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Hanover schools make adjustments to school calendar

Since schools were closed for snow on Wednesday, the district is updating its calendar to make up the day.

Police investigate after driver hits 2 people crossing road

King George man killed in 4-vehicle crash on I-95

Virginia native sentenced 40 years for producing child porn

Mechanicsville woman featured in Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month campaign

Deputies search for person who shoplifted at Marshalls

Police search for 2 men who used stolen credit card at Walmart

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Kings Dominion to remove Volcano: The Blast Coaster

Hanover schools launches anonymous bullying reporting tool

Hanover Sheriff’s Office accepting applications for Senior Citizens Police Academy

Shoplifting suspect caught on camera hiding items in his jacket

Behind the curtain: Theater teacher awarded for family-like atmosphere

Hanover 5th grader advances to Regional Spelling Bee

Project Sticker Shock aims to reduce underage drinking

Deputies will accompany some youth leaders to businesses to place stickers on beer, wine coolers and other alcohol products that might appeal to underage drinkers.

Hanover County Public Schools holds teacher job fair

Interviews are conducted by invitation only, with a limited number of slots available. The deadline to apply is Feb. 6.

  Community helps horse center after fire kills two ponies, destroys barn

Friends and family are now helping the horse farm rebuild after a devastating barn fire killed two horses.

Do you recognize him? Hanover bank robber still on the run

The FBI says the man entered the M&T bank on Sliding Hill Road on Dec. 7, approached a teller, produced a demand note and said he was armed with a gun.

Hanover firefighter injured while responding to warehouse fire

What you need to do to prepare for the freezing weekend temperatures

Hanover schools look to hire new counselors, focus on students with disabilities

Hanover offering free tax prep assistance

Data breach in Hanover online payment system may have exposed credit card numbers

Another Central Virginia store robbed by knife-wielding suspect

  VDOT, crews monitor roads, ice across central Virginia

Crews continue to monitor ice and road conditions after winter weather moved through central Virginia this past weekend.

Places north, west of Richmond see inches of snow

As temperatures drop and the ground gets colder, officials want you to stay off the roads.

Funeral set for Hanover sheriff’s office lieutenant who died after battle with cancer

The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of Lt. Michael T. Tilley after his five-year battle with cancer.

When and where can you recycle your Christmas trees?

Lights, decorations, ornaments and stands should all be removed prior to dropping off a tree.

Former teacher to spend 2 years in prison for sex crimes involving minor

Miranda Pauley had worked with the school system for 15 years, first working as a substitute and then promoted to a teacher in 2006.

VSP responds to 2 crashes in the same location; 3 injured

All three injuries were minor.

Hanover County Animal Control offering rabies vaccine clinic

If your four-legged friend needs its rabies vaccination - here is your chance!

Tractor-trailer overturns on I-95, sends driver to hospital

Daniel Mays, 68, of Georgia, was wearing his seat belt while driving the tractor. Mays was transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Publix set to open in Mechanicsville

The supermarket will be located along the Mechanicsville Turnpike at Brandy Creek Commons.

Woman steals iPhone with a baby in her arms

The woman took the display phone while holding a baby in her arms.

Suspect carrying baby wanted in Hanover shoplifting

The theft occurred Dec. 19 in the 9200 block of Chamberlayne Road.

Missing Hanover woman found

Netherland was last seen today, Jan. 2, 2019, in Hanover County on Airpark Road.

Airbnb hosts earn $104 million in Virginia in 2018

Airbnb says it “significantly expanded ‘Experiences’ throughout Virginia in 2018,” including offering “handcrafted activities led by local experts" in cities such as Richmond, Norfolk and Charlottesville.

1 displaced in Hanover apartment fire

Firefighters were able to contain the blaze to the one apartment.

Sound cannons used to scare off large flock of loafing vultures

Police said large groups of birds can cause property issues with damage and their droppings.

BB guns confiscated from students in Hanover, Dinwiddie

In a letter to parents, interim principal Paul said there were no threats made and students and school staff were never in any danger.

Closings and delays for Dec. 14

Full list of closings from a winter storm impacting Central Virginia.

‘I hope you burn in hell,’ Ashland jewelry store owner says to burglar

The burglar went into a bathroom in the hair salon next door and broke through the wall it shares with the jewelry store.

Hanover Fire Department responds to house fire

The initial call was to rescue an elderly woman, but there were no injuries reported.

Woman gets life sentence in Walmart parking lot murder

Ashley Fricke was found shot dead inside a car in an Ashland Walmart parking lot in February 2017.

Ex-Virginia sheriff’s captain gets no jail time after child porn charge downgraded

A former Chesterfield Sheriff's Office Captain was granted bond Monday after being charged with possession of child pornography.

2 lanes of I-95 south reopens after tractor-trailer crash

Images from a Virginia Department of Transportation camera show a tractor-trailer in the median.

Hanover Sheriff’s Office seeking bank robbery suspect

The suspect entered the bank and handed a note to the bank teller demanding money.

Hanover’s teacher of the year surprised with new car

The vehicle also comes with insurance and maintenance costs covered.

