Dublin Volvo plant to lay off 650 workers
January 27, 2009 3:18 PM
Volvo Trucks North America has said it will lay off 650 hourly employees at its Dublin manufacturing plant because of declining demand, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Southwest Virginia feeling housing downturn
January 27, 2009 11:33 AM
The housing market turmoil has struck Southwest Virginia, where foreclosure filings were up 262 percent in 2008 over the previous year.
Harris Teeter to open distribution center in King George
January 23, 2009 11:20 AM
Harris Teeter is planning to open a food distribution center in King George County, creating 335 jobs.
Recession causes major cutbacks at state port
January 22, 2009 12:53 PM
Reeling from reduced exports and imports, the Port of Virginia and its operating arm are making major cutbacks to endure the recession.
Virginia could get up to $800 million for bridges, road maintenance
January 22, 2009 11:54 AM
Virginia could get between $700 million and $800 million under the federal government’s economic-stimulus package, according to the state transportation commissioner.
Virginia Business at the 2009 Presidential Inauguration
January 21, 2009 4:42 PM
Adrienne Reaves-Taylor attended the inaugural celebration
Swearing-in ceremony brings cheers and tears as Obama takes office
January 20, 2009 7:48 PM
It started way off in the distance, before Barack Obama even got to the stage. Then it moved to the front until everyone was chanting “Obama, Obama.”