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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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  • ODU survey: More people avoid trips due to traffic

    ODU survey: More people avoid trips due to traffic
    More people than ever are avoiding driving to certain businesses or neighboring cities due to traffic. That's the conclusion of the 2014 Life in Hampton Roads survey, compiled by the Old Dominion Social Science Research Center. According to the...
  • Nuclear 'ghost' to leave James River Reserve Fleet

    Nuclear 'ghost' to leave James River Reserve Fleet
    NEWPORTNEWS — The James River Reserve Fleet will soon lose a unique vessel: A former World War II Liberty Ship that made the transition into the nuclear age. The USS Sturgis was essentially a nuclear barge, its WW II-era engines swapped out for...
  • Back to Washington

    1st Congressional District The race in the 1st District pits three-term incumbent Rep. Robert J. "Rob" Wittman, a Republican, against challengers Norman G. "Norm" Mosher, a Democrat, and Independent Greens candidate Glenda Gail Parker. Ms. Parker is a...
  • Of groundhogs and pull-string dolls: Rep. Rigell talks Hampton Roads energy

    Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, is a man with a mission when it comes to talking up developing new energy sources off the Virginia coast -- or, as he put it to a Peninsula Chamber of Commerce gathering today: "You pull the string on my back and I'm...
  • Detours scheduled on Warwick Boulevard Tuesday for emergency repairs

    Motorists in north Newport News traveling along part of Warwick Boulevard Tuesday morning should plan for delays as crews make emergency repairs to a sewer pipeline. The repairs will take place on the southbound lanes of Warwick Boulevard at Woodhaven...
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries campaign focuses on people

    Huntington Ingalls Industries campaign focuses on people
    The products manufactured by Huntington Ingalls Industries are difficult to miss. Aircraft carriers, submarines, amphibious warships and Coast Guard cutters are constructed at HII's two divisions: Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding in...
  • Hampton Roads firms win defense contracts

    Hampton Roads firms win defense contracts
    Following is a rundown of contracts awarded to Hampton Roads defense contractors in the past several weeks, according to the Defense Department. Navy Submarine valves: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News, has been awarded a $7.87 million...
  • Halloween in Hampton Roads, from the mildly spooky to the truly terrifying

    Halloween in Hampton Roads, from the mildly spooky to the truly terrifying
    Halloween falls on a Friday this year, and there’s no Halloween like a Friday Halloween.  But for some folks, Halloween isn’t one night – it’s a full season.  Here’s a look at some of the places you can visit in Hampton...
  • Hampton Roads Transit approves emergency snow bus routes

    Hampton Roads Transit approves emergency snow bus routes
    Last winter's severe weather prompted Hampton Roads Transit to develop a series of emergency snow routes for its bus service. The 11 emergency routes will be used if sustained accumulated snowfall exceeds 6 inches and forces a severe reduction in...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Stewart's four goals spark Smithfield to field hockey triumph

    Field hockey: **Emma Claire Stewart had four goals as Smithfield shut out Southampton 5-0. ... **Jamestown beat Northampton 4-1. Boys soccer: **No. 3 seed Hampton Roads Academy fell 1-0 at No. 2 Norfolk Academy on a first-half goal in a...
  • Wednesday's 11:55 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Boys soccer TCIS semifinals: No. 1 Cape Henry Collegiate 2, No. 4 Norfolk Christian 1 No. 2 Norfolk Academy 1, No. 3 Hampton Roads Ac. 0 No. 2 NORFOLK ACADEMY 1, No. 3 HRA 0 Half: 1-0. Goal: M. French. Saves: HRA, B. Roberts 5; NA, M. Walker 9. Record:...