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March 18 - 24, 2018 is Virginia Agriculture Week - a $70 billion industry

March 18 - 24, 2018 is Virginia Agriculture Week and the ideal time to celebrate the success of Virginia’s leading private industry, agriculture. Agriculture has been the backbone of the state's economy for more than four centuries.

PWC teen who wants to be the first on Mars now a member of an honor research society

Eleanor Sigrest, whose goal is to the first person on the planet Mars, has been inducted as a lifetime fellow of the American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS), America’s only honor research society for high school scientists.

Virginia’s unemployment rate unchanged at 3.6 percent

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has remained steady at 3.6 percent for five consecutive months—the lowest rate since the 3.5 percent rate in April 2008 and 3.9 percentage points below the peak rate of 7.5 percent in February 2010.

HIRE VETS NOW hiring and networking event March 22 at Fort Belvoir

Transitioning service members and veterans can connect with many of Virginia’s top civilian employers in high growth industries such as medical, IT and cyber security at the HIRE VETS NOW Hiring and Networking Event, Thursday, March 22, at Fort Belvoir.

MicroStrategy Incorporated renews headquarters lease, plans capital projects and 300 new jobs

MicroStrategy Incorporated plans to retain 800 jobs, add 300 new jobs and invest $6 million in capital improvements in Fairfax County following headquarters lease renewal.

Need after-storm work around your house? Watch out for scams, says Attorney General

"Virginia law offers protections for consumers who find themselves in need of things like tree removal or home repair after extreme weather. Attorney General says state residents should "carefully review any terms before paying for any good or service" and contact his office as soon as possible if you think you're being illegally overcharged or suspect someone may be running a scam."

Prince William Chamber of Commerce announces 2018 Business Award winners

Passion and excellence in the business community were celebrated Feb. 28 when the Prince William Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business Awards banquet at Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas.

NOVA Manassas joins with Micron, BAE on new mechatronics degree program and “fab” laboratory

Northern Virginia Community College Manassas Campus has unveiled strategic initiatives with Micron, BAE and the US Army to offer new, industry-demanded degree programs that will begin this fall and to spark K-12 students' interest in technology.

Planning Commission to weigh waivers, special use permit for “Marketplace” in Haymarket

Two back to back public hearings for proffer waivers and a special use permit for a large retail home improvement store at James Madison Marketplace in Gainesville District will be held March 7. The ±19.83-acre site is located on the north side of John Marshall Hwy (Route 55), approx.. 1,650 feet west of Route 15.

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