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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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  • Orb-3 mission from Va. to space station set for Oct. 24

    Orb-3 mission from Va. to space station set for Oct. 24
    The third operational mission from Virginia to deliver supplies to the International Space Station has a new launch date: Oct. 24. Rocket-maker Orbital Sciences announced Wednesday that its Antares rocket is set to lift off from the Mid-Atlantic...
  • Next Antares set to launch from Wallops to ISS in mid-October

    Next Antares set to launch from Wallops to ISS in mid-October
    Orbital Sciences Corp. is scheduled to launch its third operational mission, called Orb-3, from Wallops Island to the International Space Station on the evening of Oct. 18. An Antares rocket is expected to blast off no earlier than 10:14 p.m. from the...
  • Hampton Roads aircraft, ships part of Navy presence near Iraq

    Hampton Roads aircraft, ships part of Navy presence near Iraq
    Ships and aircraft from Hampton Roads make up a significant chunk of the Navy's strength in the North Arabian Gulf as President Obama considers further military action in Iraq. F/A-18 Super Hornets from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush have...
  • Uber, Lyft get temporary green light in Virginia

    Uber, Lyft get temporary green light in Virginia
    Virginia is allowing so-called ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate temporarily in the state based on certain conditions, Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark R. Herring jointly announced Wednesday. The taxi industry is crying foul....
  • New Apprentice football coach assembles staff rich in local connections

    New Apprentice football coach assembles staff rich in local connections
    Among Paul White's goals as he enters his first season leading the Apprentice School's football program is to better mine Hampton Roads' abundant talent supply. Toward that end, he has assembled an impressive staff rich in local ties. White is plenty...
  • 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...
  • Free dental care and screenings for children in Hampton Roads

    The7th annual Smart Smiles 5K Walk/Run takes off at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at The Mariners' Museum Park in Newport News. Delta Dental's Smart Smiles program provides free dental care to children without dental insurance, or those who qualify for...
  • NOAA predicts slow Atlantic hurricane season

    The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Sunday, and federal forecasters say odds are we'll be seeing fewer hurricanes than normal. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects an El Nino to develop this summer, a weather...
  • 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...
  • Upcoming Book Events for week of Oct 7-13

    Upcoming Book Events for week of Oct 7-13
    THURSDAY, OCT. 9 - 6 to 9 p.m. Sofia Starnes, Virginia's poet laurate from 2012-14, will read from "The Nearest Poem Anthology" at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Joining her will be several local contributors to the collection. An open-mic reading of...