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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

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  • Tuesday's 9/16 local schedule (updated Monday PM)

    COLLEGES Men’s soccer North Carolina at William and Mary, 7 Longwood at Old Dominion, 7 Women’s soccer Salisbury at Virginia Wesleyan, 7 Women’s golf William and Mary Invitational (on Kingsmill’s Plantation Course), 7:45 a.m. HIGH...
  • Port of Virginia board to hear report on financial health

    NORFOLK — The fiscal health of the Port of Virginia may be showing signs of improvement. A report highlighting financial activity at the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) and the Virginia International Terminals LLC (VIT) for the first month of its new...
  • Hampton Roads could become commercial hub for drone industry; testing sites sought nearby

    Hampton Roads could become commercial hub for drone industry; testing sites sought nearby
    In Hampton Roads, the word "drone" has usually referred to unmanned military aircraft. But given shrinking defense budgets, local companies would like to take this technology to U.S. commercial markets. Read this and other Hampton Roads business stories...
  • Newport News to spend $18M on lower Jefferson streetscaping

    Newport News to spend $18M on lower Jefferson streetscaping
    NEWPORT NEWS — The city is spending more than $18 million to install street improvements on lower Jefferson Avenue as part of a city initiative to reinvest in and attract businesses back to the area. The first phase of project, which is wrapping...
  • Sept. 15 Letters: Clean bay, Mark Warner, same-sex marriage

    Reducing impact on bay The lower Chesapeake Bay has indeed been fortunate in dodging oxygen-starved dead zones this summer ("Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay," Sept. 4). However, Hampton Roads has seen its share of dirty,...
  • Kent named Virginia campus recruiter for Autobell Car Wash

    Kent named Virginia campus recruiter for Autobell Car Wash
    Charlotte-based Autobell Car Wash Inc., which has eight locations in Hampton Roads, has hired Sarah Kent of Chesapeake as campus recruiter in Virginia. Her new duties include establishing and maintaining counselor and job placement personnel contacts at...
  • Mostly sunny Monday, possible showers overnight

    Mostly sunny Monday, possible showers overnight
    The National Weather Service is calling for fairly mild weather in Hampton Roads Monday. Mostly sunny skies are in the forecast with a high temperature of about 77 degrees. Expect a low of about 66 degrees and a slight chance for showers overnight....
  • The Week Ahead

    The Week Ahead
    It's another busy week coming up for Hampton Roads readers! Wednesday, 7 p.m., at The Mariners’ Museum Library at Christopher Newport University, tattoo experts Chuck Eldridge, Pops and Kathy Maguire will speak on the history of tattooing....
  • Week of free food: Free Krispy Kreme doughnuts, free coffee

    Week of free food: Free Krispy Kreme doughnuts, free coffee
    Get those pirate costumes ready.  Krispy Kreme is rewarding swashbucklers during its annual “Talk Like a Pirate” promotion on Friday, Sept. 19. Any customer who talks like a pirate will receive one free glazed doughnut. Customers who visit...
  • Man wanted in New York City homicide may be in Hampton Roads

    Man wanted in New York City homicide may be in Hampton Roads
    A man wanted in connection to a homicide in New York City last month may be in the Norfolk and Virginia Beach area. Bryan Rogers, 29, is wanted in connection to the Aug. 11 shooting death of 48-year-old Todd Wilson of New York City, who was found shot...
  • Hampton's Charles H. Taylor Arts Center offers some art to make you giggle

    Hampton's Charles H. Taylor Arts Center offers some art to make you giggle
    A playful collection of some 120 works of art designed to tickle the funny bone with playful, silly, whimsical, witty or satirical humor will go on view Saturday when "That's Funny: Art with a Sense of Humor" opens at Hampton's Charles H. Taylor Arts...
  • Two from Hampton Roads named to state boards

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe named John E. Hofmeyer Jr. of Williamsburg, -- the president of the Virginia Aquaculture Association -- to the state’s Aquaculture Advisory Board. Mathews County Supervisor Janine F. Burns was appointed to the Local Government...