911 dispatchers man a lifeline
During Diane Branch's first year on the job as a Hanover communications officer, she received a call from a man who admitted to killing his girlfriend.
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Annual farmers market pairs consumer, farmer
During peak season last year, the Ashland Farmers Market drew an estimated 700 consumers to downtown Ashland during its three-hour, Saturday morning window.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Ashland Street Parties begins its season May 17
Ashland Street Parties opens its 2014 season May 17 by bringing to town two of Metro Richmond's premier entertainers - Steve Bassett and Robbin Thompson for "Spring into Summer," presented by Hometown Realty Services.
Diversions week of April 17, 2014
May 3 at Doswell Ruritan Club - 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $15 per space, and tables at $5.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Investigation underway after Ashland wildfire burns more than 100 acres
The Virginia Department of Forestry is investigating what sparked a massive wildfire that burned more than 100 acres in Hanover County on Sunday.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Town of Ashland plugs $1.7M budget shortfall
The Ashland Town Manager's proposed $8.26 million budget, presented to town council Tuesday, doesn't raise taxes but borrows heavily from the town's savings account to offset rising expenditures and flat revenue sources.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Ashland Man Involved with Peace Corps Dies
The Peace Corps has confirmed the death of an Ashland man who volunteered with the organization.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Hanover neighborhood helping make dreams come true
Hanover Habitat for Humanity is building a new subdivision in Ashland in a slight departure from the organization's typically smaller projects.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Waller J. Townsley Jr.
Jim was employed as vice president for convenience store sales at Produce Source Partners in Ashland.