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Yesterday | Virginia Business

Philly Pretzel Factory expands into Virginia

The Philly Pretzel Factory, which sells soft, Philadelphia-style pretzels, is expanding into Virginia.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Newport News, VA, Mechanicsville, VA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Supervisors agree to tweak cash proffer policy rather than rewrite it

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has decided to modify the county's cash proffer policy rather than pursue a radical rewrite.

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Related Topix: Albemarle County, VA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Cybergrass

Randy Cook & Commonwealth Bluegrass Band Dates for New Album

Randy Cook & Commonwealth Bluegrass Band is based in central Virginia. The band has been together since 2012, quickly building a fan base in central Virginia and beyond.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, The Bluegrass Band, Virginia, Rocky Mount, VA, Chesterfield County, VA, Richmond, VA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Hanover Herald-Progress

Charge in fatal crash goes forward

Emotions ran high in Hanover's General District Courtroom Tuesday as a widower retold the story of how his wife died in a fatal January crash.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Chesterfield mom who created "JP's Law" is the first to use it

A Chesterfield mom who inspired a new state law became the first person in the Commonwealth to take advantage of it.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield, VA

Fluvanna Review

New principal named for Fluvanna Middle School

Brad Stang, a former assistant middle school principal in Hanover County, has been hired as the new principal of Fluvanna County Middle School, officials announced today Stang will begin his job July 9. He replaces Yardley Farquharson, who resigned.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Carlson's DWI Charge in Menzies Death Dropped

The DWI charge against a Mechanicsville doctor accused of hitting and killing a jogger in Hanover County in 2008 has been nolle prosequi, or dropped.

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Related Topix: Mechanicsville, VA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

I-95 bridge project completed early, under budget

Virginia highway officials say the restoration of 11 bridges on Interstate 95 in the Richmond area was completed three months early and $16 million under budget.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Hanover Herald-Progress

Planners forward Atlee grocery store

Will Hanover citizens have a third Walmart store location in the county? Planner C. Harold Padgett Jr., Chickahominy District representative, said at the planning commission's June 19 meeting that this question may be answered in due time.

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Related Topix: Big Box Retailers

Hanover Herald-Progress

Hanover supervisors sued over I-95 sign spat

Ground has yet to be broken on a pending outlet mall, expected to bring jobs and tax revenue to Hanover County once completed in the Northlake development off of Lewistown Road.

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Related Topix: Hanover, VA

Hanover Herald-Progress

Diversions week of June 26, 2014

Crafters wanted for the 24th annual Short Pump Ruritan Club Craft Show Saturday, Oct. 25. It will be held at short Pump Middle School - 4701 Pouncey Tract Road.

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Related Topix: Short Pump, VA, Montpelier, VA, Hanover, VA, Beaverdam, VA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Hanover Herald-Progress

Once Upon a Mattress' performances scheduled

The Hanover Arts & Activities Center, in partnership with the Hanover Tavern, is sponsoring its eighth musical theatre production this summer.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

The record Online

a Highest boat tax on baya draws complaints

A sudden deluge of rain last Thursday evening didn't keep boat and marina owners away from the county's public hearings on next year's budget and tax rates.

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Related Topix: Lancaster County, VA, Lancaster, VA

Mon Jun 23, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Fatal milk truck crash closes Hanover road

Verdon Rd. is closed between Hewlett Rd. and New Market Mill Rd. following a fatal crash that involved a milk truck.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

NBC12

Crews and neighbors clean up downed trees and power lines in Hanover

It's been a long day for some folks in Hanover County. They are still cleaning up after Thursday night's storms and many people are without power.

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WTVR Richmond

Memorial 5K race planned in honor of fallen VSP Trooper Andrew Fox

Family and friends of fallen Virginia State Police Trooper Andrew Fox have planned a memorial race to raise money to establish a scholarship in his name.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

NBC12

Hanover woman, grandchildren narrowly escape being crushed by tree

A Hanover woman says she and her grandchildren narrowly survived being crushed by a tree.

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WTVR Richmond

PHOTOS: Strong storms down trees, knock out power to thousands

CBS 6 News crews spotted high winds knocked down part of an awning at a BP gas station in Mechanicsville.

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Related Topix: Weather, Mechanicsville, VA

Wed Jun 18, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

JP's Law to Help People with Autism of Intellectual Disabilities

A new tool will soon be available in Virginia to help people who have autism or intellectual disabilities enhance their lives.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Man pleads guilty to four robberies A Caroline man who police say...

A Caroline County man who police say robbed two Hanover County truck stops-one of them multiple times-will face at least 14 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Caroline County, VA, Ruther Glen, VA, Ashland, VA, Doswell, VA

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