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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...
  • 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....
  • '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,...
  • 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,...
  • HRTAC votes to hire seperate executive director, staff

    HRTAC votes to hire seperate executive director, staff
    CHESAPEAKE — Members of a newly-formed regional transportation organization are moving forward with an option to operate independently of two existing transit groups in Hampton Roads — a move some critics and voting members say seemed forced...
  • 'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead

    'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead
    The sickly whale that was spotted swimming erratically in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay for the past week was found dead Thursday afternoon along the shore of St. Julien's Creek in Chesapeake. The Stranding Response Team of the Virginia...
  • Tatum joins Office Pride as director of sales and marketing

    Tatum joins Office Pride as director of sales and marketing
    After 10 years at Adams Outdoor Advertising, Connie Tatum has joined Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services as the director of sales and marketing. Office Pride provides routine janitorial, flooring andther cleaning services to the small and mid-...
  • Media General, LIN Media reschedule shareholder vote on merger

    Austin-based LIN Media would buy two Hampton Roads TV stations as part of a merger with Richmond-based Media General: NBC affiliate WAVY and Fox affiliate WVBT. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the merger deal announced earlier this year has...