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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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  • Ebola outbreaks affect work of two Hampton Roads nonprofits

    Ebola outbreaks affect work of two Hampton Roads nonprofits
    The Ebola outbreaks in several countries in West Africa have affected the work of Operation Smile and Physicians for Peace, two medical nonprofits in Hampton Roads. Operation Smile, which sends physicians to dozens of countries around the world to repair...
  • Newport News, Hampton see drops in accreditation

    Newport News, Hampton see drops in accreditation
    Newport News and Hampton both saw fewer schools in their divisions fully accredited by the state, according to data released Tuesday by the Virginia Department of Education. Eleven schools in Newport News were fully accredited for this school year,...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Gloucester, Menchville girls stay unbeaten in volleyball

    Girls volleyball: Gloucester (6-0) beat Bethel 25-12, 25-13, 25-14 behind Jess Haley's nine aces and three kills and Victoria Wilson's seven kills and seven assists. ... Menchville (6-0) stayed even with Gloucester in the Peninsula District by sweeping...
  • New historical marker celebrates rediscovery of Newport News' lost past

    NEWPORT NEWS — Like many other places in eastern Virginia at the end of the Civil War, most of the records documenting Warwick County's long, long past had been reduced to ashes. What hadn't been looted by curious Union soldiers during the month-...
  • Live from London ... it's 'A Streetcar Named Desire!'

    Live from London ... it's 'A Streetcar Named Desire!'
     You've seen "A Streetcar Named Desire," but never like this.  Tonight (Tuesday), Fathom Events is hosting a one-time screening of the current London stage production of Tennessee Williams' legendary play, with Gillian Anderson playing the role of...
  • Thursday's 9/18 local schedule (updated Tuesday AM)

    COLLEGES Football Christopher Newport at N.C. Wesleyan, 6 Women’s soccer William and Mary at Davidson, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Football Denbigh vs. Phoebus (at Darling Stadium), 7 Gloucester vs. Warwick (at Todd Stadium), 7 Smithfield vs. Tabb (at Bailey...
  • Peninsula Town Center to host second Fashion Night Out

    Peninsula Town Center to host second Fashion Night Out
    The Peninsula Town Center in Hampton will host its second annual “Fashion Block Party” on Friday, Sept. 19. Shoppers who purchase tickets to the special event will have access to free drinks, special swag bags and exclusive discounts....
  • Richmond home builder plans expansion to Peninsula

    Richmond home builder plans expansion to Peninsula
    Powhatan-based Mitchell Homes is expanding to the Peninsula with a sales and design center slated to open in October. "We're looking to expand our footprint," Mitchell Homes President Scott Sleeme said. "From that location, we'll be able to reach more...
  • The Week Ahead

    The Week Ahead
    It's another busy week coming up for Hampton Roads readers! Wednesday, 7 p.m., at The Mariners’ Museum Library at Christopher Newport University, tattoo experts Chuck Eldridge, Pops and Kathy Maguire will speak on the history of tattooing....
  • TowneBank advisers have voting rights in Hampton Roads transportation commission

    TowneBank advisers have voting rights in Hampton Roads transportation commission
    A newly formed regional transportation commission in charge of more than $8 billion in proposed construction projects also contains a block of voting members who are affiliated with one local bank. Of the 19 voting members of the Hampton Roads...
  • Man wanted in New York City homicide may be in Hampton Roads

    Man wanted in New York City homicide may be in Hampton Roads
    A man wanted in connection to a homicide in New York City last month may be in the Norfolk and Virginia Beach area. Bryan Rogers, 29, is wanted in connection to the Aug. 11 shooting death of 48-year-old Todd Wilson of New York City, who was found shot...