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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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  • Free health screenings and fun fair on Aug. 16

    Free health screenings and fun fair on Aug. 16
    Hampton Roads Community Health Center in Portsmouth will host its 5th annual Health and Fun Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. The event will provide free health screenings — including HIV, diabetes and cholesterol — and...
  • Hampton Roads History heads south to explore ancient Peru

    Hampton Roads History heads south to explore ancient Peru
    Where do you go for vacation when much of your working life revolves around the history of America’s oldest English-speaking region? If your wife’s roots lie in South America — and she’s drawn by the past, too — you might...
  • Uber, Lyft get temporary green light in Virginia

    Uber, Lyft get temporary green light in Virginia
    Virginia is allowing so-called ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate temporarily in the state based on certain conditions, Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark R. Herring jointly announced Wednesday. The taxi industry is crying foul....
  • An untimely decision

    Decisions made at local city halls in Hampton Roads have a more direct and profound effect on citizens' lives than those made in Richmond or Washington. It is at meetings of city councils and boards of supervisors where communities come together to...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Maryland senator feels at home in Newport News

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland misses those shipyards in her home state that have closed down. On Wednesday, she made up for lost time during a visit to downtown Newport News, which still has one. Mikulski, who chairs the Senate Appropriations...
  • Aug. 12: Social media seminar with Tidewater Mortgage Bankers

    Aug. 12: Social media seminar with Tidewater Mortgage Bankers
    Damien Smith, the director of marketing for Farmers Bank, will share the secrets of successful social media during the Tidewater Mortgage Bankers Association’s upcoming seminar, “Relationship & Content Marketing Reboot: A New Approach to...
  • Gannett, owner of WVEC in Hampton Roads, to split TV and newspaper units into separate companies

    Gannett, owner of WVEC in Hampton Roads, to split TV and newspaper units into separate companies
    Gannett Co., the owner of USA Today and WVEC-TV in Hampton Roads, is spinning off its publishing assets into a separate publicly traded company. The McLean, Va.-based broadcaster and publisher whose holdings include more than 40 television stations, USA...
  • Heat spikes Wednesday, slight chance for showers, storms

    Heat spikes Wednesday, slight chance for showers, storms
    Wednesday is expected to be the hottest day this week with the high temperature in Hampton Roads spiking back up into the low 90s, according to the National Weather Service. Mostly sunny skies are in the forecast, although isolated showers and...
  • Ferguson to construct new flagship showroom

    Ferguson to construct new flagship showroom
    NEWPORT NEWS — After a crippling recession, a faltering construction market and large-scale layoffs, Newport News-based Ferguson appears to be in growth mode — signaling what could become a banner 2014 for the 60-year-old company. "There...
  • Newport News reservoir: Strange green growth is duckweed, not algae

    Newport News reservoir: Strange green growth is duckweed, not algae
    For weeks now, York County resident Virginia Russell said she's seen it as she drives over the reservoir on Oriana Road: a green growth sliming the water's surface. It spreads out from the rim of the 265-acre reservoir, sludging its banks like thick...