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Northern Virginia's Washington & Old Dominion Trail a path through history

...for the park bit by bit. The first segment opened in Falls Church in 1974; the rest in 1982. It was one of the first railroads to be converted into a trail, launching a national movement that ? because of the work of the Rails to Trails Conservancy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-10-03/northern-virginias-washi
Rosalyn Anderson

...and a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Graniteville, SC. She retired as an Administrative Officer with First Railroad & Banking Co. and Georgia Railroad Bank & Trust. Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Wingard...

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Carl Sanders

...service as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the First Georgia Bank, and service on the boards of directors of First Railroad and Banking Corporation, Fuqua Industries Inc., Cousins Mortgage & Equity Investors, Healthdyne Technologies and...

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Carl Sanders

...service as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the First Georgia Bank, and service on the boards of directors of First Railroad and Banking Corporation, Fuqua Industries Inc., Cousins Mortgage & Equity Investors, Healthdyne Technologies and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173201993
Augusta has room for improvement

...beautification. However, I believe there are a couple of projects that should be on a priority status to be done first: - Railroad tracks near a hospital? Come on, Augusta! be progressive and re-route these in whatever way it takes. These...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/27/let_516040.shtml
Letters
Banking on history

...Railroad Bank. 1929: Trust services are added; the name is changed to Georgia Railroad Bank and Trust Co. 1953: First Railroad and Banking Company of Georgia is formed as a holding company for the rail and banking operations. 1971: The company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/29/bus_413795.shtml
Business
Notable deaths of 2001

...chairman of the board of First Union National Bank of Georgia. He also was the chairman and chief executive officer of First Railroad and Banking Co. of Georgia, a bank holding company, when it merged with First Union Corp. He also had served as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/30/met_330007.shtml
Metro
Educator gets proper send-off

...The Chronicle reported an innovation in transportation history - the Georgia Railroad and Banking Co. operated the first railroad train in Georgia. * * * TODAY'S JOKE: A grandfather bought a hobby horse by mail order as a Christmas present...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/22/kir_314308.shtml
Bill Kirby
Clem Castleberry

...73. He was director of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, a board member of the Georgia Canners Association and the First Railroad and Banking Co., and was co-founder and president of the National Association of Food Research. He saved homemakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/01/op_277098.shtml
Opinion columns
Gentle giant

...changed to Georgia Railroad Bank & Trust Co. 1953: First Railroad and Banking Company of Georgia is formed as a holding...Georgia Railroad Bank & Trust Co., president - First Railroad and Banking Co., vice chairman - State Bank Division...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/16/yrb_124840.shtml
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