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22 hrs ago | Hanover Herald-Progress

Caution tape cordons off the charred home on Cheroy Road.

July 22 at 5:45 a.m., Hanover Fire-EMS crews were dispatched to a reported house fire in the 12000 block of Cheroy Road in the Ashland area of Hanover County.


Related Topix: Fire, Ashland, VA

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Traffic Alert: Fatal crash closes all lanes on Old Church Road in New Kent

All lanes are closed on Old Church Road, Rt 606 in New Kent near the Hanover County line after a fatal crash in the area.


Related Topix: New Kent, VA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WTVR Richmond

HOLMBERG: Know the code or be left behind

"We've gotten to the point where either you're on stage and in the know and able to do the magic, or you're kind of in the audience being tricked," says Rebecca Dovi, the co-founder of a new non-profit opening Monday that will teach local teachers how to write computer code and teach it to their students.


Related Topix: Computers, Richmond, VA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hanover Herald-Progress

Hanover County requests lawsuit dismissal

Hanover County is asking the courts to dismiss a lawsuit centering around a dispute over a large electronic sign near the site of a still-pending outlet mall.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Physician indicted in Virginia jogger's death

Media outlets report a Hanover County grand jury indicted Dr. Michael Carlson on Tuesday on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Meg Menzies.


Mon Jul 14, 2014

RV Business

Virginia Dealer Battles Officials Over Signage

A battle over a billboard and its potentially lucrative ad revenue has pitted a local RV dealer against Virginia's Hanover County.


Sun Jul 13, 2014

Washington Times

Va. program targets computer science education

Using computers and knowing computers are not the same thing, even for the digital native generation, computer science education advocate Rebecca Dovi says.


Related Topix: Computers, Henrico County, VA, Education Etc.

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Preparations, Anticipation Ahead of 36th Annual Hanover Tomato Festival

Hanover County is preparing to welcome thousands of people from across the state for its 36th Annual Hanover Tomato Festival , kicking off on Saturday, July 12. The fun-filled fest will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pole Green Park .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Mechanicsville, VA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Virginia Business

Philly Pretzel Factory expands into Virginia

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


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.


Related Topix: Albemarle County, VA

Sun Jul 06, 2014


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.