For the Record - Shenandoah Valley

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Capon Valley Bank, a Wardensville, W.Va., bank, bought the former BB&T branch office on South Main Street in Stephens City to open a new branch, its second in Frederick County. (The Winchester Star)

Berryville Graphics laid off 23 full-time employees, citing the need to adjust staffing levels to meet the current and foreseeable demand in the book market. (The Winchester Star)

The Boy Scouts of America announced plans to move its national jamboree from Fort A.P. Hill in Caroline County, to a 4,000-acre site in Rockbridge County’s Goshen community owned by the BSA, starting in 2013. The event, held at A.P. Hill every four years since 1981, attracts tens of thousands of scouts and leaders, along with hundreds of thousands of visitors. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Folio Design, a Staunton publication design firm, won three awards in the MVP Annual Design Awards for work done for the Augusta County Service Authority and Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation. (News release)

The Hershey Co. temporarily laid off 148 workers at its Stuarts Draft plant in what was described as a routine staffing adjustment. The workers are expected to be called back. The company also held a job fair recently as part of a move to fill 120 entry-level positions at the facility. (The News-Virginian)

Invista Inc. reached a labor agreement with the union United Workers Inc. on a three-year deal for workers at the company’s Waynesboro nylon operation. Invista announced layoffs of 210 employees and a number of contract workers in December. The new agreement will save many union jobs by rolling them over into positions previously held by contract workers. The plant now has about 600 workers plus 300 contractors, about half of its work-force level at the beginning of 2008. (The News-Virginian)

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