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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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  • Virginia cabinet officials visiting VA hospitals

    Virginia cabinet officials visiting VA hospitals
    — Gov. Terry McAuliffe has enlisted two cabinet members to explore ways the state can help Veterans Affairs medical centers in Virginia, two of which have longer-than-desired wait times. Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs John C. Harvey Jr....
  • Virginia State Police await software before using license plate readers

    For those worried about being caught on camera while driving through Hampton Roads, the Virginia State Police is still waiting to install software before firing up the license plate readers placed on the area's bridges and tunnels last year. The State...
  • How are church groups handling same-sex marriage?

    How are church groups handling same-sex marriage?
    NEWPORT NEWS — Now that same-sex marriage is legal in Virginia — stemming from the U.S. Supreme Court's decision last week not to take up the matter — questions arise for gay and lesbian couples considering tying the knot. Can we get...
  • Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend

    Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend
    Looking for something fun to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here's a look at some of your entertainment options.  Local jazz legend Jae Sinnett and his trio will play a special show with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra at the Ferguson Center in...
  • Notes and notables

    Love and marriage The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to decide — and it was a momentous decision. On Monday, to the surprise of many, the high court chose not to hear the same-sex marriage dispute. In taking a pass, the court let stand four...
  • Bombadil continues to develop its audience in Hampton Roads

    Bombadil continues to develop its audience in Hampton Roads
     Bombadil is an eclectic pop trio from North Carolina that will be playing Thursday night at The Parlor on Granby in Norfolk. You should go see them. They're fun.  A local musician who has played with them once described Bombadil to me as "chamber pop,"...
  • 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...
  • Revery and Sea of Souls will share the stage at The Norva

    Revery and Sea of Souls will share the stage at The Norva
     Forget what the Farmer's Alamanac says. The Norva schedule brings news that December's forecast has gotten a little bit hotter in Hampton Roads.  On Dec. 12, Virginia Beach-based hard rock band Revery will play a co-headlining gig at The Norva with the...
  • Oct. 11: Hampton Roads Executive Airport's Appreciation Day

    Oct. 11: Hampton Roads Executive Airport's Appreciation Day
    Check out helicopter rides, general aviation aircraft, Air Force static displays, safety seminars, live music and more at the Hampton Roads Executive Airport 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Where: Main Terminal, 5172 W. Military Highway in Chesapeake