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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 rental program: 900 inspections reveal some major problems

    Hampton rental program: 900 inspections reveal some major problems
    HAMPTON — When city inspectors walked into 1912 Long Green Lane on Aug. 19, what they found wouldn't have been advertised on any for-rent listing. Roaches, an ill-functioning ventilation system and a structural deficit that inspectors feared could...
  • Past week's scores, next week's games

    FRIDAY'S RESULTS Phoebus 21, Woodside 17 Landstown 42, Tallwood 35 Green Run 49, Kempsville 8 Ocean Lakes 63, First Colonial 7 Sussex Central 20, Franklin 14 Charles City 47, Middlesex 14 Salem 28, Princess Anne 0 Cox 21, Kellam 0 Norcom 35, Churchland...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Attract fall's migrating birds to your yard

    Last fall, I looked out a window to see a first in my York County yard – a Baltimore oriole. Armed with food I knew he specifically liked, I was out the door with a dish of grape jelly and slices of fresh orange to entice him to stay a while....
  • Day trip: October means it's time to check out the fall foliage

    Day trip: October means it's time to check out the fall foliage
    When the first fall breezes began to roll through Hampton Roads in early October, I decided that I needed a brief and peaceful get-away from work and classes. With that in mind and a pair of running shoes on my feet, I picked up a girlfriend on a...
  • 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....
  • Virginia Peninsula officials ramp up preparedness for Ebola screening

    Virginia Peninsula officials ramp up preparedness for Ebola screening
    Peninsula-area health-care workers and first responders spent the week planning and preparing against the spread of the Ebola virus, with no cases in Virginia so far. Three Ebola cases in Dallas and known negative tests in Richmond and Newport News...
  • Bishop Sullivan strikes early, beats Hampton Roads Academy 55-19

    Bishop Sullivan Catholic's Crusaders scored 34 points in the first quarter and rolled past outmanned Hampton Roads Academy 55-19 Friday night in Virginia Beach. Devone Humphrey scored all three touchdowns for the Navigators. He scored on runs of 6 and...
  • HRT to get new paratransit vans, service contract

    The Hampton Roads Transit Governing Board is expected to vote Oct. 23 on a $38.5 million contract to improve its paratransit van and sedan and call center service for the disabled. HRT is also purchasing 76 new vans that are expected to be on the road...
  • 10 arrested in federal Spice raid in Hampton, official says

    10 arrested in federal Spice raid in Hampton, official says
    Update: The former owner of Hampton Pipe and Tobacco, Jason Mickle, 29, was among the 10 people arrested yesterday in a multi-agency drug raid, according to a press release issued by Dana Boente, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of...
  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: Tabb's Coulter gains 300th coaching win in boys cross country

    Cross country: **The Tabb boys went 2-1 Thursday in their Bay Rivers District home regular-season meet, giving George Coulter a rare milestone. Coulter increased his boys cross country coaching victory total to 301 as the Tigers won 18-45 over New...
  • Sears to close store at Chesapeake Square Mall

    Sears to close store at Chesapeake Square Mall
    Sears recently announced plans to close its Chesapeake Square Mall location by mid-January, The Virginian-Pilot reports.  This is the second Sears closure in Hampton Roads. The store closed its store at The Gallery at Military Circle in Norfolk in April...