Altavista

Type: Company
Name: Altavista
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Mayer Pushing Apple to Replace Google Search With Yahoo

Apple has been using Google Search as a default on its devices, but Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer would love to get that business for her company.As Yahoo continues to rebuild itself, CEO Marissa Mayer, the former Google executive who was hired to head Yahoo ... [Published eWeek - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Gretna man gets 24 years in hotel robbery of couple

RUSTBURG – A Campbell County judge sentenced a Gretna man to 24 years in prison today for his role in robbing a couple at gunpoint at an Altavista hotel last spring.Randall Lee Compton, 23, was convicted in August on two counts each of robbery and using ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Checking Up: A Firefighter, a College and Dancers

Thumbs up to Andrew Belvin, volunteer extraordinaire with the Altavista Volunteer Fire Department.At 70 years of age, he has no plans whatsoever of ever not volunteering for the Altavista department, where he’s been a volunteer since 1964. ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 12 2014]
Entities: Firefighter, Altavista
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

After 50 years, firefighter still isn't looking to retire

After 50 years with the Altavista Volunteer Fire Department, Haywood Belvin has no aspirations of palm trees and shuffleboard games in Florida.The 70-year-old plans to stay in his familiar spot — seated at the steering wheel of a fire truck, with lights ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Domestic violence shelters seek supplies

Central Virginians are invited to donate to local domestic violence shelters during a collection drive this weekend.Volunteers will distribute wish lists between 8 a.m. and noon Saturday outside six Walmarts in Bedford, Altavista, Appomattox, Madison ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Two furniture properties among 17 up for auction

Two properties in Virginia once part of the now-defunct Furniture Brands International are being sold.Heritage Home Group, the umbrella firm for companies including Lane, Broyhill, Thomasville and Drexel Heritage, is auctioning off 17 properties, mostly ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Altavista officials remember former mayor

There wasn’t a place in Virginia that former Altavista Mayor James Rudolph “Rudy” Burgess couldn’t go without running into someone he knew or someone related to someone he knew.“He was always a great ambassador for Altavista,” Altavista District Supervisor ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Altavista begins work on budget

Altavista Town Council began working on the upcoming town budget Monday.Town Manager Waverly Coggsdale III proposed a nearly $6.43 million budget, which includes no proposed tax increases but a five percent utility rate hike.Contact Katrina Koerting at ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Mar 25 2014]
Entities: Altavista, Rate Hike, Taxes
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Altavista man displaced after home burns to the ground

Smoke could be seen for miles as James Calland's Altavista home of 13 years burned to the ground.A total of eight agencies, including the Campbell County Sheriff's Office, assisted the Altavista Fire Department.When fire fighters arrived, flames engulfed ... [Published WSET - Mar 22 2014]
Entities: Altavista, Displacement
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Fire destroys Altavista home; shuts down U.S. 29

An Altavista home was reduced to little more than a charred foundation in a Friday afternoon fire.A passing county deputy spotted the blaze at 3319 Wards Road, also known as U.S. 29, and called firefighters at about 5:45 p.m., Altavista Fire Chief Lee ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fully Involved Fire Altavista

Altavista, VA - Our crews are on the way to a fully involved fire in the 33-hundred block on Wards Road in Altavista.Lots of fire crews are on the scene and a lot of you are saying traffic is backed up on 29.Stay with us for all the updates. ... [Published WSET - Mar 21 2014]
Entities: Altavista
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Lynchburg, Altavista honored for revitalization efforts

Lynch’s Landing, the city of Lynchburg and Altavista on Track were recently recognized by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for their achievements as Virginia Main Street communities.The Virginia Main Street program provides ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Mar 19 2014]

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...days ago that tapering will continue, the expectation is that the tapering will continue and interest rates will eventually rise," said Krause. "That's bad for high-multiple, high-valuation stocks, but it's good for low multiple, cheap valuation stocks, and that really characterizes emerging markets."
...Bolt’s obsessiveness about skin-tone mirrored the South African racial classification board’s annual, grimly hilarious findings by which "ten blacks had become cape coloureds, two whites had become Indians, three cape-coloureds had become black, and Mr Kwame Nkrumah was accorded the status of honorary white..."

