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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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  • Hampton Roads swooned over Lafayette's 1824 return as a Revolutionary War icon

    Hampton Roads swooned over Lafayette's 1824 return as a Revolutionary War icon
    No foreigner was more beloved by the citizens of the early United States than the Marquis de Lafayette, the young French nobleman who won their hearts with his bravery and sacrifice during the Revolution, then stoked that affection still more with his...
  • Friday's 10/24 local schedule (updated Thursday PM)

    COLLEGES Women’s volleyball Coppin State at Hampton, 6 Morgan State at Norfolk State, 7 Randolph-Macon at Christopher Newport, 7 Women’s soccer William and Mary at James Madison, 7 Old Dominion at Rice, 8 Women’s tennis East Carolina...
  • Lots of classic horror flicks between now and Halloween

    Lots of classic horror flicks between now and Halloween
     There are many great things about Halloween, and one of them is that we suddenly get lots of classic horror movies turning up on TV and on the big screens.  I love a good horror flick as much as anybody. Heck, I even like the bad ones.  That's why I'...
  • Va. National Guard to build training facility in Virginia Beach

    The Virginia National Guard breaks ground on a new training facility at Camp Pendleton in Virginia Beach at 10 a.m. Friday. The first of two phases of construction includes two 70-feet-by-120-feet steel frame tensioned fabric structures and two 180-feet...
  • The DP List: Best places in Hampton Roads to pick your own pumpkin

    October is Virginia Pumpkin Month, courtesy of a proclamation by the governor. So we need to get out there and support those pumpkins. "Pumpkin growers report an abundant crop, ready for carving and cooking," says Sarah Lovejoy Pennington, a spokeswoman...
  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: Williamsburg Christian boys advance to Metro soccer final

    Boys soccer: **Williamsburg Christian Academy reached the Metro Conference tournament final with a 2-0 home victory Thursday over Atlantic Shores. WCA will play for the title at 7 p.m. Saturday at top-seeded Portsmouth Christian, which ousted Denbigh...
  • Thursday's 11:55 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Football Hampton 49, Menchville 10 Lafayette 41, New Kent 7 Boys soccer Metro Conference semifinals: No. 1 Portsmouth Christian 5, No. 4 Denbigh Baptist 1 No. 2 Williamsburg Christian Ac. 2, No. 3 Atlantic Shores 0 Boys volleyball Heritage d. Lakeland...
  • The satire and joy of 'The Book of Mormon'

     The satire and joy of 'The Book of Mormon'
    In the minds of Trey Parker and Matt Stone, nothing is sacred. Not even religion. Especially not religion. So when Parker and Stone – the creators of TV's brilliant and iconoclastic cartoon "South Park" – decided to do a stage musical...
  • 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.  Halloween is approaching, and there are all sorts of spooky (and not so spooky) attractions, from Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens in...
  • Riverside Health System pulling out the stops in preparedness

    Riverside Health System pulling out the stops in preparedness
    The key to identifying any potential Ebola patients lies in preparation, education, and asking appropriate travel questions, according to Peninsula health and safety officials. All are uniformly following the protocols and practices issued by the U.S....
  • Tennis (with photo gallery): Cape Henry, Norfolk Academy girls tied for lead after going unbeaten on TCIS tournament's first day

    NEWPORT NEWS -- As they did in the regular season, Cape Henry Collegiate and Norfolk Academy dominated the early rounds of the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools girls tennis tournament at Huntington Park. Neither team lost a match in the...