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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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May 23

Newport News Recognized in National Magazine as a Place Where Great Things Are Happening

Posted on May 23, 2016 at 10:31 AM by Communications Department

Newport News’ rich heritage, cultural diversity, economic 5-23 Newport News_SCdevelopment and bright future are all featured in this month’s Business View Magazine. With more than 400,000 executive subscribers across the United States and Canada, Business View Magazine, a global leader in business, news and opinion, is read by some of the most influential decision-makers driving today’s economy.

“These are exciting times in Newport News,” says City Manager Jim Bourey. “We are building on our traditionally very strong manufacturing base and greatly enhancing our knowledge-based economy, and it’s terrific to be recognized in this publication.”

The article highlights the wonderful community assets, growth of Christopher Newport University’s Campus, the new developments at Jefferson Lab and the revitalization of the Southeast Community plus much more. A feature in this type of magazine showcases to high level executives the positive business climate in Newport News.

The City continues to get national attention, featured previously in U.S. Airways Magazine. Articles like these help Newport News become better known, bring in new economic development, attract young professionals, and increase general interest, all benefiting the overall quality of life in Newport News. The entire article can be viewed online.