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Lee-Davis High School receives prestigious honor  WTVR CBS 6 News

Lee-Davis High School will be honored at a recognition ceremony in Boston this summer.

Lee-Davis High School Grad Walk  8News

Graduating seniors from Lee-Davis High School in Hanover County returned to Mechanicsville Elementary School for a Grad Walk. Students roamed the halls in ...

Former Lee-Davis H.S. football standout killed in shooting  8News

A graduate of Lee-Davis High School in Mechanicsville who went on to play football at the College of William and Mary was killed in a shooting in Norfolk ...

Ex-Lee-davis teacher sentenced to 3 years in 'celebgate' hacking case  Newsradio 1140 WRVA

By DENISE LAVOIE , AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia high school teacher was sentenced Friday to nearly three years in prison ...

Prosecutors seek 3-year sentence in ‘celebgate’ hacking case  WTOP

Federal prosecutors have recommended a sentence of nearly three years in prison for a former Virginia high school teacher convicted of hacking into private ...

A Virginia community steeped in Civil War lore grapples with a desire for change  The Washington Post

Residents and alumni debate renaming Lee-Davis High School in Mechanicsville.

Petitions gain support over keeping, renaming Lee-Davis High School  WWBT NBC12 News

The debate continues over petitions to change or keep the name of Lee-Davis High School. There are two online petitions gaining the support of people in ...

Hanover votes to keep Confederate school names  WWBT NBC12 News

On Tuesday, the Hanover School Board voted to keep the names of Lee Davis High and Stonewall Jackson Middle. A survey finds most people in Hanover ...

How a former Hanover County Teacher hacked the emails of celebrities, coworkers and family members  WTVR CBS 6 News

A former Hanover County Teacher has been charged with federal crimes related to the online hacking of celebrities - and people at the school where he worked.

Students, officials battle over Virginia school's 'Confederate' identity  Sharonherald

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. — In more than 50 years, Nannie Davis has hardly worn her high school class ring. She bought it unaware that engraved into the metal ...

Groups call for removal of Lee-Davis, Stonewall Jackson school names in Hanover

As a student at Lee-Davis High School in the late 1960s, Nannie Davis watched with humiliation as her white peers swayed and cheered to the sounds and ...

L-DHS band hosting Tournament of Champions

MECHANICSVILLE – The Lee-Davis High School Marching Band, under the direction of Austin Nicholas, will present the 23rd Annual Tournament of ...

Two Confederates claim titles in Holiday Classic

MECHANICSVILLE – Six area teams finished in the top ten at the Lee-Davis Holiday Wrestling Classic Saturday in Mechanicsville, but it was Sussex Central of ...

Mother of Nate Evans - Lee-Davis grad and W&M running back - wants his legacy to involve more than night of his murder

The mother of Nate Evans, the Lee-Davis High School graduate and William & Mary football player shot to death in Norfolk on March 21, wants her son's legacy ...

This Hanover teacher got a new car for being a good teacher

Hanover's top teacher gets new car for a year. ASHLAND — Be the best teacher, get a new car. That's what happened for Sara Salvato, a special education ...

Hanover should keep Confederate school names, majority of survey respondents say

An overwhelming majority of respondents to a Hanover County School Board survey said the board should keep the names of two schools named after ...

Former Lee-Davis student sentenced to 6 years for Hanover crash that killed two friends

A former Lee-Davis High School student was sentenced Thursday to serve six years in prison for the deaths of two friends who were passengers in the pickup ...

Racist messages found in Lee-Davis bathroom

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. -- Administrators at Lee-Davis High School in Mechanicsville have launched an investigation after a student reported finding racist ...

Hanover School Board plans to combine Gandy and Clay students in new elementary school

The youngest students at two Ashland elementary schools may end up schoolmates before they enter middle school.

Renovation vs. replacement considered for aging schools

ASHLAND -- Hanover County school officials are keeping a forward-looking eye on their collection of aging schools and devising a plan to meet those future ...

Former Lee-Davis High School principal incarcerated for child pornography

A judge on Monday sentenced a Hanover County businessman and former Lee-Davis High School assistant principal to 20 years in prison with 16 suspended ...

Hanover County BUS ROUTES | Routes and Bus Numbers

Listed in alphabetical order. Bus routes and times are subject. to change. Daily updates can be found at: ...

Suspect arrested in death of W&M football player Nate Evans  Richmond Free Press

The investigation continues into the death of Nate Evans, a Lee-Davis High School graduate and sophomore football running back at the College of William ...

Former Lee-Davis assistant principal sentenced for having sex with student

A former Lee-Davis High School assistant principal pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of indecent liberties with a minor by a custodian for having repeated ...

