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From the City Manager's Desk

Nov 08

City Plays Role in NSU's Economic Impact Campaign

Posted on November 8, 2019 at 3:14 PM by Sharon Hoggard

Norfolk State University launched an advertising campaign last spring that showcased its economic impact on Hampton Roads. Billboards were designed specific to each of the region's seven cities. 

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Nov 06

Library System Offers Diverse Programs for Children and Adults

Posted on November 6, 2019 at 11:59 AM by Sharon Hoggard

Did you know that the Portsmouth Public Library system offers various programs throughout the year for children and adults? Well, listen up. Besides offering the best reading materials on the planet, the library offers children's programming that supplements classroom work. Adult reading and writing groups are also held across the city's library branches. 

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Oct 30

Planning District Commission Hosts Public Meetings

Posted on October 30, 2019 at 10:17 AM by Sharon Hoggard

The Hampton Roads Region – Portsmouth and Chesapeake Joint Land Use Study is being prepared under contract with the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, with financial support from the Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense. The content reflects the views of the HRPDC and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of Economic Adjustment.


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