April 2009 Archives
General Motors may be racing ahead with its restructuring plans, but local GM dealers are stuck in neutral.
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Coldwell Banker Premier Homes of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., has acquired Berkeley Realty Group.
WINCHESTER -- Frederick Block, Brick & Stone is featured in an upcoming episode of HGTV's "Curb Appeal."
Companies Food Lion shoppers can sign up to support the Wayside Foundation for the Arts through the grocer's MVP Shop & Share Program. Every time registered customers make a purchase with their MVP cards, Food Lion will donate a portion of their total grocery bill...
Northern Virginia and parts of the upper Shenandoah Valley appear to be setting the stage for a recovery in the state's housing market.
WINCHESTER -- The Rev. Webster Gibson, of Christ Episcopal Church, knows God sometimes works in mysterious ways.
FRONT ROYAL -- Virginia's Main Street program has been a driving factor behind the revitalization of downtown commercial districts statewide, and officials are hopeful that Front Royal will soon join the club.
WINCHESTER -- Composite decking, railing and fencing manufacturer Trex will roll into Winchester on Sunday with an interactive and educational mobile unit.
MT. JACKSON -- Curves has moved and will be celebrating its new location next week.
WASHINGTON -- All or part of unemployment benefits received this year will be considered tax-free for many workers, the IRS has announced.
The deadline for filing your Virginia income tax return is Friday.
Two local community banks expanded their allowance for loan losses during the first quarter, lowering their respective earnings.
In celebration of Earth Day, Food Lion is featuring in-store displays with eco-friendly products.
NEW MARKET -- With the bad reputation attached to the banking industry of late, BB&T must be doing something right to remain a pillar of the community.
Rep. Frank R. Wolf has once again joined the fight to keep local mail-sorting operations from being moved to Dulles.
WINCHESTER -- Five new stores are set to open at Rutherford Crossing in the spring and summer, developer NV Retail announced this week.
NEW MARKET -- The Shenandoah Valley Travel Association has released a statement on the dismissal of former public relations director L. Meriwether German.
WOODSTOCK -- Playground equipment at W.O. Riley Park will be getting gussied up next month by employees of a new paint store in town
A bank foreclosed Thursday on seven of developer Denver E. Quinnelly's unfinished subdivisions in the area.
WINCHESTER -- The fate of a building project slated to connect one of the city's retail corridors with Frederick County remains muddled as a local engineering firm has filed suit against its developer.
HARRISONBURG -- A Clarke County developer has filed Chapter 7 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Bob Goodlatte has once again introduced legislation to scrap the federal tax code.
Beginning this summer, the tax man in Richmond will no longer get a cut of butchers' profits when their customers bring in an animal for processing.
WINCHESTER -- The Ritz Camera store at Apple Blossom Mall will remain open while the company reorganizes under federal bankruptcy protection.
CLEAR BROOK -- The development of an FBI records complex in northern Frederick County has been delayed after the agency's plans for the site came in over budget.
WINCHESTER -- Local and state officials, educators and business leaders toured two local manufacturers Wednesday to see first-hand some of their technical employment needs.
Should Virginia take federal stimulus dollars to expand unemployment benefits? The question will be settled on the floor of the General Assembly today.
FRONT ROYAL -- Warren County is filling a need for lower-cost industrial and corporate real estate by touting one of its strengths: location.
WINCHESTER -- Approximately 600 American Woodmark employees will be offered severance packages as part of the company's plans to shut down three manufacturing plants this summer.
WINCHESTER -- February's nightmarish 9.2 percent unemployment number for the Winchester area is most likely a statistical aberration, not a reason to panic.
WOODSTOCK -- The Tire Distributors building on South Main Street is scheduled to go on the block next month.
The top of Virginia hit 9.2 percent unemployment in February, a level not seen since the early 1990s.
WINCHESTER -- American Woodmark announced Tuesday that it will close its Berryville plant along with one of its Moorefield, W.Va., production facilities as demand for the cabinetmaker's products continues to fall.
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