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Making A Difference: How the Atlee High School football team embraced a freshman with autism and Down syndrome

The mother was worried if the students at Atlee would accept her son. Involving him on the football team, she thought, could help.

Making a Difference: Atlee High School teacher's aide and Special Olympics coach 'truly one of those unsung heroes of our community'

Robin Pearce said Jewel Stewart, a special education teacher's aide at Atlee High School in Hanover County, is one of the few people who can read the body ...

Assistant girls basketball coach at Atlee High is victim of apparent murder-suicide on New Year's Eve

An assistant Atlee High School girls basketball coach killed in an apparent murder-suicide in Henrico County on New Year's Eve was “a beautiful young lady, ...

Case of tuberculosis confirmed at Atlee High School

MECHANICSVILLE — The Hanover Health Department has notified Atlee High School that one active case of tuberculosis (TB) affiliated with the school has ...

As participation in football declines, the difference is felt in Hanover County

Five years ago, Atlee had approximately 140 football players. This year, the number has shrunk to 83. The rise of lacrosse is one big factor.

Domo Arigato: Atlee Robotics finishes their best season ever  WTVR CBS 6 News

Team earns first ever bid to the High School Robotics World Championships.

Bennett and Helmick take top honors in leading AHS ’18 grads

MECHANICSVILLE -- Carolyn Bennett will lead the Atlee High School Class of 2018 as valedictorian with a grade point average of 4.676.

AHS robotics team going to world event

MECHANICSVILLE – Since 2005, Atlee High School has been continuing to achieve greatness with its robotics team, known as Cicuitree. Late last month, the ...

Megsmiles 5K run that honors Hanover mom killed while running is next Saturday  WTVR CBS 6 News

Registration is now underway for the Megsmiles 5K for the Journey.

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: ...

2020 QB Tyler Warren Commits To Virginia Tech

Atlee High School quarterback Tyler Warren has committed to Virginia Tech. He is Tech's first verbal commitment of the 2020 class.

Social media threat prompts increased security at Hanover schools  WTVR CBS 6 News

A threatening message on social media prompted an increased law enforcement presence at Hanover County Schools Tuesday.

Middle School student charged with felony after allegedly attempting to poison teacher  WTVR CBS 6 News

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- A Stonewall Jackson Middle School student is being charged with a class 3 felony after allegedly attempting to poison her teacher.

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 ...

Hanover baseball coach Charlie Dragum to retire

Since Hanover High School opened in 2004, there's been one baseball coach there – Charlie Dragum. The program will embark on a new era, as Dragum has ...

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 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 ...

Hadley’s Winterland: Let it Glow winner in Mechanicsville honors fallen firefighters  WTVR CBS 6 News

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. – This week's winners of the Let it Glow contest is the Satterwhite family in Hanover County. Their Christmas light display is located in ...

Atlee Robotics Team competes in Detroit  8News

The Atlee High School Robotics team is in Detroit this week, competing in the 2018 FRC World Robotics Championships. . News, weather, sports, headlines for ...

Spreading love to pets this Christmas: ‘They’re going to be excited’  WTVR CBS 6 News

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- Austin Gammon's Christmas wishes arrive by the bucketful. Piles of gifts the Mechanicsville man can't wait to give away.

VHSL will vote on a proposal to eliminate out-of-season practices

"Our students and coaches are being stretched too thin," the proposal states.

Previewing the 2018 high school girls volleyball season

Hanover opens the season at No. 1 with Megan Kratzer and Quinn Kellogg returning.

Queen of Kindness serves more than meals at Mechanicsville Burger King  WTVR CBS 6 News

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- Monica Hollomon just may have put the fast -- in fast food. Watching the the 51-year-old woman work the drive-thru at the ...

Santa Claus is coming to town | Mechanicsville Local

Christmas season will officially kick off Sunday in the Village.

Village filled with the sounds of the season

MECHANICSVILLE -- It's official! The Christmas season arrived Sunday, Dec. 2, in the Village of Mechanicsville with the Mechanicsville Rotary-Ruritan ...

UPDATE: Memorial service set for Hanover firefighter killed on I-295. His family says it harbors 'no ill will' toward driver charged in crash.

The family of a Hanover County firefighter killed while responding to a crash on Interstate 295 during Tropical Storm Michael said Sunday it is grateful for the ...

