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ReInvent the Wheel Winners!

Congratulations to Lee and Amanda Sloppy for creating this year's winning bike art!  The ReInvent the Wheel public art contest invited everyone to vote for their favorite bike art in Ashland by posting a photo to social media with the hashtag #BikeAshlandVA. The Sloppy’s mechanic-themed bike features a tool box and work boots on a [...]

ReInvent the Wheel Winners! 2018-05-31T16:07:26+00:00

Ashland: A Day Trip

The Richmond Times Dispatch raves, "There are few other small towns where you can spend a day so fruitfully. Ashland has great eats, eclectic shops, a growing beer scene, outstanding live music, collegiate sports and its very own celebrity eccentric..."  CLICK HERE to read the May 29 Article  

Ashland: A Day Trip 2018-05-30T15:03:01+00:00

For a day trip, check out Ashland. Great eats, eclectic shops, a growing beer scene, live music and its very own celebrity eccentric

Businesses along S. Railroad Avenue in Ashland, Virginia (P.Kevin Morley/Times-Dispatch By LIZ BECKER • Special correspondent (Richmond.com) Many Richmonders have only glimpsed Ashland through the windows of a northbound train, a quaint blur of Victorian mansions and small-town storefronts along the tracks. But anyone who has gotten off the train or made the [...]

For a day trip, check out Ashland. Great eats, eclectic shops, a growing beer scene, live music and its very own celebrity eccentric 2018-05-29T11:12:07+00:00

Randolph-Macon Baseball finishes record-breaking season

The Yellow Jackets finished a record-breaking season at the College World Series in Appleton, Wisconsin. The team won three games and lost two in the tournament to finish the season at 38-9-1 mark, setting a program record for victories in a season. The R-MC senior Class of 2018 registered 125 wins over their four-year career, also [...]

Randolph-Macon Baseball finishes record-breaking season 2018-05-31T16:10:51+00:00

Ashland’s Bike Gardens are Positively Richmond

Tom Wulf applauds businesses and residents for embracing this project. "It's just testimony to the kind of community engagement that Ashland has." September 18, 2015 - By Amy Lacey, WRIC 8 News ASHLAND, Va. (WRIC) -- In every corner of Ashland, as far as the eye can see, bike gardens line the streets, [...]

Ashland’s Bike Gardens are Positively Richmond 2018-04-18T16:41:22+00:00

Artist Spotlight: Jeremy Witt, Photographer

Born in Richmond and raised in Ashland, Jeremy Witt is one of the area’s best known and highly regarded photographers. Close to the time Jeremy was born, his mother, artist Nancy Camden Witt, created the Cross Mill Gallery from an abandoned mill on the outskirts of Ashland which operated as a studio, gallery, and [...]

Artist Spotlight: Jeremy Witt, Photographer 2018-03-28T13:44:17+00:00

Town Branding Update

The Town of Ashland, in cooperation with stakeholders from all segments of the community, recently completed phase one of a branding initiative.  Phase one involved development of a “Strategic Brand Platform.” A strategic brand platform is a self-determined statement about what Ashland is, what makes it special, and why people should care.  Town Manager [...]

Town Branding Update 2018-03-28T11:55:50+00:00

Ashland Easter Bunny 2018 Photos

The Ashland Easter Bunny photos are available!  CLICK HERE to go to our Flickr site and download your photos for free!

Ashland Easter Bunny 2018 Photos 2018-03-27T11:20:02+00:00