A new chapter of my life began on the year’s second weekend as I rolled south down U.S. 81, toward Emory — my new hometown for the four years to come.
If someone were to survey outdoorsmen on their least favorite month, a strong case would likely be made for February.
In early February, the out-of-doors can be an inhospitable place, and with deer season long concluded, many outdoorsmen hang their hats and dr…
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Since 1865, families have trusted Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes & Crematory for our ability to provide incomparable service. Being deeply rooted in the communities of Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Staunton and the counties of Augusta and Nelson for nearly 150 years we are privileged to form relationships with those we serve at such an important time in their lives – relationships that endure through the healing process and beyond. With years of understanding and caring for families from all walks of life, each comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service and have the highest integrity. We take great pride in being a part of our community and truly care about our neighbors. We realize that no two people are alike and knowing that, we help you create a meaningful service that reflects a life well lived. We also know that service and value are important to everyone. We are committed to offering the highest value with the most affordable pricing. What sets us apart: -Offering three locations to better serve you -Only funeral home to offer a full time licensed funeral director dedicated solely to pre-planning, aftercare and monument sales -First and most experienced on-site crematory in the area -Offering the most complete and affordable burial, cremation and memorial selections -Catered gatherings at your home, church, or one of our facilities Whether your needs are immediate or you are planning ahead, you can expect to be guided and listened to every step of the way by an experienced staff member who truly cares. We are committed to providing the very best in professional service and personal care to you and your family. Our six licensed funeral directors are here to professionally answer all of your questions or address any concerns.
“David Sloan, Aaron Manis, and all of our agents welcome you to Sloan Manis Real Estate Partners. Experience, knowledge and integrity define us professionally. Fun, engaging and trustworthy define us personally! Our agents offer over 100 cumulative years of real estate success in residential, farm & estate, land, and investment properties. We live and work here, and we know the Charlottesville area real estate market. We are client-driven and strive to serve our clients with exceptional, friendly service to achieve their goals. We are proud of our town and look forward to meeting you, working for you and introducing you to the place we call HOME.”
For more than 30 years, Able Insurance has provided it’s clients with personal service, free quotes and advice for their auto, home and life insurance needs. Offering price comparisons from a wide variety of insurance companies to find the best combination of coverage and price. At Able Insurance Agency, we’ll help you plan for whatever life may bring. We’re there for you when the unexpected happens, like a fender-bender or a tree crashing through the roof. With Able Insurance, you get high-quality coverage, sensible advice and a helping hand. Contact us for all of your home, auto, and life insurance needs.
Located minutes from Charlottesville, Spring Creek is a meticulously-planned, amenity-filled, 24-hour gated residential community with single family homes, townhomes, and villa homes priced from the mid $200s. Spring Creek is the gem of Louisa County in Zion Crossroads offering the best in amenities, convenience, security, and privacy for the homebuyer that is just starting out, starting their family or enjoying their retirement years—there’s something for everyone. The nationally ranked Spring Creek Golf Club 18-hole course unfolds over wooded, rolling hills beneath the mountains of Charlottesville, offering an exceptional golf experience in a private, peaceful setting of bent grass fairways, beautiful greens, and breathtaking views. Recently ranked by Golf Week as the only Virginia residential golf course to make the Top 100 Public Courses in the country, Spring Creek Golf Club features the 17,667 sq. ft. Clubhouse. The new facility overlooking the lake and the 18th green includes: Tavern on the Green, a full-service restaurant and bar open to residents, members and the public Golf pro shop State-of-the-art golf locker rooms Event space for corporate outings, golf tournaments and private events Spring Creek also features a 9,500 sq. ft. Spring Creek Sports Club with 25-meter saltwater pool, fitness center with sauna, catering kitchen, banquet rooms, snack shop, tennis, basketball, street hockey, and playground. Conveniently located at the intersection of I-64 and U.S. Route 15 (exit 136, Zion Crossroads), Spring Creek residents enjoy an easy drive to Charlottesville (15 min.), Short Pump in Western Richmond (45 min.), and Fredericksburg (1 hr.). Spring Creek is a quick golf cart ride to Spring Creek Business Park, adjacent to Spring Creek—featuring UVa Medical Park, Martha Jefferson Hospital’s Spring Creek Family Medicine, Spring Creek Family Dentistry, and Crossroads Animal Hospital to name a few—and neighbors a hotel, restaurants, and major retail stores at The Shops at Spring Creek. Spring Creek is a short, 20-minute drive to enjoy Lake Anna, one of the largest freshwater inland lakes in Virginia. Buy now, build later—while choosing your own builder—and take advantage of the incentives. Golf and conservation lots now available for purchase. For information or a private tour of the community contact Spring Creek Realty 540-832-2444 181 Clubhouse Way, Zion Crossroads VA 22942 www.springcreekliving.com
Montague Miller & Company REALTORS® is dedicated to providing our clients with unparalleled service and efficiency by creating a customized real estate experience. This has been our focus since 1948, when Montague Miller & Co. began assisting clients sell and purchase Charlottesville homes.For over sixty-five years, we have grown and expanded our services to cover a large portion of Central Virginia. In addition to our two Charlottesville locations Downtown and Westfield, we are also located in the Main Street communities of Amherst, Culpeper, Madison, and Orange. Our REALTORS® represent a wealth of knowledge in the field and are consistently honored by their local Realtor associations. Agents from our firm have been awarded REALTOR® of the Year, Ethics in Action, Honor Society and more from the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors as well as local awards including Best of Cville Real Estate Agent for the past few years. Our company is a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World™, the world’s largest network of top independent local and regional brand-name brokerage firms. LeadingRE™ has over 500 broker firms, represented by 4600 offices and 140,000 real estate agents in more than 30 countries worldwide.
The Red Rocker Candy Story: Red Rocker Candy, LLC makes Rocking Chair Mix®, toffee, brittles, chocolates and more in Troy, Virginia. Each batch of candy is hand-made in our facility using only the finest ingredients: pure butter, the best nuts money can buy and the best chocolates available on the market. Red Rocker Candy had its humble beginnings in Southern California. What started as a desire to make the best toffees and brittles as gifts for friends and family turned into the fulfillment of a life-long dream for Sue Charney. In business since 2002, the company is guided by the old-fashioned values of family, quality, goodness and customer enjoyment. Red Rocker CandyTM products bring back the flavors and sentiment of times-gone-by when it was acceptable to eat a rich treat, it was paramount to use only the finest ingredients and making something by hand still meant something. Owner Sue Charney is pleased to present hand-made candies "from my front porch to yours!"For retail, Red Rocker CandyTM sells their full line of products - and some favorite products from other companies - in the Factory Store. Most of these products are also available through the online catalog. New in 2014: licensed by Virginia ABC for off-site wine and beer. Local wines, and possibly beers, will be added to the retail selection. For wholesale, Red Rocker CandyTM offers Rocking Chair Mix®, Cashew Toffee with White Chocolate and Solid Chocolate Dogwood Blossoms (in dark, milk and white chocolate) all year, plus Peppermint Bark October through December. Private Label production is also available for companies interested in custom recipes and packaging with own label.