Goodwill thinks inside the big box

Goodwill store

Richmond-based Goodwill Industries of Central Virginia is embarking on another multimillion-dollar expansion, this time with the purchase of two sites, including a massive store that once housed a Target.

Curtains up for theater nonprofit

The Barksdale Theatre and Theatre IV struck a deal last week to merge and become the Virginia Repertory Theatre.

A fair play

A rival fair operator wants to capitalize on the downfall of the State Fair of Virginia and be up and running in 2012.

The business of blood

One of its biggest and longest-standing local hospital clients of Richmond’s hometown blood supplier has severed their relationship.

Fairgrounds fiasco

Redeveloping the land won’t be easy, especially if Wayne Acors and the Caroline County Board of Supervisors have anything to say about it.

State fair shuts down after 150 years

A victim of a poorly timed stock sale that locked in enormous losses, the State Fair of Virginia is no more. Its 360-acre fairgrounds in Caroline County will be auctioned off.

A chorus of Cupid

If you want to go the more creative route on Valentine’s, here’s an option that might hit the right note.

Comrades in farms

Caroline County wants everyone to know where it stands on the threat of foreclosure to a historic horse farm-turned-state fairground.