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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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  • Warner tells Williamsburg Kiwanis he is 'relentlessly bipartisan'

     Warner tells Williamsburg Kiwanis he is 'relentlessly bipartisan'
    WILLIAMSBURG – U.S. Sen. Mark Warner made a nuanced, detailed and lengthy pitch to local Kiwanis members Wednesday, hitting his bipartisan bona fides hard as he asked voters to re-elect him. Warner, a Democrat, described himself as "relentlessly...
  • Williams Mullen adds staff in Hampton Roads

    Williams Mullen added two first-year associates to the firm's offices in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. Elizabeth Chapman joined the financial services and real estate team. Before joining the firm, she was a law clerk for judges Glenn R. Croshaw, A....
  • Iverson, Albert, Gomes among new Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame class

    The Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame inducted new members in a banquet at Norfolk Scope Arena. The most famous of the inductees is 2001 NBA MVP and former Bethel High star Allen Iverson. After starring for the Bruins and Georgetown, he led the NBA in...
  • After treating 1,000th patient, HU Proton Therapy Institute hosts Gala of Hope

    After treating 1,000<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> patient, HU Proton Therapy Institute hosts Gala of Hope
    HAMPTON — After recently treating its 1,000th cancer patient, The Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute will host its largest fundraising venture of the year, The Gala of Hope, on Friday evening at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. The...
  • New Virginia law aims to take politics out of roads projects

    New Virginia law aims to take politics out of roads projects
    Relieving congestion is now one of the highest criteria used to evaluate future roads projects in Hampton Roads. Virginia House Bill 2, which became effective July 1, requires the Commonwealth Transportation Board to prioritize projects based on factors...
  • Local leaders say changing attitudes is key to stopping gun violence

    How do we stem the rising tide of gun violence? That was the big question at a forum Saturday afternoon at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, where attorneys and activists, police chiefs and preachers, and people whose lives had been directly affected...
  • Hampton expands chicken-keeping program

    Hampton expands chicken-keeping program
    HAMPTON — Tucked between her detached garage and a well-kept garden, Jenny Justice keeps her beloved pets, a foursome of Rhode Island Red chickens she bought this past spring from a North Carolina dealer. Chicken keeping, once a practice...
  • Sunshine in the forecast Monday, cooler weather ahead

    Sunshine in the forecast Monday, cooler weather ahead
    It should be another pleasant day in Hampton Roads Monday. The National Weather Service is calling for mostly sunny skies and a high temperature of about 77 degrees. There will be a slight breeze out of the northwest with winds up to about 11 mph. It'...
  • Planned residential waterfront development site in Norfolk for sale for $2.6 million

    Planned residential waterfront development site in Norfolk for sale for $2.6 million
    Rivers Edge at Berkley, a 310-condo and marina planned development site on 10 acres across from downtown Norfolk, is for sale for $2.6 million, CBRE-Hampton Roads announced. Click here for more information.
  • Who makes the best biscuit in Hampton Roads?

    Who makes the best biscuit in Hampton Roads?
    Who makes the best biscuit in Hampton Roads? That title may never be determined, but one favorite emerged at the Biscuit Jam held Saturday, Sept. 20, in Norfolk’s Town Point Park. Cafe M, a small bakery and restaurant off Granby Street near...
  • No breakdowns so far for rebuilt Hampton Roads Transit buses

    No breakdowns so far for rebuilt Hampton Roads Transit buses
    Three years ago, a Hampton Roads Transit bus broke down an average of every 2,445 miles — or about every 15 days. Technically called a "service interruption" by those in the industry, HRT officials realized they had to turn around an aging fleet...