Jan. 20 gun-rights rally expected to draw tens of thousands of protesters
Richmond Circuit Court Judge Joi Taylor issued a ruling Thursday upholding Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s executive order to temporarily ban firearms from the grounds of the Virginia State Capitol in advance of a Jan. 20 pro-gun rights rally expected to draw tens of thousands of protesters. Northam had issued a state of emergency following what
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine has “a little window” into what it looks like when the balance of power shifts in a Virginia legislative body. He was Virginia’s governor in 2007 when Democrats took control of the state Senate. That wasn’t nearly as seismic a change as Virginians will witness this General Assembly session when Democrats
Cliff Fleet is the former president and CEO of Philip Morris USA.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has appointed Cliff Fleet, the former head of Philip Morris USA, as the organization’s ninth president and CEO. Fleet will start his new role on Jan. 1. Fleet, who served as president and CEO of the Henrico County-based cigarette manufacturer from 2013 to 2017, will succeed Mitchell Reiss, who led Colonial
Grants include $2.4 million to develop a computer curriculum in Loudoun County and Chesapeake City Public Schools.
Nine regional projects will receive a combined $5.8 million in Growth and Opportunity for Virginia (GO Virginia) funding, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday. The grants, which were approved by the Go Virginia Board and the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, will support regional economic development and workforce development initiatives and encourage collaboration among local
New Jersey-based AeroFarms is investing $42 million in the project.
New Jersey-based AeroFarms is investing $42 million to construct a 150,000 indoor vertical farm in Cane Creek Centre, a joint industrial park for Danville and Pittsylvania County. The facility will create 92 jobs. AeroFarms employs a proprietary growing technology to produce leafy greens through aeroponics, a process in which plants are grown outside soil on
C.J. Hawn is among four employees recently promoted to leadership positions.
RyanSharkey LLP of Vienna will become part of Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP on Dec. 1.
The facility will create 25 jobs.
Steven Markel will succeed Kirshner as board chairman for the Henrico-based insurance holding company.
The university estimates the solar panels will net $1.5 million in electricity savings per year during the next 35 years.