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Hampton (Hampton, Virginia)

Hampton (Hampton, Virginia)
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  • Ferguson relocating national sales center to Hampton, to create 171 new jobs by 2015

    One of the Peninsula's largest employers is relocating its national sales center to Hampton, bringing nearly 350 jobs to the city. Officials with Newport News-based Ferguson, and the Hampton Economic Development Authority, announced Friday plans to...
  • Hampton plans to create Fort Monroe zoning

    Hampton plans to create Fort Monroe zoning
    With a master plan and design standards already in place on Fort Monroe, the city now plans to add a layer of bureaucracy its staff says is necessary to protect the city's interest if portions of the historic property are ever sold to private developers....
  • Incentives adding up for business coming to Fort Monroe

    Incentives adding up for business coming to Fort Monroe
    A company promising to create nearly 600 jobs on Fort Monroe may receive more than $1 million in tax incentives from the city of Hampton, the Fort Monroe Authority and the state. With a $300,000 Governor's Opportunity Fund grant already in hand,...
  • Reader feedback for August 13: Courthouse alert, Suffolk lottery winner, Hampton VA training

    Newport News courthouses on alert after threat Newport News courthouses were on high alert Tuesday after a threat was made, according to a sheriff's office spokeswoman. The sheriff's office spokeswoman would not provide specific details. The alert...
  • A Hampton family copes with diabetes

    A Hampton family copes with diabetes
    She put on a pair of Crocs and hesitated for a minute to catch her balance. Then Christine Hadley swept her arm and called her four children by the affectionate abbreviation, "A, B, C and D," to follow her on a stroll to the beach at Buckroe two blocks...
  • Hampton VA Medical Center beefs up training after audit

    Hampton VA Medical Center beefs up training after audit
    — The Hampton VA Medical Center has worked to aggressively train its appointment schedulers after an internal audit showed only 50 percent of those surveyed knew the correct way to enter key information into the system. Michael Dunfee, the center'...
  • Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks

    Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks
    On a sunny June morning, the cattle at Willow Oak Farm nearly broke into a gallop as breakfast arrived on a flatbed wagon. Roughly two dozen cows nosed for position around Thomas "Tommy" Thompson as he spread bales of hay from the wagon onto the...
  • Big nights for Bruce and Bill

    Big nights for Bruce and Bill
     R. Bruce and Bill Jenkins are two fine entertainers and fine gentlemen, both of whom had wonderful and emotonal shows over the weekend. It was exciting to be a witness to both, and to be able to share a little bit of that emotion with these two men....
  • Judge: Written disclosure always preferable

    A recent ruling by U.S. District Judge Mark S. Davis overwhelmingly sided with state and court officials who denied sentencing credit to a man for the time he spent locked up on various violations while in the Hampton Drug Court. In a 61-page opinion...
  • Hampton police embrace 12-hour shifts

    Hampton police embrace 12-hour shifts
    Last month, Hampton's patrol officers started putting in more time on each daily shift — four extra hours to be exact.. By switching from 8-hour to 12-hour shifts, officials say more officers will man the streets at any given point in the day,...
  • Aug. 9 Letters: Same-sex marriages, newspapers, green space, Fort Monroe

    A slippery slope Re: "Ending discrimination," Aug. 3. Your editorial celebrating the legalization of same-sex marriage is shortsighted despite the claim of being on the right side of history. Readers should be very aware that, except for references to...