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NewsFeeds 6.23.10

Fredericksburg entrepreneur built portable sawmill (Freelance Star) One box contains a 5.5-horsepower Honda engine. Another contains the Lumber Smith’s innovative, cast-aluminum casing for a horizontal band saw that can cut boards as wide as 16 inches and as thin as one-quarter inch. Hampton’s new town center takes off (Daily Press) The manager says Peninsula Town… Read more »

NewsFeeds 6.3.10

Longtime employee says goodbye to paper mill (Virginian-Pilot) Ralph Vincent Jr. was a third-generation worker at the International Paper mill outside Franklin. He had been there for more than 30 years. For him and over 50 others, Friday was the final day on the job. Loyalty takes butler from poor Nepal village to NY (AP)… Read more »

NewsFeeds 6.2.10

SportsQuest Deals: Buy Now or Pay Later? (Style Weekly) Gesturing dramatically and intoning a tried-and-true sales strategy, Steve Burton, chief executive of SportsQuest, convinced the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors to cough up $4.3 million to lease nine synthetic turf fields and other facilities that are part of a planned, $250 million sports complex near… Read more »

Mega motivational seminar

A handful of well known figures from politics and sports are in Richmond today for a mega motivational seminar at the Richmond Coliseum. Can someone explain this to me?

NewsFeeds 4.7.10

Magnolia Green has new project manager (Times-Dispatch) Magnolia Green, a planned resort-style community in Chesterfield County, is getting a jump-start after the development went into foreclosure last year. Millions of dollars at stake in bluefin tuna battle (Virginian-Pilot) There have been thousands of bluefin off the coast of northeast North Carolina since mid-February. But unless… Read more »

NewsFeeds 4.2.10

Recycling company to build South Richmond plant (Times-Dispatch) Cephas Industries is building the $6 million plant, which will be financed by $3.5 million in facility bonds obtained through the federal government’s economic stimulus package. Regulators deemed Bank of the Commonwealth ‘troubled’ (Virginian-Pilot) Commonwealth Bankshares Inc., based in Norfolk, suffered heavy losses last year from a… Read more »