RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

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

Displaying items 73-84
  • Save on travel, food and fun

    Looking for a last hurrah before school goes back? Or perhaps a weekend getaway in the fall to prolong that vacation feeling? On the Cheap readers, including one who's in the business of telling people where to go (literally), have suggestions for...
  • Pets can save owners on health care

    There's no question that pets can put an extra stress on a family's budget. But that's no reason to ditch them. Angela Hatfield, a professional pet groomer and regular contributor to On the Cheap, sent several ideas for how to cut overall costs of keeping...
  • Tips will save water and money

    On the Cheap is on vacation for a couple of weeks, but rather than leave readers high and dry during that time, here are some recycled tips on how to economize from our readers. Most recommended savings come in using less of everyday items, substitutions,...
  • Join Freecycle to get free stuff

    Though you'll find the very best savings in On the Cheap and the Savvy Shopper section of the paper, there are other avenues to explore for cutting both costs and waste. Hampton resident Brian Rueger, a retired fire captain from Hampton Fire and Rescue...
  • It's time for an early spring - and the Great Backyard Bird Count

    It's time for an early spring - and the Great Backyard Bird Count
    Even though he studies biology and lives on campus at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Nick Flanders often visits his mother's home in Newport News where he maintains bird feeders filled with sunflower, mixed and thistle seeds and suet. This weekend,...
  • Gardening in Hampton Roads: The disliked sweetgum tree is actually a good tree to grow

    Gardening in Hampton Roads: The disliked sweetgum tree is actually a good tree to grow
    Sweetgum, a tree most people dislike because the spiny fruits drop and hurt your feet when you walk on them, is a valuable food source for songbirds and squirrels that eat the plant's seeds. A large tree with a straight trunk, sweetgum is a fast-...
  • Gardening in Hampton Roads: Prune plants for the right reason

    Gardening in Hampton Roads: Prune plants for the right reason
    By now, husband Ken and I have usually finished our annual pruning chores. Mother Nature's endless rain and snow, however, delayed our plans this year, so we've been spring cleaning indoors until we can get outdoors and evaluate what needs to be done....
  • Daily Press exclusive: BET's 'Vick Project' tells QB's 'own story'

    Daily Press exclusive: BET's 'Vick Project' tells QB's 'own story'
    NEWPORT NEWS — The televised saga of beleaguered Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is like therapy for the Newport News native and former Virginia Tech and Atlanta Falcons star. "I felt it was important for me to tell my story because I'...
  • Slowly challenging

    Slowly challenging
    The University of Virginia hired Tony Bennett as its basketball coach Monday but will not introduce him publicly until today. During the interim we are left to sift through predictably glowing testimonials, and to parse the numbers he compiled in three...
  • Watts basks on UNC bench

    Watts basks  on UNC bench
    Justin Watts' stat line had more zeroes than an AIG bonus check. No points, shots, free throws, rebounds, assists or steals. He couldn't have cared less. North Carolina had defeated Oklahoma on Sunday to advance to the Final Four. Moreover, Tar Heels...
  • TV series can score PR points for Cavaliers

    TV series can score PR points for Cavaliers
    - Virginia produced an 18-part series on the Cavaliers' football team - The show airs at 9 p.m.Mondays on Comcast Sports Net - Next week's episode focuses on hiring of assistant coaches Neither "Law & Order" nor "Dancing with the Stars" need fret...
  • Gritty Spartans ensure NCAA won't have awkward UConn trophy moment

    Gritty Spartans ensure NCAA won't have awkward UConn trophy moment
    In their sodium-pentathol moments, NCAA suits had to crave this. A Michigan State upset of Connecticut in Saturday's Final Four semifinals would not only assure a championship-game madhouse at Ford Field, but also eliminate the chances of their most...