Local News for Tidewater VA ... November 14, 2016


$12.9B, 4.5 Acres: The Navy's next-generation aircraft carrier The Navy refers to its newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, as “4.5 acres of sovereign U.S. territory.” The $12.9 billion warship — the first of the Navy’s next generation of aircraft carriers — is in the final stages of construction after cost overruns and a delay of more than a year More

Hampton’s legislative wish list’s biggest request is a petition to the General Assembly for $9 million to build the National Institute for Seafood and Aquaculture, part of the city's Downtown Master Plan that would serve as a hub for education, research and training in association with the Virginia Tech Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center that is already operating on King Street More