CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - Target began a three-day hiring event Thursday and it appears the company did a successful job getting the word out.
Hundreds showed up to the Westin Hotel at Town Center for the job fair. It was so packed at one point, the Fire Marshal had to move some of the crowd across the street because there were too many people in the hotel lobby. Officials say more than 4,000 people showed up for the job fair Thursday.
The company is looking to fill about 300 positions for a new store in Virginia Beach scheduled to open in October.
The store will be accepting applications on the following days and times:
- Thursday, Aug. 16: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Friday, Aug. 17: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- Saturday, Aug. 18: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Store leaders will review applications and conduct interviews during the hiring event.
Newport News Police said they are looking for the person who drove into the wall of a car wash and stole a control box.
Virginia lawmakers and officials commented on the passing of Nelson Mandela Friday, December 5, 2013. Mandela was 95 years old.
The Chesapeake Police Department is seeking any information about these 10 wanted suspects. If you know anything, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.