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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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  • Our 2014-15 lesson plan

    For Hampton Roads families, the past few weeks brought a flurry of purchases — clothes, shoes, notepads, pens, book bags and lunchboxes — in preparation for this week. Tuesday, children will once again shuffle down to the curbside to confirm...
  • Summer Day Trips: Edenton, N.C., offers plenty of historic charm on the water

    "One of America's prettiest towns" is the designation Edenton, N.C., earned from Forbes.com. From shops selling funky and eclectic art and a scenic waterfront that includes a restored 1886 lighthouse to historic homes and delicious food, Edenton more...
  • Chincoteague overcomes QB Hart's strong debut for HRA, wins 41-24

    Despite a productive debut at quarterback by Bryan Hart, Hampton Roads Academy lost 41-24 at Chincoteague in the season opener for both teams Friday night. The Ponies' Gardner Foscui ran for a team-high 245 yards on 27 carries and scored twice for...
  • Most suicides are a result of untreated depression - walk for awareness

    Most suicides are a result of untreated depression - walk for awareness
    Suicide walk The ninth Out of the Darkness Community Walk will take place on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Mount Trashmore, 310 Edwin Drive, in Virginia Beach. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. The walk is to raise awareness about depression and suicide. No donation...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Governor hosting Hampton Roads mayors for dinner

    Governor hosting Hampton Roads mayors for dinner
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe will host a group of Hampton Roads mayors for dinner on Wednesday, Sept. 3, to discuss economic development and job creation. Mayors for Hampton Roads' seven largest cities will meet at the governor's mansion to discuss creating...
  • Fun things to do this weekend

    Fun things to do this weekend
     Looking for something fun to do this holiday weekend? Here is a quick look at some of your entertainment options in Hampton Roads.  The Virginia Symphony has got three free outdoor performances - at Fort Monroe, Riverwalk Landing in York County, and at...
  • Mixed employment report: Workers left Hampton Roads labor market

    Mixed employment report: Workers left Hampton Roads labor market
    Hampton Roads' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 5.7 percent in July, but this was because of almost 2,000 residents leaving the labor market, Hampton Roads Planning District Commission senior economist James Clary reports. The number...
  • State looking to purchase former APM Terminals Virginia facility

    State looking to purchase former APM Terminals Virginia facility
    Transportation and port officials are planning a pitch to buy the former APM Terminals container shipping facility from its new owners, according to the state's top transportation leader. Aubrey L. Lane Jr., Virginia secretary of transportation,...
  • Heavy traffic expected in Hampton Roads Labor Day weekend

    Heavy traffic expected in Hampton Roads Labor Day weekend
    Whether you're staying in Hampton Roads for the Labor Day weekend holiday or traveling away from home, prepare for heavy traffic on the roadways. A Labor Day travel forecast by AAA predicts that more people will travel during the weekend than any year...
  • Seniors to picket at Hampton state of the city address

    HAMPTON — Senior citizens plan to picket Mayor George Wallace's state of the city address Sept. 3 because of action the City Council took this past spring that revokes a property exemption provided for elderly residents. Celestine Monroe said...