Despite economic concerns, an Arlington neighborhood celebrates a new president
January 20, 2009 11:13 AM
LaMont and Emogene Mitchell threw a pre-inaugural part Saturday night.
Cold doesn’t discourage concert crowd
January 19, 2009 3:57 PM
Not even the frigid temperatures could chill the spirit of people gathered for Sunday's pre-inaugural concert in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.
Circuit City to close stores, sell merchandise
January 16, 2009 2:40 PM
Henrico County electronics retailer Circuit City Stores Inc. announced Friday that it is seeking permission to shutter its 567 stores and sell of its merchandise, affecting more than 30,000 employees.
Albemarle employer lays off about 50 workers
January 16, 2009 11:45 AM
Albemarle County-based GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has laid off about 50 employees, according to The Daily Progress.
Navy recommends carrier move to Florida
January 15, 2009 11:50 AM
The Navy officially recommended Wednesday that an aircraft carrier be moved from Norfolk Naval Station to Mayport Naval Station in Florida. Virginia’s congressional delegation believes the move could cost the state up to 11,000 jobs.
Kaine unveils proposals to spur ‘green job’ growth
January 12, 2009 3:44 PM
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine announced Monday his proposal to spur the growth of “green jobs” in Virginia through a series of grants and tax credits