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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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  • People Express flights take off to applause, water cannons

    People Express flights take off to applause, water cannons
    On Monday, her last day as Peninsula Airport Commission chair, Ladonna Finch flew to Newark and back to Newport News on People Express. Her flight north, on a 737 operated by Vision Airlines for People Express, included about 130 other passengers, who...
  • Drill boat will take core samples off Virginia coast for wind turbines

    Drill boat will take core samples off Virginia coast for wind turbines
    Virginia beachgoers will see a strange sight over the next three weeks as an oil rig-type vessel begins taking seabed core samples for Dominion Virginia Power's offshore wind farm test project. The 110-foot Inez Eymard arrived Monday afternoon from...
  • July events for Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce

    Mark your calendar for these July events coordinated by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce. July 2 – The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce presents its Chesapeake Chamber Connect Date: Wednesday, July 2, from 8:00-9:00am Cost: FREE! –...
  • Report: Hampton Roads is No. 1 for open STEM jobs not requiring 4-year degrees

    Report: Hampton Roads is No. 1 for open STEM jobs not requiring 4-year degrees
    Of the nation's top 100 metro areas, Hampton Roads had the largest share of advertised job openings needing science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) skills but not requiring a bachelor's degree, according to a Brookings Institution report...
  • Slew of new laws hit Virginia's books

    Slew of new laws hit Virginia's books
    RICHMOND — Hundreds of new laws take effect Tuesday, and you probably won't notice most of them. But one would have caught just about everyone's attention if it hadn't gone into effect: The new state budget. It directs $96 billion in state and...
  • 770 Hampton Roads drivers got tickets last week

    770 Hampton Roads drivers got tickets last week
    Local law enforcement officials issued 770 summonses and arrests during a two-day initiative last week aimed at encouraging safe driving, according to Virginia State Police. As part of Project Motorcycle Enforcement Accident Reduction that took place...
  • Weather: Heat, humidity rising through Wednesday, possible hurricane in July 4 forecast

    Weather: Heat, humidity rising through Wednesday, possible hurricane in July 4 forecast
    A National Weather Service hazardous weather outlook is in effect for Southeast Virginia due to heat and humidity that's expected to start climbing Tuesday to near 100 degrees by Wednesday.  The potential for a Category 1 hurricane is likely toward...
  • Bria Kelly looking forward to Fourth of July gig in Williamsburg

    Bria Kelly looking forward to Fourth of July gig in Williamsburg
     Bria Kelly is looking forward to creating some fireworks on the Fourth of July.  On Friday night, the blues singer from Smithfield will celebrate the Fourth of July by opening for Danielle Bradbery at the Lake Matoaka Amphitheater on the William and...
  • Kaine hears concerns from vets about healthcare, jobs

    Sen. Tim Kaine came away from his swing through Hampton Roads on his latest in-state working week with a shopping list of veterans issues to watch. After a 90 minute sit-down with two dozen Hampton Roads vets, Kaine said he's going to dig into...
  • WEATHER: Tropical Storm in Hampton Roads next weekend?

    WEATHER: Tropical Storm in Hampton Roads next weekend?
    An area of low pressure could strengthen into a possible tropical storm that could affect Hampton Roads next weekend, according to WTKR NewsChannel 3 Meteorologist Patrick Rockey. Rockey said the area of low pressure, some 200 miles off St. Augustine,...
  • Under our protection

    The future of Fort Monroe requires an ample funding stream, cooperation among the stakeholders and a firm commitment to see the monument preserved for future generations. Citizens should be pleased to see those necessities as work, though it will be years...