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Fashion Designer Shifts Into Gear For Car-Themed Runway

What could clothing and cars possibly have in common?

Just ask fashion designer Kari Bare who will return to her Southwest Virginia home to showcase her antique automobile-inspired apparel in the sixth annual Wheels in Historic Abingdon car show.

The car show, a main fundraiser for the Cruisin’ Classics Car Club, will stretch from the intersection of Cummings and Main streets to Russell Road from 4 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 3 http://www.swvatoday.com/news/article_34765ecb-7c90-5c03-b878-6faf817525d3.html

Abingdon Selected as One of the Top 10 Best Places to Start a Business in Virginia

With plenty of incentives for both startups and existing businesses and a state corporate income tax rate among the lowest in the nation at 6%, Virginia’s business-friendly policies appear to be paying off.

To pinpoint where small business are thriving in Virginia, NerdWallet examined 112 communities with populations of at least 5,000.

Entrepreneurs looking to start a small business in Virginia will find resources in NerdWallet’s Small Business Guide. For financing, take a look at NerdWallet’s comparison of small-business loans for a variety of needs.

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