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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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  • Gloucester's exclusion meter discussion explained

     
    At last week's Board of Supervisors meeting a brief discussion involved "exclusion meters," which we admit were a mystery to us. Supervisor Gregory Woodard mentioned an e-mail he had received from a constituent in regards to these exclusion meters. We.......
  • Gloucester merchants able to move construction start time

     
    At the request of merchants on Main Street, and with an assist from Supervisor Louise Theberge, a Main Street construction project has had its starting time pushed back two hours. Work on Main Street at the Route 14 intersection related......
  • Your vote could mean $5,000 for Gloucester parks

     
    Cox, your local cable television provider, is sponsoring a contest called "Cox Conserves" in which it is donating $5,000 to a local non-profit organization. In Hampton Roads, five local "Cox Conserves Heroes" are eligible for the top prize, with the......
  • Worst Commutes Listed in Painful Detail

     
    At some point most commuters have probably been sitting in traffic wondering if they are in fact on the worst stretch of highway in the U.S. While no one can actually do much about your nightmarish commute, we can at......
  • Contemporary art with a Southern accent

     Contemporary art with a Southern accent
    Grammy Award-winning musicologist Art Rosenbaum knows a good thing when he hears it. Yet in addition to the finely tuned ear with which he earned an award for best historical album in 2008, the University of Georgia professor has such a keen eye that...
  • Newsome 'perfect' fit as Emory & Henry's football coach

    Newsome 'perfect' fit as Emory & Henry's football coach
    Gayle Newsome deserves a new car, and her oldest son, Curt, should foot the bill. It's the least he can do for his most loyal supporter, the one who has driven to every home game in his 15 years as a college football assistant coach. Seven seasons at...
  • Work ethic, ties to Tomlin land Pettaway NFL coaching job

    Work ethic, ties to Tomlin land Pettaway NFL coaching job
    Suffice to say, Tyrone Pettaway is on football coaching's fast track — from Fort Valley State to Christopher Newport to Tennessee to Southern California to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Oh, and all this in five years, landing the seriously connected...
  • Florida State-Clemson just the ticket for ACC football

    Florida State-Clemson just the ticket for ACC football
    Tallahassee television station WCTV reported Wednesday that a Florida State student was arrested for printing and selling counterfeit tickets to Saturday's football game between the No. 4 Seminoles and No. 10 Clemson. Legal issues notwithstanding, this...
  • Head-turning shows fill fall schedule

    With the Chrysler Museum closed for the construction of a $24 million dollar addition and renovation project until next spring, Hampton Roads has lost one of its most biggest and most reliable contributors to the fall visual arts season. But the...
  • New Apprentice football coach assembles staff rich in local connections

    New Apprentice football coach assembles staff rich in local connections
    Among Paul White's goals as he enters his first season leading the Apprentice School's football program is to better mine Hampton Roads' abundant talent supply. Toward that end, he has assembled an impressive staff rich in local ties. White is plenty...
  • Smaller trees add beauty and diversity to your yard

    Smaller trees add beauty and diversity to your yard
    Big trees sometimes bring big problems, especially after major storms. If you're looking to add a tree or two your yard, consider small- to medium-sized trees that won't threaten your house during high winds. Big trees sometimes bring big problems,...