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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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  • Hampton-based Statewide Fire Protection expands to Richmond with acquisition

    Hampton-based Statewide Fire Protection expands to Richmond with acquisition
    Hampton-based Statewide Fire Protection acquired the fire suppression division of Richmond-based Sutton-Clark Supply Inc. to create a full-service fire protection company serving Hampton Roads, Central Virginia and Northern Virginia. Statewide --...
  • Pending homes sales up across Hampton Roads

    Pending homes sales up across Hampton Roads
    Pending homes sales across Hampton Roads surged in September, with many Peninsula cities and counties leading the way, according to a recent report. Virginia Beach-based Real Estate Information Network Inc.(REIN), a firm that tracks and researches...
  • Virginia Beach firm to manage 4 Newport News apartment complexes

    Virginia Beach firm to manage 4 Newport News apartment complexes
    Virginia Beach-based Franklin Johnston Group is expanding its management footprint on the Peninsula after seizing a Portsmouth multifamily builder's portfolio. Taylor Franklin, Franklin Johnston Group chief operating officer, said Tuesday his firm...
  • Hampton Roads gets ready for earthquake drill Thursday morning

    Hampton Roads gets ready for earthquake drill Thursday morning
    At precisely 10:16 Thursday morning, Anita Jennings will be ducking under a sturdy library table to ride out an earthquake. She won't be alone. Jennings is one of about 2 million people expected to join in this year's Great SouthEast ShakeOut...
  • Hampton Roads Birding column: A duck isn't just a duck when you're looking at birds

    Hampton Roads Birding column: A duck isn't just a duck when you're looking at birds
    Driving across the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel there's a familiar sight out on the water and the old saying pops in your head: "If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck..." Yep, there's a whole group of duck-like birds in an avian flotilla out there,...
  • Virginia budget woes mean layoffs for up to 565 employees

    Virginia budget woes mean layoffs for up to 565 employees
    The state will lay off as many as 565 employees, mostly in the Department of Corrections, to balance its budget in the wake of lower-than-anticipated revenues, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday. Roughly 90 percent of the layoffs will come from the...
  • Thursday's 10/16 local schedule (updated Wednesday PM with rescheduled cross country meets and CNU soccer games)

    COLLEGES Men's soccer St. Mary's (Md.) at Christopher Newport, 5:30 Women's soccer St. Mary's (Md.) at Christopher Newport, 7:30 Women’s volleyball Christopher Newport at Wesley, 6 Men’s tennis ITA Atlantic Regional (in Charlottesville)...
  • Newport News to consider dog-tethering ban

    Newport News to consider dog-tethering ban
    NEWPORT NEWS — The City Council will soon consider adopting an ordinance restricting how long dogs can be tied up outside – a topic on which council members' opinions cover the spectrum. Vice Mayor Rob Coleman was strongly in favor of the...
  • Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak gives lecture at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak gives lecture at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk
    Wozniak, or "Woz" as he is called by digerati, shared insight on fostering innovation in Hampton Roads during his lecture Tuesday night. Wozniak, who grew up as the son of an engineer in suburban Silicon Valley, co-founded Apple Computer Inc. with Steve...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport high school roundup: TCIS boys soccer contenders HRA, Cape Henry play to draw

    Boys soccer: **Taylor Shuford's goal helped Hampton Roads Academy tie Cape Henry Collegiate 1-1, keeping them even at 5-0-2 in the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools and 8-3-3 overall. Both teams scored in the first half. ... **Denbigh...
  • Tuesday's 11:45 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Golf STATE GROUP 4A TOURNAMENT Final results at par-72 Ivy Hill Golf Club Team standings (based on 18 holes in the first round and four in the second; tournament was stopped because of weather): Jamestown 312-65-377 Jefferson Forest 324-61-385...