Supreme Court allows lawsuit against Altria to proceed
December 16, 2008 11:10 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a legal blow Altria Group and the tobacco industry Monday by ruling that tobacco companies can be sued for marketing “light cigarettes.”
Automotive supplier to consolidate operations in Newport News, creating 318 jobs
December 15, 2008 11:45 AM
An automotive supplier announced Monday it will move its South Carolina manufacturing operations to its Newport News site, creating 318 new jobs.
Gildan closes Hillsville knitting plant
December 12, 2008 11:03 AM
Canadian-based Gildan Activewear announced Thursday it would close its knitting plant in Hillsville, laying off 180 employees.
Daily Press’ parent company files for bankruptcy
December 09, 2008 11:31 AM
The Tribune Co., parent company of the Daily Press newspaper in Newport News, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday.
APM Terminals could receive $1 million for Portsmouth investment
December 09, 2008 11:26 AM
APM Terminals could receive $1 million from the state and City of Portsmouth for construction of its $450 million marine terminal, according to The Virginian-Pilot.
Abingdon hospital site work continues despite financial downfall
December 08, 2008 11:33 AM
Construction continues on the Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon despite the economic downturn.