Shockoe baseball stadium plan wins initial backing 6-3
The Richmond City Council chose Monday to press ahead with the plan for a baseball stadium in Shockoe Bottom, but the 6-3 vote leaves little room for error as Mayor Dwight C. Jones sets out to finalize the project’s details.
Monday’s vote, which occurred around 11 p.m. after a marathon session, was not the final decision, but it was the first major test for the development plan unveiled by the mayor late last year.
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:46:09 -0400
BREVARD, N.C. A company in one of Europe's poorest countries is helping feed children in a poor North Carolina county. The Times-News of Hendersonville reports the Romanian company behind the Only Fruit Bar is giving $2,500 to a Transylvania County Schools program that provides children with weekend food supplies. Only Fruit Bar is based in the region in Romania famously called Transylvania.
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:28:31 -0400
RICHMOND The Virginia Department of Transportation is soliciting ideas from the private sector for a proposed new district office in Hampton Roads. The department and the city of Suffolk are seeking input from individuals, firms, teams or organizations that might have an interest in developing, designing, building and financing the proposed campus-style office.
TimesDispatch.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400
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