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Mayer Pushing Apple to Replace Google Search Wi... [Published eWeek - 10 hours ago]
Gretna man gets 24 years in hotel robbery of co... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - 15 hours ago]
Checking Up: A Firefighter, a College and Dancers [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 12 2014]
Rodolfo Nieto: The Mexican art of drawing with ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 12 2014]
Coke-Themed Wedding [Published Coca-Cola - Apr 12 2014]
Warren G. Poindexter [Published YourGV.com - Apr 10 2014]
Waste recycling accepted at regional landfill o... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 10 2014]
Hitesburg News for April 10, 2014 [Published SoVaNow.com - Apr 10 2014]
Hit songs and self promotion - it's all about m... [Published Brisbane Times - Apr 08 2014]
After 50 years, firefighter still isn't looking... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 08 2014]
South Boston woman faces burglary, robbery charges [Published YourGV.com - Apr 07 2014]
So Bo Police make weekend arrests [Published SoVaNow.com - Apr 07 2014]
Welding coming to SVHEC this fall [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 07 2014]
Domestic violence shelters seek supplies [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 02 2014]
Obituaries for April 2, 2014 [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 02 2014]
Emerging market ETFs are on a tear—here's why [Published CNBC - Apr 02 2014]
Letter: All Arlington residents should be conce... [Published Inside Nova - Apr 01 2014]
Former Thomasville plant in Appomattox in bankr... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 01 2014]
Destination Downtown reaps special honor [Published SoVaNow.com - Mar 31 2014]
The Coalition Is Ancient And Disturbed [Published New Matilda - Mar 31 2014]
Witcher, Edward [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Mar 30 2014]
Two furniture properties among 17 up for auction [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Mar 29 2014]
Layne, Donnie [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Mar 29 2014]
#TBTH: We look back at 20 years of Internet in ... [Published YugaTech - Mar 27 2014]
Altavista officials remember former mayor [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Mar 26 2014]
Android Wear -- wearable devices built around r... [Published ZDNet - Mar 25 2014]
Altavista begins work on budget [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Mar 25 2014]
Google's Android Wear – Don't Drink the Kool-Aid [Published FOXBusiness.com - Mar 24 2014]
Force, Colonel James Stephan Joska U.S. Air (Ret.) [Published STLtoday.com - Mar 22 2014]
Altavista man displaced after home burns to the... [Published WSET - Mar 22 2014]
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The Web at 25: Revisiting Tim Berners-Lee’s Ama... [Published TIME.com - Mar 12 2014]
On March 12, 1989, British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee distributed a document to his colleagues at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, in Geneva. His unprepossessing title, “Information Management: A Proposal,” indicates that ...
Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation Announces Dividend [Published EON Retail - Feb 14 2014]
ALTAVISTA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors for Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation (the “Company”) (OTCQB: PPBN) declared a cash dividend of $0.075 per share on February 11, 2014, payable March 7, 2014 to shareholders of record as of February ...
Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation Announces Dividend [Published EON Environment - Feb 14 2014]
ALTAVISTA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors for Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation (the “Company”) (OTCQB: PPBN) declared a cash dividend of $0.075 per share on February 11, 2014, payable March 7, 2014 to shareholders of record as of February ...
Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation Announces Dividend [Published EON Transportation - Feb 14 2014]
ALTAVISTA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors for Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation (the “Company”) (OTCQB: PPBN) declared a cash dividend of $0.075 per share on February 11, 2014, payable March 7, 2014 to shareholders of record as of February ...
Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation Announces Dividend [Published EON Science - Feb 14 2014]
ALTAVISTA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors for Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation (the “Company”) (OTCQB: PPBN) declared a cash dividend of $0.075 per share on February 11, 2014, payable March 7, 2014 to shareholders of record as of February ...
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