No-frills German grocery retailer Aldi is planning to establish a divisional headquarters and build a 500,000-square-foot distribution center in Dinwiddie County near one of Amazon’s fulfillment centers.
As Rolls-Royce North America continues to equip the latest expansion of its Prince George County plant with high-tech machinery, the company also is recruiting people into an apprenticeship program for manufacturing precision aircraft components.
The completion of the $5.4 billion, nine-year project to expand the Panama Canal opens up the trade route to the East Coast for ships from Asia, shortening the trip to the U.S. by five days. Updates included a third traffic lane through the canal, which doubled its capacity. Since its opening on June 26, 136 ships have made plans to travel through the renovated canal.
This year’s event, themed “Celebrating Southside Virginia’s Agricultural Diversity,” raised awareness of new agricultural tools and services with more than 150 exhibits at Double “B” Farms in Dinwiddie County, and brought a crowd of several hundred out to the event, among them Governor Terry Mcauliffe.
Transitioning or recently separated service members can now apply for a free 18-week training course to qualify them as computer numeric controlled machinists and open new career opportunities in the ever-growing manufacturing industry.
The American Dream: It started here. The Virginia Company, founded in 1606, was a joint-stock corporation similar to other international trading companies of its day. From this early commercial venture, the United States ultimately was founded.
The Dixie Restaurant has a sign on the door boasting about Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” having filmed there, not far from where Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks filmed their upcoming comedy “Ithaca” on Sycamore Street. “Mercy Street,” which wrapped filming in June, saw crowds of costumed actors and actresses fill Olde Towne Petersburg for weeks.
By Christina Nukols, Office of the Governor RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the […]
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By Staff Reports, The Progress-Index PETERSBURG — The Cameron Foundation has awarded $2 million in […]