Urology practice expands Va. Beach presence

The company will invest a total of $17.8 million in capital improvements and business property through this expansion. The new facility creates 66 full-time positions including eight physicians and 58 staff with combined average salaries of $72,811.

12 Scams of Christmas

The BBB says people should be aware of suspicious situations since the holiday season is when most criminals strike.

Local organizations rallying for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is a day to support the local small businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. Small businesses have generated 64 percent of net new jobs over the past 15 years and ...

Va. settles with Google over unauthorized Web tracking

Virginia has reached a settlement with Google Inc. after the company allowed advertisers to track Web surfing habits of users of Apple's Safari Web browser during 2011 and 2012 without authorization.

Virginia Beach business expo closes the gap

Minority business owners recently attended a free Minority Business Council Conference and Expo.

Study: Blacks are biggest users of online job search

Blacks are more likely than the public at large to use the Internet to look for a job, and particularly when it comes to using mobile devices and social media for that purpose, according to recent research unveiled by the ...

IRS warns of pervasive telephone scam

Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. If the victim refuses to cooperate, they are then threatened with arrest, deportation or suspension of a ...

10 signs you’re not cut out to be an entrepreneur

Thinking about starting your own business? Beware! Says Daniel C. Steenerson, a so-called "visioneer" with a 32-year long executive-level career that has included growing an entrepreneurial venture into a multimillion dollar industry leader.

VSU dedicates Reginald F. Lewis College of Business

Lewis took the business world by storm when he acquired McCall Pattern Company for $22.5 million and sold it three years later for a $50 million profit.

AG warns of scams linked to Obamacare rollout

In the wake of the Oct. 1 rollout of the health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, con artists are already scamming consumers with fake web sites and phone calls, according to the ...

Dominion Virginia Power seeks lower fuel rate

Dominion Virginia Power has asked the State Corporation Commission of Virginia (SCC) for approval to reduce the company’s fuel charge and lower customer electricity bills.

Cuccinelli's office improperly used funds to advise energy companies

Virginia's inspector general has released his review of the attorney general’s office and an assistant attorney general's emails to the attorneys of companies extracting methane gas in Southwest Virginia.

“Yes 4 Henrico’s Kids” PAC to support passage of Henrico meals tax

Henrico County has formed “Yes 4 Henrico’s Kids” PAC to advocate for passage of the meals tax on the ballot on Nov. 5. The small surcharge on restaurant meals, according to supporters who recently gathered at an press event, will ...

Study: Home ownership does not mitigate residential segregation for blacks

While home ownership has long been a key to affluence and a symbol of the American dream, blacks owning homes may not reap the same as whites and other minorities in metropolitan America, a recent University at Albany study found.

Divaris sells Tobacco Row Shopping Center

Divaris Real Estate, Inc. (DRE), has sold the Tobacco Row Shopping Center, totaling 43,373 square feet for $6.6 million.