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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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  • Newsome Park: From hot spot to ghost town

    Newsome Park: From hot spot to ghost town
    Four years ago, when Charles Sinkler moved into his Newsome Park apartment, his building was full of residents and for the most part, he felt safe. Today, he is the only tenant left in his otherwise boarded-up building off Madison Avenue. In the last...
  • Virginia Peninsula officials ramp up preparedness for Ebola screening

    Virginia Peninsula officials ramp up preparedness for Ebola screening
    Peninsula-area health-care workers and first responders spent the week planning and preparing against the spread of the Ebola virus, with no cases in Virginia so far. Three Ebola cases in Dallas and known negative tests in Richmond and Newport News...
  • George H.W. Bush strike group headed home

    The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group has been relieved in the Arabian Gulf by the California-based group attached to the USS Carl Vinson, and will soon head home to Hampton Roads, the Navy announced Monday. The Norfolk-based group has led the...
  • 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...
  • Hampton students help produce song aboard John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

    Hampton students help produce song aboard John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
    Madison Smith nodded in beat with the up-tempo music as she typed out some lyrics on her iPad. "Dreams are in my future/dreams are in my past/While the end is coming sooner/ dreams are always meant to last." She was reluctant to reveal her creative...
  • Hampton Roads college safety advocates say communication is key

    In the three years David Glover has been chief of police at Hampton University, he's striven to develop relationships with students. He visits them in the dorms, warning them to stay away from situations that can put them in danger that are sometimes...
  • Free dentistry for those with developmental disabilities; training for oral health professionals

    Free dentistry for those with developmental disabilities; training for oral health professionals
    The Virginia Oral Health Coalition has sent out this news release about free dental services, along with training for dental professionals this Saturday: "Adults with developmental disabilities will receive free oral health services on Saturday, October...
  • Narissa Bond will be telling her musical stories in Hampton this week

    Narissa Bond will be telling her musical stories in Hampton this week
     When Narissa Bond sits down to write a song, or to perform one on stage, she always has something to say - a story to tell, with a point behind it.  "A lot of songwriters, their first goal is to entertain - and that's great, it's wonderful," she says....
  • Bishop Sullivan strikes early, beats Hampton Roads Academy 55-19

    Bishop Sullivan Catholic's Crusaders scored 34 points in the first quarter and rolled past outmanned Hampton Roads Academy 55-19 Friday night in Virginia Beach. Devone Humphrey scored all three touchdowns for the Navigators. He scored on runs of 6 and...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Attract fall's migrating birds to your yard

    Last fall, I looked out a window to see a first in my York County yard – a Baltimore oriole. Armed with food I knew he specifically liked, I was out the door with a dish of grape jelly and slices of fresh orange to entice him to stay a while....
  • Day trip: October means it's time to check out the fall foliage

    Day trip: October means it's time to check out the fall foliage
    When the first fall breezes began to roll through Hampton Roads in early October, I decided that I needed a brief and peaceful get-away from work and classes. With that in mind and a pair of running shoes on my feet, I picked up a girlfriend on a...