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Legacy Farms & Businesses to Be Recognized at Hanover Business Appreciation Event

The month of May, by proclamation of the Office of the Virginia Governor, is Business Appreciation Month in the Commonwealth of Virginia. In observance, this year’s Hanover County Business Appreciation Event, co-hosted by Hanover County Economic Development and Hanover Chamber of Commerce, will include recognition of Legacy Businesses with a an emphasis on the agricultural industry and Legacy Farms.  Nineteen farms and two  businesses… View Article


SON Metal Fab Hosts BUILD VIRGINIA Regional Workforce Meeting in Hanover County

Specialty’s Our Name (SON) Metal Fab, located in the Hanover Business Airpark, hosted the Build Virginia Regional Meeting on May 10, 2019 sponsored by the Office of Governor Northam and the Virginia Rural Center. This unique opportunity afforded participants to hear directly from and collaborate with the Governor’s Chief Workforce Development Advisor, members of the Governor’s Build Virginia Advisory Board, and Virginia… View Article


Kroger Completes $4 Million Remodel of Mechanicsville Turnpike Store in Hanover County

Kroger has completed an extensive $4 million renovation of its 6335 Mechanicsville Turnpike store in Mechanicsville, Virginia. The grand reopening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 with the first 200 customers receiving a five-dollar gift card. Scott Wyatt, Hanover County Board of Supervisors Vice-Chairman, made congratulatory remarks at the ribbon cutting ceremony following the national… View Article


ChemTreat, Inc. Breaking Ground on New Applied Tech Lab in Hanover Airpark

ChemTreat, Inc. will break ground on a new applied technology laboratory in Ashland, Virginia on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.  This 25,000-square-foot facility will be built across the street from an existing ChemTreat manufacturing plant in the Hanover County Airpark. Construction is anticipated to take approximately one year, and the work will be undertaken by Century Construction. The new facility will help… View Article


Hanover County Hosts Inspire Youth at Work Summer Opportunities Fair

Hanover County Economic Development (HCED), in partnership with Hanover County Public Schools (HCPS) and the Capital Region Workforce Partnership (CRWP), hosted the county’s inaugural InspireYouth@Work Summer Opportunities Fair on Saturday, March 30, 2019. This event, which was free to employers and attendees, provided an opportunity for local government, businesses, and not-for-profit organizations to publicize summer opportunities, including job, volunteer, internship, and leadership… View Article


Blue Bell Creameries Distribution Center Opens in Hanover’s Northlake Business Park

Blue Bell Ice Cream is returning to stores in the Greater Richmond region and other areas of Virginia starting March 25, 2019. “We are glad to be back and excited to be in a position to expand our sales territory,” said Jimmy Lawhorn, vice president, sales and marketing for Blue Bell. Located off of Interstate 95 in Hanover County, Blue Bell Creameries… View Article