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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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  • Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend

    Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend
    Looking for something fun to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here's a look at some of your entertainment options.  Local jazz legend Jae Sinnett and his trio will play a special show with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra at the Ferguson Center in...
  • Maxwell Lane detour to begin mid-October as part of Newport News Middle Ground Boulevard extension

    Maxwell Lane detour to begin mid-October as part of Newport News Middle Ground Boulevard extension
    Motorists can expect a detour of Maxwell Lane to begin in mid-October as part of the Middle Ground Boulevard extension in Newport News. The detour will route drivers along Deep Creek Road and Normandy Lane, and is expected to be in place for three...
  • 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,...
  • Hampton Roads to help kick off Virginia Science Festival

    Hampton Roads to help kick off Virginia Science Festival
    An evening on a beach studying sea creatures by flashlight. A primer on cryogenics and hot plasma. An inflatable rocket model looming three stories tall. These are a few of Hampton Roads' contributions to the first Virginia Science Festival set to...
  • Notes and notables

    Love and marriage The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to decide — and it was a momentous decision. On Monday, to the surprise of many, the high court chose not to hear the same-sex marriage dispute. In taking a pass, the court let stand four...
  • Bombadil continues to develop its audience in Hampton Roads

    Bombadil continues to develop its audience in Hampton Roads
     Bombadil is an eclectic pop trio from North Carolina that will be playing Thursday night at The Parlor on Granby in Norfolk. You should go see them. They're fun.  A local musician who has played with them once described Bombadil to me as "chamber pop,"...
  • Revery and Sea of Souls will share the stage at The Norva

    Revery and Sea of Souls will share the stage at The Norva
     Forget what the Farmer's Alamanac says. The Norva schedule brings news that December's forecast has gotten a little bit hotter in Hampton Roads.  On Dec. 12, Virginia Beach-based hard rock band Revery will play a co-headlining gig at The Norva with the...
  • Tickling the funny bone

    If you thought high seriousness was an essential part of any respectable definition of art, the latest show at Hampton's Charles H. Taylor Arts Center may make you reconsider. Just take a stroll through this collection of nearly 150 works and see how...
  • Weapons of war beefing up local police arsenals

    Weapons of war beefing up local police arsenals
    A large armored vehicle that in recent years patrolled the battlefields of the Middle East now stands at the ready in York County. Once used to help American troops avoid getting killed or maimed by roadside bombs, the imposing vehicle was turned over...
  • Autism doesn't slow Zach Lightfoot, 11, the first driver to win go-kart and weekly titles in same season at Langley Speedway

    Autism doesn't slow Zach Lightfoot, 11, the first driver to win go-kart and weekly titles in same season at Langley Speedway
    SMITHFIELD — Zach Lightfoot is only 11, but he’s already made a “Pass in the Grass” similar to the one the late Dale Earnhardt put on Bill Elliott back in the day. Lightfoot made his in one of his first go-kart races after a...
  • Virginia State Police await software before using license plate readers

    For those worried about being caught on camera while driving through Hampton Roads, the Virginia State Police is still waiting to install software before firing up the license plate readers placed on the area's bridges and tunnels last year. The State...