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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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  • Cruiser cut plan raises carrier questions

    Cruiser cut plan raises carrier questions
    Congress and the Navy might have settled a debate over aircraft carriers, but they're still squabbling over the ships that serve as escorts. The fate of Navy cruisers, workhorses of the fleet that protect carriers on the open seas, has national and...
  • 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...
  • Yorktown native to lead mystery conference

    Yorktown native to lead mystery conference
    Award-winning mystery and science fiction author Donna Andrews, whose titles "Murder with Peacocks" and "Revenge of the Wrought Iron Flamingos" are set in her native Yorktown, has been named toastmaster of the 2014 Deadly Ink Mystery Conference. The...
  • Walsingham's Cryts commits to play field hockey at CNU

    WILLIAMSBURG—Walsingham Academy's Abby Cryts committed to play field hockey at Christopher Newport University, according to a statement from Walsingham. Cryts, a rising senior, earned all-Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools first team...
  • Mike Tomlin again happily gives back with youth foundation appearance

    HAMPTON — As the head coach of an iconic NFL franchise, Mike Tomlin gets pulled in many directions on and off the field. But every July, he carves out a few days to return home for longtime friends and a cause that's become increasingly important to...
  • 5 Peninsula beaches perfect for D.C. daytrippers

    A story on the website of the Washington Post tells readers that there are five beaches they can enjoy without having to brave the dreaded Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. In "Skip the boardwalk, tunnels: 5 Virginia beaches you've never heard of," by Jane...
  • Key evacuation strategy for Hampton Roads to be evaluated

    Key evacuation strategy for Hampton Roads to be evaluated
    One of the key elements of the state's Hampton Roads hurricane evacuation plan — the ability to convert interstates and roadways into one-way corridors — is under review. The lane-reversal plan, which was developed 11 years ago after...
  • 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...
  • Update: Even more free food this week!

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b> Update:</b></span> Free soda, cheap hot dogs and more this week
    Guess what? The food deals keep coming. Grab a free small Slurpee today at 7-Eleven. The convenience store chain is continuing its freebie deal of birthday presents to customers.  Thursday, July 24, 2014: 7-Eleven will finish off its week of free food...
  • Best-case scenarios shared for Hampton Roads' top road projects

    Best-case scenarios shared for Hampton Roads' top road projects
    The Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission received a tantalizing glimpse on Thursday of how quickly the region's nine top roads projects could be built — if there are no financial constraints and the commission pushes them forward....
  • New export deals set for 2 well-known Southside firms

    New export deals set for 2 well-known Southside firms
    Two Hampton Roads-based companies could soon receive a boost in its overseas product expansions because of a new export deal between the Commonwealth and the United Kingdom. During a London trade mission earlier this week, Governor Terry McAuliffe...
  • Golf lessons give wounded soldiers H.O.P.E. at Fort Eustis

    Golf lessons give wounded soldiers H.O.P.E. at Fort Eustis
    FORT EUSTIS – Golf is a funny little game for Army Staff Sgt. Antoine Buckner. It’s frustrating when a putt doesn’t go his way. It’s irritating when a chip goes off-kilter. But it sure beats having to think about the physical...