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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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  • Hampton rental program: 900 inspections reveal some major problems

    Hampton rental program: 900 inspections reveal some major problems
    HAMPTON — When city inspectors walked into 1912 Long Green Lane on Aug. 19, what they found wouldn't have been advertised on any for-rent listing. Roaches, an ill-functioning ventilation system and a structural deficit that inspectors feared could...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online. This is a listing and...
  • Historian discusses region's role in Campaign of 1862

    The Mathews County Historical Society will host John Quarstein, a renowned Hampton Roads historian, on Wednesday, Oct. 15, for a presentation on “The Peninsula Campaign of 1862 and Mathews County.” The program, sponsored by both the...
  • Tour aimed at hobbyists comes to Hampton

    Tour aimed at hobbyists comes to Hampton
    The Stamp Scrap Art Tour is targeted at a very specific demographic: Folks who have the soul of an artist, but hands that don't comply. If you have actual artistic talent, you can still check out the rubber stamp and scrapbooking tour this weekend...
  • Friday's multi-sport high school roundup: HRA girls win 1-vs.-2 tennis showdown vs. Nansemond-Suffolk

    Girls tennis: Hampton Roads Academy, ranked first in the Virginia Independent Schools Division II poll, beat No. 2 Nansemond-Suffolk Academy 6-3 Friday in Suffolk as Grace Prillaman and Anne Casey won in singles and doubles for the Navigators (6-0, 3-...
  • 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...
  • No Stone, but more craft beer on the way

    No Stone, but more craft beer on the way
    Hampton Roads and Richmond attracted a lot of attention lately wooing California-based Stone Brewing Co., the 10th-largest U.S. craft brewer that was looking for an East Coast site for its production facility and beer garden. The competition came down...
  • Humor column: Olympics need to be down-sized

    Once again, my neighbor Babble was acting strangely. He was strutting about his yard, wearing a track suit and humming a familiar tune: "Dum, DUM, da dum dum dum dum …" The Olympic Games theme song? What are you up to, Babble, I asked. "A...
  • Birding column: Birds Shift as Seasons Change

    Birding column: Birds Shift as Seasons Change
    If you've traveled by plane lately you know it isn't always pleasant. We complain about diminishing amenities and security lines. Car travel can be just as frustrating with traffic jams and poor road conditions. Imagine if you had to make a trek across...
  • Tuesday 11:59 p.m. High school UPDATE: Multi-sport results

    Field hockey WARWICK 7, DENBIGH 0 Half: 4-0. Goals: Peyton Loving, Olivia DiVincenzo, Vicky Baker, Dalika Wallace, Brenna Murray 3. Assists: Amanda Belfiore, Murray, Natalie Gnick, Sequoia Waite. Saves: Denbigh 6; Warwick, Kailey Donaldson 1. Record:...
  • Newport News seeks input on city plan

    The city has been working on its One City/One Future Comprehensive Plan's vision for Newport News 2035. The Department of Planning and the Comprehensive Plan Citizen Advisory Committee will hold a final workshop to gather citizen input on the plan from 6...