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Hanover’s Perspective

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. Bass Pro Shops, Ashland, VA is offering a FREE 4×6 picture with the Easter bunny! Multi-photo packages start at just $15!  Reservations open March 16th to schedule your visit with the Easter bunny! Get all… 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

Tracking Permits with Virginia State Agencies and Hanover County, VA

The Virginia Permit Transparency (VPT) website, unveiled at the end of January 2024, was created to bring increased transparency and efficiency to the Commonwealth’s permitting processes.  VPT provides the public a centralized platform to track the daily status and timeline of critical steps for Commonwealth of Virginia’s permits. Users can search permit applications or filter results by fields such as agency, application… View Article

New Federal and Virginia State Reporting Requirements for Small Businesses

In 2024, there are several regulations that should be on small business owners’ radar including the Federal FinCEN BOI requirement and Virginia’s RetirePathVA. Registering with FinCEN – Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) Small businesses will need to register with an agency called the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) in 2024, as part of an act passed in 2021 called the Corporate Transparency Act. … View Article