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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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  • Cherry becomes president of Peninsula Dental Society

    Cherry becomes president of Peninsula Dental Society
    Donald Cherry of Williamsburg was recently installed as president of the Peninsula Dental Society. He has been in practice in Williamsburg for more than 30 years. For the last 20 years, he has volunteered at Olde Town Dental Clinic in honor of Ann...
  • Wednesday weather: Mild and windy with a chance for showers

    Wednesday weather: Mild and windy with a chance for showers
    It's going to be a mild, blustery day in Hampton Roads today with a chance for a little bit of rain, according to National Weather Service forecasts.  Wednesday is expected to be mostly cloudy throughout the day with highs in the low 60's. Breezy...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport high school roundup: WCA, Denbigh Baptist, HRA prevail in boys soccer conference quarterfinals

    Boys soccer: **Williamsburg Christian Academy and Denbigh Baptist were among the Metro Conference quarterfinal victors Tuesday. WCA's second-seeded Eagles routed No. 7 Alliance Christian 12-0, while fourth-seeded Denbigh Baptist shut out No. 5...
  • Tuesday's 11:55 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school polls, results

    Football VA. INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION POLL Division I Team    Rec    Rate    Prv 1. Benedictine    6-2    11.75    1 2. Bishop Ireton    6-2    10.63    2 3. Norfolk Academy    6-2    9.13    T3 4. Liberty Christian Ac.    4-2    9.00   ...
  • Black troops proved their mettle in brutal Civil War battle

    When the troops of Brig. Gen. Charles Paine's Third Division crossed the James River at Deep Bottom on Sept. 29, 1864, they were not the first Union men to face the formidable Confederate defenses at New Market Heights near Richmond. Twice before, the...
  • Defense spending still driving Hampton Roads economy

    Defense spending still driving Hampton Roads economy
    The Defense Department publishes a list of contract awards on weekdays, and leading Monday's list was $99 million in work for a small business in Williamsburg. The same list included $19.8 million for a company in Chesapeake. The next day's list rang up...
  • Government health workers are knocking on doors in Hampton Roads

    Government health workers are knocking on doors in Hampton Roads
    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control conducts ongoing studies of the health of the U.S. population, known as the NHANES survey. It does this by taking snapshots of the health of a randomized sampling of people in 15 different parts of the country each...
  • Local tennis roundup: NN's Prillaman edges Williamsburg's Schweitzer for state 45s clay title at Hilton

    Local tennis roundup: NN's Prillaman edges Williamsburg's Schweitzer for state 45s clay title at Hilton
    Henry Prillaman of Newport News repeated his singles crown at the Virginia State Men's 45 Clay Court Championships, overcoming Peter Schweitzer of Williamsburg 7-5, 6-4 Sunday at Hilton Tennis Club in Newport News. Prillaman, a doctor at Hampton Roads...
  • Dan Kovelkoski cooks in Smithfield

    Dan Kovelkoski cooks in Smithfield
    Small towns have an allure all their own. When Dan Kovelkoski began cooking at the Smithfield Gourmet Bakery and Cafe, he realized how similar this gem of a location was to the places in upstate New York where he grew up. Since taking over the kitchen...
  • Future flight plans

    We helped lead the cheers when People Express officially launched low-cost commercial service from Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport in June. The startup intended to fill a void created by the loss of AirTran in 2012, and seemed to represent...
  • Sept. 30 Letters: Defense spending

    McAuliffe approach too passive Re: "Lab's acceleration upgrade lauded," Sept. 27. When hailing the improvements to Jefferson Lab in Newport News last week, Gov. Terry McAuliffe seemed to go out of his way to signal defeat on protecting national...