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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 Richmond2018-04-18T16:41:22+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, Photographer2018-03-28T13:44:17+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 Update2018-03-28T11:55:50+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 Photos2018-03-27T11:20:02+00:00

Artist Spotlight: Dan Bartges

Meet Dan Bartges, Ashland resident and painter. Capturing nature's rich colors in the "plein air" style in oils is Dan's specialty and will be featured in "1 Pond + 4 Acres," his latest show at Gallery Flux.  The Opening Reception is March 1 from 5:30-8:00pm.  Dan will also be featured at a Gallery Flux [...]

Artist Spotlight: Dan Bartges2018-03-30T10:03:35+00:00

Bricks & Clicks Workshop

Opportunity for Downtown Businesses:   Ashland Main Street Association will provide free transportation and registration for the upcoming marketing workshop, titled "Bricks & Clicks: Becoming a Dynamic Online & Offline Destination," to one downtown business.  Workshop Info: http://downtownharrisonburg.org/bricks-clicks/ In addition, we will offer free transportation to Harrisonburg for any and all Ashland businesses who wish to [...]

Bricks & Clicks Workshop2018-02-06T19:45:39+00:00

Business Spotlight: Keys & Associates

Archie and Francine Keys operate the insurance brokerage Keys & Associates in downtown Ashland, Virginia. They offer group benefit packages for businesses, along with health, life, and annuity coverage for individuals and families. You can find them online at www.keysbrokerage.com or in the Hanover bank building at 104 North Railroad Avenue, Suite B. Archie [...]

Business Spotlight: Keys & Associates2018-02-01T12:05:15+00:00

Artist Spotlight: Brian K. Westerlund – Off And Dancing!

Westerlund’s professional dance partner is Marylander Dawn Garrish.  The two get together once a month to prepare for dance competitions. Brian Westerlund’s journey to a dance career is not a typical one.  A former football player and volleyball player, Brian is a large man with an even bigger presence.  He discovered dance [...]

Artist Spotlight: Brian K. Westerlund – Off And Dancing!2018-01-30T15:12:48+00:00