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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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  • Hampton police investigating stolen vases from cemetery

    Hampton police investigating stolen vases from cemetery
    The Hampton Police Division is investigating the theft of nearly 180 bronze headstone vases. Hampton Police Division spokeswoman Mary Shackelford said officers were called to the veteran’s cemetery in the 100 block of Butler Farm Road on March...
  • Audacious engineering paved the way for 1964 opening of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

    Audacious engineering paved the way for 1964 opening of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
    Fifty years after mesmerized motorists made their first wide-eyed trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on April 15, 1964, the seemingly endless, 17.6-mile expanse of elevated trestles, high-level bridges and underwater tunnels once hailed as an...
  • Wonder what you missed with the blood moon? NASA shows you ...

    Wonder what you missed with the blood moon? NASA shows you ...
    NASA released a photo of this morning's blood moon -- a total lunar eclipse -- that we in Hampton Roads didn't get to see because of cloudy skies. The blood moon gets its name for the amber hue cast into the Earth's shadow and onto the lunar surface...
  • On Tax Day, Rigell calls for tax reform

    Tax Day! And Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, is taking a moment for irony. As in the Internal Revenue Service’s statement that: “We try to create forms and instructions that can be easily understood.” Right. Rigell notes...
  • Hampton Roads Military Links

    Fort Eustis Army Base - 6th Transportation Battalion - 7th Special Troops Battalion - 7th Transportation Group - 10th Transportation Battalion - 11th Transportation Battalion - 24th Transportation Battalion - 53rd Transportation Battalion -...
  • CTB wants public comments on draft of six-year plan

    The Commonwealth Transportation Board will hold nine public hearings across the state on a draft Six-Year Improvement Program focused on transportation projects for fiscal years 2015-2020. The two closest hearings will be in Chesapeake, on Thursday,...
  • Tuesday's 4/15 local schedule (updated Tuesday AM, mostly with CAC postponements)

    COLLEGES Baseball Longwood at Norfolk State, 4 Old Dominion at William and Mary, 7 Capital Athletic Conference first round (of double elimination): No. 4 Frostburg State at No. 3 Christopher Newport, ppd. to 3:30 Wednesday No. 6 St. Mary’s (Md.)...
  • A span of 50 years

    In a region defined by how we go over, under and around waterways, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel represents a triumph of ambition, innovation and engineering. Connecting Route 13 between Virginia Beach and the Eastern Shore, it showed the possibility...
  • Audacious engineering forged the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 50 years ago

    Audacious engineering forged the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 50 years ago
    Fifty years after mesmerized motorists made their first wide-eyed trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge­-Tunnel, the seemingly endless, 17.6-mile expanse of elevated trestles, high-level bridges and deep underwater tunnels once hailed as an engineering...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for April 12: Xanterra-Kingsmill; Williamsburg: tough love needed; Deer contraception

    <b>Virginia Gazette Last Word for April 12: Xanterra-Kingsmill; Williamsburg: tough love needed; Deer contraception </b>
    Xanterra-Kingsmill "I'll miss the annual round of golf at the River Course at Kingsmill. During the years 2009-12 my friends and I have played there. It was expensive but worth it. Now it's doubled in price, from $125 a round to $252. (Because lodging...
  • On the bookshelf

    On the bookshelf
    If you're an avid reader like I am, you're always on the lookout for new authors. Here's a sampling of recent releases by Hampton Roads authors. Who knows--you might just find your new favorite author in the bunch. “Flight of the Butterfly: The...
  • Wine, beer and food festivals crowd the spring calendar

    Spring brings warm weather and the opportunity to enjoy the many wine, beer and food festivals that Hampton Roads has to offer. Many feature Virginia-made products, but others offer foods and drink from around the world. Here's a list to mark on your...