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2009-03-23 17:18:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKEQ) today announced that the U.S.

2009-03-17 15:41:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKEQ) today announced that it has received no qualifying bids to compete with the previously announced offer to acquire all of its operating businesses submitted by a group of investors, including affiliates of Irving Place Capital Management, L.P.

2009-02-24 09:30:00

BELOIT, Wis., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ABC Supply Co. Inc. has acquired Chesapeake Siding and Roofing, a wholesale distributor of exterior building products, effective Feb. 23. The transaction includes two locations - one in Chesapeake, Va.

2009-02-18 14:40:00

DOVER, Del., Feb.

2009-02-12 13:44:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- At Cox Communications, African-American and other multicultural recognition activities do not happen just once a year. These efforts are part of the fabric of the company and its culture.

2008-12-29 20:15:00

Parent Company and U.S. Operating Subsidiaries File Voluntary Chapter 11 Petitions in U.S. To Consummate Sale All Global Manufacturing and Distribution Facilities Operating As Usual Obtains Commitment For Up To $37 Million in DIP Financing To Fund Operations RICHMOND, Va., Dec.

2008-12-03 08:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications of Hampton Roads will provide the region with the opportunity to watch the 2008 Allstate Virginia High School League (VHSL) Football Championships live. This year's championship features two local teams: Oscar Smith and Phoebus.

2008-10-11 09:00:14

By JEANNE MOONEY When a summer squall knocked over five sections of Eileen Smith's backyard fence, she despaired about how to set things right. The fallen fence violated property maintenance codes. A city inspector cited the hazard at the Salem Woods home in Virginia Beach and told Smith to fix it.

2008-10-09 09:00:41

The 82.6 percent rate was about a percentage point higher than the state average. Among 11 high schools, Bayside had the lowest rate, 73.2 percent, while Cox was highest, with 91.4 percent. Five of seven high schools had rates above the state average.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.