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6th Annual Pup Crawl

October 21 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Downtown News

Gingerbread Trail 2017

From Wendy Yohman, Chair of the Gingerbread Trail for 2017: We barely have pumpkins out and yet we're talking about Gingerbread Houses.   The Holiday season is approaching quickly and for those of us in retail and service industries, we need to be ready to take advantage of this 4th quarter [...]

Yellow Jacket Ads

Attention businesses!   If you want to reach students, staff and faculty at Randolph-Macon, consider placing an ad in the "Yellow Jacket," a widely read publication.  Ads are reasonably priced - $20 per issue.  The Yellow Jacket publishes 6 issues a semester.  There are 3 left for this semester (ends in [...]

Business Spotlight: CapCenter

Photo by Kyle LaFerriere Photography CapCenter knows the value of community relationships.  Jimmy Mouser, a Loan Consultant and Brand Ambassador for CapCenter, knew after coming to the Ashland Train Day last year, that his firm needed to sponsor Ashland Main Street Association.  So CapCenter will have a presence [...]

Light Up the Tracks:  A Season of Holiday Celebrations

Ashland Main Street Association is planning now for the 3rd annual “Light Up the Tracks.”  For the month of December through New Year’s Day, trackside homes, businesses and Randolph-Macon College are strung with twinkling lights from one end of town to the other.  Within 2 years, “Light Up the Tracks” [...]

DC2RVA Public Hearing – Ashland (October 11)

Please plan to join the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for public hearings to learn about the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that is now available for review and comment. The Draft EIS details recommended improvements to increase reliability and provide [...]

Artist Spotlight: Jennifer Young

It is easy to talk to Ashland artist Jennifer Young--she is down-to-earth, relaxed and friendly.  What you might not know is that she loves the challenge of painting in nature, also known as "en plain air."  Her latest exhibit, "A Maine Experience," was the result of a 2-week adventure in [...]

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