‘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.

Wedgewood Wonderland wins first week of the Let it Glow contest  WTVR CBS 6 News

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- The first winners of the Let it Glow contest is the Yauger family in Mechanicsville. The family's Christmas light display is located at ...

Freshman Kate Miller a force as Atlee moves to Class 5, Region B girls lacrosse title game against Deep Run

Miller already holds the school record for goal scored. She added six more in a 17-3 win over Godwin.

Timmy Shields and Drew Klesat lead Class of 2017 at Atlee High

MECHANICSVILLE – With a grade point average of 4.72, Timmy Shields leads the 2017 Class of Atlee High School as valedictorian.

Richmond Public Schools has the worst high school graduation rate in Virginia

Richmond Public Schools had the lowest graduation rate in Virginia this year, new state data show.

How a Hanover teen and his centuries-old violin are making people take note  WTVR CBS 6 News

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. -- Blazing his own teenaged trail. One may expect that Matthew Robinson's new drivers permit ranks as his most prized possession.

Atlee names Randolph-Macon assistant its new football coach

Matt Gray has been on the Yellow Jackets' staff for 11 years, serving as defensive coordinator the past seven.

Atlee High's chorus director, Mr. B, has a distinct voice - and story

From anti-Semitism in his homeland to a welcoming embrace in Hanover, a passion for music has anchored Natan Berenshteyn.

Veteran Atlee track coach Jim Triemplar departing at season's end

An era will come to an end at Atlee High School when the Virginia High School League concludes its Group 5A outdoor track and field championships on June 3 ...

Alex Fruth's road to becoming the head football coach at Goochland started in Indiana

Alex Fruth has lived a life of football. His earliest memories include picking up towels and learning how to wash uniforms after autumn Friday games in his native ...

Kickboxing brings father from Cameroon to Mechanicsville: ‘You have to keep pushing yourself’  WTVR CBS 6 News

Cameroon native followed his dream to America, and will now fight for a world title.

Hanover residents call for halt to residential development

A growing number of Hanover County residents are signing a petition calling for a freeze on the construction of residential developments.

Atlee Wrestling one of many local teams in state tournaments this weekend  WRIC

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- As the winter sports begin to transition to postseason tournaments, VHSL wrestling state tournaments are already underway this ...

Bob Stratton, former coach and AD in Hanover County, headed to VHSL hall of fame

Bob Stratton, a former baseball coach and athletics director, will be inducted to the Virginia High School League's hall of fame. He will enter as a contributor.

Matoaca, Atlee girls volleyball advance to Class 5, Region B final

Matoaca takes down the region's top-seeded team 3-2.

Fallen firefighter’s memorial set today

MECHANICSVILLE – Funeral services for a Hanover County firefighter who was killed while responding to an emergency call on Thursday, Oct. 11, are ...

Mechanicsville mom struggling to get by as infant daughter fighting for her life  WTVR CBS 6 News

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- Andrea McKay's four-month-old daughter is hooked up to an oxygen monitor every moment of the day. She eats every two hours, ...

Developers again revise plan for Atlee subdivision | Hanover County

The developer of a proposed Atlee-area subdivision has again trimmed down the total number of units and has reduced the density of its plans in response to ...

Seven Atlee athletes commit to colleges

MECHANICSVILLE – Seven Atlee High School athletes committed to continuing their college careers at a signing ceremony at Atlee Thursday.

Extension project includes detours

MECHANICSVILLE — Expect delays. That's the word county officials provided to residents along Atlee Station Road and others who will be affected by the Atlee ...

Hanover Idols 2018 winners crowned in talent-filled event

ASHLAND – The Hanover Arts & Activities Center was packed on Sunday, March 4, with talent as the nonprofit presented the Hanover Idols 2018 and Hanover ...

Golf season begins with new faces at helm

MECHANICSVILLE – The Fall 2017 athletic year has begun, with most of the area's golf teams already with one or more matches under their belt and with the ...

Three candidates vying for 7th District School Board seat in special election

Three candidates hope to be elected to the Richmond School Board on Tuesday in a special election to represent the 7th District.

Editorial: Female sailors on USS Bush making history

A recent feature on WTVR reporter Greg McQuade's “I Have a Story” segment caught our eye. The USS George H.W. Bush, an aircraft carrier homeported in ...

