Nonprofits

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.

State fair creditor paints grim picture

ArborOne, a South Carolina lender on tens of millions of dollars of bonds owed by the fair, wants the court to let it keep its right to take action, which could include foreclosing on the 360-acre Caroline County property the fair calls home.

Virginia State Fair seeks bankruptcy protection

The nonprofit company that operates the fair filed for Chapter 11 after failing to work out a deal with its lenders to restructure the $83 million it borrowed to develop its new fairgrounds in Caroline County.