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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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  • Sen. Warner urges renewal of Export-Import Bank

    Sen. Warner urges renewal of Export-Import Bank
    A few years ago, the Export-Import Bank was one of the things most Democrats and Republicans agreed upon – and the fact that it's now at risk is a sign of how badly partisan Washington has become, Sen. Mark Warner said Monday. Warner told a...
  • Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

    Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion
    Dollar Tree Inc., one of the few Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Hampton Roads, plans to become North America’s largest dollar-store retailer. Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree plans to acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. in a cash-and-stock...
  • One-third of Virginia's honeybee colonies lost in harsh winter

    One-third of Virginia's honeybee colonies lost in harsh winter
    Virginia's honeybee colony losses over the winter were higher than the national average, The Suffolk-News Herald reports. Even so, the state lost even more bees the previous year, when it lost 45 percent of colonies. Some Hampton Roads beekeepers are...
  • Norfolk outlet mall project shows obstacle to Hampton Roads regionalism

    Norfolk outlet mall project shows obstacle to Hampton Roads regionalism
    The Virginian-Pilot reports that Simon Property Group wants to build the 90-store Norfolk Premium Outlets for $75 million, but Virginia Beach council members didn't want to move forward with rezoning for parking because they'd get traffic but none of...
  • Urban League of Hampton Roads seeks education program manager

    The Urban League of Hampton Roads is now hiring for a full-time education manager to oversee educational programs, seek out new partnerships and coordinate field trips and other events. The offices are in Virginia Beach and Portsmouth. The deadline to...
  • TNCC-led shipyard training program touts success

    TNCC-led shipyard training program touts success
    A new collaboration between Virginia community colleges and Newport News Shipbuilding is being touted as a success after yielding 363 jobs for Hampton Roads residents. The Marine Skilled Trades Training Program, which began in 2010, had a 93 percent...
  • Farm Fresh to host second midnight sale

    Farm Fresh to host second midnight sale
    Farm Fresh will host its second midnight opening on Wednesday, July 30.  The special sale events, which run from midnight to 6 a.m., celebrate remodeling projects underway at many Hampton Roads stores. The Wednesday event will take place at the...
  • Hampton Roads poetry community thrives on readings

     Hampton Roads poetry community thrives on readings
    A poet once told me that to enjoy poetry, you must read it aloud to appreciate the nuances of the word choices and hear the rhythms that bring the stories to life. If that's true, Hampton Roads poetry fans can count themselves among the fortunate. There...
  • Wegmans to open two stores near Richmond

    Wegmans to open two stores near Richmond
    Wegmans, an East Coast grocery chain with a cult-like following, plans to open two new stores in the Richmond area.  The two stores, one in Henrico County’s Short Pump area and one in Chesterfield County, will be located about 11 miles apart...
  • July 30 Letters: Corporate tax, Gaza conflict

    Adjust the rates According to Sunday's Daily Press, our Hampton Roads congressmen, except one, voted to increase the national debt while at the same time refusing to deny tax benefits to corporations which are re-incorporating in foreign nations to avoid...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: HU adds football transfer from Winston-Salem State

    Colleges: Football: Hampton added to its depth at wide receiver and kick returner when Winston-Salem State’s Chase Powell announced that he will transfer. The Winston-Salem Journal first reported the news. Powell, a 5-foot-8, 175-pound...
  • Golf lessons give wounded soldiers H.O.P.E at Fort Eustis

    Golf lessons give wounded soldiers H.O.P.E at Fort Eustis
    FORT EUSTIS – Golf is a funny little game for Army Staff Sergeant Antoine Buckner. It's frustrating when a putt doesn't go his way. It's irritating when a chip goes off-kilter. But it sure beats having to think about the physical therapy Buckner...