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Lindley Estes is a business writer for The Free Lance-Star and This blog is on Fredericksburg-area business. Send an e-mail to Lindley Estes.

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Business Notes, 11/2/12

Here are some odds and ends from the world of Fredericksburg-area business over the past week.

  • BB&T will be the presenting sponsor of the Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center’s 2012-13 season. BB&T pledged $25,000 for the season, which is the FAMCC’s 25th.
  • Fredericksburg’s Department of Economic Development and Tourism is holding a meeting Nov. 5 to discuss the Princess Anne Street corridor. The meeting will start at 8 a.m. at the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce’s office at 2300 Fall Hill Avenue, Suite 240.
  • A third Fredericksburg-area location for Dr. Nather Ansari’s Primary & Urgent Care is opening Sunday. Wack General Contractor built the 8,000-square-foot facility in front of the Walmart on Southpoint Parkway in Spotsylvania County. The business plans an open house for area doctors and professionals from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and another open house for the general public the same times Saturday.
  • A building permit was issued last month for an interior and exterior remodeling of the Taco Bell at 255 Garrisonville Road in Stafford County.
  • Kitchens For You Inc., which offers bathroom and kitchen remodeling, has opened a retail store at 310 Garrisonville Road in Stafford.
  • The Virginia Economic Development Partnership has launched a free mobile app for the iPhone, iPad and Android. It allows economic developers to perform site and building searches as well as compare Virginia to other states.