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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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  • Coal-filled cargo ship auctioned off

    A Ukranian cargo ship anchored off the Cape Charles coast for 11 months was auctioned Monday in Norfolk for $8.3 million, Inside Business reports. The winning and only bidder, Hong Kong-based Noble Chartering Inc., had chartered the ship to deliver more...
  • Fire engine repair company moving headquarters to York, with video

    Fire engine repair company moving headquarters to York, with video
    A fire engine repair and maintenance company is moving its headquarters from Manassas to York County because the company president wants to be closer to home and says there is need for emergency vehicle repairs in Hampton Roads. Joe Pack, the...
  • Fort Eustis, Langley Air Force Base responding to Ebola outbreak

    Fort Eustis, Langley Air Force Base responding to Ebola outbreak
    Soldiers from Fort Eustis and Fort Story are scheduled to join airmen from Langley Air Force Base as part of the military response to the Ebola outbreak in western Africa. The Army deployment from Hampton Roads is part of a much larger Army effort...
  • Complete ratings for all schools in the 757

    Complete ratings for all schools in the 757
      The ratings are used to determine which teams make the regional playoffs and the first round seedings. Sixteen teams qualify in each region. In 6A South and 5A south, the region is split into sections, one including Hampton Roads teams, the...
  • Incumbents' entitlement

    From the earliest days of the republic, American statesmen worried that partisan interests would undermine the viability of the national government. That prediction seems strikingly accurate these days. These days we see a deeply divided Congress unable...
  • Opinions split across the Peninsula on same-sex marriage decision

    Opinions split across the Peninsula on same-sex marriage decision
    NEWPORT NEWS — A day after same-sex couples in Virginia were allowed to marry, Ashley Dixon was in no hurry to get to the courthouse. "I'm excited, I'm very excited," said Dixon, who has been in a relationship for six years. "One day, me and my...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Kelly takes medal in playoff as Jamestown captures 4A South golf crown

    Golf: Dan Kelly won the medal in a three-way playoff Tuesday as his Jamestown team captured the Group 4A South Regional championship on Williamsburg National Golf Club's Yorktown Course. Kelly tied teammate William Bell and Glen Allen's Celadon Ramsey...
  • Thursday's 10/9 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM)

    COLLEGES Football Hampton at North Carolina A&T, 7:30 HIGH SCHOOLS Football Denbigh vs. Hampton (at Darling Stadium), 7 Tabb vs. Warhill (at Wanner Stadium), 7 Cross country Denbigh Baptist, Peninsula Catholic and Hampton Roads Academy at Nansemond-...
  • ODU report: Decline in defense spending stalled Hampton Roads jobs recovery

    ODU report: Decline in defense spending stalled Hampton Roads jobs recovery
    The Hampton Roads economy could feel the effects from across-the-board federal spending cuts for several years, an Old Dominion University economist says. While reduced defense spending is forcing the region’s economy to diversify, the region&...
  • Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession

    Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession
    The aircraft carrier business has done more than boost the bottom line of Newport News Shipbuilding. It has almost certainly kept Hampton Roads out of a recession. That observation, backed by data that illustrates the shipyard's striking influence in...
  • Oct. 9: ODU's State of the Region report

    Oct. 9: ODU's State of the Region report
    Old Dominion University President Emeritus James V. Koch and economics professor Gary Wagner plan to release findings from the 15th annual State of the Region report at the Hampton Roads Convention Center at 7:45 a.m. Thursday. About 800 people are...