News Flash


6 Stories
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Plant a Tree for Arbor Day Observance

Now is a great time to dig into the spring planting season. In our region, residents are planting vegetables and more. The experts at suggest another way to beautify your yard and the Earth—by planting a tree.

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: April 16, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Opens for All Adults

As Gov. Ralph Northam announced earlier this month, all Virginians age 16 and older will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine starting Sunday, April 18. This expansion of eligibility comes as Virginia reaches a new milestone in its vaccination program.

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Rivers Casino Portsmouth Hosts Virtual Job Forum

Rivers Casino Portsmouth, developed and operated by Rush Street Gaming, along with its community partners, TCC, Economic Development, etc., will host a virtual job information forum on Tuesday, April 27, at 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday, April 28, at 10 a.m.

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: April 13, 2021

This Week in Portsmouth News and Updates

All persons ages 16 and older who reside or work in Portsmouth are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 Vaccination. Individuals who want a vaccine should pre-register for an appointment by visiting or by calling 877-829-4682.

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Rivers Casino Portsmouth Job Information Forum

Rivers Casino Portsmouth is hosting a Virtual Job Information Forum Tues., April 27, at 5:30 p.m., and Wed., April 28, at 10 a.m. Learn about the jobs that will be available at Rivers Casino Portsmouth. Free. Register at

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Recreation Department Creates Adult Softball Competition

Parks, Recreation and Tourism is offering competitive adult softball. There are a variety of leagues you can choose including men’s, women’s, co-Ed, and church leagues. Registration is now - April 19, and games will be scheduled beginning late April.

Additional Info... Home