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Anytime Fitness offers 30-Day WinWin Fitness Program

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

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

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...

Hot Local Housing Market Continues into July

August 17, 2017
Hot Local Housing Market Continues into July

Steady Increases in Sold Volume, Price and Units Sold The temperature wasn’t the only thing heating up during the dog days of summer, with the local real estate market posting another month of increasing sales, median price, and units sold coupled with decreasing days on market.  Total sold dollar volume was up 14.15% compared to July of 2016 coming in at $196,474,044.  This incre...

20 Sands Anderson PC attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list

August 17, 2017
20 Sands Anderson PC attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list

 Sands Anderson PC is pleased to announce that 20 lawyers have been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of th...

Industrial Land Sold in Fredericksburg

August 17, 2017
Industrial Land Sold in Fredericksburg

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer announced the sale of approximately 4.55 acres of land situated along International Parkway in Stafford Industrial Park, City of Fredericksburg. HDZ Transportation Inc. purchased the land from The Artisans Partnership LLC for $400,000 as an investment. Sharon E. Schmidt and Joby Saliceti of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on b...

Visitor experience to Secretariat's birthplace in Caroline to be enhanced

Posted by Fred.com,August 17, 2017
Visitor experience to Secretariat's birthplace in Caroline to be enhanced

The Meadow Event Park hopes to enhance the visitor experience at the birthplace of horse racing superstar Secretariat through a new partnership with Secretariat.com announced this week. The website oversees the development and management of Secretariat-related enterprises for the Chenery family, who bred and owned the famous 1973 Triple Crown winner. The agreement solidifies ...

Community Bank of the Chesapeake forms "cash mob"

August 17, 2017
Community Bank of the Chesapeake forms

BY LINDLEY ESTES THE FREE LANCE–STAR  A mob is forming downtown—but its mission is to give out money. Community Bank of the Chesapeake is launching an event called “Community Cash Mob.” Each month two businesses will be “mobbed” by Community Bank of the Chesapeake employees who will spend money at those businesses. The spending cash comes from a donation ...

Governor McAuliffe's Statement on President Trump’s Press Conference on Charlottesville

August 16, 2017
Governor McAuliffe's Statement on President Trump’s Press Conference on Charlottesville

Governor McAuliffe released the following statement after President Trump’s press conference on Tuesday:   “Neo-Nazis, Klansmen and white supremacists came to Charlottesville heavily armed, spewing hatred and looking for a fight. One of them murdered a young woman in an act of domestic terrorism, and two of our finest officers were killed in a tragic accident while serving to pro...