Archive for 'Inside The Magazine'

Always Be Prepared: Tips for a Safe and Healthy Winter Season

Issue: February 2015 by .

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By GEORGE WORTLEY, MD, ABFM, Centra Medical Group When winter weather looms in the forecast, lines at the grocery story fill up across the region. The rush to stock up on eggs, milk and bread is natural, but families need to stock up on emergency items as well in case of power outages. The most […]

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RELAY FOODS: Bringing Local Grocery Products to You

Issue: February 2015 by .

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PHOTOS BY JOHN ROBINSON Although the preference for eating local has gained significant momentum in recent years, there is a roadblock that deters some consumers: the inconvenience—and accompanying costs—of traveling from place to place to find everything on their grocery lists. Relay Foods emerged from one man’s frustration with this obstacle. According to Relay Foods […]

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All Hands on Deck: Lynchburg students put their skills to the test with hands on education

Issue: February 2015 by .

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By JONATHAN PARKER A dozen high school students pound nails into the wood, quickly piecing a wall together. They work as a team only stopping occasionally to ask their teacher questions. In this class, students toss textbooks aside in favor of on-the-job training. And they aren’t working on a doll house. These industrious dozen are […]

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Hurt & Proffitt: Leading the Way from Behind the Scenes

Issue: February 2015 by .

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Photos courtesy of Hurt & Proffitt As major local organizations have experienced growth over the past few decades, the landscape of the Lynchburg community has been transformed. While we may solely associate many of these expansions with the giants of local industry, several additional entities are also contributing as they work behind the scenes to […]

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Liberty University Adds largest telescope in the Region

Issue: December 2014 by .

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Students at Liberty University now have the opportunity see the universe like never before through a recently added 24-inch pier-mounted telescope, located in the newly opened observatory. Dr. Scott Long, professor of Mathematics at Liberty University, said the observatory’s main facilities were completed in summer 2013, and they included a 20-seat classroom and an enclosure […]

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Make a List and Check It Twice: Your Year-End Financial Checklist

Issue: December 2014 by .

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As 2014 draws to a close, you may want to look back on the progress you’ve made this past year in various areas of your life, and that certainly includes progress toward your financial goals. At the same time, you may want to make some end-of-year moves that can close out 2014 on a positive […]

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9 Secrets to Improving Your Website Content

Issue: December 2014 by .

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Your website not only serves as the first impression for your company, often it is the only lasting impression customers get of your business. Have you reviewed it lately? Have you considered ways it could be improved? Consider these nine ways to take the content on your website up a notch. 1. Start with passion. […]

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Three BIG Gifts That Give Back to Your Home’s Value

Issue: December 2014 by .

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It’s that time of year. The season during which we are inundated with articles, advertising images and other assorted marketing paraphernalia all geared towards helping us spend our money in search of the perfect gift for those we hold dear. Some of our loved ones are easy to buy for, and others present a challenge. […]

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RidgeView Dermatology: Helping Clients Put Their Best Skin Forward

Issue: December 2014 by .

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It may come as a sobering surprise that one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer at some point in their lifetime. For most families, that means one immediate family member will experience the initial scare and subsequent treatment of skin cancer. An unavoidable side effect of going about the business of regular […]

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Wired Up Electrical: Shining Light On and In Central Virginia Homes and Businesses

Issue: December 2014 by .

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Bright ideas surrounding residential, commercial and industrial electrical work is what Wired Up Electrical specializes in. Since opening in August 2011, Wired Up Electrical has been providing electrical service to Central Virginia. With more than 10 years of experience, owners Misty and Ronald Hook decided to open their own electrical company as a way to […]

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