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United Bankshares completes acquisition of Cardinal Financial Corp.

Posted by , April 26, 2017
United Bankshares completes acquisition of Cardinal Financial Corp.

United Bankshares Inc. has completed its acquisition of Tyson Corner-based Cardinal Financial Corp. The deal, valued at $912 million when announced last year, is United’s tenth recent acquisition in the Washington, D.C., area.  Cardinal had $4.3 billion in assets, boosting United’s total assets to more than $19 billion. United has headquarters in Charleston, W.Va., and Washingt...

Rappahannock Goodwill Announces Changes in Leadership

Posted by , April 26, 2017
Rappahannock Goodwill Announces Changes in Leadership

Rappahannock Goodwill Industries President & CEO, Donnie Tolson, recently announced changes in key leadership within the organization. Julie Bayless is promoted to Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer. She has worked with RGI for 16 years. Ted Smith is named Senior Vice President & Chief Operations Officer. Smith’s responsibilities include donated goods, College Hu...

Best Friends Become Business Partners of Experimac

Posted by , April 20, 2017
Best Friends Become Business Partners of Experimac

Growing up many times two friends had the discussion “Wouldn’t it be great if we started our own business when we grow up? Well, Jeff Pradhan and Gabe Miccio, two 35-year-olds who grew up playing sports together in Stafford County have done just that, intertwining their lifelong friendship and professional experiences to become business partners in one of the newest franchise locations...

Office Property Sells in Spotsylvania County

Posted by , April 20, 2017
Office Property Sells in Spotsylvania County

The office building at10707 Spotsylvania Avenue in Fredericksburg (Spotsylvania County) has been sold. Flatter Holding, LLC purchased the 6,741 square foot office building from Falcon Realty Investments, LC for $980,000 and will occupy for their business. Sharon E. Schmidt and Joby Saliceti of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on behalf of the seller....

Alorica hiring more than 200 at Spotsylvania call center

Posted by , April 18, 2017
Alorica hiring more than 200 at Spotsylvania call center

By LINDLEY ESTES THE FREE LANCE–STAR   Alorica is expanding its workforce in Spotsylvania County by more than 200 this month. The local call center, which primarily supports Comcast call services, will begin hiring Friday for its recent expansion with an on-site event. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., qualified candidates can interview, get hired and leave with a tra...

Publix Super Markets Signs Lease in Spotsylvania

Posted by Fredericksburg.Today, April 18, 2017
Publix Super Markets Signs Lease in Spotsylvania

By Susan Larson. Publix Super Markets has executed a lease on a new store location in Spotsylvania, Virginia. Publix at Cosner’s Corner, located at the southeast corner of Route 1 and Spotsylvania Parkway, is expected to open in 2018, according to Kim Reynolds, media and community relations manager for the company. The 49,000-square-foot store will employ about 140 associates. Publix Sup...

March Kicks Off a Strong Spring Selling Season in Real Estate

Posted by , April 17, 2017
March Kicks Off a Strong Spring Selling Season in Real Estate

Big Increases in Sold Dollar Volume and Units Sold The following analysis of the Fredericksburg, Virginia area housing market has been prepared by the Fredericksburg Area Association of REALTORS® based data provided by Bright MLS (formerly MRIS).  March ushered in a strong spring selling season, posting significant increases in sold dollar volume and units sold. There was a total of $13...

Manufacturer could bring 200 jobs to Spotsylvania

Posted by Fred.com, April 13, 2017
Manufacturer could bring 200 jobs to Spotsylvania

By FL-S An equipment manufacturer is expected to bring more than 100 jobs to Spotsylvania County in return for taxpayer incentives that could exceed $1 million. The Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve an incentive agreement with Universal Dynamics Inc., which will move its headquarters from Woodbridge to an 88,000-square-foot-facility at 11700 Shannon Drive. County A...

Smiles With a Heart set for April 28

Posted by , April 13, 2017
Smiles With a Heart set for April 28

The annual Smiles With a Heart benefit hosted by Fredericksburg Smile Center will be on April 28 at 2330 Plank Road in Gateway. This benefit will provide free dental care for underprivileged patients in our community. The benefit gives $75,000 a year in free care in one day, producing over a half million dollars in free care back to the community. Local dentists and staff will volunteer...

Rotary Beach Music Blast is April 29

Posted by , April 13, 2017
Rotary Beach Music Blast is April 29

Rotary Beach Music Blast-  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-fredericksburg-music-blast-featuring-beach-music-tickets-32295302118 This outdoor event sets the stage for a great summer and a chance to see four of the old time greatest performers from the east coast featuring beach music. You will hear songs from the legendary artist of The Tams, The Catalinas, Ammon Tharp and Ammon's All Star...