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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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  • Virginia Fashion Week showcases regional talent

    Virginia Fashion Week showcases regional talent
    Due to heavy traffic leading to Williamsburg, models hit the runway about an hour late on Friday night at the second show in the eighth annual Virginia Fashion Week (VAFW). Despite the delay, a stylish crowd lined the catwalk in the College of William...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • How are church groups handling same-sex marriage?

    How are church groups handling same-sex marriage?
    NEWPORT NEWS — Now that same-sex marriage is legal in Virginia — stemming from the U.S. Supreme Court's decision last week not to take up the matter — questions arise for gay and lesbian couples considering tying the knot. Can we get...
  • Tickling the funny bone

    If you thought high seriousness was an essential part of any respectable definition of art, the latest show at Hampton's Charles H. Taylor Arts Center may make you reconsider. Just take a stroll through this collection of nearly 150 works and see how...
  • Autism doesn't slow Zach Lightfoot, 11, the first driver to win go-kart and weekly titles in same season at Langley Speedway

    Autism doesn't slow Zach Lightfoot, 11, the first driver to win go-kart and weekly titles in same season at Langley Speedway
    SMITHFIELD — Zach Lightfoot is only 11, but he’s already made a “Pass in the Grass” similar to the one the late Dale Earnhardt put on Bill Elliott back in the day. Lightfoot made his in one of his first go-kart races after a...
  • Virginia State Police await software before using license plate readers

    For those worried about being caught on camera while driving through Hampton Roads, the Virginia State Police is still waiting to install software before firing up the license plate readers placed on the area's bridges and tunnels last year. The State...
  • Oct. 11: Hampton Roads Executive Airport's Appreciation Day

    Oct. 11: Hampton Roads Executive Airport's Appreciation Day
    Check out helicopter rides, general aviation aircraft, Air Force static displays, safety seminars, live music and more at the Hampton Roads Executive Airport 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Where: Main Terminal, 5172 W. Military Highway in Chesapeake
  • 11:20 p.m. Thursday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Cross country NANSEMOND-SUFFOLK ACADEMY INVITATIONAL Boys A race team scores: Peninsula Catholic 18, Bishop Sullivan Catholic 71, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy 89, Denbigh Baptist 90, Cape Henry Collegiate 103, Isle of Wight Academy 182, Portsmouth...
  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: 13-0 romp puts Gloucester at 13-0 in field hockey

    Field hockey: **Tori Harwood and Cheyenne Hollandsworth scored three goals each in Gloucester’s 13-0 win over Indian River. Cassidy Goodwin added two goals and three assists for the Dukes (13-0). ... **Aileen Ahlers and Sydnie Swartwood scored...