Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate falls to 6.5%
March 10, 2011 5:30 PM
It’s the lowest rate since March 2009
Pending home sales soar in the Washington, D.C., area
March 10, 2011 5:07 PM
RealEstate Business Intelligence says the number of contracts signed in February was up 33 percent from the same time last year
Harris acquires key Core180 government business assets
March 10, 2011 5:05 PM
The acquired infrastructure assets will become part of Harris CapRock Communications
Smithfield profit soars on pork segment, insurance recovery
March 10, 2011 11:15 AM
Smithfield Foods reported a jump in profit in its third quarter as pork and live hog prices increased and the company recovered $120 million in fire insurance.
Williamsburg and Virginia Beach top best family vacations list
March 09, 2011 5:40 PM
Williamsburg and Virginia Beach have landed at the No. 1 and 2 spots on Tripadvisor’s 2011 Travelers’ Choice Family Choice Awards for Great U.S. Destinations to Discover.
Smithfield Foods names two to board after one member resigns
March 09, 2011 5:39 PM
Smithfield Foods Inc. has elected two new members to its board of directors after another member resigned because of conflicting business and public commitments.
CIT receives grant to improve gas monitoring in coal mines
March 08, 2011 5:35 PM
The Center for Innovative Technology has received a $200,000 award from the Small Business Administration to improve the monitoring of gas levels in underground mines.
Alpha Natural Resources invests in green cement company
March 07, 2011 6:04 PM
Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources Inc. has invested in a company that repurposes fly ash from coal combustion into a “green cement.”
IceWEB announces merger agreement with Promark Techology
March 07, 2011 5:33 PM
IceWEB Inc. in Sterling, a provider of data storage and building blocks for cloud storage networks, announced Monday that it has reached a definitive merger agreement with Maryland-based Promark Technology Inc.