Chamber of commerce changes name to reflect tourism push
January 05, 2011 9:17 PM
The Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce has revised its name to reflect a new emphasis on tourism.
2.8 percent is the median U.S. salary increase this year
January 05, 2011 4:36 PM
Workers getting a raise this year of about 3 percent have a lot of company.
Liberty Tax Service plans to hire 50,000 seasonal employees
January 05, 2011 3:45 PM
With the tax deadline a little more than four months away, Liberty Tax Service in Virginia Beach is staffing up.
USA Today buys online review sites
January 04, 2011 4:44 PM
USA Today has purchased Reviewed.com, a group of 12 product-review websites for products such as cameras, camcorders and high-definition televisions.
Washington D. C., office market achieves record high net absorption in 2010
January 04, 2011 3:17 PM
Ranks as No. 2 city for foreign investment
Star Scientific develops new snuff product with lower levels of carcinogens
January 04, 2011 1:44 PM
Star Scientific Inc. announced Tuesday that it has developed a moist snuff tobacco product with lower levels of carcinogens than other snuff products currently on the market.
Ferguson acquires company with locations in Alabama and Mississippi
January 03, 2011 3:41 PM
In a move to broaden its presence in the Southeast, Newport News-based Ferguson acquired Summit Pipe and Supply Co. Inc.
Sallie Mae acquires $27 billion in student loans
January 03, 2011 2:58 PM
Student loan company Sallie Mae announced Monday it has purchased $27 billion in federal student loan assets from The Student Loan Corp.