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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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  • Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend

    Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend
    Students in Hampton Roads schools made progress in math on annual state Standards of Learning tests, according to data released Wednesday, while the pass rates in reading and writing dipped slightly. The gains in math reflected statewide performance,...
  • Q-and-A: Jeezy gets up close and personal

    Q-and-A: Jeezy gets up close and personal
    Three months ago, the rapper Jeezy came to the Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach as part of Wiz Khalifa's "Under the Influence of Music" tour. On Friday night, he's back in Hampton Roads for a more up-close and intimate show at The Norva...
  • Isle of Wight County population growth putting squeeze on schools

    ISLE OF WIGHT — Top officials for the county and the school system met Monday to discuss budget issues that the county and school division may face in the coming years – most pressingly, how already-crowded schools can keep up with growth in...
  • Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks

    Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks
    HAMPTON — On a sunny June morning, the cattle at Willow Oak Farm nearly broke into a gallop as breakfast arrived on a flatbed wagon. Roughly two dozen cows nosed for position around Thomas "Tommy" Thompson as he spread bales of hay from the...
  • The long goodbye: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark

    The long goodbye: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark
    Newport News shipyard workers built the USS Enterprise, but their attention did not stop there. When the one-of-a-kind aircraft carrier demanded special attention, they flew halfway around the world to fix it. When the ship returned from its final...
  • Shipyard news: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark in Newport News

    Shipyard news: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark in Newport News
    Newport News shipyard workers built the USS Enterprise, but their attention did not stop there. When the one-of-a-kind aircraft carrier demanded special attention, they flew halfway around the world to fix it. When the ship returned from its final...
  • Why we endorse

    Virginia voters head to the polls in two weeks and, in the coming days, the Daily Press Editorial Board will offer its endorsements in the races citizens will see on the ballot this year. Those include three contested races for U.S. House, one for U.S....
  • Newport News rabbi: 'All are welcome' at temple

    Last month, Séverine Sokol took over as the rabbi at Temple Sinai in Newport News, the first woman to hold the role on a permanent basis there. She succeeded interim Rabbi Lawrence Forman, rabbi emeritus of Ohef Sholem Temple in Norfolk, who led the...
  • Atlanta-based InTown Suites buys 4 Hampton Roads hotels

    Atlanta-based InTown Suites buys 4 Hampton Roads hotels
    Atlanta-based InTown Suites Extended Stay Living bought four Savannah Suites-branded properties in Hampton Roads to double its presence in the market. The company is spending $17 million on the four extended-stay hotel properties at 11715 B Jefferson...
  • Sharks play a key role in the Chesapeake Bay, the oceans

    Sharks play a key role in the Chesapeake Bay, the oceans
    Two good things to know during Shark Week: First, sharks aren't on the prowl for us — they much prefer traditional meals, such as seal. And second, if they mistake us for a seal and try to chow down, there's a good chance they won't like us....
  • Vietnamese sandwich offers a tasty, exotic lunch

    Vietnamese sandwich offers a tasty, exotic lunch
    Tasty discovery: Bahn Mi Jambon Pate sandwich Price: $4.25 Destination: Pho 83. 615 Pilot House Drive, Newport News. 757-873-8382. Pho83va.com. Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m....