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  • Liz Moore named Small Business Person of the Year

    Liz Moore named Small Business Person of the Year
    The Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance selected Liz Moore, president of Liz Moore & Associates, as the 2015 Small Business Person of the Year. After Moore opened Liz Moore & Associates in 2003, the real estate firm has grown from 32...
  • Sanford mayor's opponents say Triplett voted against residents on 2 downtown projects

    When Mayor Jeff Triplett was elected in 2010, he vowed to change the long-held perception that Sanford was filled with racial divisions, bad cops and good old boys. Then Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in February 2012, and Sanford was portrayed as a...
  • Medical clinic, yogurt shop approved in Westmont

    Medical clinic, yogurt shop approved in Westmont
    A new immediate care medical clinic and a yogurt shop have been approved for a vacant storefront in downtown Westmont. The businesses, which will be located in the same building at 29-31 N. Cass Ave., are owned by. Dr. Amer Alhussaini. He will manage...
  • L.A. wage hikes spark fierce debate

    L.A. wage hikes spark fierce debate
    Los Angeles has thrust itself into the center of one of the most contentious debates in modern economics — what happens when you raise the minimum wage? — as city leaders consider mandating $13.25 an hour. Since their inception in the...
  • Sam's Club to launch health insurance exchange

    Sam's Club to launch health insurance exchange
    Sam's Club announced Wednesday that it is opening a private health insurance exchange, catering to the small-business owners that make up its core customers. The exchange is the latest effort by a major retailer to offer a service to push beyond the...
  • Comcast's big gain in Internet service users fuels 50% profit increase

    Comcast Corp. added 315,000 high-speed Internet service customers during the third quarter, surpassing analysts' estimates for subscriber growth and boosting the company's earnings. The gains more than offset Comcast's loss of 81,000 cable television...
  • Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?

    Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?
    Larry Hogan, the Republican candidate for governor, smartly focuses his campaign messaging on the need to give the Maryland economy a lift. It's not an original idea, and certainly de rigueur for any Republican in any election year. But as he builds a...
  • Inside billionaire Joe Grendys' chicken empire

    Inside billionaire Joe Grendys' chicken empire
    Billionaire Joe Grendys has no clue how Forbes found him. After all, he lives in the same Chicago bungalow where he grew up. His business, Park Ridge-based chicken processor Koch Foods (pronounced "cook"), has been on the magazine's list of largest...
  • Leasing is the goal for Boynton Beach Mall's new manager

    Veronica Joy Breck, 46, is the new mall manager at Boynton Beach Mall, 801 N. Congress Ave. In her new role, Breck is accountable for long-term and temporary leasing, contract negotiation, staff supervision and office management. Additionally, she...
  • Democratic candidates seek gains from Republicans' tarnished business image

    Rep. Scott Peters of San Diego had a major disadvantage in seeking the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for November's midterm election: He's a Democrat. The views of the nation's largest business group are closely aligned with the Republican...
  • 3 questions: Where Laguna council and school board candidates stand on the issues

    Laguna Beach City Council Two incumbents and five challengers are running for three spots on the five-member council. The Coastline Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) What is one realistic, financially prudent step the city can...