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2014-07-31 12:21:01

NORFOLK, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation has earned a place on Inbound Logistics' 2014 75 Green Supply Chain Partners list in recognition of sustainable supply chain, logistics, and transportation practices. The transportation industry magazine cited Norfolk Southern's Trees and Trains tree-planting initiative and its investments in track and rail facilities to increase freight rail capacity across the company's eastern U.S. network. "Norfolk...

2014-06-02 23:01:42

On Thursday, June 5th, 2014, Dominion Enterprises will kick off their second hackathon of 2014, PhotoHack. This event will take place June 5-6 at Dominion’s headquarters in Norfolk. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 On Thursday, June 5th, 2014, Dominion Enterprises will kick off their second hackathon of 2014, PhotoHack. This event will take place June 5-6 at Dominion’s headquarters in Norfolk. Like most hackathons, this event will challenge participants to create working computer...

2014-05-09 16:20:32

NORFOLK, Va., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern will join more than 200 communities across the country during Amtrak's seventh annual National Train Day to celebrate why "trains matter" to our economy. On May 10, a variety of local train stations, railroad museums, and other venues will host activities and exhibits that highlight the past, present, and future of trains and travel. Norfolk Southern's newly renovated Exhibit Car and an Operation Lifesaver engine will be on...

2014-04-16 12:28:20

~ 13th Annual Virginia Beer Festival and 40-Foot Rubber Duck Make May 17-18 a "Duckie" Weekend to Visit the Heart of Virginia's Waterfront ~ NORFOLK, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The convergence of three annual festivals along with events planned to celebrate the reopening of the city's beloved Chrysler Museum of Art, is shaping up to make May 17-18 one of the most exciting weekends to be in Norfolk, Virginia. Here's what's on tap: -- Chrysler Museum of Art's Grand Reopening The...

2014-02-07 12:20:23

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities around Norfolk and the Elizabeth River, a tributary of the ecologically important Chesapeake Bay, have benefitted from Norfolk Southern's (NYSE: NSC) innovative stormwater management system at the railroad's Lamberts Point coal transload facility. When it rains, the multimillion-dollar recycling system collects, filters, and treats stormwater from the 425-acre export coal facility. The water is reused to suppress dust and clean...

2014-01-31 08:21:36

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has opened a new Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer terminal in Chesapeake. Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer (TBT) terminals are specialized facilities that allow customers to transfer a large array of commodities between rail cars and trucks. TBT terminals are owned by Norfolk Southern and operated by independent contractors that are industry experts in facilitating safe and efficient bulk transfer and distribution. The...

2014-01-21 16:20:49

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy E. Miles and James A. Squires have been elected directors of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) effective today, Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman announced. Miles, 47, of Knoxville, has served as chief executive officer and a director of the largest movie theater company in the U.S., Regal Entertainment Group Inc. (NYSE: RGC), since 2009. Before that, she served as executive vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer....

2014-01-07 16:20:14

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) participated in the location of 67 new industries and the expansion of 25 existing industries along its rail lines in 2013. New plants and expansions representing an investment of $2.3 billion by Norfolk Southern customers are expected to create more than 3,100 new jobs in the railroad's territory, eventually generating more than 136,000 carloads of new rail traffic annually. Norfolk Southern...

2014-01-07 08:31:59

Optimal will provide on-site physician coverage and teleradiology support NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimal Radiology Partners, a national radiology practice and leading provider of on-site physician coverage and teleradiology support to hospitals nationwide, has been selected to provide comprehensive radiology services to Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge, Va. Under the partnership, Optimal will deliver on-site physician coverage and...

2013-12-31 23:22:58

Exchange USA is proud to announce the arrival of newer model Kindles to their already extensive lineup of technology-oriented lifestyle products. Military financing is applicable to these new Kindles, and is offered to all active duty military personnel. Hampton, VA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Exchange USA is proud to announce the arrival of newer model Kindles to their already extensive lineup of technology-oriented lifestyle products. Military financing is applicable to these new Kindles,...


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2012-05-22 09:08:59

Norfolk VA is located along the United States East Coast and has a climate that is moderated by the warm Gulf Stream Ocean current that travels up the coast. Many large storms impact the region. Temperatures for Norfolk VA: January and February are the coldest months for the city with average temps ranging in the 30F for lows and upwards to 50F for the highs. The month of March temperatures range is in the 40-60F range. April brings another increase in averages as the day time highs...

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