WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Anheuser-Busch says it is investing $10 million in its Williamsburg brewery to help expand its packaging operation. The Williamsburg brewery opened in 1972. It produces more than 40 different beers, including the flagship Budweiser and Bud Light brands.
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - A co-owner of the Mars candy company has pleaded guilty to reckless driving in a fatal crash. A Loudoun County judge ordered Jacqueline Mars to pay a $2,500 fine and suspended her license for six months. The victim's relatives asked the judge not to incarcerate Mars. They say they have forgiven her.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained steady in October at 5.6 percent. While the October rate was unchanged from September's unemployment, the Virginia Employment Commission says the two months blunted a four-month climb in the jobless rate.
BLUEFIELD, Va. (AP) - A holiday light show in Bluefield, Va., has taken a hit from some copper thieves. City parks and recreation director Dwight Goodwin says copper cables were stolen from Holiday of Lights displays at Lotito Park twice this week. Goodwin tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that the thefts darkened large sections of the light show.
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