Amazon to bring 1,000-plus jobs to Frederick County

March 28, 2017

More than 1,000 jobs are expected to be created in Frederick County as a result of plans by Amazon to open an e-commerce warehouse and distribution operation in the White Hall Commerce Center.

Business Ledger

March 23, 2017

The Shenandoah Herb Society will host its annual open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Sunflower Cottage Herb Farm in Middletown. Information: 540-869-8482.

Students learn to manage money during Bank Day

Jessica Sims, 18, a senior at Skyline High School, listens to Elizabeth Cottrell, chairman of the board, speak during Bank Day at First Bank's Operation Center in Strasburg on Tuesday. Rich Cooley/Daily

March 21, 2017

STRASBURG – First Bank invited area high school seniors from Shenandoah, Warren and Frederick counties to learn about the banking industry, financial services and the role banks play in their communities as part of Virginia Bankers Association’s Bank Day scholarship program on Tuesday.

Business Ledger

March 16, 2017

For the sixth year in a row, Thrivent Financial has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company.

84 Lumber to add 100 new jobs in Stephenson

March 9, 2017

Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office announced that 84 Lumber, the country’s largest privately owned building material manufacturer, intends to invest $3.9 million to establish a manufacturing operation in Frederick County, resulting in 100 new jobs.

Business Ledger

March 9, 2017

McCarthy & Akers
The law firm of McCarthy & Akers has announced it will be moving its Strasburg office to

Business Ledger

March 5, 2017

Farm2Fork Affair, a trade show expo to introduce agricultural producers to large-scale consumers throughout Virginia, will be held Monday at the Mimslyn Inn in Luray.

Distillery to expand, create jobs with grant

Sid Dilawri, right, vice president of Filibuster Distillery in Maurertown, is shown with Dr. Basil Gooden, Virginia secretary of agriculture and forestry, following Tuesday's announcement of an $800,000 expansion of the distillery.  The expansion includes production equipment for the facility and a tasting room. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 28, 2017

MAURERTOWN – Filibuster Distillery received a $30,000 grant and will invest $795,000 to expand its whiskey production operation in Maurertown, creating eight new jobs over three years.

Business earns award

From left, Vicki Hood, Life Care Centers of America Eastern Division director of business development; Natalie Fitzwater,  director of business development at Life Care Center of New Market; and Thomas Oliver, Life Care Centers of America  Eastern Division director of human resources  are shown.  Courtesy photo

February 17, 2017

Life Care Center of New Market has been awarded the 2016 Business Development Award of Excellence for Life Care Centers of America’s Bluegrass Region.

Business Ledger: Feb. 18

February 17, 2017

Lisa Baker has been promoted to licensed sales assistant at Old Dominion Insurance & Investments Inc., in Winchester. The position requires a securities license, which Baker earned after passing a series of exams in October and December.

Event planner, caterer now open in Woodstock

February 17, 2017

The Town of Woodstock welcomed a new Main Street business with a ribbon cutting Thursday morning. Happenings Event Planning, located at 121 S. Main St. and owned by valley native Heather Silvious, will be able to accommodate as many as 40 for events and get-togethers and will also offer on-premises and off-site catering.

Business Ledger

February 3, 2017

Winchester Family Health
Libby “Zan” Ruby has joined the Winchester Family Health Center, 1330 Amherst St. The center is expanding

Business Ledger

February 2, 2017

Jennifer Carter has been appointed as the new director of the Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center in Front Royal.

Synergy Home Care now offering services in area

February 2, 2017

Synergy Home Care, a national, non-medical home care company, is now offering services in Warren, Shenandoah, Page, Clarke, and Frederick counties as well as in Winchester.

First Bank reports growth

January 26, 2017

First National Corporation, parent company of First National Bank released its fourth quarter and yearly earnings report Wednesday and reported positive growth in several areas.