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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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  • ESPN's Strange likes Hunter Mahan's chances of breakthrough victory at U.S. Open

    ESPN's Strange likes Hunter Mahan's chances of breakthrough victory at U.S. Open
    First-time major champions are the rule in golf these days. The last three U.S. Opens, British Opens and PGAs, and last two Masters have welcomed new members to the club. Curtis Strange suspects more of the same to transpire at this week'sU.S. Open,...
  • Self-taught artists chase inner visions

     Self-taught artists chase inner visions
    What drives a person to pick up a chain saw, welder or tin snips and wield them as an artist might instead of for a utilitarian purpose? What makes someone look at cast-off pieces of carpenter's trim, an old Pepsi crate or even folded newsprint and see...
  • Retiring Michael Curry will continue to shape the Hampton arts scene

    Retiring Michael Curry will continue to shape the Hampton arts scene
    Michael Curry retires this weekend as director of the Hampton Arts Commission. Since he came to the City of Hampton in April 1988, Curry has been responsible for the growth and programming of The American Theatre and the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center....
  • Pettersen remains a headliner as LPGA prepares for return to Kingsmill

    Pettersen remains a headliner as LPGA prepares for return to Kingsmill
    Na Yeon Choi won the U.S. Women's Open, carding an impeccable Saturday 65 in the process. Suzann Pettersen took off her clothes for ESPN The Magazine. Gee, wonder who got the most pub. Welcome to the last week of women's professional golf, which late...
  • Drama at Virginia Tech, calm at Virginia on football's signing day

    Drama at Virginia Tech, calm at Virginia on football's signing day
    After months of commitments, analysis and changes of heart, after a morning and afternoon of decision, commotion and confusion, National Signing Day comes to this: The football staffs at Virginia and Virginia Tech are genuinely jazzed about their 2012...
  • LPGA "ecstatic" about return to Kingsmill, expects elite field, long-term stay

    LPGA "ecstatic" about return to Kingsmill, expects elite field, long-term stay
    Brittany Lincicome played in five of the seven LPGA tournaments staged at Kingsmill. Never contended. Never cracked the top 20. Never finished under par. Guess who can't wait for the tour's September return to the Williamsburg resort after a two-year...
  • Some names have changed, but LPGA retains community vibe as it readies for Kingsmill return

    Some names have changed, but LPGA retains community vibe as it readies for Kingsmill return
    Of course Cristie Kerr loves Kingsmill. She played seven LPGA tournaments at the Williamsburg resort, winning twice, posting three other top-10 finishes and earning $953,610. Nearly a million bucks for 28 rounds of golf? It's not Tiger-in-his-prime coin,...
  • Virginia Artists gains ground again

    Virginia Artists gains ground again
    If there's one juried show that Hampton Roads artists and art lovers alike should keep their eyes on, it's the Virginia Artists competition at the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center in Hampton. Ever since replacing the faltering Bay Days exhibit in 2007, it's...
  • Kecoughtan connection reunites Ngongba, Conrad at Radford

    Kecoughtan connection reunites Ngongba, Conrad at Radford
    They didn't recognize one another at first. And really, how could they? More than 15 years had passed. Back then, Tajama Abraham was an all-everything basketball player at Kecoughtan High. Jennifer Conrad was 5, dressed in school colors, and cheering for...
  • Nauticus and Stage Company team up for swingtime revue

    Nauticus and Stage Company team up for swingtime revue
    Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company are teaming up to present "Swingtime Salute, An On-Deck Revue," this summer. Performances of the World War II-era song and dance show will take place May 31 through July 8 on the deck of the Battleship Wisconsin in...
  • London says Virginia's spring practices in Hampton Roads paying dividends

    London says Virginia's spring practices in Hampton Roads paying dividends
    Virginia's first football game in Hampton Roads was in 1900 against North Carolina. The Cavaliers defeated the Tar Heels 17-0 in Norfolk. Virginia's most recent contest in these parts was in 1976 against VMI, also in Norfolk. The Cavaliers lost 13-7. In...
  • Four UVa football recruits from Norfolk Christian converted from basketball

    NORFOLK — Kwontie Moore, Mario Nixon and Courtnye Wynn were basketball guys. Football? They didn't know a slot receiver from a slot machine. Wil Wahee was familiar with shoulder pads and a helmet, but he, too, preferred basketball. So how did...