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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...
  • Wedding: Megan Lawn marries Christopher Petersen

    Megan and Christopher Petersen Surrounded by family and friends, Megan Elise Lawn and Lt. Christopher Aaron Petersen were united in marriage April 20, 2012, in Rose Valley, Pa. The bride is the daughter of Maryjane Martin, of Drexel Hill, Pa., and...
  • Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers

    Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers
    Federal mediators will attempt to restart stalled contract talks between the union representing 14,500 East and Gulf coast dockworkers and the group representing their employers in an effort to avert the first strike in 35 years. A strike would clot...
  • Good fences made for good neighbors in 1912

    100 Years Ago Of-fensive neighbors In the Howard County courthouse column: "After the completion of the criminal docket, the civil docket was taken up and the first case on it was the one of Curtis vs. Thompson. This grew out of a dispute over a...
  • 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....
  • D.C. not only contender to be Expos' new home

    If Peter Angelos gets his wish and Major League Baseball doesn't relocate the Montreal Expos to the Washington area, the team will have to play somewhere next season. MLB has emphatically said the Expos will have a new permanent home for 2005. Of course,...
  • Views of jury pool trouble sniper

    The difficulty of finding jurors in Montgomery County who had not decided that convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad was responsible for the county's six sniper killings in 2002 became immediately apparent yesterday as the presiding judge questioned the...
  • Judge denies Muhammad's request for trial delay

    Sporting a new close-cropped haircut in his last court appearance before his six-count murder trial starts here Monday, convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad asked a Montgomery County judge yesterday first to delay, then to move, the trial. "I don't...
  • 'New' Norfolk is nautical and nice

    NORFOLK, Va. -- The "new" Norfolk hasn't yet sparked the hype of, say, Atlanta or Charlotte. But this historic city's continuing urban renaissance could make it the next gleaming gem of the so-called New South. Situated along waterways where the...
  • Hampton Roads makes for sensible destination in Va.

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. -- Possibly the Hampton Roads area hasn't heard there's a bad economy going on, that we need to be thrifty and not squander our resources. Instead, this happily cluttered corner of Virginia luxuriantly overflows with fascinating places,...
  • TapSnap photo booth goes high-tech

    TapSnap photo booth goes high-tech
    WILLIAMSBURG — A new mobile photo franchise is making its way to greater Williamsburg, capturing audiences by combining the concept of selfies with savvy computer graphics, touch screen technology and social media sharing. "It's a cutting-edge...