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Posted on: August 17, 2017

The Work Session and Formal Session agendas for August 22 City Council are now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

Posted on: August 15, 2017

Nat Turner's Bible: History, Heritage and Healing. A Family Story

Join Norfolk Public Library for a fascinating lecture by Mark Person and Wendy Creekmore Porter about Nat Turner’s Bible along with an art exhibition featuring local artists at Slover Library, 235 E. Plume St. Two opportunities.

Nat Turner's Bible came from England in the 1700's and was given to Nat Turner as a child. The Person family was presented with the Bible in 1912 and the tiny bible was donated to the African American Museum of History and Culture in 2010 when Wendy Creek...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2017

Norfolk Public Health Little Creek WIC and Health Clinic Reopen Aug. 15; Other Services to Follow

Following renovations, the Women, Infants and Children services and health clinics are now designed to streamline customer services, improve clinic flow for clients and to help improve operational efficiency.

Immunization and Pediatric clinics will resume services at Little Creek after the Labor Day holiday to help provide back to school health care services for children on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. The Immunization clinics will be open on Mondays, Tuesday...Read on...
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Sydney, Paris Adopt Norfolk Resilience Programs

Norfolk’s innovative long-range planning and the city's efforts to draw residents into flood reduction efforts is catching on. Sydney, Australia is using Norfolk’s Vision 2100 process and Paris, France is replicating Norfolk’s Retain Your Rain program.

“Norfolk continues to demonstrate its leadership in resilience.  We believe our challenges present unique opportunities to build a stronger, more connected, collaborative and creative community.  It is gratifying to see that ou...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2017

International Bio-Medical Conference Coming to Norfolk

"Norfolk is excited to host this conference and the hundreds of global leaders in biotechnology who are innovators in the development and production of biologics,” said Norfolk Mayor Kenneth C. Alexander.

The International Society for BioProcess Technology (ISBioTech) will hold its 8th Spring Meeting March 5-7, 2018, in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. This is the organization’s longest-running and largest meeting on the development and production of ...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2017

Full Closure of Robin Hood Road Between Military Highway and Almeda Avenue Begins Aug. 6

A full closure of Robin Hood Road between Military Highway and Almeda Avenue is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, and last approximately one month.    Detours for motorists traveling east and west on Robin Hood Road will direc...Read on...
Posted on: August 1, 2017

MacArthur Memorial Film Fest Features Unsung War Heroes

The festival will focus on the courage and sacrifice of service members who work behind the scenes, contributing in significant ways to historic events, but who are often unknown to history.

Four films will be screened between August and November 2017: August 15, 2017: Operation Chromite (115 mins) is a South Korean film inspired by a secret intelligence operation that occurred prior to the Battle of Inchon. The film stars Liam Neeson as Gen...Read on...
Posted on: July 21, 2017

I-64 Northampton Boulevard Interchange Project Update

As the I-64/Northampton Boulevard Interchange project kicks off, nightly closures will occur on the I-64 Westbound on- and off-ramps at Northampton Boulevard.

Remaining closures will be as follows:

I-64 WB on-ramp from Northampton Blvd. 
  • July 24 and 25, 7 PM to 5 AM
  • July 26, 10 PM to 5 AM
I-64 WB multiple lane closures past Northampton Blvd (Exit 282)
  • July 24 and 27, midnight to 5 AM 
This pro...Read on... VDOT weekly closure reports