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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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  • Media General, LIN Media reschedule shareholder vote on merger

    Austin-based LIN Media would buy two Hampton Roads TV stations as part of a merger with Richmond-based Media General: NBC affiliate WAVY and Fox affiliate WVBT. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the merger deal announced earlier this year has...
  • Upcoming home, garden events

    •Oyster float workshop. The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 5, for an upcoming oyster float-building workshop at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point. The Tidewater Master Oyster Gardeners Association will teach the...
  • Gas prices continue slide as Labor Day approaches

    Gas prices continue slide as Labor Day approaches
    NEWPORT NEWS — With the Labor Day travel season approaching, those choosing to hit the roadway may not experience the level of sticker shock when fueling up at the gas pump this year. Officials with AAA Tidewater Virginia announced Wednesday...
  • New 'dual-eligible' Medicare, Medicaid program gaining ground

    New 'dual-eligible' Medicare, Medicaid program gaining ground
    More than 38,000 "dual-eligibles" in Virginia — people who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare — have signed up for Virginia's pilot program, Commonwealth Coordinated Care, since its launch in March, according to the Department of Medical...
  • ODU report points to ticks as major menace

    ODU report points to ticks as major menace
    Responses to an Old Dominion University survey on the region's health listed exposure to tick bites as an important health concern. Almost one in three Newport News households, including people and pets, reported substantial exposure to ticks, and more...
  • Norfolk-based ships now call Florida home

    About 1,500 sailors and their families moved from Hampton Roads to Florida over the weekend as the Navy seeks to better position its East Coast forces and preserve jobs at coastal shipyards. The USS Iwo Jima and the USS Fort McHenry arrived Sunday at...
  • Scotland has Nessie ... does Hampton Roads have Chessie?

    Scotland has Nessie ... does Hampton Roads have Chessie?
    Scotland has Nessie, the Adirondack State Park has Champ … does Hampton Roads have Chessie? For decades, Virginians reported a snake-like “sea monster” swimming in the Chesapeake Bay or its tributaries. As elusive as the Loch Ness...
  • Aug. 21: Bruce Thompson talk on The Main conference center and hotel

    The Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate is hosting CEO Bruce Thompson of Gold Key/PHR Hotels and Resorts to talk about The Main project at the Waterside Norfolk Marriott 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday. Cost: $30 members and $50 non-...
  • ODU survey: More people rating Hampton Roads economy as good

    ODU survey: More people rating Hampton Roads economy as good
    In this year's Life in Hampton Roads survey being released this week by Old Dominion University, 45.7 percent of participants rated local economic conditions as either good or excellent. That is the highest percentage in five years, according to ODU....
  • Hampton City Employees Credit Union explores merger with BayPort

    Hampton City Employees Credit Union explores merger with BayPort
    The Hampton City Employees Credit Union, which has one branch office in City Hall, is exploring a merger with BayPort Credit Union. "We're in the process of pursuing a merger opportunity with BayPort," Hampton City Employees Credit Union Manager Nancy...
  • NOAA predicts an even tamer Atlantic hurricane season

    It's been a tepid hurricane season so far, and odds are getting better it'll stay that way. As the Atlantic hurricane season approaches its peak, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration adjusted its 2014 forecast and now says the chances...