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Hot Local Housing Market Continues into July

Posted by , 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

Posted by , 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

Posted by , 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"

Posted by , 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

Posted by , 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...

U.S. News & World Report Names Mary Washington Hospital Among Best in Washington D.C. Metro Area

Posted by , August 15, 2017
U.S. News & World Report Names Mary Washington Hospital Among Best in Washington D.C. Metro Area

Mary Washington Healthcare is named on the U.S. News & World Report 2017-18 “Best Hospitals” list has placed Mary Washington Hospital in the No. 2 spot among hospitals rated in the Washington D. C. metro area.  MWH ranked number six in the state among roughly 123 Virginia hospitals surveyed and received “high-performing” ratings in six adult procedures or con...

Career seminar hosted by Long & Foster Real Estate Fredericksburg

Posted by , August 14, 2017
Career seminar hosted by Long & Foster Real Estate Fredericksburg

Long & Foster Real Estate’s Fredericksburg office will host a free career seminar on Thursday, Aug. 31 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at 1910 William St. and it is open to anyone interested in pursuing a career in real estate. Attendees will learn from industry pros what it is like to run a real estate business and get their questions and concerns about entering ...

Va. Credit Union receives statewide awards

Posted by , August 14, 2017
Va. Credit Union receives statewide awards

Virginia Credit Union has received two statewide awards for its financial education efforts. The awards come from the Virginia Credit Union League, the statewide trade association for credit unions in Virginia. VACU received a first-place award among large credit unions in the Virginia Desjardins Adult Financial Education Awards. The award recognizes VACU for a series of online webinars condu...

Stafford Hospital receives recertification

Posted by , August 14, 2017
Stafford Hospital receives recertification

Stafford Hospital has earned recertification through 2020 with Surgical Review Corporation as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Under the direction of Kurian Thott, Stafford Hospital’s GYN Surgery program meets the requirements of the COEMIG program to ensure the safest, highest quality patient care. Stafford is among only eight Virginia hospitals designated as a ...