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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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  • U.Va. alum eager to boost recruiting

    Jason Williford returns to the University of Virginia as an assistant basketball coach with a clear and daunting challenge: Help assemble recruiting classes as good as his own. Williford arrived at Virginia in 1991 with Cory Alexander, Junior Burrough,...
  • Shad Plank: Obama versus Hillary Clinton redux

    Democrat Brian Moran's new radio ad dives back into the protracted primary clash between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama — hitting Terry McAuliffe for guiding Clinton's campaign. Moran, McAuliffe and Sen. Creigh Deeds are all running for...
  • Shad Plank: Will.i.am vs. Del. Mary Christian?

    U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott didn't make the cut for President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, but the Newport News Democrat is dipping into Virginia's primaries. Scott is publicly supporting Virginia Beach Democrat Jody Wagner, who is running...
  • Eyes on a Super prize

    The most important football game Mike Tomlin ever played was among the most forgettable. Forgettable because William and Mary routed Virginia Military Institute 45-7. Important because, unbeknownst to him, the game began an improbable odyssey that...
  • Local region high school baseball tournaments are worth a look

    - The quality of baseball is on the rise on the Peninsula - High school rosters abound with Division I talent - Several graduates are marking their mark in college Need a Memorial Day sports escape? Don't want to pull weeds, play golf or wax the...
  • New Hokies assistant John Richardson brings 757 ties

    New Hokies assistant John Richardson brings 757 ties
    - John Richardson has a strong connection to the 757 area - He'll be one of two first-year assistant basketball coaches at Virginia Tech - He won two state championships as Woodside's coach Initially, John Richardson took the fifth. Better silence...
  • Hampton Roads artists excel in watercolor

    Hampton Roads artists excel in watercolor
    merickson@dailypress.com | 247-4783 Thirty or 40 years ago, you might have been hard-pressed to see much difference when it came to comparing watercolor exhibits. Almost every artist in the field focused on the unmatched transparency of the medium,...
  • Miss Huff still the reliable perennial lantana

    Miss Huff still the reliable perennial lantana
    I apologize if I led you down the wrong garden path last year, telling you that Chapel Hill lantana is reliably cold hardy in our Zone 7 area. It's what the grower Monrovia said in its initial information about the wonderful yellow-flowering butterfly...
  • Rous named Virginia Symphony conductor

    Benjamin Rous has been selected as the new associate conductor of the Virginia Symphony. His first assignment here will be conducting the symphony's free outdoor pre-season concerts in August-September. As associate conductor, he'll be responsible for...
  • Rivalry could have huge implications

    Rivalry could have huge implications
    William and Mary should have won last season's national football championship. And the Tribe's opening loss this year was a fluke. So preached Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder this week as he prepared the Monarchs for tonight's visit from their...
  • Lil Wayne, The Low Anthem gave scintillating musical surprises in 2009

    Lil Wayne, The Low Anthem gave scintillating musical surprises in 2009
    In 2009, Charlottesville saw stadium rockers U2 land a spacecraft on a football field, but our corner of Virginia reeled in plenty of great concert action, too. The Peninsula, in particular, had a good year. Phish awoke from a long slumber and played...
  • Native American beech easy tree to recognize in winter

    American beech is one of the easiest trees to recognize in winter, according to Helen Hamilton, president of the John Clayton Chapter, Virginia Native Plant Society. All you have to do is look for the tree's slender, sharp-pointed, cigar-shaped buds at...