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Hanover Seeks to Honor Legacy Companies

Longevity of a business is a benchmark of success and proof that a business is viable and well managed. The ability of a business to manage the ebbs and flows in an ever changing world is no easy feat. What makes a business successful? There are some common values, qualities and traits of a successful business: Good people: All successful and stable… View Article


Hanover: Helping Businesses Grow

Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes,” Hanover County Economic Development Director Linwood Thomas is fond of saying. “It’s our job to help them succeed in Hanover County.” A recent example is Absolute Stone Design, which in October had a ribbon-cutting ceremony in a new 35,000 square foot showroom south of Ashland. The new facility demonstrates how far Absolute Stone Design has… View Article


Hanover Accepting Spirit of Volunteerism Nominations from Businesses

Local businesses support the community by: volunteering their time and expertise for various committees, boards, school and community projects. donating goods and services. making financial contributions to support local causes. Hanover’s countywide Spirit of Volunteerism Awards honor these contributions within seven different categories.  For the business sector, the Commitment to Community Award highlights the invaluable support that businesses give back to our… View Article


Hanover Rail Logistics Company Recognized for Exporting Efforts

Governor Ralph Northam last week announced that 13 companies from across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program, touting impressive results as they successfully exported products and services overseas. The VALET program, run by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP), assists exporters in the Commonwealth that have firmly established their domestic operations and are committed to… View Article


Hanover’s Highlights — Looking Back on 2017

As excitement builds for a successful new year, we also take time to reflect on our top stories of 2017. Not surprisingly, the most-read stories are those that highlighted the moments that helped us innovate, prosper and grow over the past year. We look forward to what’s to come in 2018, and we thank you, Hanover County, for generating some great stories… View Article


Artisan Pen Company Opens New Sales Portal in Hanover

The Turning Point Pen Co., a high quality custom pen designer that produces fountain, roller ball and ballpoint pens, opened their on-line sales portal last night in a celebration at the Kings Charter Club House in Mechanicsville, VA. The business was founded and is owned by Michael Hyland, a native of the Richmond, Virginia area, who has always believed that he would… View Article