Regional News

Statewide Economic Initiative to Push Private Sector Jobs

July 29, 2015 / Archived News/ Regional News

By Jonathan Spiers, Richmond BizSense Like the thimble on a Monopoly board, Virginia is looking […]

VSU Fine Arts Program Named Best Among HBCUs

Contributed Reports, The Progress-Index PETERSBURG – HBCU Digest recently named the Virginia State University (VSU) […]

The Cameron Foundation Changes Strategy to Make Impact

The Cameron Foundation has overhauled the way that it gives grants in order to have a greater impact on the growth of the region. The changes shortly followed the foundation’s 10-year anniversary in April 2013, after the nonprofit examined data on the wellbeing of the Tri-Cities.

Localities Look to Expose Students to the Workforce Early in Life

By Amir Vera, The Progress-Index The workforce of tomorrow. That’s been the mission of the […]

McAuliffe Announces New International Trade Initiative

July 15, 2015 / Archived News/ Regional News

By John Reid Blackwell, Richmond Times-Dispatch Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration announced a new initiative Wednesday […]

McAuliffe: Revenue Growth Means Virginia’s Economy is ‘Back’

July 14, 2015 / Archived News/ Regional News

By Alan Suderman, Associated Press   RICHMOND — Higher-than-expected state tax revenues are a sign […]

Report Gives Virginia High Ranking on Internet Connection Speed

July 13, 2015 / Archived News/ Regional News

Virginia Business Virginia ranks among the top states for peak average Internet connection speed, according […]

Army to Cut 40,000 Troops; 127 at Fort Lee

By John Ramsey, Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginia’s Army installations have escaped mostly unscathed in the Army’s […]

Nonprofit Works on Plan to Improve James and Appomattox Rivers

July 7, 2015 / Archived News/ Regional News

Staff Reports, The Progress-Index The public is being asked for their input on how to […]

Cameron Awards Over $1.9 Million in June Cycle

By Staff Reports, The Progress-Index PETERSBURG — The Cameron Foundation has released $1.9 million in new […]