European grocery store chain to begin hiring in Virginia
Business / Local / U.S. News / Virginia

European grocery store chain to begin hiring in Virginia

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Lidl, the German no-frills supermarket chain, is set to begin hiring in Virginia for some of its first stores in the U.S. The chain announced Thursday that it would begin hiring 800 store associates for locations in 12 Virginia cities. Spokesman Will Harwood tells the Free Lance-Star (http://bit.ly/2mcPiKd ) the hires … Continue reading

Kanye West to open 21 ‘Pablo’ pop-up stores worldwide
Business / Celebrities / Fashion / Music

Kanye West to open 21 ‘Pablo’ pop-up stores worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West fans can buy a taste of “The Life of Pablo” this weekend following the rapper-turned-fashion mogul’s announcement of 21 pop-up stores worldwide that will be open just this weekend. West tweeted a map with red dots indicating the stores’ locations Wednesday night, Aug. 17. Fourteen of the stores will … Continue reading

Local / Virginia

Former owner of Norfolk store sentenced in food stamp scheme

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The former owner of a convenience store in Norfolk will spend more than two years in prison for participating in a food stamp scheme. According to court documents, James Robert Carter allowed food stamp recipients to trade their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for cash. The 75-year-old Carter gave the recipients about half … Continue reading