Mantech defies bad economy
February 26, 2009 11:20 AM
Defense contractor ManTech International reported a 29 percent increase in revenues for 2008, showing continued resilience of defense contractors during a bad economy.
Stanley Furniture to lay off 100 workers
February 26, 2009 11:19 AM
Stanley Furniture plans to lay off 100 manufacturing and production workers at its Henry County factory because of the faltering economy.
Stihl to cut employee hours
February 25, 2009 11:12 AM
Power tools manufacturer Stihl Inc. will cut hours of some of its employees and use fewer temporary workers, according to The Virginian-Pilot.
Estes agrees to major real estate deal; expands Mexico service
February 24, 2009 7:07 PM
Estes enters into major deal for real estate; expands Mexico service
GMU rolls out a new master’s degree in real estate development
February 24, 2009 1:06 PM
George Mason University offers new master's degree in real estate development
Danville, Pittsylvania mega-park plan unveiled
February 24, 2009 11:26 AM
Danville and Pittsylvania County announced plans to build a $13 million industrial park with hopes of attracting a major automobile manufacturer or other large industry.
400 will lose their jobs under Goodyear agreement
February 23, 2009 11:15 AM
The United Steelworkers Local 831 union has approved an agreement with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. that will mean more than 400 Danville employees will lose their jobs through buyouts and layoffs starting in March.
House, Senate pass bill to ban smoking for restaurants, bars
February 20, 2009 10:54 AM
Starting Dec. 1, smoking in restaurants and bars will be prohibited in Virginia unless they have rooms with a separate ventilation system.