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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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  • Gloucester merchants able to move construction start time

     
    At the request of merchants on Main Street, and with an assist from Supervisor Louise Theberge, a Main Street construction project has had its starting time pushed back two hours. Work on Main Street at the Route 14 intersection related......
  • Your vote could mean $5,000 for Gloucester parks

     
    Cox, your local cable television provider, is sponsoring a contest called "Cox Conserves" in which it is donating $5,000 to a local non-profit organization. In Hampton Roads, five local "Cox Conserves Heroes" are eligible for the top prize, with the......
  • Worst Commutes Listed in Painful Detail

     
    At some point most commuters have probably been sitting in traffic wondering if they are in fact on the worst stretch of highway in the U.S. While no one can actually do much about your nightmarish commute, we can at......
  • Hampton Roads, Virginia have caught World Cup fever

    Hampton Roads, Virginia have caught World Cup fever
    America's sporting obsessions are reserved for prime time and/or weekends. Pro football, college football, NASCAR, the World Series of Poker. Oh, there are exceptions. Early-round NCAA basketball tournament games on Thursday and Friday afternoons....
  • 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...
  • Folk art defies definition

     Folk art defies definition
    In the slippery and often unpredictable world of contemporary folk art, surprise and even bewilderment are unusually common. So rebellious and unruly are the works lumped together in this elusive field that no one can agree on how to describe them....
  • Michael Vick sees himself as 'trendsetter' with plenty left to offer Jets, others

    Michael Vick sees himself as 'trendsetter' with plenty left to offer Jets, others
    Michael Vick turns 34 this month. Injuries have plagued him for years, and he appears destined to serve as Geno Smith's backup this season with the never-a-dull-moment New York Jets. But Vick has no plans to ease toward retirement holding a clipboard on...
  • On 25th anniversary of U.S. Open repeat, Strange still waits for next member of an exclusive club

    On 25th anniversary of U.S. Open repeat, Strange still waits for next member of an exclusive club
    Since Curtis Strange repeated as U.S. Open champion 25 years ago, the first to do so since Ben Hogan in 1951, many of golf's elite have attempted to join their company. Tiger Woods, Hale Irwin, Ernie Els and Payne Stewart headline the 18-strong group,...
  • Striking watercolors come to Pfac

     Striking watercolors come to Pfac
    Hidden behind every stroke of the watercolor brush lies a legacy of insurrection. It began with the invention of new pigments and papers in the late 1700s, transforming a long-time illustrator and mapmaker's medium into a vehicle of experiment for...
  • 'Book of Mormon' heads up Chrysler Hall Broadway series in 2014-2015

    "The Book of Mormon" will headline the Broadway in Norfolk series coming to Chrysler Hall in the 2014-2015 season. The irreverent musical opens the season in October and will be followed by the return of two popular shows, "Wicked" in November and...
  • Suffolk offers photography showcase

     Suffolk offers photography showcase
    When the Suffolk Art Gallery staged its first juried photography exhibition in 1985, it was definitely the little kid on a block ruled by the Chrysler Museum of Art. Everybody who was anybody in Hampton Roads photography — and a lot of unknowns,...
  • Get Serious: You, too, can be a poet; don't ya know it

    Get Serious: You, too, can be a poet; don't ya know it
    This is National Poetry Month, and I trust the poets amongst us are busily composing their sonnets, ballads, rondels and villanelles. Also their blank verse (for poets who can't think of a good rhyme and need you to fill in the blank) and their free...