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Community Calendar week of November 20, 2014

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 12:10 pm

November 20 The Hanover County Republican Committee will hold its monthly meeting at Bass Pro Shops, 11550 Lakeridge Parkway, Ashland, Thursday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Del. Hyland F. Fowler, Jr. (Buddy), Republican 55th District. For additional information about the meeting or to become a member of the HCRC, contact Nancy Russell, chairman at or visit our website at   November 21 The

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  • Upcoming Holiday Book Fair benefits Humane Society

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    The Hanover Humane Society has partnered with Barnes and Noble at Virginia Center Commons to hold a Holiday Book Fair Saturday, Dec. 6 from 1-5 p.m. By using the code of 14194689 at checkout, customers will be able to direct a percentage of their in-store sales back to the Hanover Humane Society. In addition, Original Cheesecake Factory cheesecakes may be ordered as part of this fundraiser, and payment may be

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  • Ashland Hanover Olde Time Holiday Parade set for Nov. 23

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Residents of the Town of Ashland and Hanover County should mark Nov. 23 on their calendars for the 45th Ashland/Hanover Olde Time Holiday Parade. This event signals the beginning of the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons for the region. There are 105 units scheduled to participate and will be led by the Grand Marshal, Chief Douglas Goodman, Ashland Police Department. The parade begins at Thompson and S. Snead streets and follows

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  • Local Mom Survives Cardiac arrest and releases book to tell story

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    Five years ago in July, my heart stopped due to a genetic condition called Long QT Syndrome. My husband, Luke Powell, from Ashland, found me without a pulse and not breathing. He called 911 and started CPR. I spent 3 weeks in the ICU fighting for my life and 3 months in a rehab hospital relearning everything. Doctor’s told my family that if I made it, I would not be

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  • 7th annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner upcoming

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    The seventh annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held Thursday, Nov. 27 from noon to 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 800 Thompson Street, Ashland. This dinner is open to all to share God’s bounty with his people — those who are struggling economically, those who are in transit or alone, and those who will open a can of soup but would rather have a freshly cooked, hot meal

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  • Ashland celebrates the holidays with guided walking tours

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    304 College Ave

    It is easy to become engrossed in the hectic holiday rush and forget what the holiday can mean. Pause for a moment on Dec. 14, and join us for a leisurely tour of an old-fashioned town at holiday time. Beginning at Ashland Museum, 105 Hanover Avenue, each tour will lead you through the Historic Down Town area, passing parts of the 100 blocks of North and South Railroad Avenue, including

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  • Local library branches hold Family Game Night, Storytimes

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    All Library branches will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28. Ashland Branch Library   Teen Movie and Pizza Night Friday, Nov. 14, 6 – 8 p.m. See a great movie with your friends on the big screen! Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library. American Girl Movie Morning Saturday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. – noon. Ages 5-12. Celebrate the fun of American Girl books and movies! 

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