In Va. community where Civil War ties run deep, schools named after Confederate figures find broad support  The Washington Post

Thousands of community members chimed in on the proposed renaming of Lee-Davis High School and Stonewall Jackson Middle School near Richmond.

Lee-Davis High grieves senior, graduate killed in wreck: They brightened our days

A Lee-Davis High School senior and a graduate of the school were killed -- and four other young people were hospitalized -- after a single-vehicle wreck in ...

Racially-charged incident prompts public concerns

ASHLAND -- A recent racially-charged incident at Hanover High School prompted responses from several speakers during a public comment period at last ...

Tornadoes keep Richmond-area students in schools for hours after normal dismissal times

As tornadoes tore through the Richmond region on Monday, school systems scrambled to keep students safe in buildings for hours after they would normally be ...

L-DHS recognizes Freshcorn and Ward as ’18 honor graduates

MECHANICSVILLE – With grade point averages of 4.73 and 4.712, Caroline G. Freshcorn and Alexander Michael Ward lead the 2018 Class of Lee-Davis High ...

Lee-Davis Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2015

Versatility was the theme when the Lee-Davis High School Athletic Hall of Fame welcomed its second class Friday night during the halftime of the Confederates' ...

Doran runs for Cold Harbor seat

MECHANICSVILLE -- James Doran is announcing his candidacy for the Cold Harbor District seat on the Hanover County Board of Supervisors.

Calendar of events:Week of 9/5/18 | Mechanicsville Local

Friday, Sept. 7. A Soaking Prayer *service* will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Healing Place Center for Counseling and Spiritual Formation. The Healing Place is ...

Richmond teachers to receive free CPR training

RPS teachers can get free CPR certification. RICHMOND — Teachers in Richmond Public Schools will now be able to receive CPR certification for free.

Purple Heart veteran brings lessons of integrity, sacrifice to Mechanicsville high school wrestling team

When designing his family's home, J.P. McGuire insisted on one indulgence: The garage would be his man cave.

A look at this week's high school basketball holiday tournaments

Schedules for the high school basketball games being played over Christmas break.

Second man charged in W&M football player death  Virginia Gazette

A Portsmouth man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of William and Mary student and football player Nate Evans. Jerry Collins Spady, 22, ...

Salvato recognized as HCPS Teacher of Year

ASHLAND – Sara Salvato, a Special Education teacher at Lee-Davis High School (LDHS), has been selected as the Hanover County Public Schools Teacher of ...

Lee-Davis names Hall of Fame Class of 2016  Richmond Times-Dispatch

MECHANICSVILLE – The Lee-Davis Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced the five members of its induction Class of 2016.

Gloria Clodfelter, co-creator of Mechanicsville Christmas festivities and mother of USS Cole victim, dies at 64

MECHANICSVILLE — A family whose name has been known for spreading joy, as well as suffering great tragedy, has lost its matriarch.

Richmond man pleads guilty in 'Celebgate' computer hacking case

A former Hanover County teacher pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to hacking-related charges in a scheme that obtained private information from ...

More talks planned on changing school names

ASHLAND -- Following the presentation of a report outlining results from an online survey regarding name changes of two Hanover County Public Schools, ...

Former Lee-Davis assistant principal charged with more underage sex crimes

A former assistant principal for Lee-Davis High School has been charged with committing sex crimes against a minor on at least four occasions.

Hargreaves, Kramer and Young lead Lee-Davis Class of 2016

Evan Hargreaves achieved the honor of being named valedictorian at Lee-Davis High School with his grade point average (GPA) of 4.75.

More than 13,000 people responded to Hanover's survey on changing Confederate school names. Here's what they said.

The comments range from defenses of the Confederacy to the full script of the “Bee Movie.”

Santa Claus is coming to town | Mechanicsville Local

Christmas season will officially kick off Sunday in the Village.

Teen indicted in Mechanicsville crash that killed two from Lee-Davis

Seth Fleming, accused of killing two friends after driving a pickup truck into a tree in Hanover County in April, has been indicted by a grand jury on two counts.

Police: Chesapeake man arrested in killing of W&M football player  Virginia Gazette

A Chesapeake man was charged and arrested Monday in connection with the killing of William and Mary football player Nate Evans.

VCU's education school has received its largest donation

Retired VCU professor pledges $1.75M gift. RICHMOND — A retired professor in Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Education has given the school ...

Williams: ‘The idea of honoring men who were part of the enslavement of my ancestors was really challenging’: Lee-Davis alumnus reflects on divide over name change

As an all-state running back at Lee-Davis High School, Avi Hopkins had greater success toting the football for the Confederates than he did in changing hearts ...

