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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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  • Wounded Warriors find support while cycling

    Wounded Warriors find support while cycling
    WILLIAMSBURG — Old Dominion University student Robert Lawson still finds it hard to relate to civilians, even after being one for the past five years. After six years in the U.S. Marine Corps, he finds himself most at home with fellow veterans....
  • Isle of Wight County Museum announces Pan Ham winners

    Isle of Wight County Museum announces Pan Ham winners
    Every summer for the past few years, as people have traveled far and wide to their vacation destinations, many have taken a passenger with them – P.D. Gwaltney Jr. and his 112-year-old ham. Jennifer England, the director of the Isle of Wight...
  • Driver in fatal Hampton crash charged with involuntary manslaughter

    Driver in fatal Hampton crash charged with involuntary manslaughter
    A man who was charged as a repeat DUI offender in a deadly two-vehicle accident in mid-August has now been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the case. Lennie Bulonza Perry, 49, of the 4100 block of Ebb Tide Lane in Hampton, was served the warrant...
  • DP List: Lost landmarks of Hampton Roads

    DP List: Lost landmarks of Hampton Roads
    Hampton Roads boasts a long list of lost architectural landmarks going back to the first large buildings erected in Williamsburg during the 1700s. Here are some of the structures that dominated the landscape here before they were razed or destroyed by...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
     Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Goodwill opens second Newport News store, plans 2 Peninsula employment centers

    Goodwill opens second Newport News store, plans 2 Peninsula employment centers
    Apparently, Newport News shoppers love a deal. Forty people waited in line for the new Goodwill store on Warwick Boulevard to open its doors at 9 a.m. Thursday. Customers didn't take long to load their shopping carts as staff outside directed the...
  • Fun things to do this weekend in Hampton Roads

    Fun things to do this weekend in Hampton Roads
    Looking for some fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here are a few options.  Busch Gardens kicks off its annual Howl-O-Scream at 6 p.m. Friday night. It's filled with haunted houses, spooky shows and wandering goblins. It's seriously...
  • Soprano Renee Fleming returns to Hampton Roads in February

    Soprano Renee Fleming returns to Hampton Roads in February
      Internationally acclaimed soprano Renee Fleming returns to Hampton Roads in February 2015 to perform with the Virginia Arts Festival. Fleming's recital will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, in Norfolk's Harrison Opera House. Tickets are now...
  • State to hold public meetings on transportation plans

    Residents are invited to learn more about transportation improvements funded in the state'ssix-year improvement program. The program allocates funding for roads, bridges, sidewalks, bike paths, rail and transit improvements across the state. The...
  • NN coalition hosting seminar on environment, proposed carbon limits and impact on public health

    NN coalition hosting seminar on environment, proposed carbon limits and impact on public health
    The Southeast CARE Coalition will kick off the evening with a series of brief presentations about the different local impacts that climate change is having on the health of Hampton Roads’ communities. There'll be experts to answer questions, plus...
  • Free coffee at McDonald's begins Sept. 16.

    Free coffee at McDonald's begins Sept. 16.
    From Sept. 16 to 29, customers can get a free small McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at participating McDonald’s restaurants across the country. This event builds on McDonald’s first-ever Free Coffee Event launched in March, where the...
  • Update: U.S. under attack [archives]

    As traffic on the World Wide Web came to a crawl the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, chicagotribune.com communicated with many of its readers via e-mail. This is the third of four Tribune Alerts that were sent that day to more than 19,800 readers -- and that...