FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Amazon has revealed plans for the next phase of its headquarters redevelopment in Virginia. featuring a signature 350-foot helix-shaped office tower that can be climbed from the outside like a mountain hike. The head-turning helix building is the centerpiece of the proposal that also features three 22-story office buildings. The Seattle-based company is looking to accommodate 25,000 new workers over the coming years in the Arlington County neighborhoods across the Potomac River from the nation’s capital. The company said in a blog post that the building is designed to help people connect to nature. Sketches show trees spiraling along the building’s exterior. Amazon said the exterior climb will be open to public tours on weekends.
Wanda L. Barnes, 77, passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Aspen Place Health Campus in Greensburg. Born, June 11, 1942 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Murl and Alice (Hockersmith) Massingale. Wanda was a nurse for most of her life. She had worked at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and for over 10 years was a nurse at New Adventures. Wanda was also a former expert panelist for WTHR in Indianapolis. She had lived in Greensburg for the last several years. She was married to Jasper Barnes on September 9, 1960 and he preceded him in death on August 7, 1981. Wanda is survived by two sons; Kevin (Julie) Barnes, Indianapolis, Rodger (Teresa) Barnes, Richmond, one daughter; Kim (Urban) Johannigman, Greensburg, two sisters; Pamela (Larry) Church, Deeann Schaffer, one sister-in-law; Veronica Massingale, 16 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; Jasper Barnes, and one brother; Duane Massingale. Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019 at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg with a rosary service starting at 4:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greensburg with Rev. John Geis officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Indianapolis. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.popfuneralhome.com