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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......
  • 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,...
  • Suffolk offers photography showcase

     Suffolk offers photography showcase
    When the Suffolk Art Gallery staged its first juried photography exhibition in 1985, it was definitely the little kid on a block ruled by the Chrysler Museum of Art. Everybody who was anybody in Hampton Roads photography — and a lot of unknowns,...
  • Broadway brings `Mary Poppins' to town; organist takes Gloucester stage

    Broadway brings `Mary Poppins' to town; organist takes Gloucester stage
    Christopher Houlihan, who has been called "one of the brightest stars in the new generation of American organists," will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Abingdon Episcopal Church in Gloucester. While studying at Trinity College in Hartford,...
  • Eagles-Steelers game a Newport News reunion for Vick, Tomlin

    Eagles-Steelers game a Newport News reunion for Vick, Tomlin
    The coach from Denbigh has been to three Super Bowls and collected two rings. The quarterback from the East End aspires to get there and may be looking at his last legitimate shot. Mike Tomlin and Michael Vick compete against one another Sunday for the...
  • Strange won't be surprised if Open produces another first-time major champion

    Strange won't be surprised if Open produces another first-time major champion
    Five of the last six U.S. Open golf champions were previously 0-for in majors. Curtis Strange believes the trend could well continue this week at Congressional Country Club near Washington, D.C. A Hampton Roads native and ESPN analyst, Strange...
  • 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...