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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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  • Advance directives -- today's the day: National Healthcare Decisions Day

    Advance directives -- today's the day: National Healthcare Decisions Day
      Wednesday, April 16, is NationalHealthcare Decisions Day.   Both Riverside and Sentara health systems are promoting the importance of Advance Care Planning in order to reduce medical costs and provide appropriate care in keeping with a patient's...
  • Cantrell named marketing and sales officer at Virginia Company Bank

    Cantrell named marketing and sales officer at Virginia Company Bank
    Laura Cantrell recently joined Virginia Company Bank as vice president for sales and marketing at the corporate office in Newport News City Center. As marketing and sales officer, Cantrell’s responsibilities include development of internal and...
  • Hampton Roads tourism leaders named to state board

    The Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association has chosen new officers and directors at large for its 2014 board of directors. Newly appointed Elected Directors are Rick Perdue, from the Virginia Tech Hospitality and Tourism Management program, who...
  • More than 125 pack Hampton Roads Realtors headquarters Tuesday

    More than 125 pack Hampton Roads Realtors headquarters Tuesday
    More than 125 people visited the Hampton Roads Realtors Association headquarters in Chesapeake Tuesday to participate in a daylong seminar on the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act presented by John G. "Chip" Dicks. The event was presented...
  • Poetry Month events continue

    Poetry Month events continue
    The Academy of American Poets offers a number of ways to celebrate poetry every day during National Poetry Month. One is to organize a poetry reading in your area. You can read about it here. Or if you want to see how it’s done, check out a couple...
  • From Panama to Yorktown, the Schooner Alliance returns

    YORKTOWN — While most people here in Hampton Roads spent the winter bundled up and shoveling snow, the crew of the schooner Alliance sought refuge in the warm waters of the Caribbean. Laura and Greg Lohse, owners of Yorktown Sailing Charters and...
  • Which Wich coming to James City Settler's Market in July

    Which Wich coming to James City Settler's Market in July
    Which Wich, known for its ordering system where customers mark sandwich paper bags with Sharpie markers, plans to open a franchise in Settler's Market in James City County, the company confirmed. The 2,126-square-foot store will employ 20-25 people...
  • Hampton candidates share plans for improving city's business climate

    Hampton candidates share plans for improving city's business climate
    With more than 650 businesses sitting on 1,900 acres just north of where Interstates 64 and 664 intersect, Coliseum Central is the city's dominant commercial center. It's also filled with voters. Wednesday morning, City Council candidates were asked...
  • April 17: HRBOR business networking at Pagoda Garden Tea House in Norfolk

    April 17: HRBOR business networking at Pagoda Garden Tea House in Norfolk
    Hampton Roads Business OutReach, or HRBOR, is hosting a networking event 6-8 p.m. today with Tracy T. Skinner of New York Life at the Pagoda Garden Tea House in downtown Norfolk. Where: 265 W. Tazewell St. Cost: Free to members, $15 for guests and...
  • Can region's modeling and simulation industry diversify away from government contracts?

    Can region's modeling and simulation industry diversify away from government contracts?
    The region's modeling and simulation industry has been married to the defense community for years, but with military budgets dwindling, companies might want to try speed dating. That assessment, from the CEO of an area "mod-sim" firm, was echoed in...
  • Newport News shipyard uses more computer modeling for efficiency

    Newport News shipyard uses more computer modeling for efficiency
    The proposed refueling of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington has become caught up in politics. The Navy wants to keep it in the fleet, but if the money isn't there in 2016, they'll move to retire it. It has become a debate over budgets and...