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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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  • Cygnus makes it safely to the space station after launch from NASA Wallops

    Cygnus makes it safely to the space station after launch from NASA Wallops
    The Cygnus spacecraft that launched Sunday from Wallops Island made it safely to the International Space Station early Wednesday. The station's Expedition 40 crew grappled the space freighter at 6:36 a.m., and completed second-stage capture at 8:53 a.m....
  • Report: Hampton Roads homes sales rebound in June

    Report: Hampton Roads homes sales rebound in June
    NEWPORT NEWS — Homes sales are rebounding, and residential home inventory is approaching healthy levels, signaling a recovering housing market across Hampton Roads, according to a recent report. Virginia Beach-based Real Estate Information Network...
  • Congress slams door on commissary cuts

    Congress slams door on commissary cuts
    The Senate version of the defense budget contains good news for Hampton Roads, and we're not just talking about saving an aircraft carrier. Besides restoring funds to refuel the USS George Washington, the budget adds money to maintain operations at on-...
  • Food trucks add new tastes to cuisine scene in Hampton Roads

    Food trucks add new tastes to cuisine scene in Hampton Roads
    It's late Thursday morning, and workers queue up in front of the Karnage Asada food truck parked at The Net Center building in Hampton. From the Latin-Asian inspired menu, they order dishes like Dragon Whip Beef Taco, made with chipotle-braised beef and...
  • Reader feedback July 15: Senior Living column, iconic foods, gay marriage

    Senior living column •Starr Mayer's column about the additional toll on caregivers really hits the bull's-eye, and I think every caregiver can identify with the points she made in this article. Accolades to her for doing such a good job. Editor:...
  • In life after gymnastics, Kittelberger finds CrossFit works out just fine

    In life after gymnastics, Kittelberger finds CrossFit works out just fine
    HERNDON, Va.¬†—¬†With a 155-pound barbell resting on her shoulders, Gretchen Kittelberger lifted the weight over her head, held it for a second, then brought it back down. After five repetitions, she leaned against a wall, her body upside down,...
  • Senior discounts: A list of bargains

    It doesn't hurt to ask. That's the case with military, student, teacher, emergency personnel, AAA and any other group affiliation you can dream up. It's also the case for seniors. Most retailers, restaurants, entertainment venues and service centers...
  • Hampton Roads real estate young professionals collecting food for pantry

    The Hampton Roads Realtors Association’s Young Professionals Network is collecting nonperishable food items through July for Portsmouth-based nonprofit Oasis Social Ministry. In particular, the organization seeks canned meats and tuna, peanut...
  • TidewaterBiz event (with photos): Economist says Hampton Roads jobs recovery stalls

    TidewaterBiz event (with photos): Economist says Hampton Roads jobs recovery stalls
    The private sector needs to step it up if Hampton Roads wants to see further economic growth, Old Dominion University economist Vinod Agarwal told more than 150 attendees of the TidewaterBiz networking event on July 8. Currently, 42 percent of the...
  • TowneBank plans to acquire Franklin Financial in expansion to Richmond

    TowneBank plans to acquire Franklin Financial in expansion to Richmond
    Suffolk-based TowneBank, the largest community bank in Hampton Roads, announced Tuesday it plans to acquire Franklin Financial Corp. as it expands to Richmond in a deal valued at $275 million. The 15-year-old TowneBank signed a merger agreement with...
  • 'Happy' for Virginia state song

    "It might sound crazy what I'm about to say." — Pharrell Williams, "Happy" Virginia is a lyrical place to live and work. From the Shenandoah Mountains to here in Hampton Roads, the commonwealth inspires great music and we should embrace so rich...