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Remember in high school when we blurted out something like "Let's close this place down !" Maybe we had a teacher that graded a paper too low or the "cool kids" were picking on us or someone commented negatively at our latest attempt to be fashionable. Whatever the reason, we really didn't ex...
Hello neighbors, I am Deanna Early. I am the LICENSED Mortgage Loan Originator at American National Bank and Trust here in Franklin County, Virginia. As you know, our bank is the former Franklin Community Bank. Though the name has changed, we are still YOUR community bank.American National ...
Hello everybody and Happy Columbus Day ! I am especially enjoying it because I actually get a day off this year. Yes, I feel sorry for those of you that actually have to work today.Until recently moving back into the bank to originate mortgages, I had to work on this day too in past years. ...
It's that time of year again. The annual Charity Home Tour is this weekend at Smith Mountain Lake, Va. All homes on the tour are accessible both by boat and by car. There are so many beautiful homes on the tour this year. We do this every year to support our area charities and to show off...
My husband has been in public safety for decades and asked me to share this with you. This week is "National Fire Prevention Week". As we go into the fall season and people begin firing up their furnaces, wood stoves and fireplaces; there is an increased danger of residential fires. Ever...
@Patricia Kennedy just wrote a post on "Do you understand flood planes (plains)" ? In the comments, an ActiveRainer asked, "Can you give us a place to start when wanting to obtain a flood plain map for our area?" In answer to that, Yes: I'd be glad to. Obviously, living on and working in...