19 hrs ago
New Details in Hanover Death Investigation
Investigators are seeking the public's help in the death investigation of a man whose body was found inside a burned minivan on August 9. Police have now released a photo of the victim, as well as other details surrounding his death.
22 hrs ago
Hopewell council OKs grant for plant
The bio-energy plant has been given another vote of confidence by the city of Hopewell.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Hopewell considers change on old cars
Residents in the city could soon see a change to the inoperable vehicles ordinance as early as next month.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ashland To Expand Hydroxypropylcellulose Capacity
Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., announced plans to significantly expand production capacity of its Klucel hydroxypropylcellulose product line in Hopewell, Virginia.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Vigil for James Wells, found dead in taxi cab
A vigil is scheduled Wednesday night for James Wells . He is the 26-year-old taxi cab driver who was found dead in his cab over the weekend.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
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Evonik opens support centre in Virginia for tissue makers
A tissue competency center has been created at Evonik's technical service centre in Hopewell, Virginia.
Ready for retirement
CAITLIN DAVIS/HOPEWELL NEWS/NEWS-PATRIOT Jo Turek, Hopewell's director of Recreation and Parks, is retiring Sept.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Ashland expands HPC production at VA plant
Fine chemicals manufacturer Ashland has laid down plans to expand a Klucel hydroxypropylcellulose plant in Virginia to meet growing pharma demand.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Body Found In Hanover In Burned Vehicle Identified
HANOVER, Va. - Saturday, at approximately 7 a.m., the Sheriff's Office responded to the 6200 block of Watt House Road for report of a deceased body found inside of a burned 2004 Chevrolet minivan.
Homicide Investigation In Hopewell
On August 09, 2014 at approximately 9:53 pm, officers responded to the 500 Block of Nottingham Court for a report of shots being fired.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Board decides not to rezone schools
A group of parents gathered at Patrick Copeland Elementary School on Tuesday evening to speak on the possibility of rezoning students from Dupont Elementary to the very school in which they sat.
River's Bend Auto Care opens in Enon
Drivers now have a new place to get their car serviced in Enon. River's Bend Auto Care opened Aug. 3 along Route 10 between Hopewell and Chester.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Man Will Spend 15 Years in Prison for Murder of VSU Student
After pleading guilty to first degree murder, a 19-year-old man will serve 15 years in prison for the shooting death of a Virginia State University Student last November.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
National Night Out Kicks Off In Central Virginia
Summer is know for its traditions - parties, social events, spending time with friends and neighbors.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Henrico man arrested for breaking little used a French Kissa law
Virginia made national headlines in 2008 when state lawmakers made it illegal for an adult to use his or her tongue while kissing a child.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
New community takes shape in Hopewell
Among the piles of dirt, shovels and construction equipment, the groundbreaking of Langston Park was celebrated last Friday morning.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Driver who hit crowd released
There will not be any more jail time for the Hopewell woman who ran her car into a crowd the day after Christmas, causing substantial injuries to a number of people.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Man gets no jail for incident at Chester Target
Hopewell resident Rasean D. Lane, 23, was sentenced 90 days, all suspended, on charges stemming from an incident at the Target in Chester on April 1. A female customer at the Target on Weir Road was in the dressing room and noticed a hand holding a call phone from under the stall door.
Prince George unifies fire and EMS services
Followed with mixed responses from the audience, the Prince George Board of Supervisors approved a proposal at Tuesday night's meeting which would establish a coordinated fire and emergency medical service system.