Editorial: The Confederate school-name controversy

It probably doesn't come as a surprise that Richmond is moving forward with efforts to rename J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School, while Hanover has decided to ...

Ashland Strawberry Faire honors scholarship recipients

ASHLAND – Ten Hanover County Public Schools students received scholarships last Wednesday evening from the Ashland Strawberry Faire.

Lee-Davis crash victim’s family tells of love and blessings

Words can't express enough the gratitude we have for the outpouring of love that we have received from each and everyone of you.

School board shows hand regarding name change

ASHLAND — Although no formal vote was taken at a Hanover County School Board workshop early last week, a clear consensus did evolve during a Thursday ...

Lee-Davis crash victim’s brother: ‘You are not invincible’

RICHMOND, Va. -- Lee-Davis High School held their prom at the Richmond Convention Center Saturday night without one of their own. Senior Dylan Ballard ...

Sentencing delayed for former Hanover teacher in 'Celebgate' iCloud hacking case

Sentencing has been delayed for a former Hanover County teacher convicted of hacking-related crimes that netted private information from hundreds of people, ...

'I hope it’ll be a positive, uplifting school year': Richmond-area students return to class

Ruth Little made sure every student had a pencil. She paid for them herself.

Teen gets 6 years for crash that killed two friends

HANOVER — A former Lee-Davis High School student was sentenced Thursday to serve six years in prison for the deaths of two friends who were passengers ...

New MRMC CEO: role like coming home

MECHANICSVILLE – Being named CEO of Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center is like coming home for Leigh Sewell. Her grandparents' home of ...

Former Richmond standouts Click and Mummau had memorable time as Virginia Tech walk-ons

It was perhaps the most memorable play of last year's Camping World Bowl loss to Oklahoma State for Virginia Tech. Facing a fourth-and-10, the Hokies ...

Mechanicsville teenager killed in New Year’s crash  WTVR CBS 6 News

The victim was identified as a recent Lee-Davis High School graduate.

Hanover Schools vote to keep Confederate names  WTVR CBS 6 News

The decision came after the Hanover School Board asked the community for feedback about a possible name change.

Family, friends mourn Hanover County student

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WTVR)-- Families of students at Lee Davis High School in Mechanicsville are mourning the loss of one of their own. Hanover Sheriff's ...

Alcohol a factor in crash that killed Lee-Davis students, survivor says

HANOVER, Va. – All occupants in the vehicle that struck a tree in Hanover -- leaving four badly injured and two dead – had been drinking alcohol and smoking ...

Singer Jason Mraz marries in Mechanicsville  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Singer Jason Mraz wed longtime girlfriend Christina Carano in Hanover County on Sunday.

All-region teams for high school baseball and softball

The area's best baseball and softball players, as chosen by the local coaches.

American Red Cross dealing with national blood shortage  WWBT NBC12 News

The organization is left with 3-day supply out of recommended 5-day stock.

Hanover School Board solicits feedback over Confederate-named schools  WTVR CBS 6 News

ASHLAND, Va. – The Hanover County School Board has asked the community for feedback in response to recent public interest and discussion surrounding the ...

Hanover teen pleads guilty in crash that killed friends

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. - The driver charged in crash that killed two young men on Cold Harbor Road in Hanover last April pleaded guilty inside a Hanover ...

Pay raises, more CodeRVA slots: Hanover School Board adopts budget for next year

Highlighted by a 2 percent pay raise, Hanover County Public Schools has a budget for next year.

Developer proposes apartment project in Mechanicsville

Before Larry Shaia finished developing Charleston Ridge Apartments last year, there hadn't been an apartment community built in Hanover County in nearly 20 ...

'He's critical': Patrick Henry's Eli Hanback is a key cog in UVA's defense

"He's critical to what we're doing. And I'm not quite sure what we would do if he wasn't available.”

Hanover County Eastern School bus routes and and bus numbers

Atlee High School. Chickahominy Middle. Run: 1• Bus: 28. Start run at the intersection of: Signal Hill Road and Luck Ave (7:50 am), Right on Strain Ave, Left on ...

Hanover girls bring home Hawks' first regional track title

By Dave Lawrence. Sports Editor. MILFORD – Hanover's girls outdoor track and field team gave the school a huge present on May 23: They brought home the ...

Why Champions Together is teaming up students who might not otherwise interact

Champions Together is an idea hatched by the Special Olympics which pairs students with disabilities with student athletes.

