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Hampton (Hampton, Virginia)

Hampton (Hampton, Virginia)
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  • Shakespeare gets performance art treatment at Norfolk festival

    Norfolk Festevents and Virginia Stage Company are again teaming up for a free outdoor performance art event July 25-27 in Norfolk's Town Point Park. "Moon Take Thy Flight" will explore the story of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" using actors,...
  • Newport News police arrest fugitive after tactical situation

    Newport News police arrest fugitive after tactical situation
    Newport News police apprehended a man wanted on a homicide charge this morning after a tactical situation at a hotel near Patrick Henry Mall.  The Fugitive Apprehension Unit learned around 9 a.m. Saturday that a man wanted on numerous charges in Newport...
  • The price we pay for government

    The price we pay for government
    Nobody much likes to talk about it at city halls or county offices, but it costs money to have elected officials meet once or twice a month to make rules for a community or decide how to spend taxpayers' funds. Few Peninsula-area localities disclose...
  • Reader feedback July 14: Newport News Summer Training and Enrichment, Trump criticizes O'Donnell, fatal shooting in Hampton

    Summer Training and Enrichment in Newport News attracts many kids A total of 140 young people have signed up for Newport News' Summer Training and Enrichment program, far more than the 80 to 100 the city hoped for. And while Newport News officials have...
  • Ferguson relocating national sales center to Hampton, to create 171 new jobs by 2015

    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...
  • Peninsula should tackle challenge of region's food insecurity

    As many readers are already aware, the area served by the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank has the highest rate of food insecurity in the state at 13.9 percent, compared to the state average of 12.7 percent. Sadly, Hampton and Newport News both have food...
  • Educator, legislator Mary T. Christian to be honored at Hampton University

    Educator, legislator Mary T. Christian to be honored at Hampton University
    Former state delegate and educator Mary T. Christian will be honored Saturday at Hampton University for her career in public service. Christian was the first black woman to serve on the Hampton School Board and later became the first African-American to...
  • July 15 Letters: Langley AFB, border security

    A sound strategy As the president of the Langley Civic Leaders Association, a group of regional business and community supporters of Langley AFB, I am compelled to reply to the recent negativity surrounding the City of Hampton's effort to protect and...
  • Del. Helsel seeks funds to support Langley Air Force Base

    Del. Helsel seeks funds to support Langley Air Force Base
    HAMPTON — After Monday's announcement that the Air Force plans to cut 742 positions at Langley Air Force Base, state Del. Gordon Helsel said the state needs to make a commitment to the base showing support and defending against further cuts or...
  • Star Track: Stephen Hux

    Star Track: Stephen Hux
    Stephen Hux of Hampton, a baseball player for Chowan University, earned a spot on the NCAA Division II Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association's All-Rookie team as a pitcher. The 6-foot-2 right-hander was 4-2 in his freshman season, compiling a 4....
  • Report: Hampton Roads homes sales rebound in June

    Report: Hampton Roads homes sales rebound in June
    NEWPORT NEWS — Homes sales are rebounding, and residential home inventory is approaching healthy levels, signaling a recovering housing market across Hampton Roads, according to a recent report. Virginia Beach-based Real Estate Information Network...