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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

Top Hampton Roads Articles

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  • Hampton Roads college safety advocates say communication is key

    In the three years David Glover has been chief of police at Hampton University, he's striven to develop relationships with students. He visits them in the dorms, warning them to stay away from situations that can put them in danger that are sometimes...
  • Newsome Park: From hot spot to ghost town

    Newsome Park: From hot spot to ghost town
    Four years ago, when Charles Sinkler moved into his Newsome Park apartment, his building was full of residents and for the most part, he felt safe. Today, he is the only tenant left in his otherwise boarded-up building off Madison Avenue. In the last...
  • Bishop Sullivan strikes early, beats Hampton Roads Academy 55-19

    Bishop Sullivan Catholic's Crusaders scored 34 points in the first quarter and rolled past outmanned Hampton Roads Academy 55-19 Friday night in Virginia Beach. Devone Humphrey scored all three touchdowns for the Navigators. He scored on runs of 6 and...
  • Virginia Peninsula officials ramp up preparedness for Ebola screening

    Virginia Peninsula officials ramp up preparedness for Ebola screening
    Peninsula-area health-care workers and first responders spent the week planning and preparing against the spread of the Ebola virus, with no cases in Virginia so far. Three Ebola cases in Dallas and known negative tests in Richmond and Newport News...
  • HRT to get new paratransit vans, service contract

    The Hampton Roads Transit Governing Board is expected to vote Oct. 23 on a $38.5 million contract to improve its paratransit van and sedan and call center service for the disabled. HRT is also purchasing 76 new vans that are expected to be on the road...
  • Friday's 10/17 local schedule (updated Friday PM with HU and NSU Midnight Madness)

    COLLEGES Men's basketball Midnight Madness: Norfolk State (at Echols Hall), 7 Hampton (at HU Convocation Center), 8 Women’s volleyball Hofstra at William and Mary, 7 Norfolk State at Maryland Eastern Shore, 6 Washington and Lee at Virginia Wesleyan,...
  • Sears to close store at Chesapeake Square Mall

    Sears to close store at Chesapeake Square Mall
    Sears recently announced plans to close its Chesapeake Square Mall location by mid-January, The Virginian-Pilot reports.  This is the second Sears closure in Hampton Roads. The store closed its store at The Gallery at Military Circle in Norfolk in April...
  • Peninsula hospitals face Medicare fines

    The tightening of Medicare's 30-day readmission guidelines for patients, combined with an escalating fine structure, will cut into reimbursements to hospitals on the Peninsula next year. By expanding the criteria to include the readmission of patients...
  • Bon Secours nurse honored as one of Top 40 under 40 by Inside Business

    Bon Secours nurse honored as one of Top 40 under 40 by Inside Business
    Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System has made the following announcement:  "Kimberly Warren, RN, MHA, Clinical Director of Bon Secours Hampton Roads' Neuroscience Service Line and Neuroscience Coordinator for Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital, has...
  • Earthworks and forts abound in Hampton Roads - especially Isle of Wight

    Everyone in Hampton Roads knows Fort Monroe and Fort Norfolk. The region is littered with the remains of forts and earthworks from more than a couple major American wars. Isle of Wight is home to its own historic forts like Huger and Boykin and the...
  • The DP List: Hampton Roads forts and earthworks from the past

    The DP List: Hampton Roads forts and earthworks from the past
    The American and French victory over the British at Yorktown played out on such an epic scale that the massive earthworks — restored in the 1930s — still dominate the landscape 233 years later. But the trenches that won the Revolution on...