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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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  • Help prevent a tragedy

    Amid the outpouring of remembrances following the death of comedian and actor Robin Williams, we should take this opportunity to honestly confront depression and mental illness. Depression is an affliction affecting an estimated 17 million Americans,...
  • New lecture series at ODU offers CME/CEU credits; Catholic and Jewish views on end-of-life care

    New lecture series at ODU offers CME/CEU credits; Catholic and Jewish views on end-of-life care
    Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System, Maimonides Society of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, Old Dominion University Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding, and Eastern Virginia Medical Center’s Office of Continuing...
  • Utility gives grants to 8 local groups for environmental programs

    Utility gives grants to 8 local groups for environmental programs
    Thirty-three organizations will share $500,000 from the Dominion Foundation in support of environmental stewardship initiatives, according to a release from the charitable foundation of Dominion Virginia Power. The groups will receive funding for...
  • Warner to open Hampton Roads campaign office Friday

    Not every statewide candidate does this -- but Sen. Mark Warner's re-election campaign is setting up its Hampton Roads office in Hampton. Warner will mark the office's formal opening tomorrow, Aug. 15, at 5:30 p.m. It is located at 1026 Settlers...
  • 'Most endangered' relics nominated

    A 19th-century stove that may have caused the devastating fire at Fairfield plantation in Gloucester County and a heavy howitzer used by the Imperial German Army during World War I — housed at a museum in Newport News and one of only 14 in existence...
  • Air Force bypasses Langley for temporary support center

    When the Air Force announced it would eliminate 742 positions at Langley Air Force Base, members of Congress in Virginia launched a counter-offensive. The Langley cuts are part of a larger plan that will create jobs elsewhere — exactly where is the...
  • Free outdoor concerts light up a warm August week

    Warm summer nights and free musical events are a frequent combination during August in Hampton Roads. Military bands and community orchestras come out to entertain area residents, often previewing what's coming up on music programs in the coming year....
  • The long-lasting brotherhood of The Oak Ridge Boys

    The long-lasting brotherhood of The Oak Ridge Boys
     (Note: The Oak Ridge Boys' local appearance - at the Southern Fried Music Fesitval in Hampton later this month - has been canceled. But Richard Sterban was gracious and interesting, so I am leaving this story up for you to enjoy.)   The answer to...
  • Group puts pressure on Newport News to adopt tethering ban

    NEWPORT NEWS — The Peninsula Animal Rights Group is putting pressure on Newport News to join its Hampton Roads neighbors by adopting an ordinance restricting how long dogs can be tied up outside. About 15 people demonstrated outside City Hall...
  • Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office

    Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office
    Maybe it was the 1980s-era software he saw at the Hampton VA hospital, maybe the four-mile traffic jam heading into the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, but when Sen. Mark Warner came to open his Hampton campaign office, his inner policy wonk was in full...
  • DUI charge filed against driver in fatal Hampton crash

    The driver who survived a deadly two-vehicle accident Saturday night has been charged as a repeat offender of driving under the influence and additional charges are pending, Hampton police said Sunday. The crash happened at the intersection of...