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Fitch Affirms Wise County, VA Implied GOs at 'AA-' & Lease Rev BANs at 'A+'; Outlook Stable
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:57:58 -0800

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following rating for Wise County, VA (the county): --Implied general obligation (GO) bonds at 'AA-'; --$14.58 taxable lease revenue bond anticipation notes (BANs) series 2012 at 'A+' issued by the Wise County Industrial Development Authority. The Rating Outlook is Stable. SECURITY Public facility lease revenue bond anticipation notes are ...

Find your perfect Christmas tree at countryside farms and nearby garden centers
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:11:14 -0800

When I was a kid, my father headed for the forest behind our house in Lynchburg, where he searched for the best cedar to cut for our Christmas tree.

Fitch Rates Loudoun County, VA's GOs 'AAA' and Lease Revenue Bonds 'AA+'
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:18:00 -0800

Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings to the Loudoun County, Virginia's general obligation bonds and lease revenue bonds:

Fitch Rates Warren County, VA's GO Bonds 'AA'; Upgrades LOBs to 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:21:00 -0800

Fitch Ratings has assigned an initial 'AA' rating to the following general obligation bonds of Warren County, VA :

Rockefeller nominates students to U.S. service academies
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:40:37 -0800

Staff reports Sen. Jay Rockefeller nominated 40 West Virginia students for prestigious U.S. service academies on Tuesday. The students were nominated for appointments at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado; the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York; the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York; and the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis ...

Study: To Cut Teen Car Crashes, Start School Later In The Day
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:07:25 -0800

It's no secret that teenagers are more prone to auto accidents than older drivers. That's largely why teen motorists are so expensive to insure. We usually attribute younger drivers' high collision rates to their lack of experience, or perhaps their text-friendly lifestyles. But the New York Times reports that a key factor contributing to the rate...

York EDA to invest $43,000 in startup micro-brewery
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:46:22 -0800

A second micro-brewery is making its way to York County this summer and should get $43,000 from the county's Economic Development Authority.

Fitch Rates Upper Occoquan Sewage Auth, VA's Regional Sewerage System Revs 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:06:00 -0800

Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA+' rating to the following Upper Occoquan Sewage Authority, VA revenue bonds:

Benton Police Arrest Three in Shell Gas Station Burglary
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:40:13 -0800

Police say the suspects Richard Minns, 23, of Virginia, Anthony Fondreu, 26, of Missouri, and Lakuan Rhyne, 22, of New York were in the Benton area appearing to be selling magazines.

Supply rocket headed to space station explodes
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:23:25 -0700

ATLANTIC, Va. (AP) - An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site in Virginia. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercial spaceflight effort.