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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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  • Newport News, Hampton see drops in accreditation

    Newport News, Hampton see drops in accreditation
    Newport News and Hampton both saw fewer schools in their divisions fully accredited by the state, according to data released Tuesday by the Virginia Department of Education. Eleven schools in Newport News were fully accredited for this school year,...
  • Live from London ... it's 'A Streetcar Named Desire!'

    Live from London ... it's 'A Streetcar Named Desire!'
     You've seen "A Streetcar Named Desire," but never like this.  Tonight (Tuesday), Fathom Events is hosting a one-time screening of the current London stage production of Tennessee Williams' legendary play, with Gillian Anderson playing the role of...
  • The Week Ahead

    The Week Ahead
    It's another busy week coming up for Hampton Roads readers! UPDATED/CORRECTED Sept. 17 Tonight's lecture on tattooing and author talk about "The Collection" by Pops and Kathy Maguire will take place at the Mariners' Museum main lobby, 100 Museum Drive,...
  • TowneBank advisers have voting rights in Hampton Roads transportation commission

    A newly formed regional transportation commission in charge of more than $8 billion in proposed construction projects also contains a block of voting members who are affiliated with one local bank. Of the 19 voting members of the Hampton Roads...
  • Richmond home builder plans expansion to Peninsula

    Richmond home builder plans expansion to Peninsula
    Powhatan-based Mitchell Homes is expanding to the Peninsula with a sales and design center slated to open in October. "We're looking to expand our footprint," Mitchell Homes President Scott Sleeme said. "From that location, we'll be able to reach more...
  • Thursday's 9/18 local schedule (updated Tuesday AM)

    COLLEGES Football Christopher Newport at N.C. Wesleyan, 6 Women’s soccer William and Mary at Davidson, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Football Denbigh vs. Phoebus (at Darling Stadium), 7 Gloucester vs. Warwick (at Todd Stadium), 7 Smithfield vs. Tabb (at Bailey...
  • Peninsula Town Center to host second Fashion Night Out

    Peninsula Town Center to host second Fashion Night Out
    The Peninsula Town Center in Hampton will host its second annual “Fashion Block Party” on Friday, Sept. 19. Shoppers who purchase tickets to the special event will have access to free drinks, special swag bags and exclusive discounts....
  • Man wanted in New York City homicide may be in Hampton Roads

    Man wanted in New York City homicide may be in Hampton Roads
    A man wanted in connection to a homicide in New York City last month may be in the Norfolk and Virginia Beach area. Bryan Rogers, 29, is wanted in connection to the Aug. 11 shooting death of 48-year-old Todd Wilson of New York City, who was found shot...
  • Next Antares set to launch from Wallops to ISS in mid-October

    Next Antares set to launch from Wallops to ISS in mid-October
    Orbital Sciences Corp. is scheduled to launch its third operational mission, called Orb-3, from Wallops Island to the International Space Station on the evening of Oct. 18. An Antares rocket is expected to blast off no earlier than 10:14 p.m. from the...
  • Week of free food: Free Krispy Kreme doughnuts, free coffee

    Week of free food: Free Krispy Kreme doughnuts, free coffee
    Get those pirate costumes ready.  Krispy Kreme is rewarding swashbucklers during its annual “Talk Like a Pirate” promotion on Friday, Sept. 19. Any customer who talks like a pirate will receive one free glazed doughnut. Customers who visit...
  • Tuesday's 9/16 local schedule (updated Monday PM)

    COLLEGES Men’s soccer North Carolina at William and Mary, 7 Longwood at Old Dominion, 7 Women’s soccer Salisbury at Virginia Wesleyan, 7 Women’s golf William and Mary Invitational (on Kingsmill’s Plantation Course), 7:45 a.m. HIGH...