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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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  • Free dental care and screenings for children in Hampton Roads

    The7th annual Smart Smiles 5K Walk/Run takes off at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at The Mariners' Museum Park in Newport News. Delta Dental's Smart Smiles program provides free dental care to children without dental insurance, or those who qualify for...
  • 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...
  • NOAA predicts slow Atlantic hurricane season

    The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Sunday, and federal forecasters say odds are we'll be seeing fewer hurricanes than normal. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects an El Nino to develop this summer, a weather...
  • Sept. 15 Letters: Clean bay, Mark Warner, same-sex marriage

    Reducing impact on bay The lower Chesapeake Bay has indeed been fortunate in dodging oxygen-starved dead zones this summer ("Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay," Sept. 4). However, Hampton Roads has seen its share of dirty,...
  • Chef Francesco Fiorello creates the flavors of Italy

    Francesco Fiorello began his career in the restaurant business when he was a boy growing up in Italy. He came to the United States at age 15 and began working in restaurants. Over the years, he learned the fine art of creating delicious recipes with Old...
  • VDOT still plans to use lane-reversal evacuation strategy for Hampton Roads for now

    VDOT still plans to use lane-reversal evacuation strategy for Hampton Roads for now
    A mandated 60-day review of the state's hurricane emergency and evacuation plan is due on Gov. Terry McAuliffe's desk by Aug. 15. The governor ordered the review in May after participating in an emergency exercise, during which he expressed doubts about...
  • Chef Interview: 'Delicious simplicity' is chef's approach to cuisine

    Chef Ika Zaken has a straight-forward approach to his cuisine. "Delicious simplicity," he said during an interview at the Williamsburg Winery. He provides his culinary expertise to the kitchens at Gabriel Archer Tavern and Café Provencal at Wedmore...
  • Massive Virginia transportation plan approved

    Massive Virginia transportation plan approved
    RICHMOND - The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved its six-year construction plan Wednesday, laying out more than $13 billion worth of road and rail projects planned between now and 2020. The plan includes money to widen I-64 on the peninsula,...
  • York County's new superintendent a "go-getter"

     York County's new superintendent a "go-getter"
    YORK COUNTY— As parents and staff meet York County's new superintendent they are saying he is a go-getter and forward thinker. Victor Shandor, who is moving from Fulton County, Ga., to York County in November and starts on Nov. 3, visited all 19...
  • TowneBank advisers have voting rights in Hampton Roads transportation commission

    A newly formed regional transportation commission in charge of more than $8 billion in proposed construction projects also contains a block of voting members who are affiliated with one local bank. Of the 19 voting members of the Hampton Roads...
  • Upcoming home, garden events

    •Oyster float workshop. The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 5, for an upcoming oyster float-building workshop at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point. The Tidewater Master Oyster Gardeners Association will teach the...