Business

Business Ledger

February 2, 2016

Stuart L. Myers, of Winchester, has been named the new chief financial officer for Randolph-Macon Academy.

Business Ledger

January 21, 2016

REC
Kent D. Farmer, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s president and CEO, has received the 2016 J.C. Brown CEO Communication Leadership Award

Chamber awards member volunteers

January 19, 2016

The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce made a few administrative tweaks and again recognized community contributors with awards at its fourth annual meeting on Tuesday.

Sysco center recognized for safety

Brett Michael, of Bluemont, a forklift operator for Sysco Northeast Redistribution Center in Front Royal, sits in the cafeteria of the Sysco subsidiary in Front Royal with coworkers on Thursday. Michael and his colleagues were awarded Virginia's highest labor safety award by Ray Davenport, commissioner of the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 7, 2016

Executives, managers and rank and file employees at the Sysco Northeast Redistribution Center beamed proudly Thursday at a ceremony recognizing them for excellence in workplace health and safety protections.

Business Ledger

December 30, 2015

Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick County has announced that Matthew Peterson has been hired as the new

Business Ledger

December 25, 2015

Tony Wininger has joined the Bank of Clarke County as a vice president and commercial lender at the Leesburg branch,

New sports bar to open in Winchester

Jasmine Curtis, kitchen manager of the new Green Turtle sports bar in Kernstown Commons, holds a plate of buffalo nachos inside the new establishment located beside the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. The sports bar will open for business at 11 a.m. Monday. Rich Cooley/Daily

December 18, 2015

Kernstown Commons will soon offer visitors a new spot to catch the game and grab some grub when the Greene Turtle opens there on Monday.

Baker Farms adds processing plant

Steve Baker, of Mt. Jackson, looks over a rack of smoked hams that he has in his walk-in freezer of his new hog processing plant.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 18, 2015

MOUNT JACKSON – With a long history in producing pork, hog farmer and Shenandoah County Supervisor Steve Baker recently added a processing facility to Baker Farms.

Business Ledger w/photo

December 17, 2015

Fresh Market
RD Management LLC, one of the nation’s largest privately-held real estate development and management organizations, has entered into a lease agreement with The Fresh Market, a specialty grocery retailer, at Winchester Plaza, 1675 S. Pleasant Valley Road and East Jubal Early Drive.

Online beard grooming business launches

Brody Williams, owner/founder of  Backwoods Beard Company LLC, grooms his beard with one of his engraved combs. Williams, of Mount Jackson, has created a line of products to assist in growing and grooming the perfect beard.   Rich Cooley/Daily

December 11, 2015

Brody Williams meticulously drips a drop of oil into a small bottle as he works in his one-man makeshift studio in a three-room, decades-old chateau on Bryce Mountain creating scented oil for beards.

Business Ledger

December 10, 2015

Cruise Planners
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that Bob Sites, Cruise Planners franchise owner in Front Royal, has earned the

Holiday shoppers seek out deals

Angelica Echegoyen and Brooke Butler, both of Winchester, make Black Friday into a day to catch up over coffee and shopping at the Apple Blossom Mall in Winchester.  Rachel Mahoney/Daily

November 27, 2015

Whether shoppers decided to wait in outside lines on Thanksgiving or brave the early bird crowds on Black Friday, Winchester businesses small and large saw a huge turnout for early holiday shoppers this year.

Area gears up for small business sales

November 26, 2015

Area businesses are looking to attract weekend holiday shoppers with more local options as part of initiatives for Plaid Friday and Small Business Saturday.

Business Ledger for Nov. 28

November 25, 2015

Vineyard award
North Mountain Vineyards in Maurertown has been awarded a silver medal for its 2013 Zweigelt by the International

Business Ledger

November 19, 2015

Edward Jones
Bret Hrbek, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Front Royal since 2001, has been appointed to the firm’s