Eagle Innovation competition at UMW awards $3,500 to student entrepreneurs (news release)

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Fredericksburg, VA: On April 20, the Fredericksburg small business community, local economic development offices, and banks came together in a big show of support for student entrepreneurship at the University of Mary Washington (UMW) and Germanna Community College. Fourteen student teams pitched their business ideas for an opportunity to win $3,500 in seed capital at […]

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SlideFXBG returning for 2019

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The City of Fredericksburg is pleased to announce that last year’s wildly successful and popular event, SlideFXBG, will be back in town on August 31st – the Saturday of Labor Day weekend. However, in an exciting change from 2018, this year’s event will be held on William Street, with the start of the slide being […]

Former Wells Fargo branch sold in Fredericksburg

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The former Wells Fargo bank branch at 325 Jefferson Davis Highway in Fredericksburg sold last month to the Janney family for $600,000, according to the January deed transfer report. The 2,345-square-foot building is now available for lease through Coldwell Banker Commercial Elite. The sale was among several significant real estate transactions last month, according to […]

Residents seeking out downtown Fredericksburg

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A local developer sees a “pent-up demand” for modern, maintenance-free residences in and near downtown Fredericksburg. “We think there’s a tremendous demand for that,” JON Properties President Mike Adams said Tuesday morning at a Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce breakfast event at the downtown Courtyard by Marriott. JON Properties’ recent downtown projects have included the […]