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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,...
  • 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...
  • Three new tenants ink leases at Marketplace at Tech Center

    Three new tenants ink leases at Marketplace at Tech Center
    Three new tenants have signed leases to join a long-anticipated retail development in Newport News. Virginia Beach-based Divaris Real Estate announced Tuesday that First Watch restaurant, Point 2 Running Co. and a large-scale fitness center have...
  • Start Norfolk 5 attracts strongest group of aspiring entrepreneurs yet

    Start Norfolk 5 attracts strongest group of aspiring entrepreneurs yet
    Zac Allen of Newport News may not have taken first place in the Start Norfolk 5 competition at Old Dominion University this past weekend, but the entrepreneurial boot camp only fueled his passion to bring a micro-community of tiny homes to Hampton Roads....
  • 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...
  • Support for cancer survivors, dementia care, and the bereaved available on Peninsula

    What a week — the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died in a Texas hospital; EnterovirusD68, a respiratory virus that has hospitalized thousands of children across the country, was confirmed in Hampton Roads; and local health...