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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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • '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,...
  • Hampton Roads businesses want to use UAVs

    m2 Pictures in downtown Hampton found a way to save money while enhancing its cinematic capability for TV show production: using a "drone." "It's really important for us to stay on the cutting edge of technology," said Kathy Martin, m2 Pictures...
  • Radio show, folk singing group provides a local taste of Germany in York

    YORK — Steins brimming with beer, bowls of popcorn and songbooks cover a long table in Dan Smith's converted garage. At its head, Smith plays a keyboard tuned to sound like a polka band's accordion. Around the table, friends raise their...
  • For Gov. Terry McAuliffe, question is whether to be bold or cautious on Medicaid expansion

    For Gov. Terry McAuliffe, question is whether to be bold or cautious on Medicaid expansion
    When Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces how he intends to use his executive powers to expand health care coverage for Virginia's poor, it looks as if he's more likely to step cautiously than confrontationally. With an overwhelming majority in the House of...
  • Tuesday's 9/2 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s volleyball Hampton at William and Mary, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Field hockey Williamsburg Christian at Hampton Roads Ac., 4:30 Nansemond-Suffolk Ac. at Bruton, 4:30 Boys soccer Walsingham Academy at Norfolk Academy Hampton Roads Ac. at...