HCSS presenting Miss Hanover Abilities Pageant

MECHANICSVILLE – Hanover Community Support Services (HCSS) will present the second annual Miss Hanover Abilities Pageant at 6 p.m. on Saturday, ...

See how Central Virginia sailors are making waves in the US Navy  WTVR CBS 6 News

ATLANTIC OCEAN -- From sailing the high seas to rocketing through the air, sailors from Central Virginia are making waves in the United States Navy.

The story behind Sepp Shirey’s inspirational touchdown run  WTVR CBS 6 News

Atlee senior with cerebral palsy runs farther than he ever hasbefore, with some unexpected encouragement.

Mechanicsville woman fears for her safety, wants mailbox relocated over blind curve  WTVR CBS 6 News

You may not have to think about your safety when you check the mail, but some neighbors in Mechanicsville say they avoid the trip to their mailbox at all costs.

Virginia State University maintains accreditation  Chesterfield Observer

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges reaffirmed Virginia State University's accreditation for the next 10 years. SACSCOC ...

Atlee football coach Roscoe Johnson stepping down  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Atlee football coach Roscoe Johnson informed his players Tuesday that he won't return to the team next season. Johnson has accepted a position as an ...

Five more Raiders sign with colleges

MECHANICSVILLE – The spring National Signing Day came and went several weeks ago but high school athletes are still committing to continuing their athletic ...

'This is just the start': Thousands of Richmond-area students walk out of school to protest gun violence

Catherine Qian stepped to the microphone outside Maggie L. Walker Governor's School in Richmond and thought of her brother.

Supporters urge Richmond's CAT Theatre to persevere

When the board of CAT Theatre (formerly Chamberlayne Actors Theatre) posted the theater's closing notice on Aug. 11, its members thought it was the end of a ...

Making A Difference: Ronnie Johnson serves up meals with a smile to those in need

Ronnie Johnson spends most weekdays cleaning Trinity United Methodist Church in Henrico County.

Editorial: A violent beginning to 2019 in RVA

Here's hoping the past week is not a harbinger for what 2019 has in store.

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 ...

Atlee IB English teacher is named Hanover Teacher of the Year

Since playing school in the basement as a 5-year-old, Kelly A. Pace knew her future lay in teaching.

L.C. Bird's Jeremiah and Josiah Hill are identical twins, but not identical runners

TRACK & FIELD | The brothers helped L.C. Bird's boys claim the Class 5, Region B title.

Atlee softball coach: ‘These girls are human. They made a mistake.’

The Atlee All-Stars were disqualified from their title game Saturday morning by Little League officials in Pennsylvania for poor sportsmanship against the Little ...

Atlee grad Connor Overton went from fan in The Diamond's stands to Squirrels' starting pitcher

Connor Overton is the extremely rare Richmond Flying Squirrel who attended many of the Double-A franchise's games before he participated in one.

The 2018 All-Metro indoor track teams

Our picks for indoor track athletes of the year, plus the area's top times and distances.

VMI Baseball announces incoming recruiting class  Augusta Free Press

VMI baseball announced its incoming class on Wednesday, a class that will matriculate later this month and begin play in the 2019 season.

WATCH: High school senior with cerebral palsy scores touchdown  FOX 29 News Philadelphia

Atlee High School senior Sepp Shirley scored a touchdown with the help of both his teammates and opponents in the dying moments of the Atlee Raiders' 63-21 ...

PHOTOS: Region 5B golf tournament at Lake Chesdin Golf Club in Chesterfield

Kennedy and Chase Petri of Matoaca took part in a sudden-death playoff to determine the individual winner. Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email; Print; Save. × ...

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.”

Headed for Success

Alyse Armentrout of Atlee High School is the winner of this year's Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award. *Content* Courtesy of Lexus of Richmond; May 25, 2017 ...

Festival of Arts & Sciences scheduled Saturday at HHS

ASHLAND — Hanover County Public Schools' 43rd Annual Festival of the Arts and Sciences will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Hanover ...

Flying Squirrels Name Initial Guests For Hot Stove Banquet  8News

The Richmond Flying Squirrels announced the initial wave of celebrity guests for their annual Charity Hot Stove Banquet on Thursday. Flying Squirrels manager ...

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 ...

