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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 realize is that she loves the challenge of painting in nature, also known as "en plain air."  Her latest exhibition, "A Maine Experience," was the result of a 2-week adventure in Vinal Haven, Maine.  As a [...]

Artist Spotlight: Jennifer Young 2017-09-25T02:31:33+00:00

DC2RVA Community Advisory Committee Meeting – 9/11 at Blackwell

The DC2RVA Community Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, September 11, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Blackwell Auditorium on the Randolph-Macon College campus. Through the DC2RVA alternatives development process and related community meetings, DRPT recognized the unique nature of the Town of Ashland and Hanover County area, and that many of the [...]

DC2RVA Community Advisory Committee Meeting – 9/11 at Blackwell 2017-09-10T13:17:51+00:00

Decorating Underway for Light Up the Tracks in Ashland

Article - Richmond.com By DEBBIE TRUONG Richmond Times-Dispatch Nov 5, 2015   Lauren Thompson, a member of the Ashland Main Street Association, decorates a tree located along the train tracks for Light Up the Tracks. Debbie Truong/TIMES-DISPATCH Along the railroad tracks running through Ashland, decorators spent hours Thursday stringing colorful holiday lights along shrubbery and [...]

Decorating Underway for Light Up the Tracks in Ashland 2017-08-24T19:22:21+00:00

Light up the Tracks in Ashland This Saturday

Article - Richmond.com  - December 2, 2016 Location: Ashland, VA Update: Ashland "turns on" for the holidays with "Light Up the Tracks." TEXT: The town of Ashland is decking itself out for the holidays as "a mile-long holiday card for train travelers" -- and for everyone else, too for the second year in a row. Lights will [...]

Light up the Tracks in Ashland This Saturday 2017-08-24T19:18:40+00:00

Ashland’s Holiday Lights Give Back to Train Passengers

http://wric.com/2016/12/07/ashlands-holiday-lights-give-back-to-train-passengers/ By Tracey Smith  Published: December 7, 2016, 11:24 pm TEXT: ASHLAND, Va. (WRIC) — More than 60 trains pass through the town of Ashland every 24 hours. Now, during the holidays, there is even more for passengers to look at: 55,000 lights! The hope is that these lights will be more than just something pretty to look at. [...]

Ashland’s Holiday Lights Give Back to Train Passengers 2017-08-24T19:11:49+00:00

Ashland Train Day is November 4

Ashland Train Day is chugging into town November 4.  Don't miss Ashland Main Street's signature event! Train Day is an event for the whole family. Come visit us along the tracks for a day of fun and excitement. We have music, games, lots of model trains, children’s train rides, food, railroad related vendors, displays and [...]

Ashland Train Day is November 4 2017-08-24T18:45:05+00:00

Ashland Main Street Seeking Executive Director

AMSA ED Job Description Deadline: September 29, 2017 Type:  Full time Salary: Starting salary $45,000+ The Ashland Main Street Association, a designated Virginia Main Street Community, is a non-profit, 501c3 organization comprised of community volunteers representing businesses, civic organizations, Randolph-Macon College, and residents of Town of Ashland — affectionately known as the “Center of [...]

Ashland Main Street Seeking Executive Director 2017-08-24T14:35:11+00:00

Business Spotlight: Jezebel’s Boutique

When walking or driving through downtown Ashland, one of the shops guaranteed to catch your eye is Jezebel’s Boutique.  Offering unique and eclectic clothing, jewelry and accessories that women travel from all over the metro area to buy.  Jezebel’s has quickly become an Ashland institution in its 9 years of existence.  Shop owner Vicki Hendrick [...]

Business Spotlight: Jezebel’s Boutique 2017-08-24T14:45:31+00:00