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With the recent changes to our local election system that will take effect this November, the City of Virginia Beach has put together profiles for each of the 10 new election districts. These profiles contain information about each district, such as…
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Virginia Beach City Manager Declares State of Emergency; Nor’easter Spawned by Ian Remnants Will Produce Coastal Flooding and Windy Conditions
October 2, 2022
​​​​Residents urged to take precautions.

​City Manager Patrick Duhaney declared a local state of emergency Sunday evening due to anticipated widespread flooding throughout Virginia Beach.City Facilities to Close at NoonThe City of Virginia Beach will move to essential operating conditions at noon on Monday. City facilities, offices, libraries, recreation centers and the Virginia Aquarium… Continue

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October 2, 2022
​City Manager Patrick Duhaney declared a local state of emergency Sunday evening due to anticipated widespread flooding throughout Virginia Beach.City Facilities to Close at NoonThe City of Virginia Beach will move to essential operating conditions at noon on Monday. City facilities, offices, libra…
September 30, 2022
​The following are the latest updates for the City of Virginia Beach as of 4:30 p.m.Storm StatusVirginia Beach is under a flash flood warning until 5:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. The city is under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. tonight. A tornado watch means that conditions are favorable for tornados t…
September 30, 2022
​The Virginia Beach Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is closely monitoring Hurricane Ian. At this time, the storm remains a Category 1 hurricane with 85 mph winds and is expected to make landfall for the second time near Georgetown, South Carolina between noon and 2 p.m. today, moving northwest…
September 30, 2022
The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health will host a FREE COVID-19 & flu vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at New Light Full Gospel Baptist Church, 5549 Indian River Road. Staying healthy helps families enjoy things like events or travel. Being fully vaccinated and…
September 29, 2022
The Department of Economic Development and the City of Virginia Beach have recently signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with Biomedical & Life Sciences clusters during a recent marketing mission to Spain. These bilateral agreements will create and encourage collaboration between the four s…
September 29, 2022
Virginia Beach History Museums invites you to take a paranormal tour of the historic Thoroughgood House by candlelight this October. Keep an eye out for ghostly happenings in the gardens and house as costumed professional storytellers guide you through the night. Campfires and cider will also be av…
September 27, 2022
Virginia Beach History Museums (VBHM) is excited to announce the opening of registration for ImmortALL, a free performance poetry program focused on retelling Hampton Roads' Black history through performance poetry. The program is a part of Teens With a Purpose's (TWP) H.E.A.R. THIS poetry workshop…
September 27, 2022
The City of Virginia Beach has launched a digital toolkit for residents, stakeholders, and interested individuals to share information about the recent changes to our local election system. The toolkit, which is available in English, Spanish, and Tagalog, includes a printable poster, frequently ask…
September 27, 2022
​For the 14th year in a row, the City of Virginia Beach has been designated a regional site for the observance of Veterans Day by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Day National Committee. One of 33 designated sites nationwide, Virginia Beach is the only site selected in the Commonwea…
September 24, 2022
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Sept. 24, 2022) — A forty-five-person Type 3 team and eight IST Cache members of Virginia Task Force 2 were activated in response to Tropical Storm Ian. They will depart the Harry E. Diezel Training Center this afternoon around 4 p.m. They are headed to Georgia where they will …
September 23, 2022
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 23, 2022) — With cooler temperatures comes an increase in outdoor activities. The Virginia Beach Fire Department (VBFD) wants to remind citizens that open burning and recreational fires are allowed within the City of Virginia Beach and we want them to be safe. However, the…
September 22, 2022
Two 1960s midcentury modern Virginia Beach motels have been listed in the Virginia Landmarks Register. The Virginia Board of Historic Resources voted to approve the nominations for the Crest Kitchenette Motel and the Blue Marlin Lodge at its Sept. 16 meeting. Both buildings were nominated under the…
September 22, 2022
The National Park Service has listed the L & J Gardens Neighborhood Historic District in Virginia Beach in the National Register of Historic Places. This historically African American neighborhood was developed in the 1950s for African American middle-class professionals to provide a suburban envir…
September 21, 2022
A portion of S Independence Boulevard and surrounding roads will be closed starting a 9 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 24, due to a sanitary sewer repair. To safely facilitate this work, the following will be closed: Two inside lanes of southbound S Independence Boulevard between Baxter Road and Edwin…
September 21, 2022
​The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Sandler Center Foundation and the Virginia Beach Cultural Affairs Department will host an opening reception for "The Door of Good: A Fairy Tale," a solo exhibition by Jean Peacock, on Monday, Oct. 10, from 6-8 p.m. in the Sandler Center Art Gallery, 201 …