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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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  • Audacious engineering forged the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 50 years ago

    Audacious engineering forged the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 50 years ago
    Fifty years after mesmerized motorists made their first wide-eyed trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge­-Tunnel, the seemingly endless, 17.6-mile expanse of elevated trestles, high-level bridges and deep underwater tunnels once hailed as an engineering...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for April 12: Xanterra-Kingsmill; Williamsburg: tough love needed; Deer contraception

    <b>Virginia Gazette Last Word for April 12: Xanterra-Kingsmill; Williamsburg: tough love needed; Deer contraception </b>
    Xanterra-Kingsmill "I'll miss the annual round of golf at the River Course at Kingsmill. During the years 2009-12 my friends and I have played there. It was expensive but worth it. Now it's doubled in price, from $125 a round to $252. (Because lodging...
  • Family Dollar to close 370 stores

    Family Dollar to close 370 stores
    Family Dollar Stores Inc., seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it is slashing prices to win shoppers, cutting jobs and shutting hundreds of stores. The retailer has more than 50 stores in Hampton Roads, including one on...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Friday's 4/11 local schedule (updated Thursday AM)

    COLLEGES Men’s gymnastics NCAA championships (in Ann Arbor, Mich.; including William and Mary), 7 Baseball Apprentice at Virginia State, 3 Howard at Norfolk State, 6 East Carolina at Old Dominion, 6:05 William and Mary at James Madison, 6:30 Women&...
  • Family Dollar to close 370 underperforming stores

    Family Dollar to close 370 underperforming stores
    Family Dollar Stores Inc., seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it is slashing prices to win shoppers, cutting jobs and shutting hundreds of stores. The retailer has more than 50 stores in Hampton Roads, according to an online...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: CNU sophomore Lewis pitches perfect softball game to cap sweep

    Colleges: Softball: Sophomore Krista Lewis of Chesapeake pitched a perfect game in Game 2 as Christopher Newport (28-6, 9-1), ranked 14th in Division III, swept Mary Washington 7-2, 7-0 in Fredericksburg, staying atop the Capital Athletic Conference....
  • For Navy weapons, the future is near

    The Navy said goodbye to USS Enterprise in December 2012 at Naval Station Norfolk. Had it stuck around, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier could have moved closer to its fictional counterpart of "Star Trek" fame. Given how fast the...
  • Reader feedback April 10: Wahoo, birds, Living Here

    Who's that Hoo? •I just have a correction in the sports section (Tuesday). There was an article about Teven Jones leaving U.Va. and there was a picture of Malcolm Brogdon. I'm pretty sure that was Malcolm Brogdon. Just making sure you got my Wahoos...
  • Hobby Lobby to open first Hampton Roads store

    Hobby Lobby to open first Hampton Roads store
    Hobby Lobby, a national crafts and home decor retailer known lately for challenging the Affordable Care Act’s contraception insurance coverage mandate on religious grounds, is opening its first Virginia Beach store at the former Ames site on...
  • Traffic: Minor delays on I-64 westbound at HRBT

    Traffic: Minor delays on I-64 westbound at HRBT
    There are minor delays heading westbound on I-64 near the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. There is a 1 mile delay on I-64 East near the HRBT. There is a 4 mile backup heading westbound near the High Rise Bridge in Chesapeake. Minor delays are being...
  • More people in Hampton Roads find jobs in February

    More people in Hampton Roads find jobs in February
    The Hampton Roads unemployment rate dropped from 5.9 percent to 5.7 percent from January to February as more people found jobs, according to the latest Virginia Employment Commission data. The region counted 9,298 more people as working and 861 fewer...