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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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  • 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....
  • Virginia groups receive grants to battle veterans homelessness

    Three organizations in southeastern Virginia have received grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs totalling $1.4 million to help end homelessness among former service members. In all, Virginia organizations received $11.3 million in grants under...
  • 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...
  • Hampton City Employees Credit Union explores merger with BayPort

    Hampton City Employees Credit Union explores merger with BayPort
    The Hampton City Employees Credit Union, which has one branch office in City Hall, is exploring a merger with BayPort Credit Union. "We're in the process of pursuing a merger opportunity with BayPort," Hampton City Employees Credit Union Manager Nancy...
  • Top 5 Hampton Roads industries now hiring

    Top 5 Hampton Roads industries now hiring
    As summer turns into fall, that familiar “back-to-school” feeling affects adults as well as children. Just as kids get serious about schoolwork after months of play, many grownups feel it’s time focus on their current career path. Take a...