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 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... Planning Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:01:17 EST 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... Police Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:50:58 EST 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... City Manager Fri, 23 Aug 2019 05:34:37 EST 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... City Manager Thu, 22 Aug 2019 04:49:50 EST *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... Police Wed, 21 Aug 2019 04:44:39 EST 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... Convention and Visitors Bureau Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:25:24 EST 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... Police Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:55:47 EST 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... Public Works Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:08:03 EST 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... Cultural Affairs Fri, 16 Aug 2019 05:52:11 EST 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... Communications Office Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:18:41 EST 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... Emergency Management Thu, 15 Aug 2019 05:38:24 EST 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... City Manager Thu, 15 Aug 2019 04:57:48 EST 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... Police Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:34:14 EST 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... Police Fri, 16 Aug 2019 08:29:11 EST 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,... Planning Mon, 12 Aug 2019 10:23:19 EST 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... Police Mon, 12 Aug 2019 11:39:21 EST 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... Public Works Fri, 09 Aug 2019 11:04:02 EST 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... Police Fri, 09 Aug 2019 04:53:54 EST 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... Public Works Thu, 08 Aug 2019 09:53:07 EST 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... Public Health Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:52:45 EST 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,... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 06 Aug 2019 11:36:56 EST 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... Emergency Communications & Citizen Services Tue, 06 Aug 2019 10:23:29 EST 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... Economic Development Mon, 05 Aug 2019 11:46:16 EST 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:... City Auditor Sun, 04 Aug 2019 04:33:14 EST 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... Convention and Visitors Bureau Thu, 01 Aug 2019 10:43:20 EST 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... Planning Thu, 01 Aug 2019 04:58:42 EST 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... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 30 Jul 2019 11:56:28 EST 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... Planning Tue, 30 Jul 2019 04:44:09 EST *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... Police Mon, 29 Jul 2019 08:08:24 EST 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... Cultural Affairs Mon, 29 Jul 2019 06:12:10 EST