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VPM Daily Newscast: Sept. 1, 2023

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VPM Daily Newscast

The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.

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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Sept. 1, 2023:

Hanover officials adopt solar power framework

Reported by VPM News’ Lyndon German

After 18 months of input from county residents and committee members, Hanover’s Board of Supervisors adopted a framework that paves the way for solar power to brighten up the county.

Planning Director Jo Ann Hunter said the policy is a culmination of recommendations that enhance the county’s goals of inviting revenue-generating businesses while maintaining Hanover’s rural character.

Central Virginia Transportation Authority names first-ever executive director

Reported by VPM News’ Ian M. Stewart

Since the establishment of the Central Virginia Transportation Authority three years ago by the General Assembly, Chet Parsons has served as the acting executive director.

Now, it's official.

The next big step for Parsons will be to oversee CTVA's ability to issue bonds to fund even more projects.

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