Hanover County teacher tests positive for COVID-19

A staff member at John M. Gandy Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19, the school district confirmed.

Hanover Fire & EMS make furry friend after rescuing owner

  Hanover Schools delays decision on new names of schools that reference Confederate leaders

Recommended names to replace former Lee-Davis, Stonewall Jackson schools announced

Hanover classroom switches to remote learning after teacher tests positive for coronavirus

Hanover middle school reopening Tuesday after 3 employees tested positive for COVID-19

  ‘Iconic’ WWII aircraft makes pit stop in Hanover

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Valentine opens nominations for ‘Richmond History Makers’

Parade held for Mechanicsville 10-year-old cancer patient Sawyer Perkins

Woman dies after crashing into tree in Hanover

  Remote learning to start at Hanover school temporarily shut down due to COVID-19 cases

Deputies: Driver killed after crashing into tree

  Nearly 70% of inmates tested so far at Pamunkey Regional Jail are positive for COVID-19

  Hanover students return to traditional, in-person learning

The district is one of the few in the area to give parents the option to come back to the classrooms or learn online.

  Absentee voting in Virginia and what you need to know before Election Day

If that is how you plan to vote, you will need an absentee ballot application request form. You can pick it up at your local voter registrar’s office or have them mail it to you right now.

  Central Virginia voter registrars put out call for younger poll workers ahead of Election Day

They desperately need poll workers, but the traditional candidates for the job may have to sit this unprecedented election out."

Hanover students can get free breakfast, lunch through December

Hanover County Public School students can receive free breakfast and lunch for the first half of the 2020-21 school year.

Hanover families encouraged to frequently check bus route details

  Central Virginia voter registrars address concerns, challenges with General Assembly changes to election

Ashland launches two new grant programs to help struggling businesses

Sheriff’s Office reminds drivers to be alert as Hanover Schools start staggered drop-offs, pickups

  Gov. Northam asks Virginians to consider applying to work the polls

  Judge orders closure of Hanover restaurant for COVID-19 violations

Olde Time Holiday Parade canceled for 2020 season

The town says this will be the first time in 51 years that the parade has been canceled.

87-year-old woman killed in I-95 crash over weekend

Virginia State Police say an 87-year-old woman was killed in a crash on I-95 in Hanover County.

Ashland man arrested after drug bust turns up fentanyl, methamphetamine

Police in Ashland arrested one man last week after a drug bust turned up fentanyl and methamphetamine.

Hanover Schools announce finalists for names to replace Lee-Davis, Stonewall Jackson

Hanover County Public Schools has announced the three finalists for new names to replace the schools formerly named after Confederate leaders.

Patrick Henry Half Marathon to impact traffic in Hanover County

The impacts will be 6-11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29.

Sheriff’s Office: Man killed after car crashes into his in Hanover

A man was killed after a driver crashed into his vehicle while he was leaving a restaurant.

School supply drive being held for students in Hanover

A school supply drive will be held for students who will be attending school in Hanover County.

Polls released for potential new Hanover County school names

School leaders in Hanover County are expected to release a poll with the top 15 potential new names for the former Lee-Davis High School and Stonewall Jackson Middle School.

Deadline to submit renaming ideas for Hanover County schools is today

Wednesday, Aug. 18 - today - is your last chance to submit a new name for Hanover County schools formally named after Confederate leaders.

Hanover student tests positive for COVID-19

Hanover County Public Schools confirmed that one student and three employees have tested positive for COVID-19.

AG Herring files injunction to bar Mechanicsville restaurant from operating without license

Attorney General Mark Herring has filed an injunction to bar Calabash Seafood restaurant from operating after the Virginia Department of Health suspended its restaurant permit due to COVID-19 guideline violations.

Hydroponic greenhouse opening in Goochland County

In a $17 million dollar investment, a commercial greenhouse is coming to Goochland County.

  VDH and Attorney General weighing legal options over Mechanicsville restaurant defiance

The Virginia Attorney General is now getting involved in how to handle a Mechanicsville restaurant that is operating illegally.

Hanover School Board discusses ‘Return to Learn’ plan, renaming of two schools in district

The meeting will be at 7 p.m.

VDH: Mechanicsville restaurant continues to operate despite having permit pulled

Calabash Seafood restaurant continues to operate even though the Virginia Department of Health suspended its restaurant permit due to COVID-19 guideline violations.

Man killed in Hanover hit-and-run identified, search for driver continues

The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a driver who they say left the scene of a deadly crash on Saturday morning.

1 dead, 2 hospitalized in fiery head-on crash in Virginia

Authorities in Virginia are looking for a driver accused of fleeing the scene of a car crash that killed one man and sent two others to a hospital.

Ashland police see rise in overdoses, urge residents to be cautious

Police in Ashland are urging residents to be cautious after since they’ve seen an increase in overdoses in 2020 compared to this time last year.

Police searching for masked armed robber

Ashland police are searching for a masked armed robber who got away with cigarettes and cash.

Randolph-Macon College delays in-person fall classes for two weeks

"We see virus indicators moving in the wrong direction and growing concerns about access to testing supplies,” said College President Robert Lindgren

Hanover transportation service passes 1,000 trips

Hanover DASH marked its 1,000th trip with a drive to Food Lion on Aug. 5.

Virginia man killed in crash on I-95 in Hanover County

A Virginia man was killed in a crash on Interstate 95 in Hanover County Tuesday evening.

Driver dies after single-vehicle crash on 1-95

Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Hanover County that left one person dead.

