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UMW to Host Two Delegate Debates

Posted by , September 6, 2017
UMW to Host Two Delegate Debates

The University of Mary Washington will host an 88th District Debate on Wednesday, Sept. 13, and a 28th District Debate on Thursday, Sept. 21. Both debates will take place at 7 p.m. in Lee Hall, Room 411. They are open to the public. On Sept. 13, incumbent Del. Mark Cole, a Republican, will debate Democrat Steve Aycock, Independent Amanda Blalock and Green Party candidate Gerald Anderson. ...

Community Bank of the Chesapeake Launches Annual Calendar Contest

Posted by , September 6, 2017
Community Bank of the Chesapeake Launches Annual Calendar Contest

Community Bank of the Chesapeake is now accepting submissions for its annual Calendar Contest. The public is invited to submit original photographs of the local communities within the bank’s service area which includes the Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s Counties and Annapolis in Maryland, as well as, Fredericksburg, Virginia. A total of 13 winners will be selected and will have their ...

Thom Watkins Named Vice President Cox Business for Virginia

Posted by , September 6, 2017
Thom Watkins Named Vice President Cox Business for Virginia

Cox Communications recently announced that Thom Watkins has been promoted to vice president of Cox Business for Virginia. Watkins will be responsible for leading Cox Business operations, providing small, medium and enterprise businesses, including healthcare providers, K-12 and higher education, financial institutions and federal, state and local government organizations across the Cox Virginia se...

John Stallings named president of Union Bank & Trust after leaving SunTrust

Posted by , September 6, 2017
John Stallings named president of Union Bank & Trust after leaving SunTrust

By CAROL HAZARD Richmond Times-Dispatch   Veteran banker John Stallings Jr. has been named president of Richmond-based Union Bank & Trust, the bank announced Tuesday. Stallings, who resigned last week as Virginia division president of SunTrust Banks Inc., will oversee the day-to-day operations of Union Bank & Trust. In that role, effective Sept. 29, he will be in charg...

Former councilman and Stafford Supervisor Ferris Belman focused on public service

Posted by Fred.com, September 6, 2017
Former councilman and Stafford Supervisor Ferris Belman focused on public service

By Jeff Branscome (FL-S) Fredericksburg native Ferris Belman thought of himself as a public servant, not a politician. He was also a “gregarious grocer” with a wide smile and a deep laugh, as a 1987 Free Lance–Star article described him. And he was a married father of five sons who belonged to Fredericksburg United Methodist Church his entire life. Belman, who...

Apply Now for Historical Preservation grants from The Community Foundation’s Virginia Heritage Fund

Posted by , September 5, 2017
Apply Now for Historical Preservation grants  from The Community Foundation’s Virginia Heritage Fund

The Community Foundation is accepting applications from area non-profits for grants from The Virginia Heritage Fund. This fund works with museums, libraries, archives and historical societies to ensure that important local historical documents are protected and available to historians, genealogists and the public -- now and in the future. These grants support the collection and preservation of the...

Anytime Fitness offers 30-Day WinWin Fitness Program

Posted by , September 1, 2017
Anytime Fitness offers 30-Day WinWin Fitness Program

Anytime Fitness, your 24/7 neighborhood fitness facility in Spotsylvania, VA, is offering a first of its kind, a 30-Day WinWin Fitness Program at the NEW Spotsylvania courthouse location starting September 1, 2017. Individuals who are 18 years or old and that want to feel better but have been inactive for over 30 days are eligible to WIN both a free 30-day membership along with free training. Th...

Governor McAuliffe Leads Virginia’s 16th Annual Checkpoint Strikeforce Campaign

Posted by , September 1, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Leads Virginia’s 16th Annual Checkpoint Strikeforce Campaign

Governor McAuliffe  joins state police to announce increased law enforcement presence throughout Labor Day  With one-third of all U.S. traffic deaths over the Labor Day holiday weekend involving drunk drivers, and Virginia averaging a double-digit number of traffic fatalities during that time, Governor McAuliffe today joined other top state officials to outline plans to keep the commonw...

United Bank Appoints Todd Hewitt

Posted by , September 1, 2017
United Bank Appoints Todd Hewitt

United Bank Appoints Todd Hewitt Prince William County Market President United Bank, the largest headquartered community bank in the nation’s capital, recently named Todd Hewitt market president of its Prince William County market. With more than 43 years of experience in commercial banking, Hewitt is responsible for the management and operation of the 11 United Bank offices in Prince Will...

HURRICANE HARVEY UPDATE

Posted by FROM YOUR LOCAL RED CROSS OFFICE – RAPPAHANNOCK AREA CHAPTER, September 1, 2017
HURRICANE HARVEY UPDATE

HURRICANE HARVEY UPDATE FROM YOUR LOCAL RED CROSS OFFICE – RAPPAHANNOCK AREA CHAPTER   Situation Overview The American Red Cross is working to provide disaster relief assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey, called the worst flooding disaster in U.S. history. The storm has set a record, surpassing 50 inches for the greatest amount of measured, single-storm, rainfall fo...