Issue: November 2013 by Rachael Smith.
Five years ago, a young solider named James Howard was involved in a diving accident. The water was too shallow and the accident injured his spine, leaving him a quadriplegic. He was 28 years old. But then, something remarkable changed the course of his and his mother, Nancy Wellons’, life. Howard was given a customized [...]
Inside The Magazine Technology
Issue: November 2013 by Jeremy Angione.
In a move characteristic of Liberty University’s growth, students will soon receive a helping hand with attaining just about any book they need, courtesy of the Jerry Falwell Library’s new retrieval system. The Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) will, for the most part, do away with aimlessly rummaging through stacks of books with only [...]
Inside The Magazine Legal
Issue: November 2013 by John W. Francisco, Esq., Edmunds & Williams.
When owners hire architects or designers to work on a construction project, the contract documents will most likely be based on a standard form created by The American Institute of Architects (AIA) (usually on a standard form contract labeled “Form B101-2007” or some other similar designation). It must always be remembered that those form contracts [...]
Inside The Magazine Real Estate
Issue: November 2013 by Dan Vollmer, Associate Broker, Re/Max 1st Olympic.
You wouldn’t think it, but I love to watch all those property shows. Most people probably don’t come home from work, turn on the television and watch other people do the same job … but for me, it’s fascinating. I do get annoyed when the focus shifts from the actual properties to the manufactured drama between the [...]
Inside The Magazine Marketing & Sales
Issue: November 2013 by Gregory Morgan, Esq., Account Executive, Prototype Advertising.
As business owners, nobody needs to remind us that the customer is #1. But, as we get involved in our daily business routines, we sometimes forget to do the small things that make a big difference in the happiness of our customers and the growth and success of our business. These days, it’s not just [...]
Healthcare Inside The Magazine
Issue: November 2013 by Centra Health.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and communities all over the country are shining a light on this devastating disease and its treatment options. Many types of cancer have champion organizations and movements that bring attention and support to cancer survivors. Lung cancer—while it is the leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United [...]
Going Green Inside The Magazine
Issue: November 2013 by Sara Warrender.
Many doctors rip off prescriptions and hand them to patients with a smile, often treating their symptoms rather than getting to the core of their health problems. According to David Thomas, the founder of Health Nut Nutrition at 1505 Enterprise Drive in Wyndhurst, those same patients have begun to look for organic options that will [...]
Education Inside The Magazine
Issue: November 2013 by Marcelo Quarantotto, Jr..
Lynchburg’s 5th Street can be a sore subject for some locals. Many do not consider it one of the safer parts of town, and the inconvenience of the evidently eternal roadwork near the Main Street intersection makes it a source of enduring frustration. Those involved with WordWorks!, however, know the organization’s location on the corner [...]
Business Profiles Inside The Magazine
Issue: November 2013 by Heather Cravens.
For the past four decades, Piedmont Eye Center has been “a trusted name in complete eye care for residents of Central Virginia,” according to the practice’s website. With seven board-certified eye specialists, Piedmont Eye Center is “proud to be Lynchburg’s largest multi-specialty ophthalmology practice,” the website reads. This 40-year legacy began in 1972, when Remo [...]
Inside The Magazine Retail
Issue: November 2013 by Michelle McCormick.
Among the city known for its historical streets, architecture and numerous hills lies a trendy store full of items created by Lynchburg’s most important assets: its residents. As its name implies, Pastiche at Main (pronounced as Pas-teesh), meaning “hodgepodge,” is full of “gifts for the urban life; an eclectic combination of home décor and jewelry [...]