Chester-based Uppy’s Convenience Stores chain is sold (Times-Dispatch)
Private-equity firm Catterton Partners acquired a majority interest in the Chester-based chain, which operates 44 stores in Virginia, for an undisclosed sum.
Old Point carries out dig at bank site (Inside Business)
Archeologists are spending the next few weeks digging around an Old Point National Bank location in an effort to recover artifacts before construction on the bank’s new headquarters begins.
Pissing Match: Is the World Ready for the Waterless Urinal? (Wired)
Editor’s Pick: This is a must-read but best to print. It’s long. Entrepreneur James Krug dreamed his urinal would save the world. Then a plumber became his worst nightmare.
Why the future of paid dating sites is rocky.
Few Results for Big Banks’ Lending (WSJ)
Some of the largest U.S. financial institutions have pledged new commitments to small businesses in recent months. But how much it’s helping remains to be seen.