City of Virginia Beach - News The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2019 (VBgov Web Team) (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team en Wed, 23 Oct 2019 22:50:33 EST Briefing on Dome Site Development Agreement Scheduled for Oct. 29 City Council Meeting Representatives of the City of Virginia Beach and Venture Realty Group have reached agreement on proposed terms for the development of Atlantic Park, a mixed-use, multi-venue development proposed for the... City Manager;#21;#Communications Office;#2;#City Attorney Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:51:31 EST Annual SkillQuest Art Show and Auction Happening at MOCA ​The annual SkillQuest Closing Art Reception, Art Auction and Sale of Seaside Sundries will take place at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art -MOCA, 2200 Parks Ave., Virginia Beach, on Tuesday, Nov... Human Services Wed, 23 Oct 2019 12:01:36 EST National Prescription Take Back Day ​Opioid abuse is at epidemic levels, and is a top public health concern.On October 26th 2019, the Virginia Beach Police Department will be partnering with the DEA for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back... Police Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:18:10 EST Health Department to Host a FREE Flu Vaccination Clinic on Oct. 30 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -Oct. 23, 2019 — The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health will host a FREE flu vaccination clinic at the Virginia Beach Department of Public Health, 4452 Corporation Lane, onWednesday,... Public Health Wed, 23 Oct 2019 06:42:55 EST Police Release Updated Timeline - May 31, 2019 Shooting Investigation ​The Virginia Beach Police Department reexamined the timeline of events leading up to the May 31, 2019 mass shooting after Virginian-Pilot reporter Gary Harki pointed out a discrepancy and detectives received... Police Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:48:08 EST Commonwealth v. Antonio Elray Boone; Seven-Time Convicted Drug Dealer Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison ​Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia B each, announced that Antonio Elray Boone, age 39, formerly of the 1100 block of Pacific Avenue in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:01:46 EST Virginia Beach Emergency Medical Services to Hold “Stop the Bleed” Training Sessions ​The City of Virginia Beach Emergency Medical Services -VBEMS and Sentara are partnering to conduct free " Stop the Bleed " training classes to teach people how to stop uncontrolled bleedingin... Emergency Management Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:49:05 EST City of Virginia Beach Minority Business Council 2019 Conference and Expo Set for Nov. 7 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center Growth and Strength Through Diversity and Ingenuity  is the theme for the 21st Annual Minority Business Council -MBC Fall Conference and Expo on Nov. 7 from 1 to 5 p.m.  Registration for theconference... Finance Mon, 21 Oct 2019 05:30:09 EST Halloween Safety Tips ​It's that spooky time of year again! Halloween is right around the corner, and it is one of the most enjoyable holidays for children. The Virginia Beach Police Department wants everyone to have... Police Fri, 18 Oct 2019 06:40:52 EST Shoaling Alert for Rudee Inlet An Alert to Mariners has been posted for Rudee Inlet due to serious shoaling conditions, based on a City of Virginia Beach survey, dated October 15, 2019.  The survey indicates shoaling inthe... Public Works Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:06:44 EST Temporary Road Closure on London Bridge Road Due to Accident ​Due to an accident that has disabled the traffic signal light, traffic at London Bridge Road between Central Drive and International Parkway is temporarily closed to through traffic for at least several... Public Works Tue, 15 Oct 2019 07:59:54 EST New Warehousing Operation Approved for Investment Grants ​SRP Companies, a leading supplier to more than 60,000 retailers nationwide headquartered in Castle Rock, Colorado, is moving its warehousing operations to Virginia Beach. The company received an Economic... Economic Development Tue, 15 Oct 2019 06:20:33 EST Accept, Include, and Be Kind! ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – October is Bullying Prevention Month and Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation -VBPR is taking part by celebrating its second annual Unity Week from October 13-19. After a successful... Parks & Recreation Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:18:04 EST Traffic Signal Work at Witchduck Road and Virginia Beach Boulevard Scheduled for This Weekend ​Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that crews will begin traffic signal work at the intersection of Witchduck Road and Virginia Beach Boulevard this weekend – Saturday, Oct. 12, and Sunday,... Public Works Fri, 11 Oct 2019 07:55:09 EST Michael Kirschman Elected to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Michael Kirschman, director for Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation has been elected to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. Kirschman was recently inducted... Parks & Recreation Thu, 10 Oct 2019 12:31:36 EST “Tune It Up” Guitar Raffle Raises Funds for VB Home Now to Prevent and End Homelessness in Virginia Beach ​Individuals can enter for a chance to win an autographed guitar from a famous artist who performed at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater this summer, and help prevent and end homelessness. Proceeds... Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Thu, 10 Oct 2019 11:12:59 EST Virginia Beach Seeks Community Input for Comprehensive Plan Update The City of Virginia Beach is updating the Comprehensive Plan and wants community input on priorities and goals for the City's future growth, development and policies.A survey is available... Planning Thu, 10 Oct 2019 11:15:57 EST Interfaith Alliance at the Beach to Host “Transforming Our Communities through Faith in Action” Forum on Oct. 17 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -Oct. 10, 2019 — The Interfaith Alliance at the Beach -IAB presents its second annual interfaith forum, “Transforming Our Communities through Faith in Action,” on Thursday, Oct. 17,... Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Thu, 10 Oct 2019 09:20:48 EST Research Studies Point to Continued Tourism Growth Research recently released by U.S. Travel Association -USTA and Longwoods International confirms the travel and tourism industry in Virginia Beach is strong and continues to grow at a steady pace. USTA... Convention and Visitors Bureau Thu, 10 Oct 2019 08:55:56 EST New Mural at Rudee Loop to Honor Victims of May 31 Tragedy The Virginia Beach Cultural Affairs Department and the Strategic Growth Areas Office are hosting artists Sean Coffey and John Muldoon of The Coffey Shop studios from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to create... Cultural Affairs Wed, 09 Oct 2019 11:54:43 EST City Treasurer Announces Two New Locations ​City Treasurer V. Leigh Henderson announced that there will soon be five convenient offices across the city for citizens and businesses. Two new City Treasurer's Office locations will open on Monday,Oct... City Treasurer Mon, 07 Oct 2019 08:50:19 EST Serious crash at Northampton Boulevard/Baker Road ​On Sunday, October 6, 2019 at approximately 5:00 a.m., Emergency Communications received a call for crash at the intersection of Northampton Boulevard and Baker Road. There were multiple patients... Police Sun, 06 Oct 2019 05:27:16 EST *Update* Man Shot on Atlantis Drive ​*Update*The victim has been identified as 40-year-old Sherman Lydell Lane of Virginia Beach.The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Ditron Laquay Thigpen of Virginia Beach.  He has been... Police Tue, 08 Oct 2019 06:01:23 EST Plot Twist! Popular Reading Contest Expanded to Middle Schoolers ​Battle of the Books is back, and it's bigger than ever before. For the first time in the competition's 12-year history, middle school students -grades 6-8 will participate in the gameshow-style challenge... Public Libraries Fri, 04 Oct 2019 06:44:03 EST The Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission Opens 2020 Community Cultural Arts Grant Application ​The Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission in partnership with the Cultural Affairs Department is pleased to announce the Community Cultural Arts Grant Application for Fiscal Year 2020 is now online... Cultural Affairs Thu, 03 Oct 2019 09:17:23 EST Virginia Beach Health Department to Host a FREE Flu Vaccination Clinic and Limited Dental Screenings Saturday, Oct. 19 ​The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health will host a FREE flu vaccination clinic at Newtown Elementary School, 5277 Learning Circle, on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Virginia Beach Department... Public Health Thu, 03 Oct 2019 08:57:00 EST Officer Arrested / Forging Public Records ​On October 2, 2019 Virginia Beach Police Officer Norman Teague was charged with 2 counts of forging a public record.  The alleged incidents occurred in early September, 2019 and involveadministrative... Police Wed, 02 Oct 2019 12:16:13 EST October at the Virginia Beach Convention Center ​Virginia Beach during the fall season is a gorgeous time of the year for locals and visitors alike. Many who experience our coastal city for the very first time during the fall season make plans to return... Convention and Visitors Bureau Wed, 02 Oct 2019 09:44:14 EST *Update* Missing Endangered Person *UPDATE*Laura Russell has been located, and she is safe .  Thank you to all who assisted in finding her.​Virginia Beach Police are trying to locate a Chesapeake woman who may have intentions... Police Wed, 02 Oct 2019 04:46:56 EST Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Achieves National Agency Reaccreditation ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation -VBPR has once again successfully achieved all the requirements for national agency reaccreditation from the National Recreation and ParkAssociation's... Parks & Recreation Tue, 01 Oct 2019 06:31:51 EST