Hanover deputies search for vehicle larceny suspect

A possible suspect vehicle has been identified.

Hanover two-vehicle crash sends drivers to hospital

The crash did not result in any fatalities, but both drivers were transported to the hospital for the treatment of minor injuries.

Hanover Animal Control holds rabies vaccination clinic

Hanover Animal Control will administer vaccinations for $8 per dog or cat.

Sheriff’s Office: Man charged in connection with fire at construction site

The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office said they have a suspect in custody for setting a fire at a construction site in Mechanicsville.

‘You have no control:’ Overcrowding at state psychiatric hospitals threatens care, safety

Traci Jones doesn’t know exactly how many temporary-detention orders she’s received.

Middle school student charged with attempting to poison teacher

The juvenile female student has been charged with attempted poisoning.

2 women suspected of shoplifting in Hanover

The women were seen concealing several items and leaving the store without paying.

16-year-old arrested in Ashland apartment complex shooting death

Police said there is no threat to residents and the shooting is under investigation.

Hanover considers school consolidation; graduates of historic school fight to keep its name

A battle is brewing in Hanover County regarding the future of a historic school first built for Black students during segregation.

Hanover School Board to take questions on school consolidation

The new school will be built at the current site of John Gandy Elementary with funding expected July 1, 2022.

Road closures announced for Mechanicsville Christmas parade

All roads along the parade route will be closed to traffic from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Threat at Hanover schools prompts increased security presence

In a letter to parents, interim principal Paul Cash said there was no cause for alarm and the sheriff’s office would have a visible presence at the school Tuesday because of a possible safety concern.

Lt. Clark’s wife to become safety advocate to carry out husband’s legacy

The wife of fallen Hanover County Fire Lieutenant Brad Clark plans to become a safety advocate for the roadways in memory of her husband.

‘20+ cats’ die in Hanover fire

No injuries to humans were reported, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Bullet found in Atlee High School bathroom

Dr. John Wheeler, principal of Atlee High School, says the Hanover Sheriff’s Office was contacted immediately and promptly investigated the matter.

Woman charged with embezzling nearly $5k from JROTC booster group

A Hanover woman faces embezzlement charges for allegedly stealing money from a parent-run JROTC organization.

Hanover firefighter raffles off OBX vacation to raise money

A Hanover County firefighter who responded with Lt. Brad Clark to the accident on I-295 during Tropical Storm Michael is raffling off a vacation to the Outer Banks.

Ashland man believes stranger killed his dog

An Ashland man is looking for answers after he found his dog dead in his backyard.

FDA could move e-cigs out of gas stations

The FDA is expected to announce a crackdown on e-cigarette sells to minors. They plan to limit e-cig sells to vape shops and tobacco stores.

Kings Dominion holding job fair for WinterFest employees

Jobs are available in all departments, including rides, food and beverage, retails and security.

Hidden in Plain Sight: Can you spot drugs and alcohol in your teen’s room?

Could you walk through your kid’s room and find warning signs of substance abuse? A recent event put some Hanover parents to the test.

State trooper suffers minor injuries in I-295 crash

The driver of an SUV was charged with having defective equipment on his vehicle as well as driving on suspended license.

Community turns out to support fallen firefighter’s family

Hundreds came out for a fundraiser in memory of fallen firefighter Lt. Brad Clark and other firefighters injured while responding to a crash during Hurricane Michael.

Hanover deputies seek larceny suspect

The victim said fraudulent charges, totaling more over $300, had been made on their card on July 21.

16-year-old arrested in connection with Hanover armed robbery

The suspect was described as a black male wearing a black ski mask, black leather jacket and black pants driving a dark colored older model Ford Explorer.

Hanover school officials investigating after racial slur carved into desk

Hanover County School officials are investigating after a racial slur was carved into a desk.

School bus involved in 6 vehicle crash; 3 injured

Around 2:44 p.m. officers were called to a crash near Virginia Center Parkway and Brook Road.

Keith Urban dedicates Charlottesville show to Lt. Brad Clark

Clark was killed while responding to a crash during Hurricane Michael.

Drug take-back day set for Saturday

Henrico is offering four locations where medication can be dropped off.

‘Everybody slow down:’ Fire official pleas to public after 288 crash

Wednesday morning’s crash is eerily similar to a crash that killed a fire lieutenant in Hanover.

NY-based foundation pledges to help pay off Lt. Clark’s mortgage

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, established in memory of a fallen 9/11 firefighter, announced plans to help to pay off the mortgage on the family home of deceased firefighter Lt. Brad Clark

6-year-old battling disorder that begins after strep throat

A 6-year-old girl from Mechanicsville is battling a fairly unknown disorder called PANDAS or Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infection.

Hanover Sheriff’s Office hosting civilian active shooter response training

The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office will host an active shooter response training for civilians.

Former Hanover teacher pleads guilty to “Celebgate” hacking

A former Lee-Davis High School teacher pleaded guilty Monday to unauthorized access to a protected computer and aggravated identity theft.