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Artist Spotlight: Kerry Lucinda Brown

Ashland is full of artists, artisans and craftspeople but we are also fortunate to have some residents with careers in arts education.  Meet Kerry Lucinda Brown.  She is an art history educator and a “new” Ashland resident. Thirty-nine year old Kerry lives in town with her husband, Ryan Mashayekh, and their almost five year [...]

Artist Spotlight: Kerry Lucinda Brown 2018-01-02T02:06:39+00:00


The Ashland Theatre Foundation is in the thick of their RAISE THE CURTAIN fundraising campaign.  Visit their website to make a donation.  All funds raised by the campaign will be matched up to $150,000 by the Cabell Foundation - so it is a great time to double your impact with a gift to bring life [...]

RAISE THE CURTAIN! 2017-12-28T18:12:33+00:00

Ashland Sweet Frog to receive Art McKinney Historic Preservation Stewardship Award – Dec 7

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 [...]

Ashland Sweet Frog to receive Art McKinney Historic Preservation Stewardship Award – Dec 7 2017-12-01T14:23:06+00:00

Business Spotlight: Trackside Grill

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 [...]

Business Spotlight: Trackside Grill 2017-11-30T16:19:32+00:00

Artist Spotlight: William Harrison

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 [...]

Artist Spotlight: William Harrison 2017-11-29T22:59:36+00:00

“I Love Ashland” on Facebook

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.  [...]

“I Love Ashland” on Facebook 2017-11-30T16:41:56+00:00

Ashland, VA Canines on Facebook

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 [...]

Ashland, VA Canines on Facebook 2017-11-27T23:07:47+00:00