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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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  • Show caution

    A recent report by the National Wildlife Federation outlines the possibility Virginia could be a leader in the production of wind energy. It extolls the potential financial windfall that could result should the commonwealth responsibly harness its natural...
  • Check out the latest board appointments by Gov. McAuliffe

    Hampton Roads professionals have been named to the Virginia Port Authority Board, the Board for Architects, the Council on Aging and the Governor's Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates. Here are the local board appointments recently announced by Gov....
  • Verizon, Cox boost Internet speeds in Hampton Roads

    Verizon, Cox boost Internet speeds in Hampton Roads
    Both Verizon and Cox are increasing Internet speeds for customers in Hampton Roads. On Monday, Verizon announced that FiOS home customers will start getting upload speeds that match their download speeds for video chatting or sharing videos or online...
  • #HRBooks Review: Private eye to the gods in Hampton Roads

    #HRBooks Review: Private eye to the gods in Hampton Roads
    Armageddon is threatening to engulf, if not all of humanity, at least a good part of Hampton Roads. In other words, it's just another day in the life of Thomas Statford, private eye of the gods. Statford, the title character in Hampton author John G....
  • $129,787: Environmental health

    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. City inspectors routinely visit restaurants and other establishments to make sure they...
  • Peninsula residents want better coordination between Williamsburg, Hampton Roads transit agencies

    Asked what they wanted from their transit systems, about 20 residents of James City County and nearby communities gave elected officials and transit employees straight answers at a town hall meeting on Tuesday. Edith Heard wanted to see better...
  • In search of traction

    The argument over mass transit in Hampton Roads plays out time and again. Advocates point to congested area roadways and growing popular support for alternative transportation opinions as signals to proceed. Opponents cite the region's unique geographic...
  • Cygnus makes it safely to the space station after launch from NASA Wallops

    Cygnus makes it safely to the space station after launch from NASA Wallops
    The Cygnus spacecraft that launched Sunday from Wallops Island made it safely to the International Space Station early Wednesday. The station's Expedition 40 crew grappled the space freighter at 6:36 a.m., and completed second-stage capture at 8:53 a.m....
  • Report: Hampton Roads homes sales rebound in June

    Report: Hampton Roads homes sales rebound in June
    NEWPORT NEWS — Homes sales are rebounding, and residential home inventory is approaching healthy levels, signaling a recovering housing market across Hampton Roads, according to a recent report. Virginia Beach-based Real Estate Information Network...
  • Congress slams door on commissary cuts

    Congress slams door on commissary cuts
    The Senate version of the defense budget contains good news for Hampton Roads, and we're not just talking about saving an aircraft carrier. Besides restoring funds to refuel the USS George Washington, the budget adds money to maintain operations at on-...
  • Ward, governor's fellows take educational boat tour of James River

    Ward, governor's fellows take educational boat tour of James River
    Hampton Roads looks different from a boat, and state Secretary of Natural Resources Molly Ward pressed that point home to 25 governor's fellows Wednesday morning on an educational tour of the James River. A former mayor of Hampton, Ward said she...
  • Free supplies for home medical care available for those in need in Hampton Roads

    Free supplies for home medical care available for those in need in Hampton Roads
    Syringes, feeding tube extenders, nebulizers, catheters, crutches, a walker and many more supplies are available free through the Access Partnership Office. \ The South Hampton Roads Chapter of the Foundation for Rehabilitation Equipment Endowment...