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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......
  • Exhibit showcases emerging Virginia artists

    Exhibit showcases emerging Virginia artists
    If you've never noticed the simple, everyday kind of scenes that so often seem to catch Virginia Beach photographer Jason Stick's eye, you probably haven't been looking. From solitary signs on wooded hillsides to bathers standing on the shoreline, they'...
  • How to keep allergens away from kids

    How to keep allergens away from kids
    If you're of a certain age, like me, your childhood memories of food at school are sweet and sentimental. Nothing was off the table, literally, including mystery treats that in grade school would magically appear on your desk after recess. Ours were left...
  • Williamsburg dancer pulls together a far-flung company for the coming year

    Williamsburg dancer pulls together a far-flung company for the coming year
    Dancer Joan Gavaler of Williamsburg has teamed up with partner Dan Plehal and two other artists to create a new performing company, Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre. Gavaler, who teaches dance at the College of William and Mary, describes the company...
  • Folk art defies definition

     Folk art defies definition
    In the slippery and often unpredictable world of contemporary folk art, surprise and even bewilderment are unusually common. So rebellious and unruly are the works lumped together in this elusive field that no one can agree on how to describe them....
  • Time for Daniel Snyder to change Redskins name

    Time for Daniel Snyder to change Redskins name
    Daniel Snyder is younger, more lucid and owns a more valuable sports franchise than Donald Sterling. But in this way the two egocentric billionaires from opposite coasts are very much alike: They are used to getting their way, recoil when they might not...
  • Hampton Roads, Virginia have caught World Cup fever

    Hampton Roads, Virginia have caught World Cup fever
    America's sporting obsessions are reserved for prime time and/or weekends. Pro football, college football, NASCAR, the World Series of Poker. Oh, there are exceptions. Early-round NCAA basketball tournament games on Thursday and Friday afternoons....
  • 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...