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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.

Red Cross issues emergency call for blood, platelet donations  8News

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- The American Red Cross issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors Friday, saying fewer drives and the busy holiday ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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: ...

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.”

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.

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 ...

Empty BB gun confiscated from Lee-Davis student in Hanover

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

We introduce you to a principal in Hanover who is so well-loved that the teachers and staff at his school reached out to us saying they really wanted us all to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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' ...

Santa Claus is coming to town | Mechanicsville Local

Christmas season will officially kick off Sunday in the Village.

Freeman, Lee Davis High hold moment of silence for fallen player killed in crash

A football scrimmage between Lee-Davis High and Douglas Freeman High Thursday night started with a moment of silence for a fallen student.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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

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

Public input wanted as interest grows in changing schools’ names

ASHLAND -- Hanover County School Board chair Sue Dibble told a packed meeting last week that the panel was well aware of an issue that seems to be ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hanover to gather community input on renaming two Confederate schools

The Hanover County School Board is not considering changing the name of two schools named after Confederate leaders, but still plans to solicit input from the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Central Virginia schools not planning to change Confederate names

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.

Singer Jason Mraz marries in Mechanicsville  Richmond Times-Dispatch

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

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.

Memorial grows for ‘wonderful teacher’ killed walking in Mechanicsville  WTVR CBS 6 News

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- With tears, love, flowers, and a cross, a makeshift memorial grew Thursday in remembrance of Hanover pre-school teacher Suzanne ...

Military service is in their genes

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

Hanover students organized on social media before walkout  WTVR CBS 6 News

Some students in Hanover County took part in The National School Walkout despite the school system's announcement that it could distract other students who ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

‘Unfounded rumors’ postpone Hanover High pep rally  WTVR CBS 6 News

Officials have postponed a pep rally scheduled for Monday morning at Hanover High School over "unfounded rumors" posted online.

Kindness rocks at Mechanicsville Elementary School  WTVR CBS 6 News

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. -- Kindness rocks. It's a lesson Ms. Tamara Letter is happy to teach at Mechanicsville Elementary School as a Great Kindness ...

All-region teams for high school baseball and softball

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

Previewing the 2018 high school softball season

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

'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. The former third- and fourth-grade teacher, who retired from Richmond Public ...

'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.”

COLUMN: P-I sports editor Nick Vandeloecht says farewell  Progress Index

So a little over 48 hours after I had laid out my final weeklies for the Northern Neck News group, I was near the away team's dugout beneath the glowing lights of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

'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 ...

Gill: ‘excellent’ start to new school year

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

These high school students are ready to take care of Hanover

The graduates are made up of students from all Hanover high schools: Lee-Davis, Hanover, Atlee and Patrick Henry.

Rural Hanover residents rallying against commercial proposal; developers disappointed

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

Pole Green Elementary students chat with NASA Astronauts  WTVR CBS 6 News

Students at Pole Green Elementary School in Mechanicsville had an out-of-this-world lesson Wednesday.

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.

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

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

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 ...

The 2017 All-Metro softball team

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

UPDATED: Mechanicsville teen Victoria Creps found in Ohio

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 ...

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.

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

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

Six county teachers gain national certification

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

Julie A. Somers, teacher and assistant principal, dies  Baltimore Sun

Julie A. Somers, a beloved Baltimore County public schools social studies teacher and assistant principal, died April 22 from a stroke at her Oakenshaw home.

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.

Publix plans to open new store in Mechanicsville

HANOVER, Va. – On Tuesday, Publix Super Markets announced a new location in Mechanicsville, making this the grocer's 12th planned store in the area.

Teen indicted in wreck that killed two | Mechanicsville Local

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 ...

Petersburg School Board votes to remove Confederate names from three schools

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

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.

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