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Hanover’s Perspective

Tourism Initiatives in Hanover County Awarded VTC Grants

Green Top Sporting Goods and Center of the Universe Brewing Company were recently named as grant recipients by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC). Green Top Sporting Goods has been awarded $27,000 in combined grant and sponsorship funds to help promote and offset production costs for the 2024 Green Top Outdoor Expo occurring on October 5 and 6, 2024.  This free family-friendly event… View Article

Produce Stands, Farms & Open-Air Markets are Stocked with Seasonal Offerings in Hanover County

Farmers’ markets are a critical ingredient to Virginia’s agriculture economy connecting rural to urban, enhancing local food systems, and supporting healthy communities.  In addition to providing locally grown fruits and vegetables, nutritious protein options, and other locally produced food items, markets showcase the sights, sounds, and uniqueness of a locality and foster a sense of community among their customers. With more than… View Article

Agri-tourism in Hanover County is Growing: USDA 2022 Census Data

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announced the results of the 2022 Census of Agriculture on February 13, 2024, spanning more than 6 million data points, down to the County level, concerning America’s farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Conducted every five years, ag census data provide valuable insights into demographics, economics, land use… View Article

SanMar Corporation Named as Community Impact Award Winner

SanMar Corporation’s investment in Hanover County, Virginia and Greater Richmond was recognized by Trade & Industry Development magazine as a project that will have a large community impact. Trade & Industry Development publishes the CiCi awards each year to highlight economic development projects with either large amounts of corporate investment or projects that will positively impact the community. As a recipient in the 18th annual… View Article

Spring Happenings in Hanover County – 2024

With spring in full bloom, a visit from everyone’s favorite bunny around the corner and summer not too far away, be sure to mark your calendar with these springtime offerings in Hanover County. Kings Dominion is open on Fridays and weekends.  Daily operations begin the week of Memorial Day, and Soak City opens Memorial Day Weekend.   Check the park’s events page for other fun offerings included in… View Article

GRTC to Launch New Microtransit Route In Hanover, VA

The Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) is gearing up to start its newest LINK service for the Ashland Zone which will provide on-demand rides to and from work, appointments, shopping and more!  A ribbon cutting ceremony will occur at Ashland Town Hall on March 18 2024 starting at 11:00 a.m. GRTC’s LINK is an on-demand microtransit service that provides point-to-point connections across… View Article