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For banks – size matters

A deal between a Hampton Roads bank and a struggling bank in North Carolina would shake up rankings of the state’s largest community banks.

Textbook business ethics

A local attorney has spent five years writing a book about business heroes.

Union First sues Justin French

Union First Market Bank filed a lawsuit filed last Friday seeking to place seven of his properties, for which they hold the deed of trust on, under receivership by court order.

Q&A: Monday No holes in former bagel maker’s résumé

Tom Rhodes had the same thought thousands of UVA kids have when they get home from Charlottesville: open a bagel shop like the famous Bodo’s in their hometown. That was in the early 1990s. This week, RBS talks to Rhodes about bagels and the fast growing, Richmond-based Direct Mail Solutions.

The Docket: Circuit Court Roundup for 7.19.10

The RRHA wants to condemn land on East 18th Street, while Dominion has a disagreement with a coal provider and a developer said it didn’t get the final drawings permit drawings from a vendor. Plus, an old-age home wants more than $100,000 back from an IT company it said never installed the equipment it said it did.

In development feud, writing is on the wall

It’s not often that a spat over tax credits inspires graffiti artists. Developer Justin French said he supports the local artists who painted messages on the exterior walls of the Scott’s Addition industrial property they rent from him, messages not so subtly aimed at French’s tax credit purchaser for the renovated building at 1509 Belleville… Read more »