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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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  • Guest post: Don't forget Groupon!

    Guest post: Don't forget Groupon!
    Editor's note: This is a guest post from the bloggers at crazytowndeals.com.  So tell us, Savvy friends, what do you like to do for fun? If you're like us, getting out, getting away, and having a good meal are some of the things that help you get away...
  • Regional transportation group votes to hire separate executive director, staff

    Regional transportation group votes to hire separate executive director, staff
    Members of a newly formed regional transportation organization are moving forward with an option to operate independently of two existing transit groups in Hampton Roads — a move some critics and voting members say seemed forced by state legislative...
  • Hampton Roads companies made the Inc. 5000 list

    Hampton Roads companies made the Inc. 5000 list
    Virginia Beach-based companies represented Hampton Roads well in the annual list of Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies. Companies apply to be a part of New York City-based Inc. magazine's annual list. The magazine started publishing its list of...
  • Gas prices continue slide as Labor Day approaches

    Gas prices continue slide as Labor Day approaches
    NEWPORT NEWS — With the Labor Day travel season approaching, those choosing to hit the roadway may not experience the level of sticker shock when fueling up at the gas pump this year. Officials with AAA Tidewater Virginia announced Wednesday...
  • 'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead

    'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead
    The sickly whale that was spotted swimming erratically in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay for the past week was found dead Thursday afternoon along the shore of St. Julien's Creek in Chesapeake. The Stranding Response Team of the Virginia...
  • New York City Fire Department rescue truck from 9/11 attacks in Hampton Roads this week

    New York City Fire Department rescue truck from 9/11 attacks in Hampton Roads this week
    HAMPTON — Kevin Watterton was speechless for a moment. The Hampton firefighter stared out at the New York City Fire Department Rescue 4 truck that was parked in Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue's training center lot Monday morning. It's one of...
  • Media General, LIN Media reschedule shareholder vote on merger

    Austin-based LIN Media would buy two Hampton Roads TV stations as part of a merger with Richmond-based Media General: NBC affiliate WAVY and Fox affiliate WVBT. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the merger deal announced earlier this year has...
  • Upcoming home, garden events

    •Oyster float workshop. The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 5, for an upcoming oyster float-building workshop at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point. The Tidewater Master Oyster Gardeners Association will teach the...
  • Scotland has Nessie ... does Hampton Roads have Chessie?

    Scotland has Nessie ... does Hampton Roads have Chessie?
    Scotland has Nessie, the Adirondack State Park has Champ … does Hampton Roads have Chessie? For decades, Virginians reported a snake-like “sea monster” swimming in the Chesapeake Bay or its tributaries. As elusive as the Loch Ness...
  • Norfolk-based ships now call Florida home

    About 1,500 sailors and their families moved from Hampton Roads to Florida over the weekend as the Navy seeks to better position its East Coast forces and preserve jobs at coastal shipyards. The USS Iwo Jima and the USS Fort McHenry arrived Sunday at...
  • Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office

    Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office
    Maybe it was the 1980s-era software he saw at the Hampton VA hospital, maybe the four-mile traffic jam heading into the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, but when Sen. Mark Warner came to open his Hampton campaign office, his inner policy wonk was in full...