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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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  • Opportunity Inc. names new president and CEO

    Opportunity Inc. names new president and CEO
    Opportunity Inc. and its governing board selected Shawn Avery as the agency's new president and CEO starting Sept. 1. Avery replaces retiring President and CEO Judy Begland, according to a news release. Avery is currently a vice president with the...
  • Hampton Roads Postal Credit Union to merge into BayPort

    Hampton Roads Postal Credit Union to merge into BayPort
    BayPort Credit Union plans to acquire Hampton Roads Postal Credit Union's assets, including one branch in Hampton, when a merger finishes by Sept. 1. The 62-year-old Hampton Roads Postal Credit Union was struggling with its finances and approached...
  • Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years

    Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years
    On August 7, 2014, Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown celebrates 96 years of service to the fleet providing ordnance and technical support to the U. S. Navy. Since 1918, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a Presidential Proclamation establishing...
  • Williams Mullen senior partner named to Fulton Bank advisory board

    William L. Stauffer Jr. of Williamsburg has been appointed to Fulton Bank’s Hampton Roads advisory board. In this role, he will work not only as an ambassador of Fulton Bank but also to increase the bank’s understanding of how its products...
  • Where's the best place in the country during climate change?

    Where's the best place in the country during climate change?
    Bad luck, Hampton Roads: Experts say the South isn’t the place to ride out global warming. In fact, the coast from New England to Texas is the most vulnerable to the hurricanes, rising seas and eroding shores that rising temperatures are projected...
  • Portsmouth defense contractor welcomes Rep. Scott

    Portsmouth defense contractor welcomes Rep. Scott
    Having escaped Washington for a few weeks, Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott decided to catch up on some homework Tuesday — of the defense-related variety. The Newport News Democrat spent part of the afternoon touring W&O Premier, a defense...
  • Hampton Roads aircraft, ships part of Navy presence near Iraq

    Hampton Roads aircraft, ships part of Navy presence near Iraq
    Ships and aircraft from Hampton Roads make up a significant chunk of the Navy's strength in the North Arabian Gulf as President Obama considers further military action in Iraq. F/A-18 Super Hornets from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush have...
  • Changes emerge in redesigned Daily Press

    Changes emerge in redesigned Daily Press
    More content, a repurposed Town Square section and the return of a former Daily Press nameplate are awaiting readers in their Sunday morning newspapers. Officials and staff with the Newport News-based Daily Press, now part of Tribune Publishing,...
  • Newport News, Norfolk terminals part of large-scale reorganization

    Newport News, Norfolk terminals part of large-scale reorganization
    A group of Houston-based energy firms with ties to the Hampton Roads waterfront are reorganizing its companies to become one of the largest in the U.S. Companies controlled by Kinder Morgan announced Sunday that Kinder Morgan Inc., Kinder Morgan...
  • Vietnamese sandwich offers a tasty, exotic lunch

    Vietnamese sandwich offers a tasty, exotic lunch
    Tasty discovery: Bahn Mi Jambon Pate sandwich Price: $4.25 Destination: Pho 83. 615 Pilot House Drive, Newport News. 757-873-8382. Pho83va.com. Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m....
  • Jail cost increases for localities not as steep as projected

    NEWPORT NEWS – Localities housing inmates at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail will see their rates increase this year, but not by as much as originally projected, thanks to the city of Chesapeake's plans to join the group. Newport News, Hampton,...