MeadWestvaco to close Louisa plant
March 19, 2009 11:04 AM
Richmond paper and packaging manufacturer MeadWestvaco will close a Louisa manufacturing plant this year, laying off 171 employees.
Liberty University exploring hydropower
March 18, 2009 11:49 AM
Liberty University and another business are seeking permission to test the feasibility of a hydropower plant on the Scott’s Dam Mill on the James River.
Eight companies make Fortune’s “Most admired” list
March 17, 2009 11:24 AM
Eight Virginia companies have made Fortune magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.”
Smithfield posts third-quarter loss on restructuring charges
March 12, 2009 11:01 AM
Smithfield Foods reported a $103.1 million loss in the third quarter of its fiscal year, blaming high grain prices and the cost of restructuring its pork segment.
Hilton Hotels to move headquarters to Tysons Corner
March 11, 2009 4:48 PM
The Hilton Hotels Corp. has chosen Tysons Corner as its new home.
Chicago real estate firm to submit offer to buy Virginia port
March 11, 2009 11:41 AM
A Chicago developer is planning to submit a formal proposal this week to buy operating rights of the state-owned Virginia Port Authority, according to the Daily Press.
It’s official: federal government providing funds for Metrorail to Dulles
March 10, 2009 1:08 PM
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood signed a formal agreement Tuesday morning to spend $900 million in federal funds to extend Metrorail through Tysons Corner and onto Dulles International Airport.
Smoking snuffed out in Virginia restaurants and bars
March 09, 2009 4:56 PM
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine signed legislation Monday that will prohibit smoking in Virginia’s restaurants and bars starting Dec. 1.