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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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  • Peninsula residents named to state boards

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has named several Peninsula residents to state boards this week. They are: * Stephen G. Jurczyk of Williamsburg, Director, NASA Langley Research Center, named to the Aerospace Advisory Council; * Veronica Williams, of Hampton,...
  • Hampton Roads authors publish anti-bullying book

     Hampton Roads authors publish anti-bullying book
    Local authors, and husband and wife, Ken and Mary Ellen Birlin have written a big book with an even larger message for little hands. "Henry C" is a children's primer on childhood intimidation. The book is aimed at the impressionable age group between...
  • Literary Joy In Peninsula Pages

    Literary Joy In Peninsula Pages
    The love of books and reading — my guess is that's what brought you to this page. I also guess you enjoy a story, real or fiction, that will entertain, enlighten or enrich your life in some way. I do too. Books are important to me. Reading is...
  • York County Liibrary friends seeking new members

    York County Liibrary friends seeking new members
    The American Library Association has designated Oct. 19-25 as National Friends of Libraries Week to recognize the many contributions these volunteers make to local libraries. If you’re a patron of the York County Library system, the “...
  • Governor's power play

    The energy plan proposed earlier this month by Gov. Terry McAuliffe casts a wide net. The "all-of-the-above" strategy would see the commonwealth continue and expand production of legacy fuel sources including coal, natural gas and nuclear while...
  • Domestic violence vigil to honor victims, spread awareness

    HAMPTON—Hampton Roads domestic and sexual violence agencies will unite at an event Monday to remember local people who have lost their lives and honor survivors of domestic violence. This year's annual "Day of Unity" will focus on the impact...
  • Riverside hospital in Newport News tested patient for Ebola, so far tests negative

     Riverside hospital in Newport News tested patient for Ebola, so far tests negative
    A person who sought treatment at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News for symptoms similar to those associated with Ebola has tested negative for the deadly virus, a hospital spokesman said Friday. The patient, who was isolated for...
  • Free dentistry for those with developmental disabilities; training for oral health professionals

    Free dentistry for those with developmental disabilities; training for oral health professionals
    The Virginia Oral Health Coalition has sent out this news release about free dental services, along with training for dental professionals this Saturday: "Adults with developmental disabilities will receive free oral health services on Saturday, October...
  • Peninsula experiencing delays in flu vaccine availability

    Peninsula experiencing delays in flu vaccine availability
    Delays in the delivery of the flu vaccine, particularly MedImmune's FluMist nasal spray, have been reported throughout the region, though not all providers are affected. "There have been some delays, pretty much across the board," said Craig Parrish,...
  • Narissa Bond will be telling her musical stories in Hampton this week

    Narissa Bond will be telling her musical stories in Hampton this week
     When Narissa Bond sits down to write a song, or to perform one on stage, she always has something to say - a story to tell, with a point behind it.  "A lot of songwriters, their first goal is to entertain - and that's great, it's wonderful," she says....
  • Humor column: Olympics need to be down-sized

    Once again, my neighbor Babble was acting strangely. He was strutting about his yard, wearing a track suit and humming a familiar tune: "Dum, DUM, da dum dum dum dum …" The Olympic Games theme song? What are you up to, Babble, I asked. "A...