Billy Beale, Ron Branscome, Karen Hedelt, and David Sam were honored by the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce.
By Susan Larson
Fredericksburg’s retail vacancy rate dropped to 6.2 percent in the three months ending June 30, 2014, according to Fredericksburg’s Department of Economic Development and Tourism. It was 7.7 percent for the same period in 2013.
Retail sales tax revenues dropped 1.8 percent and lodging tax revenues dropped 1.3 percent over the same period last year. Meals tax revenue was up 1.4 percent.