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ReporterBoth candidates for Governor are bringing their campaigns to southwest Virginia this week. Monday, Republican Ken Cuccinelli focused on economic development, and fielded questions about lingering controversy in Richmond. Like Bob McDonnell before him,...
A Virginia winery and a commodity exchange in China have agreed on a five-year wine export deal. Gov. Bob McDonnell announced the agreement between Chateau Morrisette in Floyd County and the Tianjin Commodity Exchange Company on Monday. McDonnell is...
ReporterVeteran state lawmaker Lacey Putney (I-Bedford) says he will not seek another term in the Virginia House of Delegates. Putney made the announcement in a news release Wednesday. "When first elected in 1961," Putney said, "I had no plans to seek a...
Macerata Wheels, LLC. announced Monday morning that the company plans to open a new manufacturing and distribution center in Danville, bringing more than 100 new jobs to the area, with hiring set to start in the next month. The company will produce...
WDBJ7 ReporterThe Pittsylvania County Supervisor issued a news release about economic development in the county on Friday. Click here to read the news release. ============================ Original story from Thursday Ken Bowman is in the business of creating...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefThe greenhouses at Wipledale Farms will soon be full of fresh produce. "People like to get the tomatoes and be the first one in their neighborhood to say I got a tomato before anyone else," said Sheryl Murphy, who co-owns Wipledale Farms with her...
The governor of Virginia is asking President Barack Obama in a letter to make good on his campaign pledge to avert automatic cuts to federal spending that would disproportionately damage Virginia. Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell says the threat of cuts...
Assignment ManagerA company that runs a customer service center in Martinsville is expanding and plans to add about 100 additional jobs. Faneuil, Inc. already operates a virtual "welcome center" in Martinsville for Dominion Virginia Power customers. In an expansion...
Assignment ManagerA tile manufacturer will spend about $4 million to expand its plant in Henry County. The new facility will allow The Tile Shop to manufacture mortar, grout and sealers. It is expected to be complete in January. Here is the complete announcement from...
New jobs are coming to Blacksburg. Governor Bob McDonnell announced Tuesday that Heyo, formerly known as Lujure Media, will invest $100,000 to expand its operation. The business started with just 3 employees and has grown to 15. The company helps small...
A manufacturer of high-accuracy instrumentation and software is planning to expand its Virginia presence, creating 40 jobs. Gov. Bob McDonnell said Tuesday that Aeroprobe Corporation will invest $2.2 million initially and $3 million over five years to...
For the third consecutive year Virginia has a revenue surplus, according to Governor Bob McDonnell’s office. The governor says Virginia ended fiscal year 2012 with a $129.2 million surplus. Additionally, total revenue collections rose by 5.4...
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