Wood-pellet firm Enviva plans site, 64 jobs in Courtland (Virginian-Pilot)
A wood-pellet producer announced Wednesday that it plans to build a manufacturing facility in Southampton County, creating 64 jobs.
City mulling more seafood businesses in Southeast Community (Daily Press)
Only one city block separates the Newport-News-owned Seafood Industrial Park — the nation’s sixth largest harbor in dockside seafood sales — with the former Harbor Homes/Dickerson Court public housing complex. Many apartments have already been razed, and once the remaining units are demolished in 2012, the land will be vacant, ready for development.
Entrepreneurs behind AOL create $450M fund for Washington start-ups (Washington Post)
Capitals owner Ted Leonsis and AOL co-founder Steve Case hope to reignite a business ethos.
Banks Act, Stocks Surge and Skeptics See a Pattern (NY Times)
Market indexes gained more than 4 percent after central banks acted to contain the debt crisis in the euro zone. But a half-dozen similar rallies in the last 18 months have quickly withered.
Wage Hikes Force Tough Choices (WSJ)
Small businesses, already on a tight budget, are looking for new ways to cut costs as they brace for minimum wage increases in several U.S. states next month.
Why Zuckerberg is Filthy, Stinking, Insanely Rich (Inc.)
Here’s a look at his best moves and why they paid off so amazingly well. It’s a great slideshow.