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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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  • Last week's scores, this week's games

    LAST WEEK'S RESULTS THURSDAY Lafayette 34, Tabb 3 Denbigh 26, Warwick 7 FRIDAY Norfolk Academy 54, Hampton Roads Academy 6 Tallwood 26, Kempsville 8 Green Run 14, Kellam 10 First Colonial 22, Princess Anne 7 Ocean Lakes 56, Bayside 12 Lake Taylor 48,...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Black troops proved their mettle in brutal Civil War battle

    When the troops of Brig. Gen. Charles Paine's Third Division crossed the James River at Deep Bottom on Sept. 29, 1864, they were not the first Union men to face the formidable Confederate defenses at New Market Heights near Richmond. Twice before, the...
  • Defense spending still driving Hampton Roads economy

    Defense spending still driving Hampton Roads economy
    The Defense Department publishes a list of contract awards on weekdays, and leading Monday's list was $99 million in work for a small business in Williamsburg. The same list included $19.8 million for a company in Chesapeake. The next day's list rang up...
  • Gov. McAuliffe talks 'new Virginia' at Jeff Lab in Newport News

    Gov. McAuliffe talks 'new Virginia' at Jeff Lab in Newport News
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe helicoptered into Newport News Friday morning to help christen Jefferson Lab's new and improved particle beam accelerator, which just underwent a $338 million upgrade. But he also came as a cheerleader, a coach and a bit as a...
  • Less windy, light rain in Thursday's forecast

    Less windy, light rain in Thursday's forecast
    It looks like most of the rain has moved out of Hampton Roads, although the National Weather Service is calling for some drizzle throughout the day Thursday. The forecast shows mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature of about 73 degrees. Expect a low...
  • Baisden to become Virginia Association of Realtors president

    Baisden to become Virginia Association of Realtors president
    Deborah Baisden, past chairwoman of the board of the Hampton Roads Realtors Association, will be installed as president of the Virginia Association of Realtors preceding the state group’s annual convention and trade expo in Virginia Beach. The...
  • Quality rapid transit is key

    U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx was in Richmond recently to make a major announcement. The City of Richmond and Henrico County have been awarded a $24.9 million grant toward design and construction of a bus rapid transit line. The project is...
  • Virginia Commerce secretary Maurice Jones tours Fort Monroe

     Virginia Commerce secretary Maurice Jones tours Fort Monroe
    With its panoramic water views, access to Interstate 64 and entrenched historical past, both state and local business officials realize the economic powder keg Fort Monroe could become for the region. But figuring out how to light the economic fuse is...
  • Newport News cuts emissions, regional commission launches new website

    As world leaders discussed climate change in New York City last week, the city of Newport News reported on its effort to reduce greenhouse gases in its fleet. The city converted its 27th vehicle to propane in February, helping contribute to a fleet...
  • The Last Bison's homegrown album

    The Last Bison's homegrown album
    CHESAPEAKE – Ben Hardesty sits in the living room of his family's small brick farmhouse, his bare feet propped up. This room, he says, is where The Last Bison began. He strums gently on an undersized guitar that he has owned since he was 11...