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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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  • 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...
  • McGowan join Long & Foster in Virginia Beach

    Paula Bryant McGowan joined the Virginia Beach Oceanfront office of Long & Foster Real Estate. McGowan successfully completed Long & Foster’s Star Builders program, an extensive training course for newly licensed sales associates, as well as...
  • Ripa, McGowan join Long & Foster in Virginia Beach

    Ripa, McGowan join Long & Foster in Virginia Beach
    Real estate veteran Beth Dundervill Ripa and Paula Bryant McGowan joined the Virginia Beach Oceanfront office of Long & Foster Real Estate. Ripa, a professional in the real estate industry for the past 10 years, was previously a top producer with a real...
  • Black troops proved their mettle in brutal Civil War battle

    When the troops of Brig. Gen. Charles Paine's Third Division crossed the James River at Deep Bottom on Sept. 29, 1864, they were not the first Union men to face the formidable Confederate defenses at New Market Heights near Richmond. Twice before, the...
  • Tuesday's 10/20 local schedule (updated Tuesday AM)

    COLLEGES Men’s soccer Old Dominion at William and Mary, 7 Women’s soccer Eastern Mennonite at Virginia Wesleyan, 5 Field hockey St. Mary’s (Md.) at Christopher Newport, 4 Men’s golf ODU/OBX Invitational (in Powells Point, N.C.)...
  • Airbnb hosts in Hampton Roads may fail to pay lodging taxes

    Airbnb hosts in Hampton Roads may fail to pay lodging taxes
    Airbnb, which allows people to rent their homes or spare rooms to visitors, lists more than 160 places for rent in Hampton Roads, Inside Business reports. While local hotels and bed and breakfasts pay local and state lodging taxes, many Airbnb hosts may...
  • Hampton Roads Book Events

    Hampton Roads Book Events
    Book signings, library sales and workshops are on the schedule for this week in Hampton Roads. Author/historian Veronica Alease Davis celebrates the release of "Hampton University" at several upcoming wine, cheese and hors d'oeuvre receptions. The first...
  • Tennis: Saunders captures Kingsmill 65-and-over crown

    Bill Saunders of Hampton captured the 65-and-over crown at the weekend Kingsmill Fall Classic, winning a pair of matches. He defeated Franklin's Frank Davis 6-2, 6-0 and then Williamsburg's Rich Nelson 7-5, 6-0. Coke Henderson of Newport News took second...
  • UPS, FedEx hiring total of 775 seasonal workers in Hampton Roads

    UPS, FedEx hiring total of 775 seasonal workers in Hampton Roads
    Many retailers and package delivery companies plan to hire more seasonal workers this holiday season than last year. And if you're looking for a job, the time to apply is now. UPS is nearly doubling its holiday staffing from last year by adding up to...
  • Monday's roundup: Peninsula Catholic boys, girls win state championships in cross country

    Cross country: Martine Hunnicutt was the top overall finisher and helped Peninsula Catholic win the girls championship at the Virginia State Catholic Championships at Newport News Park. Hunnicutt finished in 19 minutes, 49 seconds for the Knights,...
  • George H.W. Bush strike group headed home

    The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group has been relieved in the Arabian Gulf by the California-based group attached to the USS Carl Vinson, and will soon head home to Hampton Roads, the Navy announced Monday. The Norfolk-based group has led the...