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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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  • "Thin, disoriented" whale spotted swimming in Hampton Roads

    "Thin, disoriented" whale spotted swimming in Hampton Roads
    A “thin and obviously disoriented” 40-foot whale is swimming in circles and laps in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay, and the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team is trying to figure out why. Team members have set out every...
  • Hampton Roads Reader Events

    Hampton Roads Reader Events
    Upcoming events - Week of August 19 - Like shopping sales? Like supporting literacy? Check out Saturday's Ninth Annual "Shop for a Cause" one-day shopping event presented by Macy's. Newport News-based literacy group Peninsula READS is selling $5...
  • DUI charge filed against driver in fatal Hampton crash

    DUI charge filed against driver in fatal Hampton crash
    The driver who survived a deadly two-vehicle accident Saturday night has been charged as a repeat offender of driving under the influence and additional charges are pending, Hampton police said Sunday. The crash happened at the intersection of...
  • Former EVMS president elected to oversee Slover Library

    Former EVMS president elected to oversee Slover Library
    Harry Lester, the former president of Eastern Virginia Medical School, was elected to oversee the new Slover Library slated to open in January. The Slover Library Foundation, a nonprofit formed to manage the funds raised in support of the library,...
  • Guest post: Don't forget Groupon!

    Guest post: Don't forget Groupon!
    Editor's note: This is a guest post from the bloggers at crazytowndeals.com.á So tell us, Savvy friends, what do you like to do for fun? If you're like us, getting out, getting away, and having a good meal are some of the things that help you get away...
  • Vietnamese sandwich offers a tasty, exotic lunch

    Vietnamese sandwich offers a tasty, exotic lunch
    Tasty discovery: Bahn Mi Jambon Pate sandwich Price: $4.25 Destination: Pho 83. 615 Pilot House Drive, Newport News. 757-873-8382. Pho83va.com. Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m....
  • Jail cost increases for localities not as steep as projected

    NEWPORT NEWS – Localities housing inmates at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail will see their rates increase this year, but not by as much as originally projected, thanks to the city of Chesapeake's plans to join the group. Newport News, Hampton,...
  • 'Most endangered' relics nominated

    A 19th-century stove that may have caused the devastating fire at Fairfield plantation in Gloucester County and a heavy howitzer used by the Imperial German Army during World War I — housed at a museum in Newport News and one of only 14 in existence...
  • Business: Shopping center auction a remnant of financing that fueled recession

    Business: Shopping center auction a remnant of financing that fueled recession
    WILLIAMSBURG — A dose of what contributed to the recession is hit home when Williamsburg Shopping Center was auction off on the courthouse steps. That's because there is a $22 million note on the property dating to 2004. It's one of the...
  • Newport News rabbi: 'All are welcome' at temple

     Newport News rabbi: 'All are welcome' at temple
    Last month, SÚverine Sokol took over as the rabbi at Temple Sinai in Newport News, the first woman to hold the role on a permanent basis there. She succeeded interim Rabbi Lawrence Forman, rabbi emeritus of Ohef Sholem Temple in Norfolk, who led the...
  • November event pairs Williamsburg entrepreneurs with potential funders

    November event pairs Williamsburg entrepreneurs with potential funders
    WILLIAMSBURG — Area businesses people were asked to put their money behind launching new businesses in the region that will provide jobs for the future as part of a program called START! Peninsula 3.0. The idea, as explained by Tom Flake, director...
  • Judicial turnover coming to Newport News courts

    Judicial turnover coming to Newport News courts
    NEWPORT NEWS — A local Circuit Court judge is stepping aside early next year after reaching the mandatory retirement age in Virginia for state judges. Newport News Circuit Court Judge H. Vincent Conway Jr., who recently turned 70, announced last...