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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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  • Richmond home builder plans expansion to Peninsula

    Richmond home builder plans expansion to Peninsula
    Powhatan-based Mitchell Homes is expanding to the Peninsula with a sales and design center slated to open in October. "We're looking to expand our footprint," Mitchell Homes President Scott Sleeme said. "From that location, we'll be able to reach more...
  • Man wanted in New York City homicide may be in Hampton Roads

    Man wanted in New York City homicide may be in Hampton Roads
    A man wanted in connection to a homicide in New York City last month may be in the Norfolk and Virginia Beach area. Bryan Rogers, 29, is wanted in connection to the Aug. 11 shooting death of 48-year-old Todd Wilson of New York City, who was found shot...
  • Next Antares set to launch from Wallops to ISS in mid-October

    Next Antares set to launch from Wallops to ISS in mid-October
    Orbital Sciences Corp. is scheduled to launch its third operational mission, called Orb-3, from Wallops Island to the International Space Station on the evening of Oct. 18. An Antares rocket is expected to blast off no earlier than 10:14 p.m. from the...
  • Newport News to spend $18M on lower Jefferson streetscaping

    Newport News to spend $18M on lower Jefferson streetscaping
    NEWPORT NEWS — The city is spending more than $18 million to install street improvements on lower Jefferson Avenue as part of a city initiative to reinvest in and attract businesses back to the area. The first phase of project, which is wrapping...
  • Tuesday's 9/16 local schedule (updated Monday PM)

    COLLEGES Men’s soccer North Carolina at William and Mary, 7 Longwood at Old Dominion, 7 Women’s soccer Salisbury at Virginia Wesleyan, 7 Women’s golf William and Mary Invitational (on Kingsmill’s Plantation Course), 7:45 a.m. HIGH...
  • Port of Virginia board to hear report on financial health

    NORFOLK — The fiscal health of the Port of Virginia may be showing signs of improvement. A report highlighting financial activity at the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) and the Virginia International Terminals LLC (VIT) for the first month of its new...
  • Hampton Roads could become commercial hub for drone industry; testing sites sought nearby

    Hampton Roads could become commercial hub for drone industry; testing sites sought nearby
    In Hampton Roads, the word "drone" has usually referred to unmanned military aircraft. But given shrinking defense budgets, local companies would like to take this technology to U.S. commercial markets. Read this and other Hampton Roads business stories...
  • Sept. 15 Letters: Clean bay, Mark Warner, same-sex marriage

    Reducing impact on bay The lower Chesapeake Bay has indeed been fortunate in dodging oxygen-starved dead zones this summer ("Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay," Sept. 4). However, Hampton Roads has seen its share of dirty,...
  • York County's new superintendent a "go-getter"

     York County's new superintendent a "go-getter"
    YORK COUNTY— As parents and staff meet York County's new superintendent they are saying he is a go-getter and forward thinker. Victor Shandor, who is moving from Fulton County, Ga., to York County in November and starts on Nov. 3, visited all 19...
  • Kent named Virginia campus recruiter for Autobell Car Wash

    Kent named Virginia campus recruiter for Autobell Car Wash
    Charlotte-based Autobell Car Wash Inc., which has eight locations in Hampton Roads, has hired Sarah Kent of Chesapeake as campus recruiter in Virginia. Her new duties include establishing and maintaining counselor and job placement personnel contacts at...
  • Mostly sunny Monday, possible showers overnight

    Mostly sunny Monday, possible showers overnight
    The National Weather Service is calling for fairly mild weather in Hampton Roads Monday. Mostly sunny skies are in the forecast with a high temperature of about 77 degrees. Expect a low of about 66 degrees and a slight chance for showers overnight....
  • Peninsula Town Center to host second Fashion Night Out

    Peninsula Town Center to host second Fashion Night Out
    The Peninsula Town Center in Hampton will host its second annual "Fashion Block Party" on Friday, Sept. 19. Shoppers who purchase tickets to the special event will have access to free drinks, special swag bags and exclusive discounts. There are two...