Recent News and Updates

MAYOR PHILLIP JONES ELECTED TO AAMA BOARD OF TRUSTEES
MAYOR PHILLIP JONES ELECTED TO AAMA BOARD OF TRUSTEES

(Newport News, VA) – Mayor Phillip Jones has taken on a leadership role within the African American Mayors Association (AAMA) as a member of the Association’s Board of Trustees. Mayor Jones was elected to a one-year term on Friday, April 26, at AAMA’s national...

2024 All-America City Finalists – National Civic League
2024 All-America City Finalists – National Civic League

2024 FINALISTS This year’s 20 finalists were selected after a competitive review process based on the criteria of shared vision, civic engagement, inclusiveness and equity, collaboration, innovation, and impact. Each finalist submitted a robust application discussing...

Newport News Selected for Bloomberg American Sustainable Cities
Newport News Selected for Bloomberg American Sustainable Cities

Mayor Phillip Jones announced Newport News was selected by Bloomberg Philanthropies as one of 25 U.S. cities to join Bloomberg American Sustainable Cities. Bloomberg American Sustainable Cities is a three-year initiative designed to leverage historic levels of federal...