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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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  • Report: High-tide floods threaten Hampton Roads, U.S. coasts

    Report: High-tide floods threaten Hampton Roads, U.S. coasts
    It's not quite a sign to start building an ark, but climate scientists are sounding the alarm for Hampton Roads and other coastal communities caught on the front lines of worsening high-tide flooding. In a new report, the Union of Concerned Scientists...
  • GOP Senate nominee Ed Gillespie to roll out health plan Friday

    GOP Senate nominee Ed Gillespie to roll out health plan Friday
    WILLIAMSBURG – GOP Senate nominee Ed Gillespie said Wednesday that he'll roll out his long-promised health plan on Friday, and he previewed the plan during a lunchtime speech to the local Kiwanis Club. He said it would preserve tax credits that...
  • Tuesday's 11:55 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Golf GROUP 4A SOUTH REGIONAL Results from Monday’s and Tuesday’s tournament on Williamsburg National’s Yorktown Course: Team standings: 1. Jamestown  310-295-605 2. Glen Allen  315-306-621 3. Monacan  323-342-665 4....
  • Duvall named president of Virginia Natural Gas

    Atlanta-based AGL Resources promoted Robert Duvall to president of its subsidiary Virginia Natural Gas.  He replaces the late Jodi S. Gidley, who was president for seven years before she died unexpectedly on July 31. Duvall has served as vice...
  • Reader Feedback Sept. 26: Suspect in Hannah Graham case in custody, Iverson named to local African-American Sports Hall of Fame

    Suspect arrested in case of missing U.Va. student Charlottesville police said Jesse Matthew, 32, was taken into custody in Galveston, Texas, with the help of FBI agents a day after police issued a warrant for his arrest on suspicion of abduction with the...
  • ODU Entrepreneurship Week: Shark Tank panel, Entrepreneur Magazine editor talk and more

    As part of the launch of Old Dominion University's new Strome Entrepreneurial Center, the school is hosting a series of entrepreneurial events this week, including panel discussions and a visit from the Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine. An $11...
  • Kayaker overturns, is rescued near Fort Monroe

    Kayaker overturns, is rescued near Fort Monroe
    A man whose kayak overturned near Fort Monroe was rescued Wednesday by Coast Guard crews and assisted by Hampton responders, officials said. Emergency responders in Hampton were alerted about the incident just before 11:45 a.m., said Hampton Division of...
  • Local authors donate books to WRL

    Local authors donate books to WRL
    The Williamsburg Regional Library announced the following recent additions to its Local Author Project collection. Former Army officer and veteran Doug Cummings donated “Heads Up: Platoon Leader,” which tells the story of Lieutenant Denver...
  • BayPort opens student-run credit union branches in 4 Peninsula high schools

    BayPort opens student-run credit union branches in 4 Peninsula high schools
    BayPort Credit Union went beyond traditional teen banking when it opened four student-run branches in Peninsula high schools this year. Read this and other Hampton Roads business stories at TidewaterBiz.com.
  • BayPort opens 4 student-run credit union branches

    BayPort opens 4 student-run credit union branches
    BayPort Credit Union went beyond traditional teen banking when it opened four student-run branches in Peninsula high schools this year. When classes resumed for the school year, BayPort counters staffed by students in York, Heritage, Kecoughtan and...
  • 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...