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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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  • Former NFL player Dwight Hollier makes impact as counselor

    Former NFL player Dwight Hollier makes impact as counselor
    Dwight Hollier's first career was a passion. His current career is more akin to a crusade. The Peninsula native and former NFL linebacker counsels players — past, present and future — on life beyond the field. He takes his own experiences...
  • Del. Helsel seeks funds to support Langley Air Force Base

    Del. Helsel seeks funds to support Langley Air Force Base
    HAMPTON — After Monday's announcement that the Air Force plans to cut 742 positions at Langley Air Force Base, state Del. Gordon Helsel said the state needs to make a commitment to the base showing support and defending against further cuts or...
  • USS George Washington refueling delayed, but funding looks good

     USS George Washington refueling delayed, but funding looks good
    Back in March, the Pentagon said it wanted a stronger signal from Congress on refueling the aircraft carrier USS George Washington. If not, the Navy would move to retire the ship. Based on what happened Tuesday, consider the signal sent, Virginia's...
  • Star Track: Claire Spencer

    Star Track: Claire Spencer
    Claire Spencer of Newport News recently completed her second successful season as a tennis player for Carleton College (19-3) in Northfield, Minn. She earned All-Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honors for the second consecutive year in...
  • Skies clearing Wednesday, cooler temperatures after cold front

    Skies clearing Wednesday, cooler temperatures after cold front
    After a storm that moved through Hampton Roads on Tuesday, bringing wind and knocking down power lines, the forecast for most of the rest of the work week is expected to be clear. There is some chance for some rain Wednesday morning from a cold front...
  • July 17: Networking Hampton Roads meetup at Simply Fresh in Virginia Beach

    July 17: Networking Hampton Roads meetup at Simply Fresh in Virginia Beach
    Networking Hampton Roads, a component of the Commerce Exchange Network in Hampton Roads, is hosting a free networking social event at Simply Fresh in Virginia Beach Town Center 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday. Where: 180 Central Park Ave. Click here for...
  • Want to be an oyster gardener? Learn how with upcoming seminars

    Want to be an oyster gardener? Learn how with upcoming seminars
    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is hosting a series of seminars in Hampton Roads, including at the Norfolk Yacht and Country Club at 6:30 p.m. today, to help residents get started in oyster gardening. After the seminar, participants may receive 1,000...
  • July 17: Free military job fair in Hampton

    The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is coordinating a free job fair for military personnel, veterans, reservists and Department of Defense civilian workers at the Hampton Roads Convention Center 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday. Seminars include: How to...
  • In search of traction

    The argument over mass transit in Hampton Roads plays out time and again. Advocates point to congested area roadways and growing popular support for alternative transportation opinions as signals to proceed. Opponents cite the region's unique geographic...
  • Cygnus makes it safely to the space station after launch from NASA Wallops

    Cygnus makes it safely to the space station after launch from NASA Wallops
    The Cygnus spacecraft that launched Sunday from Wallops Island made it safely to the International Space Station early Wednesday. The station's Expedition 40 crew grappled the space freighter at 6:36 a.m., and completed second-stage capture at 8:53 a.m....
  • First span of Fort Eustis Boulevard bridge nears completion

    First span of Fort Eustis Boulevard bridge nears completion
    Drivers who daily squeeze into a single lane driving eastbound on Fort Eustis Boulevard west of Interstate 64 will shortly have more driving room. The new bridge over the CSX tracks should be completed by August, said Newport News special projects...