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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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  • Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary

    Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary
    One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history. The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • JCSA faces revenue declines, increased expenses driven by mandates

    JCSA faces revenue declines, increased expenses driven by mandates
    JAMES CITY – While the proposed county budget holds steady, James City Service Authority's faces a greater challenge. JCSA's proposed fiscal 2015 budget reflects income declines across the board, coupled with mandate-driven increases in expenses....
  • Hampton Roads Child Fatality Review Team publishes annual review on neglect and abuse

    Hampton Roads Child Fatality Review Team publishes annual review on neglect and abuse
    More than half the children who died as a result of child abuse and neglect in Virginia in the year ending June 30, 2013, didn't live to see their first birthday, according to the annual report of the Hampton Roads Child Fatality Review Team, released...
  • Teel Time: Duke's Andre Dawkins among locals who played well Thursday at PIT

    Teel Time: Duke's Andre Dawkins among locals who played well Thursday at PIT
    PORTSMOUTH — Given our region’s long history of producing college basketball talent, the NBA’s Portsmouth Invitational Tournament is virtually guaranteed local flavor. Thursday evening at Churchland High, the three Hampton Roads...
  • Fort Monroe renovation of historic building begins

    Fort Monroe renovation of historic building begins
    HAMPTON — In the basement of Building 83 on Fort Monroe, a problem percolates when the ground can no longer absorb rain water. Flooding is a semiregular occurrence on the historic property, and it causes damage to the inner-workings of some...
  • From Panama to Yorktown, the Schooner Alliance returns

    YORKTOWN — While most people here in Hampton Roads spent the winter bundled up and shoveling snow, the crew of the schooner Alliance sought refuge in the warm waters of the Caribbean. Laura and Greg Lohse, owners of Yorktown Sailing Charters and...
  • DP Buzz: Violent crime

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Record Store Day: Record stores survive with a little help from vinyl

    Record Store Day: Record stores survive with a little help from vinyl
    Against all odds, the record store is not extinct in Hampton Roads — and that's due in part to the rebounding popularity of vinyl among collectors and other new-generation music snobs. CD sales may continue to be dwindling, but consumers have...
  • Hampton candidates focus on business at Coliseum Central forum

    With more than 650 businesses sitting on 1,900 acres just north of where Interstates 64 and 664 intersect, Coliseum Central is the city's dominant commercial center. It's also filled with voters. Wednesday morning, City Council candidates were asked...
  • Governor calls new transportation commission a game changer

    Governor calls new transportation commission a game changer
    CHESAPEAKE – Governor Terry McAuliffe on Thursday called the new Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, "the biggest game changer" for the region in terms of solving its transportation problems. "You have the ability now through...