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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Patrick says a hard but careful look at Pentagon spending could help close budget gap

    Defense spending -- and particularly the way the Pentagon buys things -- needs a sharp eye, says Suzanne Patrick, the Democrat who is challenging Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, in November. But funding a powerful blue-water Navy is a priority,...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Ex-Phoebus star Boyd's Boston team falls to Omaha in FXFL opener

    PRO FOOTBALL: Just more than a month after the New York Jets cut him, former Phoebus High and Clemson star Tajh Boyd returned to football competition Wednesday night. He was playing quarterback for the Boston Brawlers, who lost the first game in FXFL...
  • 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...