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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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  • Hampton Roads to observe Sept. 11 anniversary with events across region

    Observances of the 2001 terror attacks will be held across the region on Patriot Day, Thursday, Sept. 11. Hampton •Day of Remembrance and Hope. 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Remember those lost in the attacks on Sept. 11 with a reading of the names, prayer and...
  • Our need to stand united

    Thirteen years ago, a group of 19 men planned and executed one of the deadliest and most audacious attacks carried out on American soil. These terrorists hijacked four commercial aircraft, crashing three of them into prominent symbols of our economic...
  • Drier weather Wednesday after flooding causes evacuations, traffic problems in Hampton Roads

    Drier weather Wednesday after flooding causes evacuations, traffic problems in Hampton Roads
    Heavy rain that came down on and near the Peninsula on Monday and into Tuesday morning caused problems in the area for a second day, but a National Weather Service meteorologist said some relief from the rain is expected Wednesday and Thursday....
  • Virginia Port Authority anchors $15 million federal transportation grant

    Virginia Port Authority anchors $15 million federal transportation grant
    A federal transportation grant will soon provide a much needed upgrade to a congested artery into the Port of Virginia. Virginia U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, and U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Newport News), announced Tuesday that the Virginia Port Authority will...
  • See 'Life Itself,' introduced by the filmmaker, at the Naro

    See 'Life Itself,' introduced by the filmmaker, at the Naro
     It's too bad that it has taken this long for "Life Itself" to make it to Hampton Roads. The film - a wonderful documentary adaptation of the memoirs of the late Roger Ebert - got a small release in early July and gradually expanded across the country....
  • Shark Pilates signs Virginia Beach lease

    Check out the latest leases in August announced by CBRE-Hampton Roads. This list can show you some of the new businesses opening up in the region. Shark Pilates LLC leased 2,500 square feet at Cataldo Building in Virginia Beach. Michael A. Lepore Jr.,...
  • Thursday's 9/11 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM)

    HIGH SCHOOLS Football Denbigh vs. Kecoughtan (at Darling Stadium), 7 Field hockey Heritage at Bethel, 4 Warwick at Woodside, 4 Denbigh at Menchville, 4 Gloucester at Phoebus, 4 Hampton at Kecoughtan, 4 Colonial Heights vs. Warhill (at Wanner Stadium), 7...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Former CIAA commissioner, athlete Moorman dies in Hampton

    Obituary: The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association is mourning the loss of Bob Moorman, its first full-time commissioner (from 1976-89), who died Sunday in Hampton. He served on many NCAA councils during his stint in the CIAA. Moorman was a...
  • It's in Newport News' budget: $23 million in meal tax revenue

    Newport News is hoping more than $300 million is spent on prepared food in the city this fiscal year. The city has budgeted $23,074,965 in revenue from its meal tax, which applies to prepared food at restaurants and in grocery stores. The city meal tax...
  • Hampton Roads transportation group is vital to finding our best road map

    One of the most important things I have learned in the almost two decades of growing my business is the absolute necessity of a functioning team. Without a working team, it is nearly impossible to get anything done, let alone address meaningful policy...
  • Our silence, their anguish

    On March 27, an Atlantic City grand jury charged Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice with felony aggravated assault for knocking his fiancé unconscious in February. On March 28, one day after the indictment, Mr. Rice and Janay Palmer, his fiancee, were...