Snagajob.com founder named small business person of the year
April 23, 2008 11:19 AM
Snagajob.com founder Shawn Boyer was named the National Small Business Person of the Year on Tuesday by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Dominion, BP sign agreement for Virginia wind projects
April 22, 2008 10:39 AM
Dominion Resources Inc. and BP Alternative Energy North America Inc. announced Monday that they have agreed to jointly build, own and operate wind projects in Virginia.
Alpha Natural Resources boosts coal export capacity
April 21, 2008 11:02 AM
Abingdon-based Alpha Natural Resources has increased its ownership in one of the country’s largest coal ports.
Textile manufacturer to close
April 18, 2008 12:19 PM
Danville textile manufacturer Dan River Inc. will liquidate after 126 years in operation, according to an article in Home Textiles Today.
Volvo to lay off more Pulaski workers than expected
April 18, 2008 12:17 PM
Volvo Trucks North America will lay off 450 more workers than expected this spring at its Pulaski County plant, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported.
Lack of transportation plan curbs roads spending 44 percent
April 17, 2008 11:08 AM
State highways will receive 44 percent less funding over the next six years, according to a new plan by the Virginia Department of Transportation.
Governors recommend further restrictions on blue crab harvesting
April 15, 2008 6:08 PM
The governors of Virginia and Maryland said Tuesday they will direct state agencies to further restrict the number of blue crabs that can be harvested in 2008.
Kaine amendments include $4 million for SRI
April 15, 2008 11:14 AM
SRI International would receive $4 million in state incentives under one of Gov. Timothy M. Kaine’s 41 proposed amendments to the General Assembly’s biennial budget.