Confederate signage to be temporarily re-installed at Hanover County schools

Hanover County Public Schools announced that the Lee-Davis High School and Stonewall Jackson Middle School signage will be temporarily re-installed.

  Who’s hiring in Central Va. during the COVID-19 crisis?

The On Your Side Investigators teamed up with CareerBuilder, LinkedIn, and VEC to pinpoint which jobs have the most open positions in Central Virginia.

Registration deadline for online learning option, transportation for Hanover students is Friday

The registration deadline to opt into full-time online learning for Hanover County students is Friday.

  Hanover families rally in support of ‘parent’s choice’ in Return to Lean plan

Hanover County Public Schools will be holding a virtual town hall on the county’s Return to Learn plan.

Hanover County creates job search app

Hanover County Economic Development has created a new app to help those searching for work in the county.

Ashland police looking for burglary suspect

The Ashland Police Department says they are looking for a burglary suspect in Ashland.

Randolph-Macon College sets health guidelines for fall semester

Randolph-Macon College set health guidelines for students and their families to follow for the upcoming fall semester.

  ‘Safe Return to Learn Hanover’ holds car rally, advocates for teachers

At least 80 cars showed up for an “Only When It’s Safe” car rally in Hanover County. The rally was organized by Safe Return to Learn-Hanover, an organization asking school leaders to listen to the concerns of teachers and staff.

  Hanover offers ‘parent’s choice’ for school year, families say questions remain

As school leaders in Chesterfield County and the City of Richmond have voted to for students to continue remote learning to begin the 2020-2021 school year, Hanover County Public Schools will offer ‘parents choice.' Families can choose between students learning online or returning to in person class

Hanover school leaders hope to finish Confederate school renaming process before school starts

Leaders in Hanover County have announced the next steps to take after the names of Stonewall Jackson and Lee-Davis have been removed from schools.

Hanover County launches small business grant program

Hanover County has launched a small business grant program called the, ‘Hanover County Small Business Resiliency Grant'.

Crews remove Confederate generals’ names from schools in Hanover

Thursday afternoon, crews were seen removing the names from signs and buildings on both campuses.

Ashland creates new Arts & Culture Incentive program

The town of Ashland announced the creation of a new Arts & Culture Incentive program.

  Hanover residents sound off after school board’s decision to rename Lee Davis HS and Stonewall Jackson middle

Residents in Hanover are having mixed emotions about their school board’s decision to rename Lee Davis High School and Stonewall Jackson middle school.

  Hanover School Board votes to change names of schools named after Confederate leaders

The Hanover County Public Schools Board has voted to change the names of the schools named after Confederate generals.

Sheriff’s Office warns of scam where caller poses as family member

The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a telephone scam where the caller poses as a family member needing money to get out of jail.

Carter Parker Pool in Ashland closed for COVID-19 precaution

A pool staff member was in brief contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19

Animal control reminds everyone not to leave pets in vehicles

The Hanover County Animal Control is reminding pet owners not to leave their pets in vehicles even for a few minutes on sunny days.

Missing Chesterfield man may be in Hanover County area, police say

Police say a Chesterfield man who has gone missing may be in the Hanover area.

Driver, passenger identified in deadly crash in Hanover

The driver and the passenger involved in the deadly crash that occurred in Hanover County has been identified.

  Hanover school leaders to discuss renaming of Confederate-named schools

School leaders in Hanover County are set to discuss renaming Stonewall Jackson Middle School and Lee-Davis High School as well as their mascots at Tuesday’s school board meeting.

Hanover Fire-EMS crews meet 2-year-old they helped save from drowning

Hanover County Fire-EMS crews met the little 2-year-old girl they helped save from drowning a few weeks ago.

  Mechanicsville pediatric cancer survivor’s birthday wish comes true

A little girl, with a big dream that’s now becoming reality.

  Green Top, Hanover Sheriff’s Office host food drive for food pantries

Families are going to be able to enjoy several meals thanks to a whole lot of generosity.

Death investigation underway after man found dead in vehicle

A death investigation is underway in Ashland after a man was found dead inside a vehicle on Wednesday.

Deputies: Man found dead inside Ashland shooting range

A man was found dead inside the Green Top Shooting Range on Wednesday afternoon.

Blood Drive to be held in memory of Lt. Brad Clark

A blood drive, hosted by the American Red Cross, will be held in memory of Lieutenant Brad Clark, who died in the line of duty in 2018 while responding to a crash on I-295 as Hurricane Michael moved through the area.

4 Hanover schools earn Exemplar Performance School Awards

Four Hanover schools have received the 2020 Exemplar Performance School Awards.

Central Va. counties connect residents to anti-discrimination resources, institutions

Chesterfield, Henrico and Hanover Counties will be connecting and helping educate residents on legal protections against discrimination and harassment on a webpage called, ‘Know Your Rights and Resources'.

Green Top, Sheriff’s Office holding food drive for local food pantries

Green Top and the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a food drive for local food pantries in the community.

Chickahominy Middle School named School Library Program of the Year

The Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) named Chickahominy Middle School (CMS) as the 2020 School Library Program of the Year, making it the first school in Hanover County to receive the award.

Chelsea Clinton tweets support of changing names of Hanover schools named after Confederate generals

Chelsea Clinton has tweeted her support of changing the names of the schools in Hanover County named after Confederate generals.

Cell phone tower in Hanover catches fire

Crews were called to the 9200 block of New Ashcake Road around 11:15 p.m.

Ashland police searching for missing 14-year-old girl

The Ashland Police Department is searching for a missing 14-year-old girl.

3 critically injured in Hanover County ATV crash

Three people are in critical condition following an accident involving an ATV, officials said.