Archives: ‘Business’

Early Promotions, Online Shopping And An Improving Economy Change The Face Of Black Friday Weekend

November 30th, 2014 | [From: Business]

Early holiday promotions, the continued growth of online shopping, and an improving economy changed the way millions of people approached the biggest shopping weekend of the year.

Small Business Saturday In Alexandria

November 29th, 2014 | [From: Business]

More than 30 independent Alexandria boutiques will offer special promotions, including merchandise discounts, gifts with purchase, complimentary services, treats, and/or festive activities for shoppers to enjoy.

Almost Heavenly Trees And Greenery Returns To Alexandria

November 28th, 2014 | [From: Business, Other News]

Since 1982, the Gallery family has owned and operated Almost Heavenly Trees and Greenery, a Christmas tree farm in Augusta, West Virginia.

AAA Urges Shoppers To Put Safety First When Hunting For Holiday Bargains

November 26th, 2014 | [From: Business, Other News]

While rushing to store after store this holiday shopping season, safety may not be the first thing on our minds. Fewer Black Friday shopping-related casualties were reported last year. AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging shoppers to use caution when shopping this Thanksgiving weekend, especially in dark parking lots and garages.

PJM Revises Load Forecast Downward; Work Group Recommends Route Options For Underground Transmission Line

November 25th, 2014 | [From: Business]

Just as the Dominion Underground Transmission Line and Substation Work Group prepares a list of the least objectionable routes for a proposed underground transmission line through Alexandria, PJM, the manager of the power grid for the mid-Atlantic region, has revised the load forecast for the next several years downward.

Governor McAuliffe Announces 16% Economic Impact Increase Of The Virginia Film Industry In 2013

November 18th, 2014 | [From: Business, From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the total economic impact of the film industry in Virginia in 2013 was $382.5 million, providing $19.4 million in state and local tax revenue for the Commonwealth. This is a 16% increase from 2012 when the economic impact was $328.4 million.

Dental Associates Of Northern Virginia Donates Over 800 Pounds Of Candy To Operation Gratitude

November 18th, 2014 | [From: Business, Non-Profits]

Dental Associates of Northern Virginia, with six convenient locations in Northern Virginia donated over 800 pounds of candy to Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that sends care packages to our dedicated troops overseas.

Governor McAuliffe Kicks Off VA-1 Tourism Summit, Announces New Task Force To Promote LGBT Tourism

November 17th, 2014 | [From: Business, From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe kicked off the 2014 Virginia-1 Tourism Summit at the Hyatt Regency Reston today where he highlighted Virginia’s strength as a tourist destination and discussed ways tourism can contribute to Virginia’s economic growth and keep the Commonwealth competitive.

Hazel Poole Receives 2014 Community Champions Award

November 11th, 2014 | [From: Business, Other News]

On Oct. 30, Molina Healthcare of VA held their fourth annual Community Champions Awards Dinner and honored citizens who positively affect the health and well-being of others.

Steve Halt And Carol Mount Of Halt, Buzas And Powell Named 2014 Top Financial Advisers

November 5th, 2014 | [From: Business, Other News]

Steve Halt, CPA and Carol Mount, CPA of Halt, Buzas and Powell, Ltd. were named 2014 Top Tax Accountants by the Washingtonian Magazine.