Chesapeake Local Business
Local business in Chesapeake, VA
14 hrs ago | via World-Grain
Perdue AgriBusiness has opened a merchandising office in So Paulo, Brazil. The company said its local presence of its associates in the region will enhance the company's direct sourcing of corn, soybeans and other commodities from Brazilian farmers, thereby improving the company's ability to supply its international and U.S. customers year-round. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 19 | via CSP
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. -- Despite the poor economy that is plaguing most retailers, business is good at Dollar General Corp., with first-quarter sales and profits up in the double digits, according to a recent MediaPost report. Comment?
Monday Oct 17 | via WAVY-TV Portsmouth
In the future, Seattle coach Pete Carroll would prefer if Richard Sherman handled his frustrations in a way that did no Dr. Toney Lee McNair, Jr. has been teaching for 17 years, 10 of them at Indian River Middle School. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Norfolk State University and a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry from Virginia Union University. Comment?
Monday Oct 17 | via Powhatan Today
Toney Lee McNair Jr., a choral music teacher at Indian River Middle School in Chesapeake, has been named Virginia's Teacher of the Year. McNair has been teaching for 17 years and is in his 11th year as a choral teacher at Indian River, according to the Virginia Department of Education. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 12 | via Virginia Business
Virginia Beach-based real estate companies Commercial Real Estate Services and Ellis-Gibson Development Group announced their merger Wednesday and the creation of Venture Realty Group LLC. The recently formed Venture Realty Group includes principals from both companies. It will continue to develop, lease and manage an extensive portfolio of commercial and mixed-use properties. Comment?
Monday Oct 10 | via CSP
State inspectors have discovered high levels of ethanol in gasoline at some Hampton Roads gas stations, according to the Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Affairs , which has received approximately 100 complaints, prompting officials to investigate gas stations in Isle of Wight, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Suffolk, said an Associated Press report. Elaine Lidholm, a spokesperson for the department, told WVEC-TV that an investigation revealed ethanol levels from 16% to 50% at some local gas stations. Comment?
Monday Oct 10 | via WRIC-TV Richmond
Virginia officials are reporting one storm-related death after Hurricane Matthew. That brings the overall U.S. death toll from the storm to at least 21. Officials in Virginia say the driver of a pickup truck was killed when the truck rear-ended a tractor-trailer stopped for a downed tree on Interstate 64 in Chesapeake on Saturday. Comment?
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