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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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  • Ripa, McGowan join Long & Foster in Virginia Beach

    Ripa, McGowan join Long & Foster in Virginia Beach
    Real estate veteran Beth Dundervill Ripa and Paula Bryant McGowan joined the Virginia Beach Oceanfront office of Long & Foster Real Estate. Ripa, a professional in the real estate industry for the past 10 years, was previously a top producer with a real...
  • Mostly cloudy Monday, slight chance for afternoon and evening showers

    Mostly cloudy Monday, slight chance for afternoon and evening showers
    Monday's forecast for Hampton Roads calls for mostly cloudy skies and a slight chance for showers after 2 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. The chance for rain will increase to about 40 percent after 8 p.m. Expect high temperatures in...
  • Tuesday's 9/30 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s soccer William and Mary at Charlotte, 7 Women’s volleyball Christopher Newport at Salisbury, 7 Men’s tennis ITA All-American Championships (in Tulsa, Okla.) Women’s tennis ITA All-American Championships (in Los...
  • Hampton Roads to see power lines buried in $2.2 billion project

    If your electricity tends to wink out whenever a storm blows through, you might be among those Hampton Roads residents getting a call asking if you'd like to have your power lines buried. Virginia Dominion Power is launching a 10-year, $2.2 billion...
  • Middle Peninsula Solar Tour features seven sites in Gloucester

    Middle Peninsula Solar Tour features seven sites in Gloucester
    GLOUCESTER – Susan Crockett says it is much easier to show rather than to explain how her solar powered home works. That's the idea of the 2014 Middle Peninsula Solar Tour set for Saturday, featuring seven sites in Gloucester County. The...
  • Weapons of war beefing up local police arsenals

    Weapons of war beefing up local police arsenals
    A large armored vehicle that in recent years patrolled the battlefields of the Middle East now stands at the ready in York County. Once used to help American troops avoid getting killed or maimed by roadside bombs, the imposing vehicle was turned over...
  • Quality rapid transit is key

    U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx was in Richmond recently to make a major announcement. The City of Richmond and Henrico County have been awarded a $24.9 million grant toward design and construction of a bus rapid transit line. The project is...
  • Newport News cuts emissions, regional commission launches new website

    As world leaders discussed climate change in New York City last week, the city of Newport News reported on its effort to reduce greenhouse gases in its fleet. The city converted its 27th vehicle to propane in February, helping contribute to a fleet...
  • The Last Bison's homegrown album

    The Last Bison's homegrown album
    CHESAPEAKE – Ben Hardesty sits in the living room of his family's small brick farmhouse, his bare feet propped up. This room, he says, is where The Last Bison began. He strums gently on an undersized guitar that he has owned since he was 11...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Fall Guide: Health walks and events
    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Poquoson Learning Garden showcases different ways to grow your green thumb

    Kathy Van Mullekom: Poquoson Learning Garden showcases different ways to grow your green thumb
    In Poquoson, York/Poquoson master gardeners are creating yet another learning garden for community education and enjoyment. In 1994, York master gardeners established a learning garden adjacent to the county complex on Goodwin Neck Road off Route 17...
  • Friday's 11:59 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Football Phoebus 19, Hampton 8 Woodside 56, Gloucester 10 Salem 20, Cox 17, OT First Colonial 22, Princess Anne 7 Tallwood 26, Kempsville 8 Ocean Lakes 56, Bayside 12 Green Run 14, Kellam 10 Norview 28, Churchland 21 Western Branch 42, Deep Creek 7 King&...