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TemperPack to expand HQ, manufacturing operations in Richmond

- TemperPack will invest $2 million to expand its headquarters and manufacturing operation in Richmond, creating 23 new jobs.
blacksburg airport

Blacksburg airport provides major boost to New River Valley economy

- The Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport contributes more than $1 million to the local economy.
gas prices

AAA: Gas prices holding steady

- Over the past week, retail gas prices have remained stable in the Mid-Atlantic region.
virginia

Virginia’s top corn, soybean producing counties

- Accomack County leads Virginia in corn and soybean production, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Transfer of Conservation Reserve Program land to next generation of farmers is now easier

- On Jan. 9 the USDA began allowing farmers and ranchers to terminate their Conservation Reserve Program contracts early.


peanut

Virginia peanut growers to mark National Peanut Month with peanut butter donations

- Virginia peanut producers will take the super-nutritious peanut from the field to the food bank in the form of peanut butter donations.
ralph northam

Northam releases new jobs program

- Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam unveiled “G3: Get Skilled - Get a Job - Give Back.”

Farms occupy 8.1 million acres in Virginia

- The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released its Farms and Land in Farms 2016 Summary.

How to choose top movers?

- Choosing the right mover can be hard work as it requires time spent on checking and verifying basic information.

 

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How to choose top movers?

- Choosing the right mover can be hard work as it requires time spent on checking and verifying basic information.
salvation army

Salvation Army thrift store closing: Tough decision, but right one

- The Waynesboro Salvation Army thrift store on Arch Avenue has been consistently losing money in recent years.
amazon web services

Governor McAuliffe announces relationship with Amazon to push cybersecurity education

- A new partnership with Amazon will make Virginia a national resource for cybersecurity education.
governor's cup

The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon wins 2017 Governor’s Cup

- Gov. McAuliffe awarded the 2017 VWA Governor's Cup to The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards for their 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon.

Shenandoah Valley Technology Council announces new award categories for gala

- Once a year, the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council recognizes and highlights the successes of Valley technology firms.

 

Tourism programs tapped for public-private marketing funds

- More than $772,000 in grants have been awarded to tourism initiatives as part of the Virginia Tourism Corp.’s Marketing Leverage Program.
lumos

Lumos Networks to be acquired by EQT Infrastructure

- Lumos Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by EQT Infrastructure.
augusta health

Augusta Health making inroads into Lexington

- Augusta Health has purchased a building in Lexington and plans to renovate it for a multi-specialty clinic and diagnostic facility.
earth

New program to create more clean energy jobs in the Commonwealth

- The U.S. Department of Energy selected Virginia as the recipient of a $500,000 grant to support commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs.
hearing healthcare

Hearing Healthcare: Treatment of tinnitus

- Correcting treatable causes of tinnitus (i.e. ear wax build-up, allergy, infection, syphilis) often will improve the condition.
virginia

Virginia Workforce Connection offers new, enhanced features

- New, enhanced features are now available for job seekers and Virginia businesses through the Virginia Workforce Connection.

CIT, Smart City Works announce launch of @ Herndon

- CIT has partnered with Smart City Works, Inc. to launch Smart City Works @ Herndon.
newspaper

Owens & Minor to locate new client engagement center in Richmond

- Owens & Minor will make a multi-year, multi-million dollar investment to establish a new Client Engagement Center in downtown Richmond.
aaa

AAA: Gas prices holding steady

- Gas prices across the Mid-Atlantic region appear to be treading water as the consistent dip in prices seen for the past few weeks has begun to stall.
density

Urbanization and carbon footprints

- Isn’t the increasing urbanization of our world good for reducing our carbon footprint given the efficiency benefits of greater density?
virginia

Virginia ranks ninth nationwide for local food sales

- Virginia ranks ninth nationally for direct farm sales, according to a USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service study.
virginia

Virginia named top state for corporate clean energy procurement

- Virginia has been ranked as one of the top states in the nation for corporate access to clean energy.
mark warner tim kaine

Warner, Kaine reintroduce bill to aid rural Virginia hospitals

- Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced legislation to ensure hospitals are fairly reimbursed for their services by the federal government.
2017 governor race

How to form the leanest startup possible in 2017

- The rise of lean startups and solopreneurs is a telling tale for modern business owners.

Former HSBC mortgage borrowers to begin receiving settlement payments

- Borrowers who were harmed by the mortgage servicing and foreclosure practices of HSBC will begin receiving checks of approximately $1,200.
newspaper

The role of timing when you start a business

- You’ve probably heard the phrase “timing is everything” throughout your life.
virginia

Report: About a third of Virginia farm workers are immigrants

- New data emphasizes the contributions of immigrants to Virginia agriculture and the need for immigration reform.

The best ways to capture the Millennial market in your rental business

- You may be wondering how to cater to the renters in the younger generation who are beginning to move in.
the gym

What’s the real cost of your New Years’ Resolution?

- With January becoming a distant memory, we’re already at that point when it’s beginning to feel a little more normal to write "2017".

Global Guardian to expand corporate HQ in Fairfax County

- Global Guardian, a provider of world-class security solutions, will invest $1.3 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Fairfax County.
dominion solar

Dominion solar investment in Virginia approaches $1 billion

- Dominion is investing more than $800 million in solar power in Virginia, with much of it being built at little or no cost to most customers.
website

How to execute the perfect programming assignment?

- Programming assignments are widely and popularly referred to as the most stressful assignment work by students.
newspaper

Tips on writing your first college paper

- How many times have you landed with a D on your essay, when you expected at least a B+?
writing essay

5 tips to perfect your writing skill

- In order to produce a well written essay that serves a purpose, you need to work on your writing skill.

Tips for businessmen and entrepreneurs who deal with enormous stress

- Dealing with a substantial amount of stress can eventually become overwhelming.
hull's drive-in

Hull’s Drive-In hosting job fair

- Hull's Drive-In is hosting a job fair on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon to begin preparations for the 2017 movie season.