ASHLAND, VA – The Ashland Museum and the Ashland Main Street Association (AMSA) are proud to announce that Ashland Sweet Frog will be the second recipient of the Art McKinney Historic Preservation Stewardship Award. The award honors business and property owners who have demonstrated good stewardship of historic structures by rehabilitating and repurposing them for [...]
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Adam Hinckle was a fan of Trackside Grill long before he took ownership of it on November 1 of this year. "Matt Hammon was ready to retire," said Adam. Timing is everything--he was at the right place at the right time for the purchase. Although this is Adam's first ownership experience, he has [...]
Longmire House - part of the Ashland series self portrait William Harrison was born in Newport News and first became acquainted with the Town of Ashland when he attended Randolph Macon College in the 1960’s. At RMC he majored in English and was a member of Phi Delta [...]
The kick off event for Light Up the Tracks is "Light Up the Center" at the Hanover Arts & Activities Center --- 6pm on Friday, Dec 1. IMPORTANT: There will NOT be a 3-2-1 Grand Illumination this year, but the lights are ON and they are beautiful!
Imagine waking up to Ashland's own "Robin Williams" every morning as the train pulls out of the station. We have our own "Robin" in Page Brothers, one of three admins for the "I Love Ashland" Facebook page. As of this posting, the "I Love Ashland" page has more than 1,000 members and growing each day. [...]
Local dog lovers unite! Ashland favorite, Jenny Schontag, start a Facebook page about pooches called Ashland, VA Canines. The rules are simple: dog topics only; any off-topic posts and comments will be pooper-scooped and thrown into the trash. Play nice! Growling and bristling posts will be deleted, aggressive behavior will get you put in time out, and [...]
Congratulations to Sharon Pajka for winning the $100 Town Gift Certificate for Small Business Saturday from Jezebel's Boutique!
Shop Ashland First on Small Business Saturday, and YOU could win a $100 Town Gift Certificate! Kids, teens and adults welcome to participate. Snap a photo in an Ashland restaurant or business "Check-In" location on Facebook Tag #ShopAshlandFirst Enter as many times as you like! Creativity encouraged! Winner will be announced by Big Z on [...]
Amtrack passenger train passes through Ashland on Train Day. Nick Liberante for The Local Crowds Fill Town for 15th Annual Train Day Event By Logan Barry for The Mechanicsville Local Nov 7, 2017 ASHLAND -- Crowds of people and families sporting old-fashioned “train attire” attended the 15th annual “Ashland Train Day” along the [...]