Fairfax EDA president receives Fulbright
July 09, 2008 11:23 AM
Fairfax County’s Economic Development Authority president and CEO has received a Fulbright Award to help a northern Scotland community rebound after the closing of a nuclear power plant.
Environmental groups bring Wise plant fight to court
July 08, 2008 11:07 AM
A coalition of environmental groups said Monday it will file lawsuits challenging decisions that led to approval of Dominion Virginia Power’s 585-megawatt coal-fired plant in Wise County, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Agreement reached for Weather Channel sale
July 07, 2008 1:15 PM
Norfolk-based Landmark Communications has reached an agreement to sell The Weather Channel and its related properties to NBC Universal and two private equity firms.
Unemployment rate up to 3.8 percent
July 03, 2008 12:26 PM
Virginia’s unemployment rate rose to 3.8 percent in May, mostly due to the influx of college graduates into the labor force. April’s unemployment rate was 3.3 percent.
William & Mary strives to be an economic engine for the region
July 01, 2008 2:01 AM
Many universities, especially those with public support, have ventured into regional economic development during the past decade or so.