Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Tazewell County law enforcement community honors fallen trooper
Flames and smoke rose from a grill as hotdogs and hamburgers broiled, and friends shared memories of a dedicated officer who died in the line of duty.
Fri May 10, 2013
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Fallen trooper with Tazewell County ties honored during ceremony in Chesterfield County
A Tazewell County native is among 59 fallen Virginia State Troopers who were honored today during a special ceremony in Chesterfield County.
Hanover Police search for group of credit card thieves
Credit card thieves are on the prowl in Central Virginia. Deputies need your help finding a trio-of thieves who stole from a Hanover County woman - racking up thousands of dollars on her card.
Seven candidates in contention for South Anna, Cold Harbor school board seats
Four women were nominated to represent the South Anna District, and three men were nominated to represent the Cold Harbor District.
Caroline County: Tsarnaev body 'not the publicity' we want
"We didn't know anything about it. It's not the kind of publicity we'd like to have," said Caroline County Administrator Charles Culley.
Hanover authorities seek 3 suspects in credit card theft - Read the Story
The Hanover Sheriff's Office needs the public's assistance with identifying three individuals suspected of the theft and fraudulent use of a credit card, which resulted in several thousands of dollars in losses.
Thu May 09, 2013
Public weighs in on Town of Ashlanda s $8M budget
An increase on taxes levied on smokes and hotel rooms will help balance the proposed Ashland budget.
Grassroots group in Hanover eyes - third rail' of revenue
Hanover Citizens for Liberty, a new grassroots group, wants local residents to know this is an option to raise revenues for county services.
Va. private zoo owner denied permits for 4 chimps
Hanover County supervisors have rejected a private zoo owner's request to obtain permits for four chimpanzees in his backyard zoo.
Man fights to keep his pet chimpanzees
Good fences may make good neighbors, but apparently primates don't. Hanover County's Board of Supervisors is voting on whether Curtis Shepperson can keep his chimpanzees.
Wed May 08, 2013
2 Lee-Davis High students struck crossing street
Two students hit by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon outside Lee-Davis High School in Hanover County have been taken to the hospital.
Public to weigh in on if Hanover man can keep chimpanzees
A Hanover man is fighting the county to keep his six chimpanzee's, and now the county is allowing the public to weigh in on this decision.
Tuesday's storms cause issues on the roads in Henrico
The roads are improving from the recent rounds of storms and high water closed down a portion of Shady Grove Road, near the Chickahominy River.
Thu May 02, 2013
Repairs slated for Hanover's I-95 corridor
The projects are part of a total $68 million investment in road repair by the Virginia Department of Transportation as it prepares to resurface 984 lane miles of state-maintained routes in the Richmond region between April and November.
Wed May 01, 2013
Mechanicsville man fights to keep chimpanzees
Time may be running out for six chimpanzees living in Hanover County. By June 23rd, county officials insist that four of the six chimps on Windy Oaks Animal Farm, must be relocated.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Education Editorial: Elected School Boards
In 2011 Delegate Albo of Fairfax said, "If I had one vote in my 18 years to take back, it would be elected school boards, because they just don't work." The Friends of Hanover Schools recently voiced, and then reconsidered, an effort to move Hanover County to a referendum on elected school boards.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Bullying lawsuit against Grafton High administrators dismissed
A judge on Friday dismissed a $10 million wrongful death lawsuit against three current and former Grafton High School administrators that alleged they did not stop the bullying of a student who committed suicide in 2010.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Planning Commission backs apartments in Atlee
The Hanover County Planning Commission endorsed a rezoning request that would allow 172 apartment units on the southwest corner of Atlee Station and Kings Acre roads.
Hanover Mom Charged In Ax Attack, Arson Due In Court
Kimberly K. Shepperson, 30, of the 8200 block of Bultaco Trail, has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding and arson.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Diversions week of April 25, 2013
Opening Show: Meandering from 5:30 to 8 p.m. through May 3. Gallery Flux is located at 307 England Street in Ashland.