A commission created to finance economic development and education projects in tobacco-growing regions of Virginia adopted some changes to its bylaws Tuesday recommended by the state's legislative watchdog group.
Port Authority working on chemical plant deal
Georgia-based eApps Hosting is expanding into the QTS Richmond Data Center in the former Qimonda plant in Henrico County.
Car sales continue at brisk pace to start year
What might be the biggest issue of the session is one that has many Virginia small businesses rallying against government favoritism for a big business.
Brink's Co. buys software company for about $17M
Amazon, Indiana set deal on sales-tax collection
Q: I am new to the insurance business and need some direction on how best to locate prospective clients. Can you suggest some available resources?
Business certifications can help women-owned companies grow their sales, says Karen Cole.
Most of the job growth in 2011 was concentrated in industries that tend to pay low wages and skimpy benefits. But toward the end of the year, and especially in December, hiring became broader-based and included more higher-paying jobs.
Opening the Winthrop Manor assisted-living home in Richmond's Oregon Hill neighborhood last week was a culmination of a lifetime of work for Celestine Hicks.
A Richmond-based company that provides high-end temporary housing is growing by attracting legislators, filmmakers, business travelers and repeat customers.
Michael J. O'Connor was presented the CEO Award of Excellence from the Virginia Society of Association Executives. This award is given to an association professional who has been nominated by peers in recognition of his or her leadership and achievement. O'Connor is president and chief executive officer of the Virginia Petroleum, Convenience & Grocery Association.
Richmond loan rates
New position: director of government affairs at the Richmond-based law firm of Williams Mullen.
Richmond interest rates
"Nothing changes on New Year's Day," what U2 famously sang in its 1983 hit "New Year's Day," could easily describe the current economic outlook.
The following is a recent business bankruptcy petition filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court:
Trades made by directors and officers sometimes are done so according to an advance written trading plan.
Scott Ruth has been elected president of the Richmond Association of Realtors. He is with Long & Foster.
ADVERTISING -- Debra Fitzgerald has been promoted to vice president, creative manager, West Cary Group Rhythm at West Cary Group. She has been with the firm since 2007. She gains executive status as the leader of Rhythm, a specialized team of designers, proofreaders and editors that offers a range of creative services, including full-service production and fulfillment capabilities, often for high-volume projects.
Henrico Business Leaders meets 7 to 8:45 a.m., Richmond Marriott West, 4240 Dominion Blvd. Speaker: Virgil Hazlett, Henrico County manager. Topic: "2012 State of the County Address." Cost: Free for members; $30 for guest; $45 for walk-ins. Registration/details: www.henricobusinessleaders.com or Diane Munn, (804) 675-7502.
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