September 2015

Check Out These Tips to Keep Your Home Cozy this Winter

(BPT) - Winter this year promises to be harsh across much of the U.S. The Farmers’ Almanac predicts conditions will be “bitter cold,” “unseasonably cold,” “very chilly” and “frigid” for states east of the Mississippi River. In a word, brrrrrr! Autumn is the perfect time to...

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Walmart Opening in Caroline County

The 158,000-square-foot store will be part of a 41-acre retail center at the intersection of Ladysmith and Green roads near Interstate 95 exit 110. The store will create about 300 jobs, according to a press release. Richmond-based Blackwood Development Co., which is developing the commercial center,...

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Parade of Homes in October

The annual Parade of Homes, sponsored by the Fredericksburg Area Builders Association, returns in October, with 35 area homes featured. The event will be held in locations throughout the Fredericksburg region on Oct. 3–4 and Oct. 10–11. Homes will be open from 10 a.m. to 4...

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Capital Ale House Reopens Today With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Capital Ale House hosted a ribbon cutting on Tuesday September 22nd, as the Fredericksburg community welcomes back the downtown restaurant after extensive repairs. “We are so joyously overwhelmed and grateful for the wonderful support and excitement we are receiving from our Fred community!” read a note...

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Fall in LOVE with Fall

Judy Fulks turns hay bales into a chicken at the entrance of Belvedere Plantation as she helps the Spotsylvania County attraction get ready for its annual Fall Festival. In past years, Fulks has created a giant caterpillar, but thought it was time for a change....

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UMW ranked among best Southern universities

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Mary Washington’s undergraduate program sixth among public Southern universities in its 2016 edition of “America’s Best Colleges,” according to a university news release. UMW has been ranked in the top 20 among Southern universities for nine...

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