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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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  • Where's the best place in the country during climate change?

    Where's the best place in the country during climate change?
    Bad luck, Hampton Roads: Experts say the South isn’t the place to ride out global warming. In fact, the coast from New England to Texas is the most vulnerable to the hurricanes, rising seas and eroding shores that rising temperatures are projected...
  • Ferguson scraps plans for additional corporate office

    Ferguson scraps plans for additional corporate office
    Before plans were announced to construct a new showroom facility on its corporate campus, Ferguson officials were preparing to go vertical with its fourth office building. Denise Waters Vaughn, Ferguson director of corporate communications, said Tuesday...
  • 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...
  • NOAA predicts an even tamer Atlantic hurricane season

    It's been a tepid hurricane season so far, and odds are getting better it'll stay that way. As the Atlantic hurricane season approaches its peak, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration adjusted its 2014 forecast and now says the chances...
  • Thursday's 8/21 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Durham, 7:05 Eastern League: New Britain at Richmond, 7:05 HIGH SCHOOLS Golf Bay Rivers District regular-season match (at Colonial Heritage), 10 a.m. Grassfield vs. Lakeland (at Nansemond River Golf Club), 11 a....
  • Vietnamese sandwich offers a tasty, exotic lunch

    Vietnamese sandwich offers a tasty, exotic lunch
    Tasty discovery: Bahn Mi Jambon Pate sandwich Price: $4.25 Destination: Pho 83. 615 Pilot House Drive, Newport News. 757-873-8382. Pho83va.com. Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m....
  • It's in York's budget: $55,985 for academy and training for Sheriff's Office

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. YORK — It costs about $540 a year to train each of the 104-sworn force at the...
  • November event pairs Williamsburg entrepreneurs with potential funders

    November event pairs Williamsburg entrepreneurs with potential funders
    WILLIAMSBURG — Area businesses people were asked to put their money behind launching new businesses in the region that will provide jobs for the future as part of a program called START! Peninsula 3.0. The idea, as explained by Tom Flake, director...
  • Aug. 21: Bruce Thompson talk on The Main conference center and hotel

    The Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate is hosting CEO Bruce Thompson of Gold Key/PHR Hotels and Resorts to talk about The Main project at the Waterside Norfolk Marriott 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday. Cost: $30 members and $50 non-...
  • ODU survey: More people rating Hampton Roads economy as good

    ODU survey: More people rating Hampton Roads economy as good
    In this year's Life in Hampton Roads survey being released this week by Old Dominion University, 45.7 percent of participants rated local economic conditions as either good or excellent. That is the highest percentage in five years, according to ODU....
  • Former EVMS president elected to oversee Slover Library

    Former EVMS president elected to oversee Slover Library
    Harry Lester, the former president of Eastern Virginia Medical School, was elected to oversee the new Slover Library slated to open in January. The Slover Library Foundation, a nonprofit formed to manage the funds raised in support of the library,...
  • Hampton Roads Reader Events

    Hampton Roads Reader Events
    Upcoming events - Week of August 19 - Like shopping sales? Like supporting literacy? Check out Saturday's Ninth Annual "Shop for a Cause" one-day shopping event presented by Macy's. Newport News-based literacy group Peninsula READS is selling $5...