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Down Memory Lane for May 17

March 4, 1998
“It’s a situation of trying to get more services and products to the community that as a stand alone community bank we would not be able to deliver,” said John R. Conry, Jr., CEO of Rappahannock National Bank, of the bank’s agreement to join Union Bankshares Corporation. […]

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Washington column for May 10

Union Bank welcomes back a local; local Relay for Life team holds bake and plant sale at Quicke Mart this Saturday; Rapp Lions Club dresses up and celebrates 60th anniversary at Narmada Winery. Oh, and don’t forget Mother’s Day. […]

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Washington Column for May 3

In celebration of The Inn’s 40th anniversary, it’s expanding their local’s discount to the surrounding counties. The Inn also opens their ‘village market’ on May 26, featuring BBQ, bluegrass and ‘yard sale’ with select artifacts and treasures. […]

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Down Memory Lane for May 3

Feb. 4, 1998: John and Libby Byam became the new owners of the Foster-Harris House when they bought the property from Phyllis Marriott in December. “We enjoy being home and sharing our home with others,” said Libby. […]

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Washington column for April 26

The relationship a boy has with his father greatly shapes the man he will become in the future. You can help mold your boy into a man you’ll be proud of by taking him on special father and son activities. And they’re particularly conducive to bonding. […]

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Down Memory Lane for April 19

Dec. 29, 1999: Debbie Roark bought the Appetite Repair Shop back in October not intending to change the operation one iota. She enlisted help from the previous owners, Cindy and Greg Gillies, to ensure a smooth transition. And regulars are just now finding out about the new woman behind the scenes. […]

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Down Memory Lane for April 12

Dec. 15, 1999: Amidst rumors of bankruptcy and being fed up with the town of Washington, Peter Kramer will put his building on Gay Street up for sale by auction on Dec. 18 at noon. Kramer has set a minimum bid. If that bid is achieved, the building will sell on that day. […]