Mayor Price delivering Newport News state of the city address today

Newport News Mayor McKinley Price, photo courtesy City of Newport News.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News Mayor McKinley Price on Tuesday will be delivering the annual state of the city address.

The event starts at noon at the Newport News Marriott in City Center. Price’s speech last year focused on jobs and economic growth. He said last year he was proud of the direction Newport News was heading.

City Manager Jim Bourey is also expected to speak at today’s event.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates on the mayor’s speech.