Warrenton Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Marshall citizens hire attorney to fight form-based codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Fauquier.com

    David Baird, owner of the Marshall Ford dealership, and others have engaged the services of Fallon, Myers, and Marshall LLP of Warrenton in a bid to have Fauquier County halt a proposal to implement a form-based code of zoning.

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  2. Bill Backer, Who Taught The World A Thing Or Two, Dead At 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | MediaPost

    Bill Backer, who brought us Miller Time, "Soup Is Good Food" and "I'd Like To Teach the World To Sing," among other indelible memes from the golden age of TV advertising, died last Friday at Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton, Va. He was 89. A Yale graduate and Navy veteran, Backer turned his facility with words and the piano keyboard into a career not only as one of advertising's leading creatives but also as an inspirational executive and assertive force to be reckoned not only in adland but also in land conservation circles.

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  3. Man Who Inspired Mad Men and 'Taught the World to Sing' DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Time

    Bill Backer, who taught "the world to sing" with the jingle for an iconic 1971 Coca-Cola commercial , died Friday in Warrenton, Va., at the age of 89. Backer built a career creating jingles and slogans for brands that included Coca-Cola, Miller Lite, Campbell's Soup and Oreo, the New York Times reported on Monday. The 1971 Coca-Cola ad - which became a hit record and inspired a 1991 Super Bowl commercial - includes the famous line, "I'd like to buy the world a Coke and keep it company."

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  4. Bill Backer, Creator Of 'I'd Like To Buy The World A Coke' Ad, Dies At 89Read the original story

    Tuesday May 17 | Outside the Beltway

    Bill Backer, the man behind the creation of the most famous commercials of the 1970s if not all time, has died at the age of 89: Bill Backer, a lapsed lyricist whose classic 1971 commercial taught a fractious world of potential Coca-Cola consumers to sing in perfect harmony and was featured in the finale of "Mad Men," died on Friday in Warrenton, Va. He was 89. Mr. Backer and his team immortalized jingles and slogans that proclaimed "Things go better with Coke" and defined the soft drink as "the real thing"; declared that Miller Lite was "everything you ever wanted in a beer and less"; elevated the Campbell's brand by asserting that "soup is good food"; and allowed that "little girls have pretty curls, but I like Oreo."

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  5. Historic Black Horse Inn in Warrenton, Va., lists for $4.25 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | The Washington Post

    If you've ever attended a wedding or other event at the Black Horse Inn in Warrenton, Va., you already know about the restored 1850s mansion's bucolic scenery, meticulously decorated interior and acres of space for equestrian pursuits and gardens. Owners can live in one of the suites in the nine-bedroom main residence or in a separate one-bedroom guest cottage on the grounds that was constructed in 2001.

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  6. Highland wins DAC championships in softball, girls lacrosse, girls soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | Fauquier.com

    ... Athletic Conference softball tournament. They defeated Fredericksburg Christian, 9-4, during the DAC final in Warrenton by taking a 5-3 lead in the bottom of the first inning. "Today's win is a testament to the hard work our players put in all ...

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  7. May 13 Fauquier County high school sports roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Fauquier.com

    ... boys tennis championship. They defeated Seton, 6-1, in the final of the DAC tournament Friday at home in Warrenton to improve their record to 15-1. In singles play, No. Rich Gerhardt defeated Thomas Rowzie, 8-0, while No. 2 Will Driskill beat Felix ...

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  8. Credit unions, banks balance brand impacts while streamlining branch designsRead the original story

    Friday May 13 | SNL Financial

    ... sleeker branch designs are not exclusive to credit unions. Many community banks are making design changes, too. Warrenton, Va.-based opened its two newest branches in 2014, and both are smaller and more modern than the bank's other nine branches. ...

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  9. Best team in Highland baseball history continues to roll with DAC tourney titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Fauquier.com

    ... by beating Seton, 13-0, via mercy rule during the final of the Delaney Athletic Conference baseball tournament in Warrenton, clinching their first championship in program history. So just imagine the impressiveness of the paper on which their season ...

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  10. Obituaries, May 14, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Daily Dispatch

    ... in Henderson Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, May 15, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. at Snow Hill Baptist Church in Warrenton. Evangelist Pearline Cooper will officiate, and burial will follow in the church cemetery. Survivors include four children, ...

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  11. Novant Health opens express care in MarshallRead the original story

    Friday May 13 | Fauquier.com

    ... this is its second express care location in Virginia. Just lasy August, Novant opened an express care location in Warrenton off of Fletcher Drive. The new facility will provide Novant Health UVA Health System nurse practitioners or physician ...

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  12. Program Saturday to explain how to determine a buildinga s ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Fauquier.com

    In celebration of National Historic Preservation Month and the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Fauquier County Community Development Department and the Architectural Review Board, in partnership with the Warrenton Architectural Review Board, will present the Fauquier County Historic Property Research Workshop on May ... (more)

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  13. May 11 Fauquier County high school sports roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Fauquier.com

    ... championship after beating the Trinity Christian girls lacrosse team, 16-5, in the semifinals Wednesday at home in Warrenton. They will host the final Friday against Foxcroft. Against Trinity, Carley Eldredge scored seven goals while goalie Kieran ...

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  14. Longtime Lord Fairfax benefactor makes $10,000 donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Fauquier.com

    Bob Sowder writes a check for $10,000 to help Lord Fairfax Community College construct a new academic building at the Warrenton campus.

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  15. Warrenton offers historic charm in Virginia's horse countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | The Washington Post

    The Town of Warrenton, Va., located in the center of Fauquier County about 50 miles west of Washington, exudes quiet charm amid historic buildings and modern shops. The Town of Warrenton, Va., located in the center of Fauquier County about 50 miles west of Washington, exudes quiet charm amid historic buildings and modern shops.

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  16. ASA installs new board of directorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Tire Business

    ... pictured: Scott Benavidez, AAM, Collision Division director. In addition, Bill Moss, AAM, EuroService Automotive, Warrenton, Va., was reappointed to the board for a one-year term as secretary/treasurer; Bob Wills, AAM, Wills Auto Service, Battle ...

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  17. Benjamin Anderson Soyars IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | The Southside Sentinel

    Benjamin Anderson Soyars III, "Ben," age 37, died Saturday, April 30, 2016 while living in Nevada. A memorial gathering will be held at the Airlie Conference Center Smokehouse, 6809 Airlie Rd., Warrenton, VA 20187 on Saturday, May 21, from 1 to 4 p.m.

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  18. Public hearing tonight on Warrenton town budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | Fauquier.com

    A 10 cent increase in the tax on a pack of cigarettes and no increases in contributions to organizations are under consideration by Warrenton Town Council as it considers a Fiscal Year 2017 budget.

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  19. Caterers in a race of their own during Gold Cup weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | Fauquier.com

    ... of the Stoneridge Events Center and Legends Catering is based at the Fauquier Springs Country Club. Both are in Warrenton. "We take the divide and conquer approach," said Angela Smith, Savory Fare's manager. "It's all a sense of what you're going to ...

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  20. Rankina s True Value Hardware holds ribbon cuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | Fauquier.com

    Store owner Jim Rankin and Warrenton Mayor Powell Duggan cut the ribbon marking the renovation of Rankin's True Value Hardware store on May 6 and the store's 50th year in business.

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