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The Adams at Peppers Ferry – Dirt is Moving in Christiansburg

 KBS, Inc. has broken ground in Christiansburg on The Adams at Peppers Ferry. This 168 unit luxury living ...

Harrisonburg First Friday: Gaines Group Architects T-Shirts!

Gaines Group Architects T-Shirts will be available for pick up at the September 1, 2017 Harrisonburg First Friday ...

Seal the Air Leaks and Improve Your Home Comfort

Sealing air leaks will make your home more comfortable and energy-efficient. Do you find that rooms in your ...

Be who you needed when you were younger! Mentor.

Be who you needed when you were younger! Mentor. What a powerful way to change the future! In a time of ...

Mark your calendar for Valley Business Keynote – July 18, 2017 – JMU’s Forbes Theater #VBKengage

Mark your calendar for Valley Business Keynote – July 18, 2017 – JMU’s Forbes Theater ...

Rotary Club of Rockingham County, come visit!

Rotary Club of Rockingham County - We have bacon! The Rotary Club of Rockingham County is a group of friends that ...

Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot History Display open this Friday from 5pm – 8pm

Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot History Display open this Friday from 5pm – 8pm You are going to want to come ...

Harrisonburg’s Speech and Language Center Construction Finishing Up

Here is an update on Harrisonburg's Speech and Language Center. For past posts, check them out HERE, HERE, and ...

Attend the SVBA Home and Living Expo this weekend April 8th and 9th!

Attend the SVBA Home and Living Expo this weekend April 8th and 9th! The SVBA Home and Living Expo is this ...

SVBA Home and Living Expo Upcycle Challenge “Turn Table”

Upcycling is the process of converting old or discarded materials into something useful and often ...

Harrisonburg Construction at the SVBA Home and Living Expo

Harrisonburg Construction at the SVBA Home and Living Expo Harrisonburg Canstruction is scheduled for April 8th at ...
Check Out This Contemporary Cottage – Project Update

Check Out This Contemporary Cottage – Project Update

This contemporary cottage, designed by Ray Gaines in the Charlottesville office, features bold colors, careful ...