Chesterfield delegate to lead VITA
March 24, 2010 1:34 PM
Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Wednesday that he has appointed Republican Delegate Sam Nixon of Chesterfield County to become chief information officer of the Virginia Information Technology Agency.
Rosetta Stone launches higher-education program
March 24, 2010 11:09 AM
Arlington-based Rosetta Stone Inc. has released a new language-learning software that allows teachers to supplement class time with online learning.
Massey Energy to sell stock to fund acquisitions
March 23, 2010 11:17 AM
Massey Energy is planning to offer 8.5 million shares of common stock, subject to the market and other conditions, to fund part of its acquisition of Cumberland Resources Corp.
Cuccinelli to file lawsuit against health-care bill
March 22, 2010 3:47 PM
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says he will submit a legal challenge to the federal health-care bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Sunday.
CACI receives $219 million IT Navy contract
March 19, 2010 11:33 AM
CACI International has received a $219 million contract for information technology services for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic.
Chinese company to create 150 jobs in Shenandoah
March 18, 2010 5:53 PM
Mercury Paper is planning to expand its Shenandoah County facility and move its North American headquarters to the site. The $21.2 million investment will create 150 jobs.
Newport News shipyard receives $80 million contract to repair aircraft carrier
March 18, 2010 11:57 AM
Northrop Grumman Corp. Shipbuilding has received an $80.1 million contract to plan for the overhaul and refueling of the USS Abraham Lincoln, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.