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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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  • Humor column: Olympics need to be down-sized

    Once again, my neighbor Babble was acting strangely. He was strutting about his yard, wearing a track suit and humming a familiar tune: "Dum, DUM, da dum dum dum dum …" The Olympic Games theme song? What are you up to, Babble, I asked. "A...
  • Support for cancer survivors, dementia care, and the bereaved available on Peninsula

    What a week — the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died in a Texas hospital; EnterovirusD68, a respiratory virus that has hospitalized thousands of children across the country, was confirmed in Hampton Roads; and local health...
  • No Stone, but more craft beer on the way

    No Stone, but more craft beer on the way
    Hampton Roads and Richmond attracted a lot of attention lately wooing California-based Stone Brewing Co., the 10th-largest U.S. craft brewer that was looking for an East Coast site for its production facility and beer garden. The competition came down...
  • An armada of schooners is about to set sail for Hampton Roads

    An armada of schooners is about to set sail for Hampton Roads
    The 25th Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race will launch Thursday from Baltimore and make for Portsmouth — a fundraising event called “Racing to Save the Bay.” The race is part of a weeklong event that begins Monday at the...
  • Tuesday's 10/14 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s volleyball VCU at Hampton, 7 William and Mary at Liberty, 7 Field hockey Christopher Newport at Salisbury, 6 Men’s golf Virginia State Trojan Fall Classic (in Petersburg; including Hampton) Golfweek D3 Fall Invitational (in...
  • Tickling the funny bone

    If you thought high seriousness was an essential part of any respectable definition of art, the latest show at Hampton's Charles H. Taylor Arts Center may make you reconsider. Just take a stroll through this collection of nearly 150 works and see how...
  • Wednesday's college and local multi-sport roundup: W&M announces men's soccer schedule

    Colleges: Men’s soccer: William and Mary announced its 2014 schedule, which includes nine home games and nine games against 2013 NCAA tournament teams. W&M first will host a pair of scrimmages at Martin Family Stadium: Aug. 18 against...
  • Hampton Roads writers offer summer reads

     Hampton Roads writers offer summer reads
    Editor's note: This week's Writers' Block column is being written by staff writer Ann M. Efimetz. The season of summer reading is upon us. Blockbusters aren't just movies. Online booksellers have editor's picks suggesting titles that can entertain and...
  • Last week's scores, this week's games

    THURSDAY'S SCORES Tabb 35, Warhill 7 Hampton 38, Denbigh 26 FRIDAY'S SCORES Lafayette 35, Poquoson 14 Christchurch 35, Covenant School 14 Kellam 34, Kempsville 15 Norcom 21, Granby 14 Landstown 22, Salem 21 Ocean Lakes 55, Cox 21 Norview 41, Maury 19...
  • Virginia Fashion Week showcases regional talent

    Due to heavy traffic leading to Williamsburg, models hit the runway about an hour late on Friday night at the second show in the eighth annual Virginia Fashion Week (VAFW). Despite the delay, a stylish crowd lined the catwalk in the College of William...
  • Reuse and fill that water bottle with new app

    Reuse and fill that water bottle with new app
    A new mobile app to help people find free tap water has been launched by askHRgreen.org, a public awareness campaign of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission. Available for free for iPhone and Android devices, the application is part of an...