Virginia goes blue
November 05, 2008 11:09 AM
Virginia chose Barack Obama to become the 44th president of the U.S. on Tuesday, choosing a Democratic presidential nominee for the first time since 1964.
40 percent of voters cast ballots by 10 a.m.
November 04, 2008 5:33 PM
By 10 a.m. today, about 40 percent of Virginia's registered voters had cast their ballots, according to state elections officials.
Circuit City to close 155 stores
November 03, 2008 11:26 AM
Electronics retailer Circuit City Stores Inc. announced Monday it will close 155 stores and lay off 17 percent of its work force.
Media General purchases Richmond.com
October 31, 2008 2:31 PM
Media General, publisher of the Richmond Times-Dispatch and Virginia Business, announced Friday it had purchased Richmond.com from TWG Portals.
Media General announces purchase of Richmond.com
October 31, 2008 2:00 PM
RICHMOND, Va. – Media General (NYSE: MEG) announced today that it has purchased Richmond.com, an award winning local news and entertainment portal, from TWG Portals, LLC of Richmond.
Circuit City in danger of losing stock listing
October 31, 2008 11:54 AM
The New York Stock Exchange has warned Richmond electronics retailer Circuit City that it could be delisted as soon as April because it stock price has fallen below $1 per share.
Prince George County Rolls-Royce project moving forward
October 30, 2008 12:37 PM
Executive details plans for new plant.
Credit crunch forces Landmark to take properties off the market, except for the Pilot
October 30, 2008 11:40 AM
The credit market turmoil has forced Landmark Communications to pull all of its properties off the market except for The Virginian-Pilot.
Appalachian Power supports reduction in rate increase
October 30, 2008 11:01 AM
Appalachian Power, which provides much of Southwest Virginia’s power, has said it may embrace a tentative settlement to increase rates by an estimated 17 percent rather than 24 percent, according to The Roanoke Times.