Book signing

Civil War Author Michael Hardy will sign copies of his book “General Lee’s Immortals: Branch-Lane Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865” at 2 p.m. today at Royal Oak Bookshop, 207 S. Royal Ave., Front Royal.

Name change

Union Bank & Trust has changed its name to Atlantic Union Bank. Branches are located in Front Royal at 473 South St., and in Winchester at 1738 Amherst St. and 108 N. Braddock St.


Teddy Stout, of Front Royal, has graduated from the 15-week electrical lineworker program through the Northwest Lineman Center.

People Inc.

People Incorporated, a certified Community Development Financial Institution headquartered in Abingdon, has been selected by the CDFI Fund of the U.S. Department of the Treasury to receive a

$60 million allocation of New Markets Tax Credits.

This award provides financing for high-impact, community development projects throughout Virginia and the southeastern United States. People Incorporated was selected from among community development practitioners that competed for the NMTC in 2018. This is the sixth allocation of NMTC awarded, for a total of $209 million received since 2009.

People Inc. has a local office at 131 S. Main St., Woodstock. Information: 276-623-9000 or visit

Modern Woodmen

Gaylin A. Sommers, a representative for Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal financial services organization, has achieved membership in the Million Dollar Round Table. He can be reached by calling 540-896-7571 or visiting his office at 107-A S. Timber Way, Broadway.