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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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  • Pictures: The great Floating Theatre enthralled Chesapeake Bay towns 100 years ago

    Pictures: The great Floating Theatre enthralled Chesapeake Bay towns 100 years ago
    A century after the James Adams Floating Theatre presented its first performances in the waterfront hamlets of Hampton, Smithfield and Mathews, the sensational allure of the 132-foot-long traveling playhouse has mostly faded. But only rarely in the...
  • York County's new superintendent a "go-getter"

     York County's new superintendent a "go-getter"
    YORK COUNTY— As parents and staff meet York County's new superintendent they are saying he is a go-getter and forward thinker. Victor Shandor, who is moving from Fulton County, Ga., to York County in November and starts on Nov. 3, visited all 19...
  • Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend

    Fun things to do in  Hampton Roads this weekend
     Looking for some fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here are a few suggestions.  The annual Fall Festival of Folklife comes to Newport News Park on Saturday and Sunday, with lots of arts and crafts, traditional music, family activities and...
  • Fall offers the perfect setting for food, wine and beer festivals in Hampton Roads

     Fall offers the perfect setting for food, wine and beer festivals in Hampton Roads
    Fall weekends should be spent outdoors, and what better way than to enjoy one of the many food, wine and beer festivals on tap this weekend and into the week. From West Point to Virginia Beach, the region offers options for eating and drinking with...
  • Upcoming home, garden events

    •Oyster float workshop. The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 5, for an upcoming oyster float-building workshop at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point. The Tidewater Master Oyster Gardeners Association will teach the...
  • Hampton Roads to help kick off Virginia Science Festival

    Hampton Roads to help kick off Virginia Science Festival
    An evening on a beach studying sea creatures by flashlight. A primer on cryogenics and hot plasma. An inflatable rocket model looming three stories tall. These are a few of Hampton Roads' contributions to the first Virginia Science Festival set to...
  • Kayaker overturns, is rescued near Fort Monroe

    Kayaker overturns, is rescued near Fort Monroe
    A man whose kayak overturned near Fort Monroe was rescued Wednesday by Coast Guard crews and assisted by Hampton responders, officials said. Emergency responders in Hampton were alerted about the incident just before 11:45 a.m., said Hampton Division of...
  • Young Hampton shooter continues to set records | Community sports

    Sarah Osborn, 15, of Hampton, keeps adding to her treasure chest of national records. In her latest competition — the Virginia 4-H State Championships at Appomattox’s Holiday Lake on Sept. 13-14 — she set five national records in...
  • Local tennis notebook (many topics): Menchville seeks next step; could GOP primary winner be watching Saturday?

    Menchville seeks next step, but TJ guys loom now Though they've hit a huge roadblock in an academically elite school named after our nation's third president, this will go down as a huge year for Menchville High's Monarchs, and especially sophomore...
  • Museum celebrates wild weather

    The old saying is a always appropriate in Hampton Roads: If you don't like the weather then wait 10 minutes, because it will change. But what happens when the weather turns foul? The Hampton History Museum is holding a family friendly event Aug. 9...
  • Judicial turnover coming to Newport News courts

    NEWPORT NEWS — A local Circuit Court judge is stepping aside early next year after reaching the mandatory retirement age in Virginia for state judges. Newport News Circuit Court Judge H. Vincent Conway Jr., who recently turned 70, announced last...