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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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  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: Tabb edges Bruton in penalty strokes in field hockey; Jamestown volleyball coach gains 300th win

    Field hockey: Tabb beat Bruton 4-3 in penalty strokes — a shootout that went to a sudden-victory phase — after two of the area’s best teams were 0-0 through overtime Thursday. ... Emily Deeds’ hat trick and one assist led...
  • Saturday's 10/4 local schedule (updated Friday AM)

    COLLEGES Football Marshall at Old Dominion, noon Norfolk State at Savannah State, 2 Apprentice at Alfred State (N.Y.), noon Ferrum at Christopher Newport, 7 Men’s soccer Drexel at William and Mary, 7 Roanoke at Virginia Wesleyan, 3 Women’s...
  • Dominion Virginia Power wins up to $47 million for wind project

    Dominion Virginia Power wins up to $47 million for wind project
    Dominion Virginia Power will get up to another $47 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to help build wind turbines off Virginia Beach, the department announced Wednesday. The demonstration project is one of three the DOE is funding as it looks...
  • Report: High-tide floods threaten Hampton Roads, U.S. coasts

    Report: High-tide floods threaten Hampton Roads, U.S. coasts
    It's not quite a sign to start building an ark, but climate scientists are sounding the alarm for Hampton Roads and other coastal communities caught on the front lines of worsening high-tide flooding. In a new report, the Union of Concerned Scientists...
  • Partly sunny Friday / cold front, rain in weekend forecast

     Partly sunny Friday / cold front, rain in weekend forecast
    Expect partly sunny skies Friday and a high temperature near 80 degrees. Hampton Roads is going to get its first blast of autumn air over the weekend, a National Weather Service meteorologist said. A swift-moving cold front is expected to move into...
  • Breeden Co. buys 11 acres near Virginia Beach Town Center

    The Breeden Co. bought 11 acres on Alicia Drive near Virginia Beach Town Center to expand its Cambria at Cornerstone apartment community, Cushman & Wakefield-Thalhimer announced. The upscale apartments are rated as a AAA rental community -- the first in...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Leaders, teamwork key to disaster response, Katrina commander says

    Leaders, teamwork key to disaster response, Katrina commander says
    HAMPTON — Technical training will only get you so far when responding to a natural disaster or another emergency. Effective response requires leaders who know how to jump in and take action and work as a team. That was the message from retired U....
  • Annual grief camp for children, families hosted by Sentara Hospice

    Camp Lighthouse is presenting its annual two-day camp, "A Beacon of Hope for Grieving Families," hosted by Sentara Hospice. It's billed as "a safe place where children can express their grief without worrying about the reactions of others." Anyone who...
  • 11:25 p.m. Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Field hockey Grafton 3, Jamestown 0 Walsingham Ac. 2, Nansemond-Suffolk Ac. 0 Hampton Roads Ac. 5, Williamsburg Christian Ac. 1   BRUTON 5, LAFAYETTE 0 Half: 2-0. Goals: Burket 2, Hill 2, Everettte. Assists: McCurdy 3, Pauley, Hill, Everette, Copeman....
  • Vigil for victims and survivors of domestic violence on Oct. 6 at Peninsula Town Center

    Vigil for victims and survivors of domestic violence on Oct. 6 at Peninsula Town Center
    Day of Unity: A Night of Remembrance candlelight vigil will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 6, at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton. Local domestic and sexual violence agencies around Hampton Roads unite to remember victims and honor...