Cleaning up someone else’s mess

A Glen Allen payroll firm is expanding its reach in Maryland to help almost two dozen small businesses that were recently left in the lurch.

Unloading a bank’s baggage

A Glen Allen insurance company just picked up an insurance subsidiary from a Hampton Roads bank.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 8.4.11

Tons of business lawsuits this week: A bank is trying to collect millions from a Richmond-based restaurant ownership group, plus lots of construction-related suits. And an aggrieved customer claims she was locked in the dressing room of a Leggs Hanes outlet for hours. She wants $750,000 in damages. Plus two lawyers are being sued.

The virtual chalkboard

A new deals site gives diners a heads-up on local restaurants’ special offers.