November 2023 Top Five
The top five most-read daily news stories on VirginiaBusiness.com from Sept. 15 to Oct. 13 included news about plans for a second Virginia Buc-ee’s mega-convenience center, this time in Rockingham County.
The University of Virginia ranked No. 24 among national universities and No. 5 for top public schools. (Sept. 18)
The Texas-based travel center chain purchased 21.3 acres along Interstate 81 in Rockingham County for $6.6 million. (Sept. 26)
Former Liberty University President and Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. alleged in a lawsuit that President Emeritus Jerry Prevo and Liberty executive committee members received more than $1 million from Liberty through “questionable, self-dealing transactions.” (Sept. 19)
Dominion Energy Services President Carter Reid, also Dominion Energy’s executive vice president, chief of staff and corporate secretary, will retire Jan. 1, 2024. (Oct. 2)
Ramon W. Breeden Jr., chair of Virginia Beach-based developer The Breeden Co., gave $50 million for business education and athletics. (Sept. 18)