Cayman Richardson delivers for UVA, as Cavaliers push past VCU, 8-7

CHARLOTTESVILLE — In his offseason, Cayman Richardson focused on devoting himself to daily workouts — never missing a day, always pushing through the ...

Two leave hospital as investigation continues in fatal Hanover crash

The four survivors of a crash last month on Cold Harbor Road in Mechanicsville are recovering, and two have been released from the hospital.

Names can change. History can’t.  Washington Post

The March 12 Metro article “Confederates divided” missed one of the most significant facts in the history of education in Virginia: Virginia public schools were ...

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $83,000 In Scholarships To 74 Virginia High School Seniors  PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., May 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $83,000 in scholarships for the ...

Hanover apartment community proposal raises questions about traffic

The response to an apartment project proposed for Mechanicsville consisted largely of people's concerns about the impact it would have on traffic on the area.

Previewing the 2018 high school softball season

Powhatan opens the season ranked at No. 1, followed by Atlee at No. 2.

Missing Mechanicsville teen Victoria Creps found in Ohio

Victoria Anne Creps, and all three associates known to be with her have been located in Cleveland, Ohio, announced Major Michael J. Trice with the Hanover ...

Good impression landed former Hanover star a role with the Buffalo Bills  Richmond Free Press

Making favorable first impressions sometimes can open doors of opportunity. As an assistant football coach at Dartmouth College, Jerry Taylor Jr.'s duties ...

Two-time Grammy winner Jason Mraz still battles self-doubts

Like many good songwriters, Jason Mraz finds his inspiration in ambiguity.

The 2017 All-Metro cross country team

The area's top high school cross country runners, led by runners of the year Grant Northcutt and Mary Caroline Heinen.

No. 12 Virginia Tech wastes no time, routs William & Mary

BLACKSBURG — Irked by a long line at the Lane Stadium entrance 15 minutes before kickoff, a William & Mary fan griped out loud, to no one in particular, “Can.

VCU men's soccer set to celebrate 40th anniversary this weekend

VCU fielded its inaugural men's soccer team in 1978.

Lady Gaga opens up about suicidal thoughts in award acceptance speech  Alabama's News Leader

Lady Gaga candidly talked about her struggles with mental health and suicidal thoughts as she accepted an honor from the SAG-AFTRA Foundation on ...

Olivia Corbin engaged to marry Cody Bryant

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Corbin of Mechanicsville, Virginia, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Olivia Lee Corbin, to Cody Allen Bryant, the ...

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack  KGAN TV

Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told CNN that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault.

Richmond's J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School — honoring a Confederate — will be renamed for Barack Obama

The former capital of the Confederacy no longer has a school named for a Confederate leader. Instead, it has a school named for the United States' first black ...

'Young and the Restless' star Kristoff St. John found dead, TMZ reports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Young and the Restless" actor Kristoff St. John has died at age 52. Officials say Los Angeles police were called to his home on Sunday ...

Residents weigh in on J.E.B. Stuart school name change

Nearly everyone in a sparse crowd favored removing Confederate Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's name from a Richmond elementary school in the city's first ...

In aftermath of fatal Hanover crash, concern over teen driving issues

Stefanie Ramsey was 16 when her mother was killed by a drunken driver.

PHOTOS: Ed Davis basketball camp | Professional Sports

Ed Davis, with the Portland Trail Blazers, and his father Terry Davis, who played in the NBA, work with young basketball players during a camp at Lee Davis ...

Benedictine grad Ed Davis hosts free camp for kids  WRIC

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. (WRIC) -- Former Hanover High School and Benedictine College Prep star Ed Davis is hosting a free camp for young basketball players ...

Local Chick-fil-A donates portion of sales to victim’s families in Mechanicsville crash

A local Chick-fil-A restaurant is helping two families who lost their loved ones in a single-vehicle crash on Cold Harbor Road last weekend.

Hanover schools budget calls for employee raises, technology investments

A proposed budget for Hanover County Public Schools calls for a raise for all employees, continuing investment in technology and expanding the locality's ...

Missing Mechanicsville teen found safe; 18-year-old charged

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. — Authorities said a 15-year-old Mechanicsville girl missing since Sunday was found safe in Henrico County on New Year's Day.

Fleming enters manslaughter plea in crash that killed 2 friends

HANOVER — Moments after Nickolas Seth Fleming slammed his truck into a tree, killing two of his friends, several passers-by rushed to the scene along Cold ...

'This is unforgivable': Richmond Public Schools to conduct transcript audit over GPA problems

Richmond Public Schools will conduct an audit of all transcripts for freshmen, sophomores and juniors in response to a recent discovery that the division has ...

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