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Ashland Train Station benefits from Garden Club’s beautification project

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 12:05 pm

Members of The Ashland Garden Club are excited about their project to beautify the Ashland Train Station and Ashland/Hanover Visitors Center. Starting mid-November, Greenfield Landscaping, LLC will begin removing hardscape and re-grading the .25 acres that surround the Visitors Center to accommodate new plantings, seating and new patio areas.  Justin Flagg, owner of Greenfield Landscaping, expects, weather permitting, that this initial construction will be completed by January. The concept for

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    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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  • Lord of the Bricks robotics team headed to state championship

    Posted on January 13, 2014 at 4:33 pm

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    Lord of the Bricks FTC Team 7039 is headed to State Championships! The team competed this past weekend on Saturday, January 11 at the Southwest Virginia FTC Regional Qualifier at Southwest Virginia Community College. The five-member team competed consistently well, advancing in 6th place out of 24 teams into the semi-final rounds. They were a finalist for the PTC Design Award and took home the trophy as the recipient of

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  • Former H-P staff writer publishes first novel

    Posted on October 30, 2013 at 4:46 pm

    In “My Mother’s Ring: A Holocaust Historical Novel,” Henryk Frankowski feels compelled to pen his memoir and finally share his poignant story from his hospital bed as he lay dying. His carefree childhood as a Jewish boy in Warsaw, Poland is never far from his mind as he recalls the tumultuous world he endured during the Holocaust. Henryk speaks uninhibitedly about the intense bond he has with his family, particularly

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  • The Vitamin Shoppe Distribution Center in Hanover County is ramping up for hiring, and Resource Business Solutions is helping find the right candidates for the job.

    Posted on August 22, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    The Vitamin Shoppe Distribution Center in Hanover County is ramping up for hiring, and Resource Business Solutions is helping find the right candidates for the job. On Monday August 26th Resource Business Solutions will be holding a recruitment event that is open to the public for the Vitamin Shoppe at the Resource Workforce Center on 121 Cedar Fork Road in eastern Henrico from 10 am to 3 pm and again

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  • Hanover General Registrar meets with members of General Assembly

    Posted on January 15, 2013 at 6:06 pm

    Legislative Day 2013 John Cox

    Virginia General Registrars and Electoral Board Members met with members of the General Assembly Tuesday, Jan. 15 to discuss improvements to the voting system in the State of Virginia. Pictured from left to right: Sheilah Frattini, deputy registrar, Hanover County; Teresa (Teri) Smithson, registrar, Hanover County; Del John Cox; Danette Moen, registrar, Caroline County; and Cheryl Jackson, secretary, Caroline County Electoral Board.

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  • South Anna Elementary students complete ‘Winter Reading Challenge’

    Posted on January 10, 2013 at 10:14 am

    South Anna Elementary is pleased to announce that we had 63 students participate in our Third Annual Winter Reading Challenge. The challenge, which was issued to the entire South Anna community on Dec. 14, encouraged children to complete fun activities such as drinking hot chocolate, listening to classical music, bundling up in all of their winter outerwear and accessories, drawing pictures, wearing their pajamas backwards, and calling family members while

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