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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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  • Howard, Hood to wed in September

      Katherine Howard and Andrew Hood   Sam and Melissa Howard, of Chesapeake, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Elizabeth Howard, to Andrew Symmes Hood, son of Carl and Cynthia Hood, of Dayton. The bride-to-be is a 2002...
  • Discovery of WWII shells at state park spurs search

    Discovery of WWII shells at state park spurs search
    Growing up, George E. Raley Jr. heard stories that the military had conducted some sort of testing during World War II on the quiet Southern Maryland peninsula known as Newtowne Neck. As an adult, he would learn that his father had assisted in...
  • Boykins was a Hampton Roads standout

    Bryan Black, the high school sports editor at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va., answered two questions about Terps wide receiver commitment Kerry Boykins on Jan. 8. What are your impressions of Terps wide receiver commitment Kerry Boykins? How is he...
  • Last week's rain totals mapped

     
    The National Weather Service has produced a map of the 72-hour rain totals during last week's nor'easter. The map makes clear just how much more seriously affected counties to our south were, and especially those in southeast Virginia (left). Rain totals....
  • July 15: Luncheon with managing director of The Main in Norfolk

    July 15: Luncheon with managing director of The Main in Norfolk
    Commercial Real Estate Women Hampton Roads is hosting Kurt J. Krause, the managing director of the new $126 million mixed-used development and conference center called The Main, on Tuesday at The Westin Virginia Beach. When: 11:30 check-in, noon lunch,...
  • It's in Hampton's budget: $129,787 for environmental health

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. City inspectors routinely visit restaurants and other establishments to make sure they...
  • Antares: A launch at last from Wallops Island

    Antares: A launch at last from Wallops Island
    A launch at last. After more than two months of delays, and with the gray Atlantic lapping at the beach just a few yards off, the Antares rocket blasted off from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island at 12:52 p.m. on the dot Sunday,...
  • Report: Virginia lags on clean energy, but could lead

    Report: Virginia lags on clean energy, but could lead
    Virginia environmentalists say the commonwealth lags behind other Atlantic states in developing offshore wind energy, and are urging lawmakers to seize the "golden opportunity" to take the lead. What's needed, they say, is an aggressive energy plan from...
  • Weekend tennis roundup: Poquoson's Hunter, daughter Andrea go unbeaten as 4.5 team advances from state tournament

    Weekend tennis roundup: Poquoson's Hunter, daughter Andrea go unbeaten as 4.5 team advances from state tournament
    A mother-daughter combination from Poquoson sparked their team to first place in their flight as the USTA Virginia 18-and-over district championships continued at Huntington Park, Old Dominion and Christopher Newport. Charo Hunter and her daughter...
  • Work as a region

    Hampton Roads often appears preoccupied with its past rather than its future, perhaps owing to the many historical sites located throughout the region. Residents of the area are considered conservative, not by political affiliation but rather in how we...
  • Sunday's 7/13 local schedule (updated Sunday AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: All-Star Home Run Derby (in Morehead City, N.C.), 7:30 International League: Gwinnett at Norfolk, 6:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Bowie, 6:05 Southern Virginia Adult Baseball League: Peninsula Pirates vs. Hampton Roads...
  • Antares set to launch again from Wallops Island

    Antares set to launch again from Wallops Island
    If the weather gods cooperate and no boaters wander into the hazard zone off Wallops Island, Hampton Roads will get an eyeful Sunday as the Antares rocket vaults a cargo spacecraft toward the International Space Station. Orbital Science Corp.'s...