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REC Receives Tree Line USA Designation For 23rd Consecutive Year

May 23rd, 2024

Fredericksburg, Va. – Each year, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s (REC) Vegetation Management team and contractors play a critical role in improving reliability for our members. They remove more than 20,000 hazard trees each year and clear more than 1,500 miles of rights-of-away—all in an effort to prevent or reduce the likelihood of a power outage and […]

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Melrose Plaza in Roanoke launches public phase of ‘Restoring Greatness’ capital campaign

May 23rd, 2024

The first part of the plaza, Market on Melrose, is set to open at the end of this year ROANOKE, Va. – The anticipation continues to grow for Melrose Plaza to open its doors. Goodwill Industries of the Valleys is revamping Melrose Plaza. The site will feature a bank, wellness center, grocery store and even an […]

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REC Celebrates Broadband Milestone for Greene County Members

May 23rd, 2024

Fredericksburg, Va.—On Monday, May 20, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) reached another milestone in its mission to support brining high-speed internet to unserved and underserved communities. Local and regional leaders gathered with REC at Lydia Mountain Lodge to celebrate the first 400 REC members in the county being connected to high-speed internet through the Cooperative’s efforts. […]

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The Boys Home Invitational Golf Tournament Was A Wonderful Success!

May 20th, 2024

Hot Springs, VA – May 4, 2024 On Saturday, May 4, 2024, Boys Home of Virginia hosted its first Invitational Golf Tournament on The Cascades Course at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia. Check-in began at 9:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11:00 a.m. Despite the inclement weather, 16 teams enjoyed an […]

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Local Grants Support Cancer Resources in Fredericksburg Region

May 20th, 2024

Fredericksburg, VA, (May 15, 2024) – The Lisa Pitts Eley Cancer Foundation has received a $3,500 grant to help aid local individuals and families facing a cancer diagnosis. This grant was awarded from Mary Washington Hospital Foundation’s Joe and Mary Wilson Community Benefit Fund and from the Stafford Hospital Community Benefit Fund. This, along with […]

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Breeden Construction Begins Construction of Affordable Senior Community in Portsmouth, VA

May 20th, 2024

Richmond, Va.  – May 7, 2024 Breeden Construction is pleased to announce it has been awarded the contract to serve as the general contractor for Phase 2 of Lexington Place, “Lexington Senior Apartments,” in Portsmouth, Virginia. Richman Lexington Senior Apartments, LLC is the developer for the project. The Phase 2 development, “Lexington Senior Apartments,” will […]

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Breeden Construction Begins Construction of Affordable Senior Community in Portsmouth, VA

May 16th, 2024

Richmond, Va. – May 7, 2024  Breeden Construction is pleased to announce it has been awarded the contract to serve as the general contractor for Phase 2 of Lexington Place, “Lexington Senior Apartments,” in Portsmouth, Virginia. Richman Lexington Senior Apartments, LLC is the developer for the project. The Phase 2 development, “Lexington Senior Apartments,” will […]

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Celebrating Economic Development in Our County – Chesterfield County

May 13th, 2024

As Virginia celebrates Economic Development Week, it’s a good time to highlight the importance of economic development entities to both the Greater Richmond area and throughout the Commonwealth.    Economic development agencies are the most important government entities in terms of bringing jobs, tax revenue and economic prosperity to our localities. Businesses and industries of all […]

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AVERETT UNIVERSITY HOLDS SPRING 2024 COMMENCEMENT

May 8th, 2024

More than 200 graduates walked the stage in Averett University’s Spring Commencement Ceremony this morning. With a packed house of loved ones brimming with pride and eager to cheer them on, 210 graduates receiving their bachelor’s or master’s degrees spanning offerings from the University’s traditional and online programs participated in the graduation exercises. Graduates from […]

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George Mason University Reveals New Logo

May 1st, 2024

George Mason University students, supporters, partners, and fans will begin to notice changes around Mason Nation as its new visual identity is implemented. George Mason unveiled a new logo as the capstone of its three-year-long comprehensive rebrand. The new logo ushers in a new era of excellence and accessibility of a modern university that is […]

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