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Hanover’s Perspective

‘Tis the Season to Shop Local – Here in Hanover, VA!

Throughout this year’s holiday shopping season, Hanover County is encouraging consumers to “Shop Local” and to consider dedicating part of their holiday spending in support of local and small businesses.  In addition to wonderful retail establishments, Hanover County is home to numerous restaurants, personal service providers, and other businesses that count on our patronage. The Hanover Shop Local Season (November – December)… View Article


The 2022 Hanover County Business Appreciation event, hosted by the Hanover County Department of Economic Development in partnership with Hanover Chamber of Commerce, was held on September 29, 2022 at James River Cellars Winery. This year’s event, sponsored by Timmons Group, continued to include recognition of Hanover County Legacy Businesses and conferment of the Marc S. Weiss Award. The ceremony was opened by… View Article

Fun-Filled Fall in Hanover County, VA: 2022

Fall Fun in Hanover County

Between pumpkin picking, hayrides and visiting corn mazes, there are plenty of ways for you and your family to stay busy this autumn in Hanover County. These activities for adults and kids alike make the most of autumn and all that comes with it—the crisp air, autumn atmosphere, and fall foods, for starters. For the chill and thrill seekers, Ashland Berry Farm,… View Article

Lutron Electronics to Expand Manufacturing Operations in Hanover County, VA

Lutron Electronics

Lutron Electronics, the Pennsylvania-based trusted global leader in lighting control, automated shading solutions, and intelligent fixtures, will invest $28.3 million to build a manufacturing facility in Hanover County. The 145,000-square-foot facility in Ashland will increase the company’s manufacturing capacity and create approximately 200 new jobs. “Lutron Electronics is pioneering lighting technology in the 21st century, developing innovative products that save energy and set… View Article

ARC Energy Services Opens New Office in Hanover County, VA

ARC Energy Services, Inc., a Veteran-owned specialty mechanical contracting company serving the power and process industries, announced the opening of a new office in Ashland, Virginia, to accommodate growth and leverage the area’s diverse talent pool. “The decision to expand our presence into Virginia was a logical step in our business growth strategy,” said Roddy Phillips, President & CEO. “The area provides… View Article

Unilock to Establish Manufacturing Campus in Hanover County, VA

Unilock to invest $55.6 million and create 50 new jobs in new production facilities to meet increased demand in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast markets. Unilock, North America’s premier manufacturer of concrete interlocking paving stones and segmental wall products, will invest $55.6 million to establish a manufacturing campus in Hanover County.  The company will locate up to four new production facilities at 17000-17500… View Article