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The newly opened distribution center in Virginia for Amazon.com is celebrating the shipping of its first package -- a 5-quart Crock-Pot slow cooker sent to a Michigan customer. The online retailer says the shipment took place late Wednesday at the...
Localauthor Elizabeth Francis has written the perfect book to celebrate Father's Day. It's called Fishing On Father's Day. Francis is a Botetourt County school teacher and along with her friend and co-worker, Kasey Phillips, she put together the book....
Tags: Lifestyle and Leisure, Father's Day, Fishing
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Gov. Bob McDonnell's administration has reached a deal withAmazon.com Inc. for the giant online retailer to start collecting sales taxes in Virginia. The agreement calls for Amazon to start collecting the taxes of purchases made by...
ReporterJohn Cosgrove is prepared to compete on price, and win customers with a promise of excellent service and support, but if online retailers don't collect sales tax, he says, traditional stores like Roanoke electronics retailer Lee Hartman and Sons are...
A bill to force online retailers such as Amazon to collect the same sales taxes that mall discount stores and corner bookstores assess from their customers has won unanimous support from a key Senate committee. Sen. Frank Wagner's bill would close a...
Tags: E-Commerce Industry
A new customer call center for Dominion Virginia Power will bring 150 jobs to Halifax County. The announcement was made Thursday morning in Halifax County. The governor's office says Dominion and Fanuiel, Inc. will invest $1.5 million in the...
Online retailer Amazon.com will open two fulfillment centers in Virginia, creating 1,350 jobs. Governor Bob McDonnell made the announcement in Richmond Thursday morning. The company will open two fulfillment centers: One in Chesterfield County that will...
ReporterThe 4th annual Roanoke Regional Writers Conference at Hollins University is Friday and Saturday. The event offers two dozen classes taught by 25 professionals, a round-table discussion, a Friday evening reception with two speakers and Saturday...
Reuters* Microsoft set to unveil new Xbox Tuesday * Renews contest with Sony, Nintendo for $65 bln game market * Xbox key to Microsoft's broader push into consumers' lives By Malathi Nayak and Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE, May 18 (Reuters) - Microsoft...
Reuters(Reuters) - The largest U.S. satellite video provider, DirecTV, is one of the companies considering a bid for online video website Hulu, according to a source familiar with the situation. The person acknowledged that other parties were involved, adding...
Change of SubjectI ended up in a book store the other day -- and I say it this way to make it clear that it wasn't a planned part of our family excursion, but a way to kill time while my wife......
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