FOOD IS ART @ NewFound Gathering Place & Eatery! Ashland Applauds Culinary Artistic Team: Cate Hawks & Joe Mondejar & their wonderful staff! (Photo: Joe Mondejar (Center) and his staff in training make amazing Artisan Pizzas! As of July 1st The NewFound Gathering Place became an incredible Eatery too! This beautiful restaurant is located [...]
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August/September 2016 Culinary Artists Vernell Lewis and Rosalind Tolson make Homemades by Suzanne worth repeating! Ever wonder while eating your sandwich from Homemades by Suzanne who makes the freshly baked rolls, or the vegetable soup or the deep dish pie or the award-winning brownies? It isVernell Lewis all the way from Caroline County. (Photo left) Vernell [...]
June 2016 Bob Brown never really thought of himself as an artist but his love for drawing buildings began at an early age and transported him into a distinguished career as an urban planner and architect. While his career may not be that of a traditional working artist, one look at his body of work [...]
June 2016 (Photo: Union Bank & Trust Smile Team presented coupons to Veterans for the Memorial Day weekend showing of 'Farewell to Arms') 'Smile Team' Greets Veterans at the Ashland Theater Many thanks to Alicia Howard of Union Bank & Trust and her team who presented coupons to veterans on Memorial Day weekend at the [...]
May 2016 Heavenly Clips moved to the Center of the Universe two years ago and is conveniently located at 202 England St. Suite C (across from the Ashland Theater). Owner, Pam Knight has been a pet stylist since 1997 and opened Heavenly Clips in 2004. She and her caring staff offer professional pet grooming while treating pets [...]
May 2016 Randy Wright, M.Ed., has been a civics teacher at Liberty Middle School in Hanover County, Virginia for over 25 years. He has been selected by the students as an “Honored Educator", received an R.E.B. Award for teaching excellence, was selected by Richmond Magazine as one of Richmond’s top teachers and was commended by the Virginia [...]
April 2016 James Doering is Professor of Music and Chair of the Department of Arts at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, where he teaches music history, music theory, and organ. He holds a Ph.D. in Musicology from Washington University in St. Louis, a Master of Music in Piano from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, and a [...]
April 2016 Congratulations to Luck Chevrolet, who is turning 100 years old, and they’re throwing a party for the town! Come help them celebrate “A Century of LUCK in Ashland” on Saturday, May 7th, from 11am to 4pm at the dealership. Enjoy the sounds of the Felix Stevens Band, help yourself to some good food and drink, and let [...]
November 2015 This month's Featured Artist is actually a composite of many inventive Ashlanders (dubbed "Team LUTT") who are collaborating to create a very exciting holiday project called "Light Up the Tracks." The project has one goal: To transform Ashland into a mile-long holiday greeting card for train travelers, residents and visitors. From the Grand Illumination ceremony and choral recital for all Ashlanders on Dec. 5th (5:30 [...]
Hickory Creek Antiques (located at 427 England St in Ashland Town Center) is open 7 Days a Week! Mon-Wed & Fri & Sat 10am-6pm, Thurs 10am-7pm and Sun 12-6pm. Owners Jan and Roscoe Walker are great friends to many in Ashland and can be called 'the other Ashland Visitors Center' since they greet and direct many [...]