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  1. Man charged in William & Mary football player's death  WHSV
  2. Former Lee-Davis H.S. football standout killed in shooting  8News
  3. W&M running back Nate Evans, a Lee-Davis High graduate, killed in Norfolk shooting
  4. Former Lee-Davis football star Nate Evans killed in shooting  WTVR CBS 6 News
  5. Police: W&M football player, 19, shot to death in Norfolk  Virginia Gazette
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Man charged with murder in Norfolk shooting of Nate Evans, Lee-Davis grad and W&M running back

Nate Evans, the Lee-Davis High School graduate and College of William & Mary football player who was fatally shot in Norfolk on Thursday night, was being ...

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 ...

Memorial held in Richmond for slain William & Mary student  WAVY-TV

Family and friends gathered Friday morning to remember a William & Mary football player who was shot to death in Norfolk.

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 community in mourning as police investigate crash that killed senior, alumnus

The Lee-Davis High School community was in mourning Monday as police investigated whether alcohol or other distractions led to Saturday's single-vehicle ...

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: ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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' ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Lee-Davis High School held prom at the Richmond Convention Center Saturday night without one of their own.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

'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 ...

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

The family of the teen who died in a crash hopes the tragedy motivates people to avoid drunk driving.

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

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

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.”

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 ...

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.

Watch 'Black Panther' for free this Black History Month  Alabama's News Leader

For one week, you can return to Wakanda. Marvel Studios announced Monday that its smash hit "Black Panther" will screen for free at 250 AMC theaters around ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'Beverly Hills, 90210' cast reunites, 'irreverence' in store  Alabama's News Leader

The original stars of "Beverly Hills, 90210" are planning a high school reunion with a twist. Fox said Wednesday that cast members including Jason Priestly and ...

Gwyneth Paltrow denies causing Utah ski crash  Alabama's News Leader

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says a skier who accused her in a lawsuit of seriously injuring him at a Utah resort was actually the one who ...

XXXTentacion's son born 7 months after rapper's death  Alabama's News Leader

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven months after XXXTentacion (ex-ex-ex-ten-TAH'-see-YOHN') was killed, the rapper's son has been born. Jenesis Sanchez ...

Meghan Markle spotted in New York for rumored baby shower

Meghan Markle has been spotted at several swanky venues in New York City, cradling her baby bump as she visited friends for what is rumored to be a baby ...

Anderson Cooper has a 2-book deal, first expected in 2022  KGAN TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Anderson Cooper has a two-book deal and plans to collaborate with historian-novelist Katherine Howe. Harper announced Tuesday the ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

2 singers wear pro-Trump fashions on Grammy carpet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A few supporters of President Donald Trump made their fashion marks on the Grammy red carpet. Ricky Rebel arrives at the 61st annual ...

Autopsy finds rapper Mac Miller died from drugs and alcohol  Alabama's News Leader

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A coroner has ruled rapper Mac Miller's death an accidental overdose due to a combination of drugs and alcohol. Float Fest 2017 at ...

'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 ...

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets  KGAN TV

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting "Cinderella," ''The Simpsons," ''Star Wars" and "Dr. Strange" under one ...

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 ...

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

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

Tom Selleck steps down as NRA director  Alabama's News Leader

Tom Selleck has resigned from the National Rifle Association's board of directors. The former "Magnum, P. I. " star is a longtime gun fan and collector and he has ...

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.

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

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

Previewing the 2018 high school softball season

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

Art exhibit shows Ivanka Trump lookalike vacuuming up crumbs

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new art exhibit at a Washington museum shows an Ivanka Trump lookalike pushing a vacuum cleaner and invites spectators to toss ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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