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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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  • Baltimore vs. Norfolk: A tale of two ports

    Baltimore vs. Norfolk: A tale of two ports
    It was just one headline among many of its kind in The Baltimore Sun during the 1980s and 1990s: "Baltimore loses round to Va." The 1995 article noted that the shipping giant Maersk Lines was ending its service between South America and the port of...
  • 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....
  • Warner says Va. delegation cooperation on carrier a model to break D.C. gridlock

    If you want to see someone look frustrated, ask Sen. Mark Warner about how seriously Congress is really working to bring down the federal budget deficit. Want to hear about a path forward? Take a stroll with him after a Hampton Roads even and get him to...
  • TNCC-led shipyard training program touts success

    TNCC-led shipyard training program touts success
    A new collaboration between Virginia community colleges and Newport News Shipbuilding is being touted as a success after yielding 363 jobs for Hampton Roads residents. The Marine Skilled Trades Training Program, which began in 2010, had a 93 percent...
  • Warner urges renewal of Ex-Im Bank

    Warner urges renewal of Ex-Im Bank
    NORFOLK — A few years ago, the Export-Import Bank was one of the things most Democrats and Republicans agreed upon – and the fact that it's now at risk is a sign of how badly partisan Washington has become, Sen. Mark Warner said Monday....
  • Hampton Roads poetry community thrives on readings

     Hampton Roads poetry community thrives on readings
    A poet once told me that to enjoy poetry, you must read it aloud to appreciate the nuances of the word choices and hear the rhythms that bring the stories to life. If that's true, Hampton Roads poetry fans can count themselves among the fortunate. There...
  • Former Lillian Vernon headquarters available for lease or sale

    The 870,000-square-foot Virginia Beach property that once housed the headquarters of the low-cost home goods retailer is on the market, Inside Business reports. The Hampton Roads office of real estate firm JLL announced earlier this month that it was...
  • Construction begins on Tech Center Whole Foods with help from the Timmons Group

    Construction begins on Tech Center Whole Foods with help from the Timmons Group
    Construction has started on the new Whole Foods grocery store that will anchor the mixed-use section of the Tech Center at Oyster Point, the Timmons Group announced. Primary developer W.M. Jordan Co. in Newport News is working with S.J. Collins...
  • Wren dig reveals lost colonial building

    Wren dig reveals lost colonial building
    WILLIAMSBURG — Even in a town that archaeologists have probed countless times since 1930, few places have been dug over as many times as the landmark compound that makes up the historic colonial campus at the College of William and Mary. But...