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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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  • Notes and notables

    A life of service Effie Ashe spent 12 years on the Newport News School Board, but summarizing her public life to that service vastly underestimated the impact she had on this community. Yes, her passion was education, as the three terms on the school...
  • Navy 'making every effort' to refuel USS George Washington | Hampton Roads Recon

    Navy 'making every effort' to refuel USS George Washington |<span style=color:#ff0000><b> Hampton Roads Recon</b></span>
    The Navy is "making every effort" to rebudget funds to refuel the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a top Navy official told a congressional panel Thursday. The comments from Assistant Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley brought an endorsement...
  • The DP List: Iconic foods of Hampton Roads

    The DP List: Iconic foods of Hampton Roads
    There are certain foods associated with the cities and counties of Hampton Roads. Some are easier to pinpoint than others, but whether you agree or disagree, you have to admit, there's a lot of good eating here east of Richmond. • Poquoson:...
  • Antares to launch from Wallops on second mission to ISS

    Antares to launch from Wallops on second mission to ISS
    Update: On Friday, Orbital Sciences announced the Antares launch is postponed until 12:52 p.m. Sunday.     The long wait may be over. After a string of postponements, the Antares rocket finally rolled out to the launch pad at Wallops Island for...
  • Norfolk Admirals name Jarrod Skalde as new head coach

    Jarrod Skalde will be the Norfolk Admirals' next head coach. Skalde, an assistant under Trent Yawney last year, moved up after Yawney became an assistant coach with the Admirals' parent club, the Anaheim Ducks. Skalde, 43, has five seasons of head...
  • Cyclists flock to area for Tour of Hampton Roads

    The Tour de France may be an ocean away, but cycling enthusiasts in Hampton Roads won't have to travel far to see their favorite sport this weekend. Thanks to the efforts of Celerity Cycling, a cycling team based out of southern Virginia, organizers...
  • Reader feedback July 19: Wawa slated for Newport News, Hampton Roads hurricane evacuation plan

    New Wawa slated to open in Newport News in 2015 The construction fence is up and the "coming soon" sign is in place. Another new Wawa gas station will soon be joining its growing fleet of Hampton Roads locations — this time at 12095 Jefferson Ave.,...
  • Update: Even more free food this week!

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b> Update:</b></span> Free soda, cheap hot dogs and more this week
    Guess what? The food deals keep coming. Grab a free small Slurpee today at 7-Eleven. The convenience store chain is continuing its freebie deal of birthday presents to customers.  Thursday, July 24, 2014: 7-Eleven will finish off its week of free food...
  • Senior discounts: A list of bargains

    It doesn't hurt to ask. That's the case with military, student, teacher, emergency personnel, AAA and any other group affiliation you can dream up. It's also the case for seniors. Most retailers, restaurants, entertainment venues and service centers...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Snakes in your yard can be a healthy thing, especially if you have pests they eat

    Wildlife-loving posts on Facebook are sometimes not for faint-of-heart gardeners. Especially when they involve snakes that gardeners find in their yards. This year, my Facebook feed is populated with snake-centered posts almost daily. In...
  • In life after gymnastics, Kittelberger finds CrossFit works out just fine

    In life after gymnastics, Kittelberger finds CrossFit works out just fine
    HERNDON, Va. — With a 155-pound barbell resting on her shoulders, Gretchen Kittelberger lifted the weight over her head, held it for a second, then brought it back down. After five repetitions, she leaned against a wall, her body upside down,...