The VirginiaBusiness.com Top Five
The top trending stories on VirginiaBusiness.com from June 16 to July 15 were led by a surprise announcement from Dominion Energy Inc., which also disclosed a $9.7 billion deal to sell its natural gas transmission and storage assets to a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate.
- Atlantic Coast Pipeline canceled: Dominion Energy and Duke Energy Corp. abandoned plans to build the 600-mile, $8 billion-plus natural gas pipeline. (July 5)
- Colonial Williamsburg names chief development officer: William & Mary’s associate vice president for development, Earl T. Granger III, was named chief development officer at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. (July 2)
- American Woodmark overhauls leadership: M. Scott Culbreth was named CEO of the Winchester-based cabinet manufacturer following an internal investigation that led to management changes. (July 14)
- Nearly 110K Virginia businesses received PPP funds: Of the almost 110,000 Virginia businesses that received Paycheck Protection funds, more than 16,100 received over $150,000. (July 6)
- Falwell voices support for renaming Lynchburg: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. called Lynchburg’s name an “embarrassment” due to perceived racist connotations. (July 10)