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BIZ BIO: Double agent: Look for the ‘wow factor’ in this designer turned realtor

Today she is dressed in green and her cheerful necklace bespeaks a handful of shamrocks. Well, St. Patrick’s Day is near and pots of gold are waiting to be discovered. Julia Foard-Lynch knew at an early age that she had a flair for design. Born and raised in Culpeper, she is a graduate of Culpeper County High School. […]

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Mintbrook offers a beautiful setting with units designed for the 55+ population

Approved by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors in 2012, the Mintbrook Development is now taking in residents. Located off of Route 17, the units are designed for the 55 plus population and include amenities like a community garden and health education. Not an assisted living project, Mintbrook fosters independent living for seniors who want to have their own place. […]

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BIZ BIO: No ends but a series of new beginnings: Let’s lose weight

When we last checked in with Dr. Sagar Verma a little over a year ago, he had extended his medical practice to include the creation of Lifestyle Physicians. Dr. Verma, who practices as an internal medicine hospitalist at Culpeper Hospital, saw the need for an emphasis on obesity medicine since being overweight has a direct correlation to a variety of medical problems. Lifestyle has much to do with our illnesses. For Dr. Verma, having the right attitude with a workable approach is the key to lasting success. […]

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Biz Bio: Appleton Campbell celebrates 40th year in business

Appleton Campbell began with just one truck in 1976 when Jim Appleton started the company with his grandson, current President Mike Appleton, as his helper after school and during holidays. The company now employs more than 60 people and provides quality plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electrical service across the Piedmont Region and Northern Virginia. […]

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Biz Bio: Looking for a home or office? It’s all about new beginnings

Born in Kentucky, for the past 30 years, Loni Colvin has called Fauquier County home. Celebrating a 16-year anniversary in August, Colvin is at the helm of a thriving real estate business. Horizon Real Estate, Inc. includes offices in Warrenton and Front Royal. In addition, there is Horizon Chest Bay brokerage in Hartville, Horizon Real Estate School in Warrenton and Sunshine Title and Settlement in Front Royal. […]

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Biz Bio: Your water when you need it

Judson Walls is a guy who as an Air Force navigator mapped out the skies guiding B52s. When he retired in 2000, he then trekked to Tysons Corner where he worked for some 10 years as a business and government consultant. […]

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Biz Bio: Storeland is all about the stuff of storage

When you drive into Storeland located on Gate Road off of Lovers Lane, your first impression will undoubtedly be a good one. This isn’t your average cluster of storage units. Elegant and clean lines from detailed landscaping and iron fencing may have you feeling that you’ve driven into someone’s estate. […]

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Biz Bio: Discover a sanctuary within a sanctuary at Fauquier Springs Country Club

Heading onto Springs Road begins a journey through rolling pastoral farmland dotted with barns and homes, well maintained fences, horses grazing and depending on the time of day, sunshine that dances through tree branches and skies that are alive with cloud canvases. While winding, it’s a serene drive. Then the turn onto Tournament Drive into Fauquier Springs Country Club and the serenity and peaceful ambiance take on a sanctuary feel. Any pressures or stresses start to melt away as this 200-acre haven spreads before you. Pasture lands are now well manicured greens and the clubhouse sits stately and inviting exuding Southern hospitality, graciousness and charm. […]

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Kids having fun with soccer

The beautiful game.

If you’re a soccer fan, player, coach, or parent and have lived in this area long you are probably already aware of Chip Rohr’s Soccer Camp. Anchored at Linton Hall School in Bristow, the camp is coming up on its 38th year. […]