Hanover’s Perspective

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

Enjoy Spring 2019 in Hanover County

With spring almost here, a visit from a 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 kicks off their 2019 season on Saturday, March 30 and is open daily through Sunday, April 7.  Passholders will be treated to a preview on Saturday, March 24 from 12:00 pm to… View Article

Hanover Business First Conducts First Business Walk of 2019

As part of the Greater Richmond Partnership’s Business First program, Business Walks are held on a regular basis and target specific geographic areas with the goal of visiting as many businesses as possible. This initiative enables economic development staff and volunteers the opportunity to establish connections with existing businesses, provide a direct contact should the business have concerns or questions, and gather… View Article

Hanover County EDA Sponsors Student Award at 2nd Annual Pitch Competition

The Second Annual Pitch Competition hosted by the Dominion Energy Innovation Center and Randolph-Macon EDGE Career Center was held on February 21, 2019 at Randolph-Macon College’s Birdsong Hall. This year’s student competition received additional sponsorship from the Hanover County Economic Development Authority. The Authority’s chairman, James Kickler, was in attendance to cheer on the competitors. The winner of this year’s student competition is Francisco Rincon, a senior business major… View Article