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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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  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: Tabb's Coulter gains 300th coaching win in boys cross country

    Cross country: **The Tabb boys went 2-1 Thursday in their Bay Rivers District home regular-season meet, giving George Coulter a rare milestone. Coulter increased his boys cross country coaching victory total to 301 as the Tigers won 18-45 over New...
  • Hampton-based Statewide Fire Protection expands to Richmond with acquisition

    Hampton-based Statewide Fire Protection expands to Richmond with acquisition
    Hampton-based Statewide Fire Protection acquired the fire suppression division of Richmond-based Sutton-Clark Supply Inc. to create a full-service fire protection company serving Hampton Roads, Central Virginia and Northern Virginia. Statewide --...
  • Hampton Roads gets ready for earthquake drill Thursday morning

    Hampton Roads gets ready for earthquake drill Thursday morning
    At precisely 10:16 Thursday morning, Anita Jennings will be ducking under a sturdy library table to ride out an earthquake. She won't be alone. Jennings is one of about 2 million people expected to join in this year's Great SouthEast ShakeOut...
  • Newport News to consider dog-tethering ban

    Newport News to consider dog-tethering ban
    NEWPORT NEWS — The City Council will soon consider adopting an ordinance restricting how long dogs can be tied up outside – a topic on which council members' opinions cover the spectrum. Vice Mayor Rob Coleman was strongly in favor of the...
  • Virginia budget woes mean layoffs for up to 565 employees

    Virginia budget woes mean layoffs for up to 565 employees
    The state will lay off as many as 565 employees, mostly in the Department of Corrections, to balance its budget in the wake of lower-than-anticipated revenues, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday. Roughly 90 percent of the layoffs will come from the...
  • Thursday's 10/16 local schedule (updated Wednesday PM with rescheduled cross country meets and CNU soccer games)

    COLLEGES Men's soccer St. Mary's (Md.) at Christopher Newport, 5:30 Women's soccer St. Mary's (Md.) at Christopher Newport, 7:30 Women’s volleyball Christopher Newport at Wesley, 6 Men’s tennis ITA Atlantic Regional (in Charlottesville)...
  • Hampton Roads Birding column: A duck isn't just a duck when you're looking at birds

    Hampton Roads Birding column: A duck isn't just a duck when you're looking at birds
    Driving across the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel there's a familiar sight out on the water and the old saying pops in your head: "If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck..." Yep, there's a whole group of duck-like birds in an avian flotilla out there,...
  • Check out two documentary films this week

    Check out two documentary films this week
     Two interesting documentaries will play in Hampton Roads this week.   On Wednesday night at The Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk, it's "Last Days in Vietnam," an examination of the Americans amid the chaos in Saigon who were faced with life-and-death...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport high school roundup: TCIS boys soccer contenders HRA, Cape Henry play to draw

    Boys soccer: **Taylor Shuford's goal helped Hampton Roads Academy tie Cape Henry Collegiate 1-1, keeping them even at 5-0-2 in the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools and 8-3-3 overall. Both teams scored in the first half. ... **Denbigh...
  • Tuesday's 11:45 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Golf STATE GROUP 4A TOURNAMENT Final results at par-72 Ivy Hill Golf Club Team standings (based on 18 holes in the first round and four in the second; tournament was stopped because of weather): Jamestown 312-65-377 Jefferson Forest 324-61-385...
  • Homearama features 7 luxury houses in Suffolk

    Homearama features 7 luxury houses in Suffolk
    Homearama 2014 kicks off Friday, Oct. 17 with three full weekends of showcased homes by Hampton Roads builders. Sponsored by the Tidewater Builders Association, the event features newly constructed houses completely landscaped, decorated by area...