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M. HUNTER RUSH JOINS FLORA PETTIT IN THE HARRISONBURG OFFICE

December 9th, 2021

Flora Pettit is pleased to announce that M. Hunter Rush has joined the law firm as a litigation attorney in its Harrisonburg office. Hunter has lived in the Shenandoah Valley since 2004. He received his undergraduate degree in Justice Studies and Spanish and a Master of Arts in Teaching from James Madison University. He also […]

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EIGHT FLORA PETTIT LAWYERS NAMED “LEGAL ELITE”

December 9th, 2021

Flora Pettit proudly announces that eight of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 “Legal Elite” survey conducted annually by Virginia Business magazine.  Statewide, only 4.08% or 1,271 lawyers of the approximately 31,151 active Virginia State Bar members were named this year. The honored lawyers and the expertise for which they were recognized are […]

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AVERETT PRESIDENT TIFFANY FRANKS RECOGNIZED WITH 2022 CREDO COURAGEOUS LEADERSHIP AWARD

December 8th, 2021

  Averett University is proud to announce that President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks has been awarded the 2022 Courageous Leadership Award by Credo, a comprehensive higher education consulting firm that specializes in working with independent colleges and universities. This annual award is presented to an independent college president who meets a number of criteria, and Dr. […]

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Lumos Fiber to rapidly expand its ultra-fast 100% fiber-optic network across Virginia

December 7th, 2021

Over 12,000 homes and businesses will now have access to a future-proof, multi-gig speed network as early as March 2022. Waynesboro, VA (December 7, 2021)—Thousands of homes and businesses in Virginia will soon have access to a state-of-the-art, 100% fiber-optic network from Lumos, a premier provider of fiber-to-the-premise internet. In a continued expansion of its […]

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BUILD YOUR OWN EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION NIGHTS

December 6th, 2021

RICHMOND, VA. — VCU Basketball wants to help you create a fun, family-friendly evening for your team! As a business owner, there is no better way to say “thank you” for your hard work than to create a fun experience for your employees. Depending on your goals, we have options to match your needs. Take […]

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Mary Wash Debate Team Zooms to National Victory

December 6th, 2021

University of Mary Washington students have made it convincingly clear: They know how to debate. In keeping with a longstanding winning tradition, the UMW Debate Team last week wrapped up back-to-back weekends of competitions with a first-place finish at the American Debate Association’s Fall Championship Tournament, proving they’ve adapted successfully to an online format. Ainsley […]

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Karen Elligers Joins Vandeventer Black’s ERISA & Employee Benefits and Trust & Estate Planning Team

November 18th, 2021

Norfolk, VA (November 17, 2021) – Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that Karen Elligers is joining our firm as Of Counsel. Elligers’s primary focus is on complex trusts and estates. “I am excited to join Vandeventer Black’s interdisciplinary team of attorneys and to continue to serve clients within my areas of experience, as […]

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Faces From Faraway Places: UMW Goes International

November 18th, 2021

When Lauren Harford and Daisy Jennings arrived at the University of Mary Washington last summer, a small gesture made a big difference. Center for International Education (CIE) Director Jose Sainz personally escorted the roommates to purchase a few English comforts – a kettle, tea and biscuits – after an unexpected doctor’s visit for Harford. “I’m […]

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AT&T Turns on New Sites Across Virginia

November 18th, 2021

Mobile Broadband Expansion Enhances Mobile Internet Access for AT&T Customers and FirstNet Subscribers What’s the news? AT&T* customers and FirstNet® subscribers in across Virginia got a big boost in wireless connectivity. We’ve added new cell sites to enhance the state’s mobile broadband coverage and help give residents and first responders on FirstNet faster, more reliable […]

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Amazon: Lightning Strikes Twice in Stafford County

November 10th, 2021

Amazon: Lightning Strikes Twice in Stafford County STAFFORD, VIRGINIA – Governor Northam revealed earlier this week that Amazon has made another significant investment in Virginia and, specifically, in Stafford County and will launch a new cross-dock fulfillment center in the community. This follows Amazon’s development and recent opening of a 200,000 SF Delivery Station in […]

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