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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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  • Gas prices continue to drop in Hampton Roads and across the nation

    Gas prices continue to drop in Hampton Roads and across the nation
    After a peak in June, average gas prices in Virginia and across the nation have dropped for the last 32 days, close to a multi-year record, according to AAA Tidewater officials. The organization released its latest gas prices report, which notes U.S....
  • One-third of Virginia's honeybee colonies lost in harsh winter

    One-third of Virginia's honeybee colonies lost in harsh winter
    Virginia's honeybee colony losses over the winter were higher than the national average, The Suffolk-News Herald reports. Even so, the state lost even more bees the previous year, when it lost 45 percent of colonies. Some Hampton Roads beekeepers are...
  • Norfolk outlet mall project shows obstacle to Hampton Roads regionalism

    Norfolk outlet mall project shows obstacle to Hampton Roads regionalism
    The Virginian-Pilot reports that Simon Property Group wants to build the 90-store Norfolk Premium Outlets for $75 million, but Virginia Beach council members didn't want to move forward with rezoning for parking because they'd get traffic but none of...
  • Urban League of Hampton Roads seeks education program manager

    The Urban League of Hampton Roads is now hiring for a full-time education manager to oversee educational programs, seek out new partnerships and coordinate field trips and other events. The offices are in Virginia Beach and Portsmouth. The deadline to...
  • TNCC-led shipyard training program touts success

    TNCC-led shipyard training program touts success
    A new collaboration between Virginia community colleges and Newport News Shipbuilding is being touted as a success after yielding 363 jobs for Hampton Roads residents. The Marine Skilled Trades Training Program, which began in 2010, had a 93 percent...
  • Farm Fresh to host second midnight sale

    Farm Fresh to host second midnight sale
    Farm Fresh will host its second midnight opening on Wednesday, July 30.  The special sale events, which run from midnight to 6 a.m., celebrate remodeling projects underway at many Hampton Roads stores. The Wednesday event will take place at the...
  • Hampton Roads poetry community thrives on readings

    A poet once told me that to enjoy poetry, you must read it aloud to appreciate the nuances of the word choices and hear the rhythms that bring the stories to life. If that's true, Hampton Roads poetry fans can count themselves among the fortunate. There...
  • Wegmans to open two stores near Richmond

    Wegmans to open two stores near Richmond
    Wegmans, an East Coast grocery chain with a cult-like following, plans to open two new stores in the Richmond area.  The two stores, one in Henrico County’s Short Pump area and one in Chesterfield County, will be located about 11 miles apart...
  • Warner says Va. delegation cooperation on carrier a model to break D.C. gridlock

    If you want to see someone look frustrated, ask Sen. Mark Warner about how seriously Congress is really working to bring down the federal budget deficit. Want to hear about a path forward? Take a stroll with him after a Hampton Roads even and get him to...
  • Warner urges renewal of Ex-Im Bank

    Warner urges renewal of Ex-Im Bank
    NORFOLK — A few years ago, the Export-Import Bank was one of the things most Democrats and Republicans agreed upon – and the fact that it's now at risk is a sign of how badly partisan Washington has become, Sen. Mark Warner said Monday....
  • Former Lillian Vernon headquarters available for lease or sale

    The 870,000-square-foot Virginia Beach property that once housed the headquarters of the low-cost home goods retailer is on the market, Inside Business reports. The Hampton Roads office of real estate firm JLL announced earlier this month that it was...