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Santa Claus is coming to town | Mechanicsville Local  Richmond.com

Christmas season will officially kick off Sunday in the Village. MECHANICSVILLE – As Santa Claus gets ready for his big night on Dec. 24, he has set his GPS for ...



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 ...



L-DHS band hosting Tournament of Champions  Richmond.com

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



Williams: 'Shift the conversation to understanding, not winning': Hanover's Lee-Davis name-change issue needs empathy, not surveys  Richmond.com

In 1966, Harold Stills became the first black teacher at Lee-Davis High School, assuming the double consciousness that footnote required.



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 ...



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  Richmond.com

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 ...



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

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



Hanover students visit retirement home for out-of-classroom history lesson  WTVR CBS 6 News

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- To learn about American history, some students from Lee Davis High School are leaving the textbooks behind. They're learning ...



Renovation vs. replacement considered for aging schools  Richmond.com

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 ...



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

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 ...



More talks planned on changing school names  Richmond.com

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



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.



Salvato recognized as HCPS Teacher of Year  Richmond.com

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



Most on Hanover School Board signal support for keeping Confederate school names  Richmond.com

The majority of Hanover County School Board members indicated Thursday that they favor keeping the names and mascots of two Confederate-named schools ...



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

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



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

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 ...



Hanover County BUS ROUTES | Routes and Bus Numbers  Richmond.com

Listed in alphabetical order. Bus routes and times are subject. to change. Daily updates can be found at: http://hcps.us/departments/transportation ...



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

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



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

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 ...



Former Lee-Davis High School principal incarcerated for child pornography  Richmond.com

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 ...



Empty BB gun confiscated from Lee-Davis student in Hanover  Richmond.com

An unloaded BB gun was confiscated Tuesday from a student at Lee-Davis High School after fellow students at the Hanover County school reported concerns.



School board shows hand regarding name change  Richmond.com

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 ...



Racist messages found in Lee-Davis bathroom  wtvr.com

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



Public input requested on Hanover schools named for Confederate leaders  WWBT NBC12 News

ASHLAND, VA (WWBT) - While the debate over the names of two Hanover County Public School continues, the Hanover County Public Schools board is asking ...



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

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



Hanover students plan to walk out despite warning from administration  WTVR CBS 6 News

Hanover County School officials said they have plans for all scenarios Wednesday, as students nationwide plan a school walk out to the honor the victims of the ...



'Everybody's name is important:' Lee-Davis HS principal goes Above and Beyond  WRIC

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- Good Morning Richmond continues their Above and Beyond the Classroom segment. We introduce you to a principal in ...



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

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 ...



Editorial: The Confederate school-name controversy  Richmond.com

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 ...



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  Richmond.com

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 ...



Lee-Davis grad, senior killed in crash that injured 4 others  Richmond.com

Dylan Ballard, 17, and Elliot Hinton, 22, were killed and four others were seriously injured Saturday night when a truck ran off the road in Mechanicsville and hit ...



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 ...



Lee-Davis Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2015  Richmond.com

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' ...



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

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.



Hanover County Public Schools to host its third annual Education Expo  WRIC

Hanover County Public Schools (HCPS) will be hosting its third annual Education Expo designed to help students and their parents learn more about the ...



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

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



Olivia Corbin engaged to marry Cody Bryant  Richmond.com

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 ...



Central Virginia schools not planning to change Confederate names  wtvr.com

There are more than 100 schools in the United States included on the Southern Poverty Law Center's list of Confederate symbols that still exist on public land.



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

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



Congratulations to the Class of 2016! | Mechanicsville Local  Richmond.com

Hanover County Public Schools held commencement ceremonies Saturday at the VCU Siegel Center. Hanover High School, Patrick Henry High School, Atlee ...



All-region teams for high school baseball and softball  Richmond.com

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



Hanover teen pleads guilty in crash that killed friends  wtvr.com

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 ...



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

RICHMOND, Va. — A Mechanicsville teenager was killed in a New Year's Day crash in Richmond. The victim in Monday afternoon's crash was identified as ...



Richmond School Board considering changing name of Confederate-named J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School  Richmond.com

Asked in an interview about J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School — a school named after a Confederate general — new Richmond Public Schools Superintendent ...



Hanover girls bring home Hawks' first regional track title  Richmond.com

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 ...



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

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



Friends, family, students honoring Hanover County teen killed in crash  WRIC

Students at Atlee High School plan to wear orange and blue on Friday in support of Lee-Davis High.. News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and ...



Hanover School Board adopts budget, hears input on Confederate-named schools  Richmond.com

The Hanover County School Board on Tuesday approved the county school division's budget for next year, a 3.8 percent increase over the current budget.



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 ...



Developer proposes apartment project in Mechanicsville  Richmond.com

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



Teen gets 6 years for crash that killed two friends  Richmond.com

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 ...



Previewing the 2018 high school softball season  Richmond.com

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



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

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



Singer Jason Mraz marries in Mechanicsville  Richmond Times-Dispatch

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



New MRMC CEO: role like coming home  Richmond.com

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



Calendar of events | Mechanicsville Local  Richmond.com

Thursday and Friday,. Oct. 5-6. Sheltering Arms Circle of the King's Daughters and Sons will host its Annual Masquerade $5 Jewelry and Accessories Sale from ...



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

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 ...



Hanover students and teacher awarded for their patriotism  WRIC

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Battlefield Post 9808 and Auxiliary recognized an eighth grade teacher from Stonewall Jackson Middle School, Jeff Arco, as well ...



