Hanover’s Perspective

Hanover Accepting Applications for 2018 Citizen’s Planning Academy

In an effort to engage Hanover County residents, businesses and community leaders in the County’s planning process, the Hanover County Planning Department is now accepting applications for its Citizen’s Planning Academy. Beginning January 29, 2018, the five-class course provides participants with a background in the fundamentals of county planning and covers a broad spectrum of planning and development-related topics and issues. “The… View Article

Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Hanover – 11/25/17

Small Business Saturday returns to Hanover County on Saturday, November 25, 2017! It’s a day to celebrate and support small businesses for all they do for our community. Hanover opens the door to a central Virginia shopping paradise full of unique discoveries and wonderful treasures. Venture just 12 miles north of Richmond and you’ll find modern shopping centers, quaint locally-owned shops and… View Article

Holiday Happenings in Hanover County – 2017

2017 Holiday Season From small community events to historic holiday traditions, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday season in Hanover! Ashland/Hanover Olde Time Holiday Parade November 19, 2:30 p.m. Start your holiday season with some hometown merriment! The parade starts at Thompson Street and South Snead Street and ends at John Gandy Elementary School. The event is organized by… View Article

Hanover Business Celebrates Manufacturing Day

What does the Virginia Historical Society, Department of Homeland Security, John Deere, and American Eagle Outfitters have in common? They all use components fabricated by Specialty’s Our Name (SON), a family-owned and -operated sheet metal fabricator and machine shop located in Hanover County. The company opened their doors October 5, 2017 to the public to celebrate Manufacturing Day (MFG Day). This annual… View Article

Three Tips for Conducting a Fun Visit to Ashland Train Day

Now in its 15th year, what began as a short children’s program at the Ashland Library has grown into an all-day festival. Ashland Train Day is packed with music, games, lots of model trains, children’s train rides, food, railroad-related vendors, displays, Cinder and Tender Bear mascots and so much more. Best of all, Train Day is free to attend! But before you… View Article

QubicaAMF Awarded the 2017 Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade

QubicaAMF is the recipient of the 2017 Commonwealth of Virginia Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade. The award was presented at the 69th annual Virginia Conference on World Trade, held in Williamsburg on October 18, 2017. Headquartered in Mechanicsville, VA, QubicaAMF enjoys a global reputation for offering a complete line of high-quality, innovative solutions for new and existing bowling and entertainment centers. The company has… View Article