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced to 20 Years for Probation Violation ​Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Timothy Floyd McHellon, 30 years old, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced today by Circuit Court JudgeJames... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4432/commonwealth-v-timothy-floyd-mchellon-convi Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 30 Jul 2019 11:56:28 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4432/commonwealth-v-timothy-floyd-mchellon-convi Public Information Session on Southern Virginia Beach Architectural Survey Update Project to be Held Aug. 14 The City of Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission and the Planning and Community Development Department will host a Public Information Session on an upcoming architectural survey update project... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4431/public-information-session-on-southern-virgin Planning Tue, 30 Jul 2019 04:44:09 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4431/public-information-session-on-southern-virgin *UPDATE* Have You Seen This Missing Elderly Man? Rufus has been located and has been reunited with his family​.The Virginia Beach Police Departments Missing Persons Detectives are asking for assistance in locating a missing elderly man.81-year-old... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4430/update-have-you-seen-this-missing-elderly-man Police Mon, 29 Jul 2019 08:08:24 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4430/update-have-you-seen-this-missing-elderly-man Artist Residency at Lake Lawson/Lake Smith connects Art and Nature The City of Virginia Beach Cultural Affairs Department in partnership with Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce a new artist residency at Lake Lawson/Lake Smith Natural Area. New... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4429/artist-residency-at-lake-lawsonlake-smith-con Cultural Affairs Mon, 29 Jul 2019 06:12:10 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/4429/artist-residency-at-lake-lawsonlake-smith-con