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Economic Stats

Ferguson Reports First Quarter Results Of Fiscal Year

NEWPORT NEWS—Despite supply chain issues and labor shortages throughout the United States and the world, Ferguson posted strong first quarter results. “Our associates have continued to drive strong market share gains while navigating industry supply chain pressures, delivering particularly...

Economic Forecast Shows Improvements Following The Pandemic

NEWPORT NEWS—The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2021 Mid-Year Economic Forecast Breakfast on Thursday, June 17 at Newport News Marriott at City Center. Dr. Vinod Agarwal and Dr. Robert McNab, economists from Old Dominion University’s Strome College...

Virginia Peninsula Chamber Hosts Economic Forecast Breakfast

After a 15-month hiatus precipitated by the covid-19 pandemic, the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce will host its first live event in partnership with Old Dominion University’s Stome College of Business. Economists from ODU’s Dragas Center for Economic Analysis...

Northam Wants To Speed Processing Of Unemployment Claims

On May 19, Governor Ralph Northam directed the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) to invest $20 million to dramatically expand the agency’s ability to process complicated unemployment insurance claims. Executive Directive Sixteen required the agency to add 300 new adjudication...

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York Seeking Artist Applications For “Art At The River”

YORK-Artist applications are due Tuesday, February 1 for the annual juried art show “Art at the River,” which will be held this year on Sunday, May 8. Original artwork in a variety of media are being accepted. This includes painting,...

Eastern State Hospital To Host Job Fair January 27

WILLIAMSBURG-Eastern State Hospital will host a job fair on Thursday, January 27, from 4pm to 6:30pm. The facility is located at 4601 Ironbound Rd. On-the-sport interviews will be available for the following positions: full- and part-time entry-level psychiatric technicians; forensic...

LISC Receives State Funding To Help Small Businesses Impacted By Pandemic

A new initiative called the Virginia Small Business Resiliency Fund program was recently launched, providing more than $9.7 million in grants for a dozen projects across the commonwealth. This funding will help create programs and products that will expand...