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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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  • Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years

    Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years
    On August 7, 2014, Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown celebrates 96 years of service to the fleet providing ordnance and technical support to the U. S. Navy. Since 1918, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a Presidential Proclamation establishing...
  • Cowboy up with Keith Urban at Farm Bureau Live

    Cowboy up with Keith Urban at Farm Bureau Live
    Country singer Keith Urban – also known as Nicole Kidman's husband and also known as a celebrity judge on "The Voice" and "American Idol" – pulls his "Raise 'Em Up" tour into Virginia Beach this weekend for a concert at the Farm Bureau Live...
  • C&F Bank names two new Peninsula managers

    C&F Bank named Susan Burns as manager of the Kiln Creek office and Eric Floyd as the branch manager in Hampton Burns will be focusing on growing business banking relationships to include lending and a full array of deposit solutions, according to a news...
  • Museum celebrates wild weather

    The old saying is a always appropriate in Hampton Roads: If you don't like the weather then wait 10 minutes, because it will change. But what happens when the weather turns foul? The Hampton History Museum is holding a family friendly event Aug. 9...
  • Virginia's local craft beer industry on the rise

    Virginia's local craft beer industry on the rise
    Virginia has become a magnet for the craft beer industry, according to the Virginia Tourism Corporation. The state now has 82 breweries with more opening every year, says the state agency, which has designated August as Virginia Craft Beer Month. A...
  • Free health screenings and fun fair on Aug. 16

    Free health screenings and fun fair on Aug. 16
    Hampton Roads Community Health Center in Portsmouth will host its 5th annual Health and Fun Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. The event will provide free health screenings — including HIV, diabetes and cholesterol — and...
  • Hampton Roads History heads south to explore ancient Peru

    Hampton Roads History heads south to explore ancient Peru
    Where do you go for vacation when much of your working life revolves around the history of America’s oldest English-speaking region? If your wife’s roots lie in South America — and she’s drawn by the past, too — you might...
  • Uber, Lyft get temporary green light in Virginia

    Uber, Lyft get temporary green light in Virginia
    Virginia is allowing so-called ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate temporarily in the state based on certain conditions, Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark R. Herring jointly announced Wednesday. The taxi industry is crying foul....
  • Town Council defers action on communication tower

    Town Council defers action on communication tower
    WEST POINT – Town Council delayed acting on a proposed communication tower last week so members could learn more about the project. "We have a lot of homework to do," said Mayor Jim Hudson at the July 28 Council meeting. The Hampton Roads...
  • An untimely decision

    Decisions made at local city halls in Hampton Roads have a more direct and profound effect on citizens' lives than those made in Richmond or Washington. It is at meetings of city councils and boards of supervisors where communities come together to...
  • 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...
  • Maryland senator feels at home in Newport News

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland misses those shipyards in her home state that have closed down. On Wednesday, she made up for lost time during a visit to downtown Newport News, which still has one. Mikulski, who chairs the Senate Appropriations...