Universal Corp. boosts profit on weakening dollar
February 05, 2010 11:41 AM
Tobacco leaf processor Universal Corp. increased its net income 22 percent in the first three quarters of its fiscal year as its currency costs fell.
Webb and Boxer introduce bill to impose a tax on excessive bonuses
February 04, 2010 4:36 PM
Legislation aimed at Wall Street firms that benefitted from taxpayer assistance
Markel Corp. reports yearly profit compared to 2008 loss
February 04, 2010 11:50 AM
Richmond insurance company Markel Corp. reported a profit of $202.4 million in 2009 compared with a $58.4 million loss in 2008.
Tazewell County vote a roadblock for wind farm plans
February 03, 2010 4:51 PM
Dominion and BP Wind Energy had proposed projects in Southwest Virginia
Dragon Run Swamp conservation easement is Virginia’s largest
February 03, 2010 4:49 PM
20,000 acres total have been preserved in area
Massey Energy revenues down on weak economy, bad weather
February 03, 2010 11:52 AM
Richmond-based Massey Energy Co.’s revenues dropped 23 percent in the fourth quarter as coal demand weakened and poor weather hurt mining operations.
Union Bankshares completes acquisition of First Market
February 02, 2010 11:50 AM
Union First Market Bankshares Corp. has completed the acquisition of First Market Bank.
SAIC receives $52 million National Science Foundation contract
February 02, 2010 11:46 AM
McLean-based Science Applications International Corp. has received a contract to manage information technology infrastructure for the National Science Foundation.