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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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  • Tatum joins Office Pride as director of sales and marketing

    Tatum joins Office Pride as director of sales and marketing
    After 10 years at Adams Outdoor Advertising, Connie Tatum has joined Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services as the director of sales and marketing. Office Pride provides routine janitorial, flooring and other cleaning services to the small and mid-...
  • Steve James will come home to introduce a screening of "Life Itself"

    Steve James will come home to introduce a screening of "Life Itself"
     We are finally going to get the chance to see "Life Itself," and it's going to be special.  The acclaimed documentary film about the life of legendary film critic Roger Ebert, released in early July, has yet to play in Hampton Roads. But the Naro...
  • Group puts pressure on Newport News to adopt tethering ban

    NEWPORT NEWS — The Peninsula Animal Rights Group is putting pressure on Newport News to join its Hampton Roads neighbors by adopting an ordinance restricting how long dogs can be tied up outside. About 15 people demonstrated outside City Hall...
  • Regional transportation group votes to hire separate executive director, staff

    Regional transportation group votes to hire separate executive director, staff
    Members of a newly formed regional transportation organization are moving forward with an option to operate independently of two existing transit groups in Hampton Roads — a move some critics and voting members say seemed forced by state legislative...
  • Hampton Roads companies made the Inc. 5000 list

    Hampton Roads companies made the Inc. 5000 list
    Virginia Beach-based companies represented Hampton Roads well in the annual list of Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies. Companies apply to be a part of New York City-based Inc. magazine's annual list. The magazine started publishing its list of...
  • Gas prices continue slide as Labor Day approaches

    Gas prices continue slide as Labor Day approaches
    NEWPORT NEWS — With the Labor Day travel season approaching, those choosing to hit the roadway may not experience the level of sticker shock when fueling up at the gas pump this year. Officials with AAA Tidewater Virginia announced Wednesday...
  • 'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead

    'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead
    The sickly whale that was spotted swimming erratically in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay for the past week was found dead Thursday afternoon along the shore of St. Julien's Creek in Chesapeake. The Stranding Response Team of the Virginia...
  • Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office

    Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office
    Maybe it was the 1980s-era software he saw at the Hampton VA hospital, maybe the four-mile traffic jam heading into the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, but when Sen. Mark Warner came to open his Hampton campaign office, his inner policy wonk was in full...
  • New 'dual-eligible' Medicare, Medicaid program gaining ground

    New 'dual-eligible' Medicare, Medicaid program gaining ground
    More than 38,000 "dual-eligibles" in Virginia — people who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare — have signed up for Virginia's pilot program, Commonwealth Coordinated Care, since its launch in March, according to the Department of Medical...
  • ODU report points to ticks as major menace

    ODU report points to ticks as major menace
    Responses to an Old Dominion University survey on the region's health listed exposure to tick bites as an important health concern. Almost one in three Newport News households, including people and pets, reported substantial exposure to ticks, and more...
  • Media General, LIN Media reschedule shareholder vote on merger

    Austin-based LIN Media would buy two Hampton Roads TV stations as part of a merger with Richmond-based Media General: NBC affiliate WAVY and Fox affiliate WVBT. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the merger deal announced earlier this year has...
  • Upcoming home, garden events

    •Oyster float workshop. The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 5, for an upcoming oyster float-building workshop at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point. The Tidewater Master Oyster Gardeners Association will teach the...