News Center Stay up-to-date on the latest news from the City of Virginia Beach. SearchSearch by Date RangeStart End View News by Category All NewsAgricultureAquarium and MuseumsBudget & Management ServicesCity AttorneyCity AuditorCity ClerkCity ManagerCity TreasurerCommissioner of the RevenueCommonwealth's AttorneyCommunications OfficeConvention and Visitors BureauCourtsCultural AffairsEconomic DevelopmentEmergency Communications & Citizen ServicesEmergency Medical ServicesFinanceFireHousing & Neighborhood PreservationHuman Resources (City)Human ServicesInformation TechnologyParks & RecreationPlanningPolicePublic HealthPublic LibrariesPublic UtilitiesPublic WorksReal Estate AssessorStrategic Growth AreaVolunteer ResourcesVoter RegistrarCurrent Category Planning Page Content Virginia Beach Receives Certified Local Government Designation From the National Park ServiceMonday, September 12, 2016The National Park Service has designated the City of Virginia Beach as a Certified Local Government (CLG). This certification means that Virginia Beach has established a sound historic preservation program. It also establishes a partnership between Virginia Beach, the S … Historic Preservation Commission Announces Six Research Grant AwardsFriday, July 29, 2016The Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission has announced six grant awards for research projects that will provide additional scholarship in a variety of subject areas for Virginia Beach history. The Commission initiated the research grant program this year to encour … Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission Seeks Applications for Research GrantsThursday, March 24, 2016The Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission is seeking applications for research grants for projects that will focus on elements of local history for Virginia Beach, the former Princess Anne County and related earlier historic and prehistoric eras. Applications and … Five Properties Added to Beach Historical Register in 2015Wednesday, January 20, 2016Five properties were added to the Virginia Beach Historical Register in 2015, including antebellum church in Kempsville and four homes near the Oceanfront. The latest additions are: Emmanuel Episcopal Church – The building has been in continuous use since it was constru … Contact InformationCommunications Office(757) firstname.lastname@example.org(757) 427-5978 VB311(757) 385-3111VB311@vbgov.comVB311 Site More News Releases Can't find what you are looking for? View a complete list of Virginia Beach news releases.