ASGN will also invest $7.4 million to expand its operations already in Virginia, adding 74 jobs in the city of Roanoke, 147 jobs in the city of Virginia Beach and 358 additional jobs in other communities in the Commonwealth.
Employees at Kroger tell WDBJ7 that the company quietly canceled the program last month and replaced it with a one-time thank you bonus, sparking them to head out in the community to have their voices be heard.
The Harvest Foundation is investing $1 million in honor of local healthcare workers and front line responders to the Virginia 30 Day Fund, which will distribute forgivable loan awards up to $3,000 for businesses employing 3-30 people.
The move further eases restrictions on businesses, including restaurants, gyms, sports, outdoor entertainment venues and gatherings, with up to 50 people okay to congregate as of Friday, instead of the previous limit of 10.
Blue Ridge Multi Family, the group that has taken over the Blue Ridge Hotel and Conference Center property, says the new apartment complex that will replace the hotel will be done in the next 18 to 24 months.
Across Virginia, people will be required masks in public buildings. Roanoke County Police Department is urging all businesses to post signs outside their door on where they stand with the Governor's order
The current center, on Campbell Court, is outdated based on current operations, according to the city, and is nearing the end of its useful life. The city has bought property at 301 Salem Avenue for a new facilty.