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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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  • Wednesday weather: Mild and windy with a chance for showers

    Wednesday weather: Mild and windy with a chance for showers
    It's going to be a mild, blustery day in Hampton Roads today with a chance for a little bit of rain, according to National Weather Service forecasts.  Wednesday is expected to be mostly cloudy throughout the day with highs in the low 60's. Breezy...
  • No breakdowns so far for rebuilt Hampton Roads Transit buses

    No breakdowns so far for rebuilt Hampton Roads Transit buses
    Three years ago, a Hampton Roads Transit bus broke down an average of every 2,445 miles — or about every 15 days. Technically called a "service interruption" by those in the industry, HRT officials realized they had to turn around an aging fleet...
  • Homebuilder, developer stake claim on Peninsula

    Homebuilder, developer stake claim on Peninsula
    A 30-acre parcel along Barclay Road in Newport News' Deep Creek section could soon give way to 46 new homes, according to a developer overseeing the project. Jonathan P. Skinner, Harrison & Lear Inc. vice president of acquisitions and development,...
  • A dozen best-bet art exhibits for fall

    Fall has always been a busy time in the art world, with many museums and galleries mounting their biggest shows of the year during the back-to-school season. But with the recent opening of a $24 million addition and reinstallation, the Chrysler Museum...
  • Tuesday's 9/23 local schedule (updated Monday PM)

    COLLEGES Women’s volleyball VCU at William and Mary, 7 Christopher Newport at Virginia Wesleyan, 7 Men’s soccer N.C. Wesleyan at Virginia Wesleyan, 7 Men’s golf VCU Shootout (at Hermitage Country Club in Manakin-Sabot; including Old...
  • Virginia Board of Education approves local testing guidelines

    The Virginia Board of Education recently approved guidelines for local school divisions to develop tests for subjects that have been eliminated from SOL tests. During the last session, the General Assembly eliminated several tests at the elementary...
  • A look at the Congressional campaign funding in Hampton Roads

    Guess who's running ahead in campaign fundraising for Hampton Roads' Congressional races? a) an incumbent b) or another incumbent c) or the other incumbent d) all of the above. In the 1st Congressional district, Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Montross,...
  • Duvall named president of Virginia Natural Gas

    Atlanta-based AGL Resources promoted Robert Duvall to president of its subsidiary Virginia Natural Gas.  He replaces the late Jodi S. Gidley, who was president for seven years before she died unexpectedly on July 31. Duvall has served as vice...
  • ODU Entrepreneurship Week: Shark Tank panel, Entrepreneur Magazine editor talk and more

    As part of the launch of Old Dominion University's new Strome Entrepreneurial Center, the school is hosting a series of entrepreneurial events this week, including panel discussions and a visit from the Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine. An $11...
  • Local authors donate books to WRL

    Local authors donate books to WRL
    The Williamsburg Regional Library announced the following recent additions to its Local Author Project collection. Former Army officer and veteran Doug Cummings donated “Heads Up: Platoon Leader,” which tells the story of Lieutenant Denver...
  • BayPort opens student-run credit union branches in 4 Peninsula high schools

    BayPort opens student-run credit union branches in 4 Peninsula high schools
    BayPort Credit Union went beyond traditional teen banking when it opened four student-run branches in Peninsula high schools this year. Read this and other Hampton Roads business stories at TidewaterBiz.com.