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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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  • Transportation commission seeks attorney general opinion before getting bank bids

    Transportation commission seeks attorney general opinion before getting bank bids
    A newly formed regional transportation commission is seeking an opinion from the Virginia attorney general's office concerning potential conflicts of interest before requesting bids from banks to manage its finances. Money in the Hampton Roads...
  • Cherry becomes president of Peninsula Dental Society

    Cherry becomes president of Peninsula Dental Society
    Donald Cherry of Williamsburg was recently installed as president of the Peninsula Dental Society. He has been in practice in Williamsburg for more than 30 years. For the last 20 years, he has volunteered at Olde Town Dental Clinic in honor of Ann...
  • 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...
  • Wednesday weather: Mild and windy with a chance for showers

    Wednesday weather: Mild and windy with a chance for showers
    It's going to be a mild, blustery day in Hampton Roads today with a chance for a little bit of rain, according to National Weather Service forecasts.  Wednesday is expected to be mostly cloudy throughout the day with highs in the low 60's. Breezy...
  • March of Dimes chef auction coming up Nov. 2

    March of Dimes chef auction coming up Nov. 2
    Tickets are still available for the 2014 March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction taking place from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in James City County. The popular event includes an auction, wine, entertainment and a...
  • Hampton Roads schools see increase in on-time graduation rate

    Hampton Roads schools see increase in on-time graduation rate
    Local school divisions largely followed a statewide trend of more students graduating on-time from high school, according to data released by the state Wednesday. School officials praised the increase as the culmination of years of focused efforts to...
  • 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 rental program: 900 inspections reveal some major problems

    Hampton rental program: 900 inspections reveal some major problems
    HAMPTON — When city inspectors walked into 1912 Long Green Lane on Aug. 19, what they found wouldn't have been advertised on any for-rent listing. Roaches, an ill-functioning ventilation system and a structural deficit that inspectors feared could...
  • Hampton Roads police agencies quietly sharing telephone data

    Hampton Roads police agencies quietly sharing telephone data
    Several local police departments struck an agreement in early 2013 to share telephone data gathered during criminal investigations, according to a memorandum between the agencies. Police in Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk, Chesapeake and Suffolk are...
  • Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend

    Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend
    Students in Hampton Roads schools made progress in math on annual state Standards of Learning tests, according to data released Wednesday, while the pass rates in reading and writing dipped slightly. The gains in math reflected statewide performance,...
  • Q-and-A: Jeezy gets up close and personal

    Q-and-A: Jeezy gets up close and personal
    Three months ago, the rapper Jeezy came to the Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach as part of Wiz Khalifa's "Under the Influence of Music" tour. On Friday night, he's back in Hampton Roads for a more up-close and intimate show at The Norva...