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South Anna supervisor seeking State Senate seat

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 12:15 pm

South Anna Supervisor Wayne Hazzard is switching gears. Hazzard announced last Friday that he will be seeking the Republican nomination for the 12th District State Senate seat. The position is up for grabs following Sen. Walter Stosch’s announcement that he was retiring from the post that represents parts of Hanover and Henrico.

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  • Meeting streaming initiative moves forward

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 12:11 pm


    Citizens are one step closer to being able to watch board of supervisors’ meetings from anywhere with Internet access. Jan. 20, the board’s rules committee chose to recommend that supervisors move forward with streaming their meetings on the web.

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  • Hanover schools float 1-percent raise

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 12:04 pm


    Things aren’t looking bad for Hanover schools and its educators, but things haven’t looked up either, because this year’s school budget doesn’t look much different from the 2015 spending plan.

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  • U.Va.-owned station to take over WHAN

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:05 am

    Bill Roberts, WHAN station owner, at the controls of the Ashland station, where he has been for 17 years.

    Ashland’s local radio station is poised to change hands. According to Bill Roberts, WHAN station owner, Chartlottesville-based WTJU, which is owned by the University of Virginia, will take control of the station effective in February as part of a three-year lease-management agreement.

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  • Official shares life lessons learned from King

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:02 am

    Maurice Jones, Virginia’s secretary of commerce and trade, addresses the crowd at Randolph-Macon last Thursday.

    Last week, Randolph-Macon College students celebrated the life of influential leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by hearing the life lessons one state leader learned from King and his actions during the Civil Rights movement.

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  • Specialty center, trades school targeted

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 10:58 am


    Jan. 13, the school board approved the facilities work group’s recommendations and agreed to take action and implement numerous suggestions regarding the specialty center at Hanover High School, the Hanover Center for Trades and Technology and school boundaries.

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  • Philadelphia fugitive, muder suspect arrested in Ashland

    Posted on January 15, 2015 at 10:27 am


    A potentially dangerous criminal wanted in the murder of two men and the attempted murder of a third in Philadelphia last summer was arrested in an Ashland motel Tuesday. In a statement from the U.S. Marshals Service released Wednesday, officials announced they had arrested Tam Minh Le, 43, who they called a career criminal.

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  • Ashland man killed in I-295 crash

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    Virginia State Police are still investigating a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of an Ashland man this morning but believe the icy weather was a factor in the accident.

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  • Bids for new Hanover court complex under budget

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    An architectural rendering from 2009 shows the proposed new courts facility in Hanover County. (Courtesy of Hanover County)

    The construction bids for Hanover’s multi-million dollar courthouse project are in and under budget. According to bid documents, the county received eight competitive offers for the contract.

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