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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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  • 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...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Ex-Phoebus star Boyd's Boston team falls to Omaha in FXFL opener

    PRO FOOTBALL: Just more than a month after the New York Jets cut him, former Phoebus High and Clemson star Tajh Boyd returned to football competition Wednesday night. He was playing quarterback for the Boston Brawlers, who lost the first game in FXFL...
  • GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie calls for increase to home health care rates

    GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie calls for increase to home health care rates
    Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie knows he doesn't like Obamacare, but he said Friday he's not quite ready to outline an alternative. After telling a group of home health care agency owners and employees that he would try to roll back cuts in...
  • Locally, defense firms are thinking global

    Locally, defense firms are thinking global
    When a Chesapeake defense contractor sought business overseas, it found a willing audience for its line of equipment for first responders. The next task was a bit more daunting: Translating its highly technical training manuals into Polish. In Newport...
  • Who makes the best biscuit in Hampton Roads?

    Who makes the best biscuit in Hampton Roads?
    Who makes the best biscuit in Hampton Roads? That title may never be determined, but one favorite emerged at the Biscuit Jam held Saturday, Sept. 20, in Norfolk’s Town Point Park. Cafe M, a small bakery and restaurant off Granby Street near...
  • 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...
  • Windsor officials, residents fear effect of Route 460 realignment

    Windsor officials, residents fear effect of Route 460 realignment
    Windsor officials fear their town will be devastated if the state chooses the cheapest, most environmentally friendly option to improve Route 460. The bulk of Windsor's businesses — as well as numerous homes, churches and municipal buildings...
  • 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,...
  • Domestic violence vigil to honor victims, spread awareness

    HAMPTON—Hampton Roads domestic and sexual violence agencies will unite at an event Monday to remember local people who have lost their lives and honor survivors of domestic violence. This year's annual "Day of Unity" will focus on the impact...
  • Riverside hospital in Newport News tested patient for Ebola, so far tests negative

     Riverside hospital in Newport News tested patient for Ebola, so far tests negative
    A person who sought treatment at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News for symptoms similar to those associated with Ebola has tested negative for the deadly virus, a hospital spokesman said Friday. The patient, who was isolated for...
  • Home-garden news for Sept. 25: Volunteers sought for Virginia's natural resource effort

    Stewardship Virginia, a statewide campaign to encourage and recognize volunteer activities with a tangible impact on Virginia's natural resources, continues this year with events across the state. The campaign's fall activities run through Oct. 31, a...