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Pipeline Maps for Nelson and Buckingham Counties

October 12, 2014

While the gas pipeline proposed for north and east of Charlottesville has been suspended, the one south of Charlottesville passing through Nelson and Buckingham Counties is still alive. The Friends of Nelson have put together a very informative site with lots of maps and updates concerning the pipeline. Click here if you want to go […]

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Keswick Hall Golf Course Layout

September 27, 2014

For more than a year we’ve been waiting eagerly for the golf course at gorgeous Keswick Hall to reopen.  It’s been undergoing an extensive renovation under the guidance of Pete Dye, who’s among the elite with the likes of Robert Trent Jones in the World Golf Hall of Fame… honored for world famous architectural golf course design.  […]

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VDOT Hosts Potential Employees

September 23, 2014

Frequently folks will ask us for updates about any possible jobs or employment opportunities in the area. As an update, the Virginia Department of Transportation is sponsoring a career fair on Sept. 25th 2014.  They want to recruit possible employees for their company, and there will also be sessions teaching about the hiring process and application […]

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Shops At Stonefield Expand For the Holidays

September 21, 2014

What do Capital Teas, The Yellow Button, the Rocksalt Oyster Bar, and Suz Somersall Boutique have in common? If you answered that they are 4 of the new stores in the Shops at Stonefield that have announced their openings, you would be right. For those unfamiliar, the Stonefield shops are a shopping center of approximately […]

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New Plans For Charlottesville Coca Cola Building

September 13, 2014

A few years ago we told you about plans to develop the Coca-Cola building on Charlottesville’s Preston Ave. after it was purchased for intended renovation. Those plans did not materialize. Now the 38,000 sq.ft. building …. which was built in an Art Deco style in 1939 and was put on the National Register of Historic Places in […]

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Buddy Can You Spare a Ride

September 1, 2014

We’ll try to keep an Uber open mind about this new ride-sharing service that’s come to Charlottesville.   The way it works (in a perfect world) drivers of mid/full sized cars can register with a firm named Uber.  After clearance and background checks, those drivers are available to the public on the Uber phone app where the public can […]

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They’re Baaaaacckkk

August 24, 2014

College towns are great.  Just like Capistrano’s swallows, the UVa students are flocking into Charlottesville again this weekend for the fall school year.   The university continues to expand the size of its first year class … this year’s approximately 3,690 first year students represent 173 more 1st-year students than last year . For businesses and townspeople alike, the […]

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Labor Day Food Fest in Central VA

August 21, 2014

Labor Day September 1, 2014 10AM to 4PM What a great way to spend Labor Day by meeting the Central VA farmers who grow and raise your food!   Many local specialty farms are represented, and one car pass gains entry into all farms. There are more than a dozen farms that will welcome you and they […]

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Broadband update for Albemarle and Charlottesville

August 17, 2014

Buyers who are new to our Central VA area are always interested in learning more about the broadband possibilities for the properties they’re considering.   Previously we’ve provided you with this link to a map of broadband operations. But we thought you might enjoy the dialogue and decision-making that are going into plans for Charlottesville and […]

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Charlottesville is a Favorite

July 20, 2014

The praise almost makes us blush.    In the past few weeks Charlottesville has ranked high on more than 5 lists of “Best Of”. According to Travelers Today, Cville is among the top college towns in the country. At Orbitz they recommend that Charlottesville is in their top 5 of places that everyone should visit. We love this […]

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