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January 10, 2019 - 11:22 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Microsoft plans to expand its data center operation in Southside Virginia. Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that the tech giant was going to make a "significant" investment at its operations in Mecklenburg County. He said the expansion will create 100 new jobs. Northam...
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August 22, 2018 - 1:20 pm
(RICHMOND, Va. - wrva.com) — Governor Ralph Northam announces Ocean Network Express, a global transport company, will invest $2.5 million to expand its North American Regional Headquarters office to accommodate additional personnel as its customer base increases. The project will create 129 new...
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May 30, 2018 - 12:49 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two manufacturing companies are planning expansions in Virginia, moves the governor says will lead to 80 new jobs. Gov. Ralph Northam announced that Homestead Building Systems Inc. is planning a $2.45 million expansion of its production operation in Orange County. The...
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May 24, 2018 - 3:36 pm
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Tobacco Commission says it will give $6 million in new funds for 27 projects designed to spur job growth in Southwest and Southside Virginia. The commission met in Farmville and approved $2.8 million for workforce development, $2.2 million for education programs...
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