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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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  • Saturday's 10/25 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    COLLEGES Football Delaware at William and Mary, 12:30 Hampton at Delaware State, 2 Old Dominion at Western Kentucky, 4 Greensboro at Christopher Newport, 7 Apprentice vs. Edward Waters (in Jacksonville, Fla.) Men’s basketball (exhibition) Norfok...
  • Pictures & Text: Lincoln's black legion shows its mettle in milestone Civil War battle

    Pictures & Text: Lincoln's black legion shows its mettle in milestone Civil War battle
    When the troops of Brig. Gen. Charles Paine’s Third Division crossed the James River at Deep Bottom early on the morning of Sept. 29, 1864, they were not the first Union men to face the formidable Confederate defenses at New Market Heights near...
  • 2014 Hampton Roads homicides

    2014 Hampton Roads homicides
    CHESAPEAKE Feb. 9—Stacey Velder (40, Chesapeake) was found dead in her home in the 1400 block of Foxton Street. Police have not revealed how she died but upgraded her death to a homicide following the results of an autopsy. Police have a person of...
  • 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...
  • Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall

    Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall
    Food and wine events are a welcome addition to the fall season. The cool weather offers the perfect occasion to gather up friends and head outdoors. The lineup ranges from large outdoor festivals to more intimate fundraisers that often feature our...
  • Are the Medicaid wars over, or just on pause?

     Are the Medicaid wars over, or just on pause?
    Everyone knew Del. Tom Rust's bill was going to die, just as they knew the House of Delegates debate on Medicaid expansion last week wasn't going to convince a staunchly opposed Republican majority to change its mind. But they went through the...
  • Our home, our problem

    In Hampton Roads, forecasts of rain — such as the occasionally heavy precipitation Wednesday — almost inevitably mean an expectation of flooding. In places including Hampton, Newport News, Virginia Beach and, of course, Norfolk, streets and...
  • Entrepreneur magazine editor: ODU approach is unique

    NORFOLK — How can Hampton Roads create an environment where entrepreneurship can thrive? When Amy Cosper, the editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine, travels to speak at community functions, she gets that question a lot. She told a crowd of more...
  • Tuesday's 10/7 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s soccer Southern Virginia at Old Dominion, 5:30 Men’s soccer Southern Virginia at Old Dominion, 7:30 Women’s volleyball Virginia Wesleyan at Bridgewater, 6:30 Men’s golf Firestone Invitational (in Akron, Ohio;...
  • An armada of schooners is about to set sail for Hampton Roads

    An armada of schooners is about to set sail for Hampton Roads
    The 25th Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race will launch Thursday from Baltimore and make for Portsmouth — a fundraising event called “Racing to Save the Bay.” The race is part of a weeklong event that begins Monday at the...
  • Tuesday's 10/14 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s volleyball VCU at Hampton, 7 William and Mary at Liberty, 7 Field hockey Christopher Newport at Salisbury, 6 Men’s golf Virginia State Trojan Fall Classic (in Petersburg; including Hampton) Golfweek D3 Fall Invitational (in...