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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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  • 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...
  • Williamsburg, Smithfield Farm Fresh stores may be affected by data breach

    Williamsburg, Smithfield Farm Fresh stores may be affected by data breach
    Farm Fresh patrons worried that their personal credit and debit card information may have been compromised after a recent data breach can have their concerns and questions fielded by the grocery store chain.  Officials with SuperValu, which owns Farm...
  • "Thin, disoriented" whale spotted swimming in Hampton Roads

    "Thin, disoriented" whale spotted swimming in Hampton Roads
    A “thin and obviously disoriented” 40-foot whale is swimming in circles and laps in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay, and the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team is trying to figure out why. Team members have set out every...
  • Hampton Roads Reader Events

    Hampton Roads Reader Events
    Upcoming events - Week of August 19 - Like shopping sales? Like supporting literacy? Check out Saturday's Ninth Annual "Shop for a Cause" one-day shopping event presented by Macy's. Newport News-based literacy group Peninsula READS is selling $5...
  • Former EVMS president elected to oversee Slover Library

    Former EVMS president elected to oversee Slover Library
    Harry Lester, the former president of Eastern Virginia Medical School, was elected to oversee the new Slover Library slated to open in January. The Slover Library Foundation, a nonprofit formed to manage the funds raised in support of the library,...
  • Guest post: Don't forget Groupon!

    Guest post: Don't forget Groupon!
    Editor's note: This is a guest post from the bloggers at crazytowndeals.com.  So tell us, Savvy friends, what do you like to do for fun? If you're like us, getting out, getting away, and having a good meal are some of the things that help you get away...
  • 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...
  • New York City Fire Department rescue truck from 9/11 attacks in Hampton Roads this week

    New York City Fire Department rescue truck from 9/11 attacks in Hampton Roads this week
    HAMPTON — Kevin Watterton was speechless for a moment. The Hampton firefighter stared out at the New York City Fire Department Rescue 4 truck that was parked in Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue's training center lot Monday morning. It's one of...
  • 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...