9 hrs ago
Hanover sheriffs: Mechanicsville man arrested for DUI had child in car with him
The Hanover Sheriff's Office has charged a Mechanicsville man with child neglect and multiple counts of driving under the influence after a concerned citizen spotted the man's car and reported it to authorities. According to the sheriff's office, on September 9, a deputy responded to the area of Studley Road and Swannanoa Trail for the report of a driver possibly driving under the influence.
13 hrs ago
Man charged with indecent exposure inside his own home
Investigators in Hanover released the name and mug shot of a man arrested for indecent exposure inside his own home. Jeffrey Y. Harlow, 57, of Guenevere Court in Mechanicsville, was charged with the misdemeanor after a September 4 incident, Hanover County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Family of Murdered Hopewell Cab Driver Still Seeking Answers
The family of a Hopewell cab driver found murdered in Mechanicsville is pleading for the public's help. They hope someone might come forward with information that will lead detectives to the young man's killer.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Roanoke County Fire Chief Announces Retirement
Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Chief Richard E. Burch, Jr. announced Friday that he intends to retire in April 2015 after over 18 years of service. Both his grandfather and father were Captains with the Richmond Fire Bureau and his uncle was a firefighter.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Volunteer firefighter humbled by recent recognition
Todd Williams, volunteer firefighter with Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Company, in full fire gear. Williams was one of three "Hometown Heroes" from Hanover.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Where the wireless isn't: Western Loudoun's coverage gaps detailed, and what to do about them
Loudoun County has declared itself a data center hub for the Eastern Seaboard. But that doesn't mean its residents and businesses have access to quality data.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Hopewell family desperately seeks answers in fiery death of Navy vet
No arrests, no motive and no closure for the family of a taxi driver found dead in his burning cab.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt closes in Short Pump, Mechanicsville
The Short Pump store was at 11761 W. Broad St. in the Shoppes at Westgate. The Mechanicsville store operated at 9369 Atlee Road in Rutland Commons.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
New Hope for Atlee Station YMCA
Plans to close the Atlee Station YMCA may be put on hold. Last month the Y announced it would shut down the Mechanicsville facility in October because of financial reasons, but now it wants to stay open for at least another two years.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Deputies hope timeline will lead to new clues after body found in burned cab
Investigators are piecing together a clearer picture of when Hopewell cab driver James Wells, whose body is believed to have been found in his burned out van last week, was last spotted alive.
New Details in Hanover Death Investigation
Investigators are seeking the public's help in the death investigation of a man whose body was found inside a burned minivan on August 9. Police have now released a photo of the victim, as well as other details surrounding his death.