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Hanover’s Perspective

Walgreens to Establish Micro-fulfillment Center in Hanover County, VA

Walgreens, an integrated pharmacy, healthcare, and retail leader, will invest $34.2 million to establish a Micro-Fulfillment Center for high-value pharmaceuticals at the Atlee Station Logistics Center in Hanover County. The new state-of-the-art facility will have automated machinery to maximize efficiency and allow for a flexible operating model, transforming patient and customer pharmacy delivery services and experience when placing online orders. Virginia successfully competed… View Article

VA Ready Partners with Virginia Trucking Association to Get Drivers on the Road

VA READY Partners with VTA

The new partnership aims to remedy supply chain issues and driver shortages in the Commonwealth.  FastForward and the Community College Workforce Alliance provide path to CDL certification to Richmond area residents.  Virginia faces a shortage of truck drivers that is reflected in the national shortage, estimated by the American Trucking Associations to be roughly 80,000 truck drivers and doubling to 160,000 in… View Article

Hanover County Seeks Public Input for Long-Range Comprehensive Planning

Envision Hanover was created to provide a centralized location for information and engagement opportunities as Hanover County works with residents, businesses, landowners, and other community members to update its long-range vision for the future. provides information about open houses, project timeline, frequently asked questions, project resources and engagement opportunities.  A link to an online survey is available for citizens to provide… View Article

Hanover’s Highlights — Looking Back on 2021

As this year draws to a close, it is a good time to reflect on our top stories of 2021.  Not surprisingly, the most-read stories are those that highlighted the moments that helped us innovate, prosper and grow over the past year. We look forward to what’s to come in 2022, and we thank you, Hanover County, for generating some great stories… View Article

East Coast Commerce Center Breaks Ground on 1.1 Million SF Distribution Facility

East Coast Commerce Center (ECCC), a $100 million development owned by Raith Capital Partners and Equity Industrial Partners, hosted a ground-breaking ceremony on December 9, 2021 to showcase progress of site work and renderings of the 1.1+ million-square-foot distribution center. Situated on 189.4 acres, the development has more than 35 acres of surplus land for support of the new building and/or for… View Article

Holiday Happenings in Hanover County, VA – 2021

Holiday Happenings - 2021

From small community events to historic holiday traditions, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday season in Hanover.  Refer to this blog frequently as new listings will be added as they are announced.  Here is a list of holiday events not to be missed: Hanover Santa Run – Hanover Volunteer Fire/EMS Stations Every year, the Hanover volunteer Fire-EMS companies participate… View Article