Comcast Awards $69,000 In Scholarships To 60 Virginia High School Seniors  PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2017 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® ...

It wasn’t a tornado, but it still damaged parts of Hanover

Straight-line winds, not a tornado, caused massive storm damage across Hanover County, according to the National Weather *Service* in Wakefield.

Planners advance hotly contested 168-home development in Hanover

The Hanover County Planning Commission has advanced plans for a 168-home development in the Atlee area, prompting quiet boos from community members ...

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 ...

PH rolls past Atlee for 5A South Region boys lacrosse title  Roanoke Times

As Patrick Henry's boys lacrosse's winning streak reached the teens and beyond, it served as a reminder of a late March date with Atlee High School from ...

Making A Difference: Father John Mary Lugemwa helping children from Uganda to Goochland County

Ibra Kamulegeya impressed his tutor with how quickly he is mastering pre-algebra math.

Education briefs for Monday, May 21

Faison expands, breaks ground on new center. HENRICO — The Faison Center has opened Kirshner Mihaloff Hall, an 18,000-square-foot expansion that will ...

Cole Sydnor, UR senior and Atlee grad, who almost died in the James River, will compete in regatta this weekend - in the James

Cole Sydnor has something to say to the James River. He intends this weekend to deliver an abridged version of his message.

High school with computer science curriculum to serve Richmond region

A new high school to serve the Richmond region will open in Sept. 2017, with 100 students chosen from participating districts.

Discover Richmond / Hanover community profile: Atlee/Elmont

Atlee/Elmont - it's more than an interchange. The rural-to-suburban swath of Hanover County from south of Ashland and east toward Mechanicsville has ...

Flames football position breakdown: Offensive line  Lynchburg News and Advance

The Liberty football position breakdowns continue with the offensive line. Four out of five starters and nine of the 10 on last season's two deep return, plus five ...

Mechanicsville teen is keeper for U.S. team  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Will Pulisic is the starting goalkeeper for U-17 men's national team.

Local robotics team advances to state championship  Village News Online

ABOVE: LibraryBots team member Tyson Tross works on the team's robot in 'the pits' at competition at L.C. Bird High School. The LibraryBots, a robotics team ...

Lee-Davis High grieves senior, graduate killed in wreck: They brightened our days

A Lee-Davis High School senior and a graduate of the school were killed -- and four other young people were hospitalized -- after a single-vehicle wreck in ...

The 2017 All-Metro girls lacrosse team

The area's top girls lacrosse players, led by player of the year Natalie Webster of Midlothian.

FSU set to honor their senior class on Saturday against Florida  247Sports

A look at the senior class that Florida State will celebrate against Florida on Saturday.

Meet the 200 Virginians in the military who have died since 9/11  Virginian-Pilot

Since the Sept. 11 terror attacks, 200 people from Virginia have died while supporting military operations in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. The Virginian-Pilot is ...

Fall Arts Preview: Richmond Ballet celebrates its 35th year, plus more in dance in Richmond

This year brings a significant milestone for the Richmond Ballet, which celebrates its 35th anniversary as a professional company. The ballet will host a ...

Oklahoma Football - Report: Ricky DeBerry to pursue graduate transfer  Crimson and Cream Machine

According to a report from (which was later confirmed by The Oklahoman and The Tulsa World), the Oklahoma Sooners will lose Ricky ...

Cole Sims finds football home with MIT Engineers  Richmond Times-Dispatch

MECHANICSVILLE – Cole Sims is a warrior on the football field.

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.

Hanover residents call for slower growth; county road projects at highest level in years

Even as Hanover County's spending on road projects is shifting into higher gear, residents are calling for a slowdown in residential development until more road ...

UPDATE: Atlee Station YMCA to stay open through 2016

After announcing that the Atlee Station YMCA would be closing in October, the YMCA of Greater Richmond now says the facility will be staying open through ...

Italian Kitchen in Mechanicsville vandalized during dinner service

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. — The owner of the Italian Kitchen said someone made nine or 10 harassing phone calls to his Mechanicsville restaurant the same day ...

Virginia's Top 100: The cream of the crop in high school football  Roanoke Times

In 2007, when Hampton High School quarterback Tyrod Taylor was rated the No. 1 prospect in the state, he had five scholarship offers before committing to ...

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