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Volunteers pour a beer from Breckenridge Brewery during Saturday’s Second Annual B’dam Brew Jam in Western Hanover. (H-P photo by Paige Baxter)

Beaverdam Ruritans host second annual beer festival

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 12:53 pm

Competing with other beer festivals, Pedal Fest in Richmond and Chesterfied’s Chamber Craft Beer Festival, last Saturday, Sept. 13, the Beaverdam Ruritan Club offered their own Western Hanover spin on the typical beer event that may be held in Richmond or other larger localities in hopes of putting this one on the map

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  • Fund will keep Rockville man’s memory alive

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    Family hopes a scholarship fund will help Gabriel Pearce’s memory live on. (Contributed photo)

    The memory of one 22-year-old Rockville man who died this summer will live on. To make sure that happens, Gabriel “Gabe” Pearce’s sister, Alisa Pearce, created a scholarship fund in honor of her younger brother, a Henrico County sheriff’s deputy.

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  • Volunteer firefighter humbled by recent recognition

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 10:18 am

    Todd Williams, volunteer firefighter with Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Company, in full fire gear. Williams was one of three “Hometown Heroes” from Hanover.

    For his dedication to the fire department and his efforts to go above and beyond his duties, Mechanicsville's Todd Williams was named as one of Allen and Allen’s “Hometown Heroes” for 2014.

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  • Mechanicsville 12-year-old named Hometown Hero

    Posted on September 4, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    Camden Giroux, 12, of Mechanicsville, packs supplies in to one of 50 tote bags donated by the E.J. Wade Foundation, which will be distributed to the local homeless population.

    Because of a Mechanicsville youth’s efforts to help the homeless, this year he was named one of Allen & Allen’s “Hometown Heroes,” an honor given to those who demonstrate acts of kindness or heroism.

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  • ‘Thumbs Up’ cofounder honored for his efforts

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 9:41 am

    Roger Reynolds, of the Ashland-based CJ"s Thumbs Up Foundation.

    With a warm, friendly personality, you wouldn’t know that roughly 4 years ago Roger Reynolds’ and his wife’s world was turned upside down. That’s when their 4 1/2-year-old daughter, Charlotte Jennie “CJ” Reynolds, lost her battle against the brain tumor she fought so hard to beat.

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  • First to the finish line, but looking back with love

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 9:36 am

    Herbert Cross, a longtime Ashland resident, died Aug. 8 at the age of 80. (Contributed photo)

    My dad died Aug. 8. I miss him. And for those who knew my dad, or know me, here goes, a FB post I never wanted to write. He wasn’t quite as funny as Robin Williams, or as sultry as Lauren Bacall, but my father Herb Cross had his moments, and he died last week.

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  • ‘Lights! Camera! Action!’ in Ashland

    Posted on August 21, 2014 at 2:45 pm

    Roof-mounted floodlights help illuminate an interior shot as crews film a commercial in Ashland.

    With its Victorian houses, towering oaks and white picket fences, the neighborhood lining the Railroad tracks in Ashland offers a glimpse of a bygone era. That small-town nostalgia’s exactly what attracted a Richmond studio to film a commercial onsite last week.

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