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  1. DC2RVA rail meeting shows a 'community up in arms'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Powhatan Today

    ... offer. The third meeting of a council debating the preference for how a federal rail project will play out in the Ashland area saw some of the most pointed comments on the process so far this week. No decisions were made Monday by the community ...

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  2. Residential development put on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Powhatan Today

    Plans to construct a 148-house residential development on 52 acres of land located at the Town of Ashland's western "gateway" on U.S. 54 were put on hold Tuesday, July 18, by Ashland Town Council. After a lengthy public hearing, council voted to defer action on an application to rezone the property that is being proposed for development by the owner, Yancey Jones, to take more time for a road design to be planned and to examine further details in the efforts of improving the development.

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  3. Ella Winston-GillisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Powhatan Today

    ... (A.H. Robins) in February 1999, after 27 years of service. A lifetime member of Greenwood Baptist Church in Ashland, she served faithfully in many capacities, including as a founding and dedicated member of the Greenwood Choral Ensemble until her ...

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  4. New concert series kicks off - Behind the Curtain'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Powhatan Today

    Behind the Curtain visual and performing arts studio are presenting "Summer Breeze" and "Fourth Fridays" in the breezeway of the Ashland Town Center. Behind the Curtain visual and performing arts studio are presenting "Summer Breeze" and "Fourth Fridays" in the breezeway of the Ashland Town Center.

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  5. Mechanicsville woman again faces first-degree murder charge in Walmart shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Fredericksburg.com

    Ashland police said they had no indications that Brittany Wiggins and Ashley Fricke had known each other. Fricke was found fatally shot in the Walmart parking lot late Saturday.

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  6. Community Calendar, week of July 20, 2017Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 20 | Hanover Herald-Progress

    ... will be help at 3:30 p.m., July 25, in the conference room. Hanover County Social Sevices, 12304 Washington Highway, Ashland, VA. The meeting is open to the public. Come join us for CJ The DJ's Boogaloo, great FUN, great music and beverage, ...

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  7. Trainspotter TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | MetaFilter

    ... camera angles, high-quality high-framerate video, and a very tightly moderated live chat. Current locations are Ashland, VA, where two tracks divide Center Street, La Grange, KY where a main rail line is literally on Main Street sharing pavement ...

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  8. Action deferred on 148-unit development proposed for Ashland's western gatewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Powhatan Today

    ... $19 per month after six-month introductory offer. William Shewmake, an attorney for Yancey Jones, asked Ashland for more time to hash out details for Jones' proposed development in town. William Shewmake, an attorney for Yancey Jones, asked Ashland ...

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  9. Senior planner reviews projects, goals and objectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Powhatan Today

    Garrett Prior, the Town of Ashland's senior planner, outlined current projects, goals and objectives that were identified for 2017 last Wednesday during a meeting of the Ashland Planning Commission. In presenting an overview of the year, Prior was able to bring the new members up to speed on the commission's work.

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  10. Dress code may be reconsideredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Powhatan Today

    ... offers, with unlimited digital access at Richmond.com. $19 per month after six-month introductory offer. ASHLAND - Less than a month after being reappointed to a second term on the Hanover County School Board, South Anna District representative Sue ...

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  11. Obituaries, week of July 13, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Hanover Herald-Progress

    ... Canoe Club and spent her summers along the Canadian shoreline of Lake Erie before her career eventually took her to Ashland, VA where she lived for 16 years. She was a lifelong lover of dogs. After retiring in 2005 Carol remained in Ashland enjoying ...

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  12. Community Calendar, week of July 13, 2017Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 13 | Hanover Herald-Progress

    ... staff, ready to introduce you to canning. The Hanover Cannery is located in Taylor Park, 12491 Taylor Complex Lane, Ashland. Classes are offered for those that want to try something new and learn the process and techniques. The fee for the 4 hour ...

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  13. Ashland survey identifies 111 historic sites; acknowledges town's civil rights historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Powhatan Today

    ... offers, with unlimited digital access at Richmond.com. $19 per month after six-month introductory offer. Ashland's Trackside Grill property (top) could be part of the town's updated historic district. A house (right) sits at the corner of Henry Clay ...

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  14. Routing options narrowed at DPRT meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Powhatan Today

    ... of the most viable suggestions have been eliminated. Both opponents of adding a third rail through the center of Ashland and the western bypass alternative favored the consideration of eastern bypass routes that would eliminate significant impacts ...

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  15. R-MC honors largest benefactor with Brock HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Powhatan Today

    A large crowd turned out Friday, June 23, at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland for the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the Macon F. Brock Hall. The new science building was largely funded by Brock and his wife Joan.

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  16. Nancy HatleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Powhatan Today

    ... In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Nancy's memory to the local chapter of the SPCA, 12190 Washington Hwy., Ashland, VA 23005, as she loved and cared for animals. Condolences may be conveyed at www.nelsenrichmond.com .

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  17. PHOTOS: The Fredericksburg Heritage Run 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | Fredericksburg.com

    Representatives of Operation Enduring Warrior and Team Red, White & Blue march in honor of Air Force Veteran Matthew Sheeron during the Fredericksburg Heritage Run in downtown Fredericksburg on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Sara Lasker from Ashland, Va.

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  18. Ashland celebrates Independence Day with downtown paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | Powhatan Today

    ... digital access at Richmond.com. $19 per month after six-month introductory offer. John Kulick, one-and-a-half, of Ashland makes friends with "Willie Donka" the donkey during the annual July 4th parade and activities in Ashland, Virginia on July 4, ...

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  19. Durrett, James H.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Fredericksburg.com

    James Henry Durrett, 89, of Ashland, went to be with the Lord on June 28, 2017. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Lewis Durrett and Emma Coleman.

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  20. From football to fire: Chief Erron Kinney leads new teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | WTVR Richmond

    ... his passion at an early age. "It's always been there," he said. "I became a junior firefighter when I was 13 in Ashland, Va. I got to hang around the station and do small stuff. I read books and wrote stories [he was editor of his high school paper] ...

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