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2011-02-11 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginians for the Arts Foundation (VFTAF) is pleased to announce its new partnership with Dominion Resources to present the Dominion ArtStars Awards in 2011. The awards will recognize two arts organizations in each of five regions of the state, that best demonstrate the ability to enhance the community, lift our spirits, and build a better quality of life. The awards build on the success of Virginians for the Arts' inaugural Arts Build...

2011-02-09 13:42:00

PORTSMOUTH, Va., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- About 30 people will move into TASC's new office in Portsmouth, VA, this week, the company's third office in the Hampton Roads area. TASC employs more than 100 people in the region, and the company expects its workforce to grow over the next few years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) "TASC has a number of important customers across the Hampton Roads region, and we want to make sure our locations make physical...

2011-02-08 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Black History Month, Cox is pleased to present an array of programming options for its customers during February 2011. These options include local documentaries profiling Hampton Roads leaders; a wide array of On DEMAND titles; and Africa Channel viewing options. Hampton Roads Black List, On DEMAND Based on an award-winning HBO documentary (www.blacklistproject.com), "Hampton Roads Black List" is a special program compiling...

2011-02-04 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE-X Protective Coatings, the nation's leading developer and provider of high performance protective coatings, has been invited to join the crew of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on an upcoming project in Hampton Roads, Virginia. LINE-X will be donating and applying its spray on insulation FOAM-GUARD(TM) and ASPART-X(TM) floor coating to provide a more efficient and cost-effective home environment for the featured family. "LINE-X has...

2011-02-01 13:19:00

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Norfolk Southern Foundation, the charitable giving affiliate of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC), announced today that it awarded nearly $5.6 million in grants during 2010 to nonprofit, charitable organizations. The Foundation supports programs that benefit nonprofit organizations in four principal areas: educational programs; community enrichment, focusing on cultural and artistic organizations; environmental programs; and health and...

2011-01-28 14:32:00

HAMPTON, Va., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Images of shuttles, rockets, flying cars, lunar landscapes, and a dog walking on the moon made up some of the entries for NASA's 2011 Year of Innovation Art Contest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA Langley Research Center's Office of Communications invited Hampton Roads students ages 5 to 18 years old to use their talents, imagination and knowledge of NASA to create original artwork for a 2011...

2011-01-24 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications has named Jonathan Freeland its new Vice President of Marketing for Cox Virginia. Freeland began in this role on January 10 and will be based out of Cox's Hampton Roads office. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110124/PH34527 ) Freeland has more than fifteen years of Marketing and Sales experience with Cox. He entered Cox as a Direct Sales Representative for Hampton Roads in 1995. After working in numerous...

2011-01-07 16:14:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative partnership between Cox Business and Inside Business launches on January 10. The Small Business Navigation Program is a resource for Hampton Roads-based small businesses, equipping them with local, reliable resources addressing the key issues, obstacles and trends affecting their bottom lines. Cox Business provides local, full-service solutions for small to large-sized businesses, ranging from high-speed Internet, voice and long...

2011-01-04 14:00:00

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has completed loading the second largest cargo in the history of its Pier 6 coal transloading facility at Lamberts Point in Norfolk. On Dec. 27, 2010, Norfolk Southern finished loading 155,522 net tons (141,089.268 metric tons) of coal into the M/V Cape Provence, destined for ArcelorMittal in Flushing, Netherlands. The coal came from various mines in 1,487 railroad coal cars. Capes Shipping was the ship agent/broker....

2010-12-17 12:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Dominion (NYSE: D) today elected a new director, Helen E. Dragas, effective Dec. 18. The election brings the size of the Dominion board to 12. Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said: "We are pleased to welcome Helen to Dominion's board of directors. Her experience as the leader of a development planning and construction firm will be needed and utilized as our company...