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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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  • York officials: Arrive early for July 4 events

    York County officials have advised the public to arrive early for the 35th annual Yorktown Fourth of July fireworks display, which starts lighting up the sky over the York River around 9:15 p.m. Visitors are urged to arrive in Yorktown before 6 p.m.,...
  • Windsor July 4th celebration expected to go on

    Windsor's annual July 4th celebration looks like it's going to proceed as scheduled, despite the possibility of some serious weather bearing down on the area. Windsor Town Manager MichaelĀ StallingsĀ said it looks like if the area gets anything from...
  • HII's Ingalls division wins Coast Guard contract

    HII's Ingalls division wins Coast Guard contract
    Huntington Ingalls Industries failed in its bid to design a new Coast Guard offshore patrol cutter, which is designed to replace medium endurance ships in the fleet. But when it comes to building Coast Guard flagship cutters, the company appears to be...
  • Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission takes first official votes on Wednesday

    If the first meeting of the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission is any indication, voting will not be a quick process. The commission needed nine rounds of votes to choose a chair, and five to elect a vice chair at its first meeting...
  • Sister celebrates her 50th jubilee

    Sister celebrates her 50th jubilee
    Sister Elaine Davia is marking her 50th year with the Sisters of Bon Secours, a religious congregation of Roman Catholic women headquartered in Marriottsville. The Sisters of Bon Secours celebrated her 50th jubilee with a Mass and a meal last month....
  • Time for Daniel Snyder to change Redskins name

    Time for Daniel Snyder to change Redskins name
    Daniel Snyder is younger, more lucid and owns a more valuable sports franchise than Donald Sterling. But in this way the two egocentric billionaires from opposite coasts are very much alike: They are used to getting their way, recoil when they might not...
  • Hampton Roads: Free testing, early diagnosis keeping HIV in check

    Hampton Roads: Free testing, early diagnosis keeping HIV in check
    The most effective way to reduce the transmission of HIV is its early diagnosis and treatment. In Hampton Roads, where the incidence is the highest in the state — ahead of both Richmond and Northern Virginia — about four out of five are...
  • Chrysler Museum names new director

    Chrysler Museum names new director
    The Chrysler Museum of Art has selected Erik H. Neil as its next director. Neil, 50, is director of the Academy Art Museum in Easton, Maryland, where he has served since 2010. “Erik Neil comes to us with a strong sense of the essential role a...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Pilots start second half of CPL season by rallying for seventh straight win

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: The Peninsula Pilots began the second half of the season by rallying from a five-run deficit to beat host Fayetteville 9-7, their seventh consecutive victory. East Carolina’s Garrett Brooks was 3-for-5 with two...
  • Plans for West Point communication tower to continue

    Plans for West Point communication tower to continue
    WEST POINT — The Town Council will hold a public hearing later this month on a proposed communication tower in West Point Industrial Park. The Hampton Roads Sanitation District HRSD submitted a special-use permit application and site plan, which...
  • Free durable medical equipment -- pick up or donate

    Free durable medical equipment -- pick up or donate
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ || The Access Partnership Office has sent out this list of available equipment and the locations...
  • Upcoming home and garden events

    Upcoming home and garden events
    Upcoming Home & Garden events across Hampton Roads: Posted June 24, 2014 Hydrangea Mania. Thursday-Wednesday, June 26-July 2. A celebration of the most popular and exciting varieties of these southern living classics. Ken Matthews Garden Center,...