Tag: LLC

McAuliffe announces appointments to college boards of visitors

Today Governor Terry McAuliffe announced his appointments to the boards that govern Virginia’s higher education system, including the Boards of Visitors for Virginia colleges and universities.


business

Survey: Absenteeism, decreased productivity due to employee stress

A new survey of economic stress and financial wellness in the American workplace reveals that significantly more employees are living paycheck-to-paycheck, and that financial stress is a substantial and growing contributor to absenteeism and decreased productivity.


Staunton opens Business Way

The City of Staunton opened a new road, Business Way, which connects Middlebrook Avenue and Montgomery Avenue, in a ceremony on Thursday.


Investment firm attempting hostile takeover of WWE?

Lemelson Capital, LLC, a private investment management firm, announced on Friday that it has taken a stake in shares of WWE and is calling on the WWE Board of Directors to replace the executive management team of the company.


business

Governor McAuliffe announces $40 million investment in Henrico County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Mondelēz Global LLC, the U.S. operating company of Mondelēz International, Inc., will invest more than $40 million to expand its biscuit bakery in Henrico County.


Giant Food donates 200 hams to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank CEO Michael McKee (left) is joined by the Charlottesville, Va. Giant Food Nonperishable Manager Rick Cecil (right), during Giant Food’s annual ham donation.


business

Vireol Bio Energy to add 70 jobs in Hopewell

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today that Vireol Bio Energy LLC will commission the former Osage Bio Energy facility and begin production of ethanol in the City of Hopewell.


MPG announces sale of McDonald’s leased property in Harrisonburg

Morgan Property Group announced the sale of a future McDonald’s development at the intersection of East Market Street and Country Club Road in the City of Harrisonburg. This will be McDonald’s fifth location in the city.


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Consumers to receive refunds from settlement of e-book price fixing lawsuit

irginia consumers will receive approximately $4.3 million in restitution stemming from the partial settlement of a lawsuit that alleged that Apple Inc. and five of the six largest e-book publishers in the country conspired to fix the price of e-books.


marketing

Facebook pulls the rug on business: We will return the favor soon

The Valleywag tech blog reported Wednesday that Facebook is planning to slash organic page reach down to 1 to 2 percent of your business page like base. What does this mean for your business?


business

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces 40 new jobs in Nottoway County

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today in the Town of Crewe that Trout River Dry Kiln, LLC will open a major hardwood kiln operation in Crewe, located in Nottoway County.


marketing

Ever had to fire a client? It’s rare

It’s not easy to do, but sometimes you have to just yank the Band-Aid off, deal with the moment of intense pain, and breathe. That works with actual Band-Aids and metaphorical ones in the world of business in the form of those 1 percent clients.


Green Applications LLC to invest $9.75 million to establish first Virginia operation

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that Green Applications LLC, a Division of Green Distribution will invest $9.75 million to establish its first Virginia operation in the Town of Gordonsville in Orange County.


The Philosopher’s Lunch Table: Mental Clarity

Join Marietta McCarty on Saturday, Feb. 22 for a sort of Philosopher’s Lunch Table featuring South American food to toast the chapter set in Brazil in The Philosopher’s Table.


Bail bonds sites online with assist from Augusta Free Press

Bail bondsman Doug Wright has four new websites serving customers in the Valley and Central Virginia that were produced by Augusta Free Press.


Augusta Free Press builds new website for Tony’s Pizza

Tony’s Pizza, with locations in Fishersville, Va., and Staunton, Va., has a new website produced by Augusta Free Press.


marketing

Worthless: That’s a website that no one sees

A website designer introduced himself to me by posting a snarky comment on the Augusta Free Press Facebook page about the value of what I do for clients in web design.


Virginia companies exhibiting at Fancy Food Show in San Francisco

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is hosting a Virginia Pavilion at the Winter Fancy Food Show, Jan. 19-21, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.


marketing

Can blogging benefit your business strategy?

With Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and the rest, the first social media revolution, blogging, seems as relevant as a CB radio. But can you be overlooking something by thinking blogging is a thing of the past?


marketing

New Year’s Resolution: Get your business moving in 2014

It may be just a flip of the calendar, but we don’t tend to treat the New Year that way. The New Year brings with it the chance for new beginnings. That’s why we make New Year’s Resolutions, right? Just like we make resolutions for ourselves to exercise more, eat better, finally start writing that novel that you’ve always said you wanted to write, and that kind of thing, we make resolutions related to our businesses.


healthcare

More partnerships between doctors. hospitals strengthen coordinated care for Medicare beneficiaries

Augusta Care Partners LLC has been selected as one of 123 new Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Medicare, providing approximately 1.5 million more Medicare beneficiaries with access to high-quality, coordinated care across the United States, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today.


Augusta Free Press launches campaign website for House candidate Sam Rasoul

The campaign website of 11th House District Democratic candidate Sam Rasoul is online through the work of Augusta Free Press LLC.


Gov.-Elect Terry McAuliffe announces transition team

Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe announced his “Common Ground for Virginia” transition committee on Thursday, a bipartisan group of Virginians from all regions of the Commonwealth who will work with McAuliffe over the next two months to build the foundation for a successful administration.


Carded Graphics in Staunton to announce manufacturing expansion ahead of schedule

Carded Graphics, one of America’s leading manufacturers of paperboard packaging, will announce faster than expected company growth at an expansion dedication ceremony for new investment and job creation at the company’s Staunton facility.


Gotten any business from your website lately?

It’s easy to forget why we have websites for our businesses. It’s not just because we have to, or because some guru at some conference that you went to a couple of years ago said it’s a good idea. You have a website for your business for one reason: to get more business coming in.


SDDA to host Halloween in Downtown Staunton event

Bring all of your little ghosts and goblins to the safe and family-friendly Halloween event in Downtown Staunton on Saturday, Oct. 25, courtesy of Staunton Downtown Development Association.


McDonnell announces $168M in road projects approved for construction

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) awarded $168 million worth of transportation projects during its meeting held earlier today.


Think bigger, think smarter, with your business

No matter what business you’re in, the more people who know about the great work that you can do, the better your bottom line is going to look.


AFP assists Waynesboro Police Foundation on fundraising project

Augusta Free Press is working with the Waynesboro Police Foundation on a project to raise money to help a family return the remains of their murdered daughter home.