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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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  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: U.Va.'s Mitchell, UNC's McAdoo, others line up NBA summer-league deals

    NBA: Former Virginia forward Akil Mitchell signed a free-agent deal with the Houston Rockets and said he will play for them in a summer league. Mitchell's defense and rebounding were crucial in the Cavaliers' drive to the ACC regular-season and...
  • Elizabeth River tunnels project contract spurred creation of HRTAC

    The Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, which will manage regional transportation revenues from gas and sales taxes, will become an official state body on Tuesday. But several of the legislators, mayors and county board chairs who...
  • Daily Press girls tennis players of the year: Hampton Roads Academy's Wiktoria Plawska

    Daily Press girls tennis players of the year: Hampton Roads Academy's Wiktoria Plawska
    Anybody who perceives tennis players as narrowly focused ought to meet Wiktoria Plawska. She runs long distances and/or hikes them. She skis. She climbs mountains. She writes. She snorkels. She draws with an artistic flair. She's in the Sierra Club....
  • Daily Press boys tennis player of the year: Menchville's Austen Delnicki

    Daily Press boys tennis player of the year: Menchville's Austen Delnicki
    He wasn't tested much early in the season, but when it counted most, Austen Delnicki delivered. By capturing the PenSouth Conference 10 singles championship and earning runner-up honors in the Group 5A South Region, the Menchville sophomore became the...
  • Sunday's 6/29 local schedule (updated Saturday PM)

    BASEBALL Exhibition: USA Baseball Collegiate National Team vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7 International League: Norfolk at Rochester, 1:05 Eastern League: Bowie at Richmond, 1:35 Southern Virginia Adult Baseball League: Peninsula...
  • Reuse and fill that water bottle with new app

    Reuse and fill that water bottle with new app
    A new mobile app to help people find free tap water has been launched by askHRgreen.org, a public awareness campaign of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission. Available for free for iPhone and Android devices, the application is part of an...
  • Folk art defies definition

     Folk art defies definition
    In the slippery and often unpredictable world of contemporary folk art, surprise and even bewilderment are unusually common. So rebellious and unruly are the works lumped together in this elusive field that no one can agree on how to describe them....
  • BASEBALL UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/20)

    Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week. But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we. Player, Level, Team, Org.,...
  • Gaps between rich and poor widening

    Gaps between rich and poor widening
    The gaps between the Peninsula's poorest and richest neighborhoods are wide, and getting wider. They are gaps in income — and in the share of income available to save for the future, in access to jobs, health care and even groceries, a Daily Press...
  • E-cigarettes: A healthier smoke?

    E-cigarettes: A healthier smoke?
    A 30-year tobacco habit has etched lines in his face, given his skin an associated pallor. Months ago, Cheyenne Church switched to vaping, using an atomizer that allows him to inhale nicotine at a concentration of 18 milligrams and exhale water vapor....
  • Hampton Roads residents respond to #YesAllWomen

    Old Dominion University student Jamuel Breeze knows what it feels like to not be able to talk about rape. That is why #YesAllWomen is more than a hashtag to him. His sister was raped at gunpoint when he was in high school. Years later, she still hasn't...