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Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads is the name for the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. Hampton Roads is home to the major United States Navy, Air Force and Army bases. It also is home to NASA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. The area is also full of historical landmarks and miles of beaches.
Hampton Roads is the name for the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. Hampton Roads is home to the major United States Navy, Air Force and Army bases. It also is home to NASA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. The area is also full of historical landmarks and miles of beaches. « Show less

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  • Who makes the best biscuit in Hampton Roads?

    Who makes the best biscuit in Hampton Roads?
    Who makes the best biscuit in Hampton Roads? That title may never be determined, but one favorite emerged at the Biscuit Jam held Saturday, Sept. 20, in Norfolk’s Town Point Park. Cafe M, a small bakery and restaurant off Granby Street near...
  • Hampton Roads Transit approves emergency snow bus routes

    Hampton Roads Transit approves emergency snow bus routes
    Last winter's severe weather prompted Hampton Roads Transit to develop a series of emergency snow routes for its bus service. The 11 emergency routes will be used if sustained accumulated snowfall exceeds 6 inches and forces a severe reduction in...
  • Halloween in Hampton Roads, from the mildly spooky to the truly terrifying

    Halloween in Hampton Roads, from the mildly spooky to the truly terrifying
    Halloween falls on a Friday this year, and there’s no Halloween like a Friday Halloween.  But for some folks, Halloween isn’t one night – it’s a full season.  Here’s a look at some of the places you can visit in Hampton...
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries campaign focuses on people

    Huntington Ingalls Industries campaign focuses on people
    The products manufactured by Huntington Ingalls Industries are difficult to miss. Aircraft carriers, submarines, amphibious warships and Coast Guard cutters are constructed at HII's two divisions: Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding in...
  • Hampton Roads firms win defense contracts

    Hampton Roads firms win defense contracts
    Following is a rundown of contracts awarded to Hampton Roads defense contractors in the past several weeks, according to the Defense Department. Navy Submarine valves: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News, has been awarded a $7.87 million...
  • Detours scheduled on Warwick Boulevard Tuesday for emergency repairs

    Motorists in north Newport News traveling along part of Warwick Boulevard Tuesday morning should plan for delays as crews make emergency repairs to a sewer pipeline. The repairs will take place on the southbound lanes of Warwick Boulevard at Woodhaven...
  • Hampton Roads defense contractors change up business strategies

    Hampton Roads defense contractors change up business strategies
    As defense dollars dry up, some Hampton Roads companies have had to adapt to find more work in the private sector, The Virginian-Pilot reports. Read how those firms did it here in the full Pilot story.
  • ODU survey: More people avoid trips due to traffic

    ODU survey: More people avoid trips due to traffic
    More people than ever are avoiding driving to certain businesses or neighboring cities due to traffic. That's the conclusion of the 2014 Life in Hampton Roads survey, compiled by the Old Dominion Social Science Research Center. According to the...
  • Nuclear 'ghost' to leave James River Reserve Fleet

    Nuclear 'ghost' to leave James River Reserve Fleet
    NEWPORTNEWS — The James River Reserve Fleet will soon lose a unique vessel: A former World War II Liberty Ship that made the transition into the nuclear age. The USS Sturgis was essentially a nuclear barge, its WW II-era engines swapped out for...
  • Back to Washington

    1st Congressional District The race in the 1st District pits three-term incumbent Rep. Robert J. "Rob" Wittman, a Republican, against challengers Norman G. "Norm" Mosher, a Democrat, and Independent Greens candidate Glenda Gail Parker. Ms. Parker is a...
  • Why we endorse

    Virginia voters head to the polls in two weeks and, in the coming days, the Daily Press Editorial Board will offer its endorsements in the races citizens will see on the ballot this year. Those include three contested races for U.S. House, one for U.S....