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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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  • Peninsula hospital systems check Ebola procedures

    Peninsula hospital systems check Ebola procedures
    After this week's first diagnosis of Ebola in U.S. history, officials with Peninsula-area hospitals and health departments are stressing that doctors, nurses and other staff be aware and vigilant for symptoms of the disease but also say procedures are not...
  • U.S Coast Guard updates ship screening plans at Port of Virginia in wake of Ebola crisis

    U.S Coast Guard updates ship screening plans at Port of Virginia in wake of Ebola crisis
    All vessels looking to dock at the Port of Virginia will now have previous ports of entry scrutinized by the U.S. Coast Guard to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus throughout the state and U.S. Lt. Krystyn Pecora, external affairs officer for the...
  • 11:20 p.m. Thursday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Cross country NANSEMOND-SUFFOLK ACADEMY INVITATIONAL Boys A race team scores: Peninsula Catholic 18, Bishop Sullivan Catholic 71, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy 89, Denbigh Baptist 90, Cape Henry Collegiate 103, Isle of Wight Academy 182, Portsmouth...
  • 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...
  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: 13-0 romp puts Gloucester at 13-0 in field hockey

    Field hockey: **Tori Harwood and Cheyenne Hollandsworth scored three goals each in Gloucester’s 13-0 win over Indian River. Cassidy Goodwin added two goals and three assists for the Dukes (13-0). ... **Aileen Ahlers and Sydnie Swartwood scored...
  • 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,...
  • Friday's 10/10 local schedule (updated Friday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s volleyball William and Mary at Delaware, 7 Howard at Norfolk State, 7 Christopher Newport at Frostburg State, 7 Leo Invitational (in LaVerne, Calif.): Includes: Virginia Wesleyan vs. Widener (Pa.), 4:30 Endicott vs. Virginia...
  • Orb-3 mission from Va. to space station set for Oct. 24

    Orb-3 mission from Va. to space station set for Oct. 24
    The third operational mission from Virginia to deliver supplies to the International Space Station has a new launch date: Oct. 24. Rocket-maker Orbital Sciences announced Wednesday that its Antares rocket is set to lift off from the Mid-Atlantic...
  • Upcoming Book Events for week of Oct 7-13

    Upcoming Book Events for week of Oct 7-13
    THURSDAY, OCT. 9 - 6 to 9 p.m. Sofia Starnes, Virginia's poet laurate from 2012-14, will read from "The Nearest Poem Anthology" at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Joining her will be several local contributors to the collection. An open-mic reading of...
  • Community theater offers a diverse lineup of plays and musicals this season

    Community theater offers a diverse lineup of plays and musicals this season
    Each season, thousands of theater-goers come out and support the hundreds of actors, musicians and those behind the scene who make possible community theater in our area. Many of these amateur performers work all day and rehearse all evening to bring...
  • Virginia practice of chiropractic gains respect

     Virginia practice of chiropractic gains respect
    It's a first for chiropractors in Virginia: The state legislature issued House Joint Resolution No. 93 recognizing the first week of October as Chiropractic Health Week. "A week dedicated to chiropractic health serves as a reminder that individuals...