Kaine’s plan would raise cigarette tax, cut Medicaid and education
December 18, 2008 10:37 AM
Highlights of Kaine's budget proposal
Blacksburg business incubator receives international award
December 17, 2008 10:40 AM
A Blacksburg business incubator has been dubbed the “Most Promising New Incubator” at an annual awards program at the Science Alliance Conference in Science-Based Incubation.
Kaine to propose cigarette tax increase
December 16, 2008 5:37 PM
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine plans to propose a cigarette sales tax increase to help close the state’s budget shortfall, Speaker of the House William J. Howell confirmed Tuesday.
Supreme Court allows lawsuit against Altria to proceed
December 16, 2008 11:10 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a legal blow Altria Group and the tobacco industry Monday by ruling that tobacco companies can be sued for marketing “light cigarettes.”
Automotive supplier to consolidate operations in Newport News, creating 318 jobs
December 15, 2008 11:45 AM
An automotive supplier announced Monday it will move its South Carolina manufacturing operations to its Newport News site, creating 318 new jobs.
Gildan closes Hillsville knitting plant
December 12, 2008 11:03 AM
Canadian-based Gildan Activewear announced Thursday it would close its knitting plant in Hillsville, laying off 180 employees.
Daily Press’ parent company files for bankruptcy
December 09, 2008 11:31 AM
The Tribune Co., parent company of the Daily Press newspaper in Newport News, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday.