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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Simon Releases New List of Stores; Amenities, Including Fountains, Boardwalk and Landscaping

A/X Armani Exchange, Michael Kors, and The North Face among brands to join the lineup at the new Norfolk Premium Outlets.

Shoppers will enjoy a contemporary adaptation of colonial design, complete with covered walkways and spacious courtyards offering seating, fountains, fireplaces, public artwork and vibrant landscaping. There will also be community and gathering p...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Norfolk Premium Outlets to Hold Job Fair for 500 Full- and Part-time Positions

Virginia’s newest Premium Outlet center will hold a job fair at the Norfolk State University Student Center, 700 Park Avenue, on Thursday, May 11, from 10 am to 7 pm.

Norfolk Premium Outlets is offering a wide range of full- and part-time management, maintenance, sales, guest services, security and customer service opportunities. Stores looking to staff positions include Columbia Sportswear, Express Outlet, Hanesbrands...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Waterside District Updates

Chipotle Joining Waterside District. Pioneering fast casual restaurant, Chipotle Mexican Grill, is coming to Waterside District.

Pioneering fast casual restaurant, Chipotle Mexican Grill, is coming to Waterside District. Chipotle will offer its menu of burritos, tacos, burrito bowls, and salads made from fresh, high-quality ingredients, prepared using classic cooking methods and se...Read on...
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Norfolk Police Create E-Commerce Exchange Zone for Public Use

The Norfolk Police Department has created an “E-Commerce Exchange Zone” at each patrol division and encourages community members to use the lobby or reserved locations when meeting people to complete their online purchases and transactions.

E-Commerce Exchange Zones” are available at the following police buildings: First Patrol Division -  3661 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard  Lobby Open 24 Hours, Holidays Included *Parking is limited.  Citizens are encourag...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: April 14, 2017

America’s Premiere NATO Event Welcomes Patrouille de France April 28-29

Norfolk NATO Festival will host Patrouille de France – referred to as the French Blue Angels – April 28 & 29 over the skies of Norfolk, Virginia.

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Sister Sledge Performing live Saturday, June 10, 2017, at the 41st Annual Norfolk Harborfest

The Largest, Longest-Running, FREE Maritime Festival in the Nation! June 9-11, 2017 on the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

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City Spotlight

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

The Work Session agenda for May 2 City Council is now available.

The current City Council Agenda is available here

Posted on: April 26, 2017

City Council actions on the April 25, 2017 formal agenda.

The current City Council Agenda actions are available here

Posted on: April 25, 2017

The Work Session and Formal Session videos for April 25 City Council are now available.

The current City Council video is available here

Posted on: April 25, 2017

Are You Ready to Ride? Norfolk Bike Month is in May

Cyclists of all ages and abilities are invited to a variety of rides and bike-related events in Norfolk throughout May. Norfolk Bike Month, now in its seventh year, is a community celebration of biking as an economical, environmentally friendly form of re...Read on...

Riding in Norfolk
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Jet Activity April 26-30

Between April 26-30, France's aerobatic jet team, Patrouille de France will be based out of Chambers Field at Naval Station Norfolk and residents living or working in the vicinity of the base may see and hear the jets throughout the duration of their 5-da...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

The Work Session and Formal Session agendas for April 25 City Council are now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

Posted on: April 20, 2017

Call for Norfolk Senior Olympics Participants

First-time, experienced, and “in-it-for-the-fun” athletes are invited to join the camaraderie and competition of the 34th Annual Norfolk Senior Olympics, May 8-11 on the campus of Old Dominion University in Norfolk. Olympic ev...Read on...

Registration and event information
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Job Skills Training and Hiring Event Put Residents on Pathway to Prosperity

Norfolk residents looking for a job or an opportunity to sharpen their interview skills are getting a chance to do both. The Pathway to Prosperity Job Skills Training & Job Fair will offer May workshops at four convenient locations. Then on June 1, a ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Ferguson: The Legacy of Her Labor Lives on in Norfolk Botanical Garden

Norfolk Botanical Garden lost a piece of its history this week with the passing of Mary Elizabeth Ferguson, who, at 97, was the last known living Works Progress Administration (WPA) garden worker.  She was instrumental in telling the story of the...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2017

Do You Know a Neighborhood Hero?

Do you know a Neighborhood Hero? Nominate them for a 2017 Neighbors Building Neighborhoods (NBN) Award. The Awards recognize the “difference makers” in our neighborhoods, from the individual resident, to civic organizations, to neighbo...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2017

City Council actions on the April 11, 2017 formal agenda.

The current City Council Agenda actions are available here

Posted on: February 10, 2017

Real Estate Tax Relief Program Accepting Applications

Community Information Sessions to be Held Across the City

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Human Services

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Apply for Real Estate Tax Relief February 1st

The first in a series of Community Information Sessions will take place from 10am - 12pm, February 9th at Pretlow Anchor Branch Library, 111 W. Ocean View Ave. For additional dates, eligibility information and an application form, call 823-1130 or visit w...Read on...


Police

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Police identify the teenager shot and killed Wednesday evening

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NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk police have identified the 17-year-old that was fatally shot Wednesday evening.

Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of E. Olney Road around 8:20 p.m. for gunshots heard in the area. When police arrived, they found t...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

A double shooting leaves one-person dead

Newsflash.jpg NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) - Police are investigating a double shooting that has left one person dead. At 8:20 p.m. dispatchers received multiple calls for gunshots heard in the 300 block of E. Olney Road. When police arrived, they found a 17-year-old young man ...Read on...
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Detectives charge Norfolk Man in connection with fatal shooting on Bagnall Road

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Norfolk, Va. (NPD) – A Norfolk man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the homicide on Bagnall Road last week.

29-year-old Maurice A. Hyman, of the 5600 block of Tidewater Drive, has been charged with second degree murder and use of a firearm in...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Police identify victim in fatal shooting on Wilson Road

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NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) Norfolk police have identified the young man fatally shot on Wilson Road late Monday evening.

Officers were called to the 1500 block of Wilson Road around 11:00 p.m. for a gunshot disturbance. When police arrived they found Deshawn Spen...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Police are investigating a fatal late night shooting

Newsflash.jpg NORFOLK, Va. - (NPD) A man has died after a shooting in the 1500 block of Wilson Road in Norfolk. Officers were called to the 1500 block of Wilson Road around 11:00 p.m. for a gunshot disturbance. When police arrived they found a man suffering from appar...Read on...
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Man dies from injuries sustained in shooting on Bagnall Road

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Police are investigating a homicide after a man died at the hospital following a shooting Thursday night.

Shortly before 10:45 p.m., dispatchers received a gunshot disturbance call in the 800 block of Bagnall Road.  

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Shooting on Bagnall Road sends one to hospital with life threatening injuries

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NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A man was rushed to a local hospital Thursday night in Norfolk after being seriously injured in a shooting.

Shortly before 10:45 p.m., dispatchers received a gunshot disturbance call in the 800 block of Bagnall Road.&nbs...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Missing elderly man with dementia found safe

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NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives have confirmed an elderly man who was reported missing Thursday evening was found safely.

Leroy Boyd, 92, was last seen around 1:30 Thursday afternoon driving away from his home in the 2700 block of Middle Town Crescen...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Father charged with murder following shooting on 19th Bay Street

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NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A father has been charged with murder in connection with a shooting Wednesday night that left his 4-year-old child dead. Rayvon A. Messer, 26, of the 9500 block of 19th Bay Street, was arrested by detectives early Thur...

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