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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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  • Virginia Symphony offers free outdoor concerts this weekend

    Virginia Symphony offers free outdoor concerts this weekend
    Thousands of music lovers in Hampton Roads come out each Labor Day weekend for free outdoor concerts presented by the Virginia Symphony. This weekend, the "Symphony Under the Stars" series takes place Friday night in Hampton, Saturday night in...
  • Aug. 29: iTourMobile.com looks for developers for Hampton Roads expansion

    The company based in Williamsburg is hiring a Facebook app developer, an iOS developer, a PHP developer with MVC experience and Cake 2.0 and a jQuery developer. Founder Lance Zaal is hosting a meetup 5:30 p.m. Friday at Cogan's Deli and Sports Pub in...
  • Friday's 8/29 local schedule (updated Thursday AM)

    COLLEGES Special Hampton Nation launch celebration (at Ogden Hall, noon) Men’s soccer Old Dominion at Virginia, 8 Virginia Wesleyan at York (Pa.), 4:30 VCU Invitational: East Tennessee State at William and Mary, 7 Fairleigh Dickinson vs. VCU (at...
  • HRTAC launches first community meeting

    HRTAC launches first community meeting
    POQUOSON — More than 20 people, mostly transportation officials, attended the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Committee's (HRTAC) first community meeting at Poquoson High School. Voting members present at Wednesday's meet-and-greet...
  • At the center of science

    For those of us without advanced physics degrees, the light bulbs above our heads remain dark when trying to understand the work conducted at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. Exploring the origins of the universe and the fundamentals of...
  • Seniors to picket at Hampton state of the city address

    HAMPTON — Senior citizens plan to picket Mayor George Wallace's state of the city address Sept. 3 because of action the City Council took this past spring that revokes a property exemption provided for elderly residents. Celestine Monroe said...
  • Fall commissary case lot sales kick off in Hampton Roads

    Fall commissary case lot sales kick off in Hampton Roads
    Fall commissary case lot sales will kick off in Hampton Roads in Portsmouth this weekend, Aug. 29-31.  At case lot sales, military shoppers can stock up on non-perishable items at dirt cheap prices.  "Imagine if Costco only opened two days every few...
  • The only way forward

    We remain bullish on the promise of the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, despite some coughing and sputtering since its formation. The group was created to handle the funding for the region's most pressing road projects, and we...
  • Sen. Kaine: Government policy undervalues craft trades

    Sen. Kaine: Government policy undervalues craft trades
    An important part of the Hampton Roads economy rests on the shoulders of shipyard workers, and Sen. Tim Kaine says the government should make it easier for more people to get their hands dirty. He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of...
  • Sen. Tim Kaine: Give Congress a say in Iraq

    Sen. Tim Kaine thinks the Obama administration can make a good case for U.S. military action to stop the surge of ISIL in Iraq. But the president needs to make it, and not just to the American people but to Congress. The Virginia Democrat stopped in...
  • 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,...