Richmond man pleads guilty in 'Celebgate' computer hacking case  Richmond.com

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



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

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



Two leave hospital as investigation continues in fatal Hanover crash  Richmond.com

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



Christmas parade lineup announced  Richmond Times-Dispatch

MECHANICSVILLE – As usual, Santa Claus will be coming to town the first Sunday in December and this year he will be joined by 103 entries in the 2015 ...



Calendar of events: Week of April 18, 2018 | Mechanicsville Local  Richmond.com

Friday and Saturday,. April 20-21. “Bad Prayer, Basic Prayer, Best Prayer ... Pruning Our Prayer Lives” is a free Prayer Conference hosted by Cool Spring Baptist ...



Hanover mom who lost son in deadly crash working to prevent future heartbreak  WRIC

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. (WRIC) -- A Hanover County mom whose son was killed in a drunk driving crash says she's forgiven the young man who was behind the ...



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

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



Hanover County Eastern School bus routes and and bus numbers  Richmond.com

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 ...



Rural Hanover residents rallying against commercial proposal; developers disappointed  Richmond.com

A familiar controversy is brewing in western Hanover County, where rural residents appear to have successfully squelched a proposal to allow more commercial ...



Gill: ‘excellent’ start to new school year  Richmond.com

ASHLAND – “Excellent” is how Dr. Michael Gill, superintendent of Hanover County Public Schools, described the first day of classes for the 2018-2019 year.



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

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 ...



Family, friends mourn Hanover County student  wtvr.com

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 ...



calendar of events: week of 11/7/2018 | Mechanicsville Local  Richmond.com

Friday, Nov. 9. The Covenant Woods Christmas Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., providing a venue for holiday shopping with a curated selection of ...



Hanover apartment community proposal raises questions about traffic  Richmond.com

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.



'I'm Richmond to the core': Benedictine's Ed Davis still excelling in his eighth NBA season  Richmond.com

The former Benedictine and Hanover star has been a key reserve for Portland.



Through the windshield, into the cemetery and down the drain: Chasing foul balls at high school fields  Richmond.com

High school baseball players retrieve every foul that leaves their field. The balls are too expensive to let them go.



Military service is in their genes  Richmond.com

MECHANICSVILLE – Their ancestors were slaves. They have experienced the hatred of racism. But the Brooks brothers have proven their strength – and ...



The 2017 All-Metro cross country team  Richmond.com

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



Two-time Grammy winner Jason Mraz still battles self-doubts  Richmond.com

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



Richmond School Board takes first step toward renaming J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School  Richmond.com

The wheels are in motion for the Richmond School Board to change the name of the city's lone Confederate-named school.



Hanover schools budget calls for employee raises, technology investments  Richmond.com

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



UPDATED: Mechanicsville teen Victoria Creps found in Ohio  wtvr.com

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- It has been nearly two days since Bobby Jo Creps last saw her 16-year-old daughter Victoria Anne Creps. The Lee Davis High School ...



The 2017 All-Metro softball team  Richmond.com

The area's top high school softball players, led by player of the year Peyton St. George of Atlee.



Missing Mechanicsville teen found safe; 18-year-old charged  wtvr.com

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.



Teen indicted in wreck that killed two  Richmond.com

HANOVER — Nikolas Seth Fleming, 18, has been indicted on two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the April 23 deaths of Dylan Ballard, 17, and Elliott ...



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

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 ...



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 ...



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

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.



Acquainted with grief, two mothers reach out to area's young people  Richmond.com

Just more than a month has passed since the Dodge Ram pickup truck carrying Donna Ballard's son, Dylan, ran off a road in Hanover County and struck a tree, ...



VCU's Haiden Lamb speeds toward career year  Richmond.com

Also, tennis takes two out of three at Rice Invitational and Ashley Brown grabs first in 800-meter run at Bulls Invitational.



Williams: Richmond is renaming a school honoring a Confederate general. In considering others, it must avoid the slippery slope.  Richmond.com

After last August's violent Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville lent fuel to the impetus to remove Confederate statues, a host of individuals — from white ...



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

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.



Country star Cole Swindell gives simple 'blessing' to Hanover mom healing from tragedy  wtvr.com

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Country music superstar Cole Swindell has millions of adoring fans, but Donna Ballard from Mechanicsville might be the biggest one ...



Petersburg School Board votes to remove Confederate names from three schools  Richmond.com

By next school year, three Petersburg elementary schools will no longer bear the names of Confederate leaders.



Williams: Confederate monuments and symbols are going nowhere fast. A Southern Poverty Law Center report has the numbers.  Richmond.com

Fourteen Confederate symbols in Virginia have been removed or are in the process of being purged from the public landscape since Dylann Roof murdered ...



Police: Man found dead in burning car at Hanover BP gas station set himself on fire  WRIC

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- Police say the victim who was found dead inside a burning car at a Mechanicsville gas station Monday evening set himself ...



Chanticleer Softball Inks Six on Signing Day - Coastal Carolina University Athletics  Coastal Carolina Official Athletic Site

CONWAY - The Coastal Carolina softball program will welcome in six freshmen as part of its 2018 recruiting class, announced by head coach Kelley Green on ...



Education briefs for Monday, June 4  Richmond.com

Council acts to give RPS control of construction. RICHMOND — The Richmond City Council on Thursday approved a resolution to give the city school system ...



Six county teachers gain national certification  Richmond.com

HANOVER — Hanover County Public Schools has announced that six teachers recently achieved national certification by the National Board for Professional ...



MARK WILLIAM BECKER and HEATHER COURTNEY MENTZ to Wed  Richmond.com

Mr. and Mrs. H.C. “Ted” Mentz of Old Church announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Courtney Mentz, to Mark William Becker, the son of Mr. and ...



Fleming enters manslaughter plea in crash that killed 2 friends  Richmond.com

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 ...



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