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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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  • Newport News seeks input on city plan

    The city has been working on its One City/One Future Comprehensive Plan's vision for Newport News 2035. The Department of Planning and the Comprehensive Plan Citizen Advisory Committee will hold a final workshop to gather citizen input on the plan from 6...
  • 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...
  • Friday's 10/24 local schedule (updated Thursday PM)

    COLLEGES Women’s volleyball Coppin State at Hampton, 6 Morgan State at Norfolk State, 7 Randolph-Macon at Christopher Newport, 7 Women’s soccer William and Mary at James Madison, 7 Old Dominion at Rice, 8 Women’s tennis East Carolina...
  • Lots of classic horror flicks between now and Halloween

    Lots of classic horror flicks between now and Halloween
     There are many great things about Halloween, and one of them is that we suddenly get lots of classic horror movies turning up on TV and on the big screens.  I love a good horror flick as much as anybody. Heck, I even like the bad ones.  That's why I'...
  • Va. National Guard to build training facility in Virginia Beach

    The Virginia National Guard breaks ground on a new training facility at Camp Pendleton in Virginia Beach at 10 a.m. Friday. The first of two phases of construction includes two 70-feet-by-120-feet steel frame tensioned fabric structures and two 180-feet...
  • The DP List: Best places in Hampton Roads to pick your own pumpkin

    October is Virginia Pumpkin Month, courtesy of a proclamation by the governor. So we need to get out there and support those pumpkins. "Pumpkin growers report an abundant crop, ready for carving and cooking," says Sarah Lovejoy Pennington, a spokeswoman...
  • Kaine visits NN Apprentice School

    Kaine visits NN Apprentice School
    An important part of the Hampton Roads economy rests on the shoulders of shipyard workers, and Sen. Tim Kaine says the government should make it easier for more people to get their hands dirty. He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of...
  • Tennis: Saunders captures Kingsmill 65-and-over crown

    Tennis: Saunders captures Kingsmill 65-and-over crown
    Bill Saunders of Hampton captured the 65-and-over crown at the weekend Kingsmill Fall Classic, winning a pair of matches. He defeated Franklin's Frank Davis 6-2, 6-0 and then Williamsburg's Rich Nelson 7-5, 6-0. Coke Henderson of Newport News took second...
  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: Williamsburg Christian boys advance to Metro soccer final

    Boys soccer: **Williamsburg Christian Academy reached the Metro Conference tournament final with a 2-0 home victory Thursday over Atlantic Shores. WCA will play for the title at 7 p.m. Saturday at top-seeded Portsmouth Christian, which ousted Denbigh...
  • UPS, FedEx hiring total of 775 seasonal workers in Hampton Roads

    UPS, FedEx hiring total of 775 seasonal workers in Hampton Roads
    Many retailers and package delivery companies plan to hire more seasonal workers this holiday season than last year. And if you're looking for a job, the time to apply is now. UPS is nearly doubling its holiday staffing from last year by adding up to...
  • Monday's roundup: Peninsula Catholic boys, girls win state championships in cross country

    Cross country: Martine Hunnicutt was the top overall finisher and helped Peninsula Catholic win the girls championship at the Virginia State Catholic Championships at Newport News Park. Hunnicutt finished in 19 minutes, 49 seconds for the Knights,...