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Hanover’s Perspective

Hanover Foils Announces Opening

Former Reynolds Packaging Co. employees saw a need for their company to continue even after they were shut down so they are opening a new facility in Hanover County.  

Forbes Magazine Ranks Hanover as a “Top Place to Get Ahead”

Hanover continues to make national “Best Places” lists as Forbes has recognized Hanover County as one of the “Best Places to Get Ahead.” Citing job and income growth, Hanover tied with the Minneapolis suburb of Carver County, Minnesota for 10th place on this prestigious list. With 3.5% job growth and steady employment numbers, Hanover County has once again ranked among the top… View Article

Dominion GreenTech Incubator Announced

The Dominion Resources GreenTech Incubator (DRGI), a center to assist new businesses focused on energy efficiency and other clean and green technologies, is open for business in Ashland, Va., with financial support from Dominion (NYSE: D), one of the nation ' s largest producers of energy. Modeled after other successful technology incubators, DRGI will provide assistance with research, financial services, business planning… View Article

Hanover County Recovery Zone Facility Bond Program Announced

Hanover County has been given a Recovery Zone Facility Bond allocation of $4,963,000, to be used for a wide variety of private business activities. Business owners expanding existing facilities or planning new facilities located in one of the three Recovery Zones (Doswell, Ashland/Lewistown, and Mechanicsville) who are interested in participating in this program should submit a Letter of Interest (LOI) requesting between… View Article

Hanover County Economic Development Utilizes Social Media

Hanover County Economic Development (HCED) has recently added several forms of social media to improve our outreach to both existing and new businesses in Hanover. HCED updates both a Facebook Page and Twitter account. Look us up on Facebook and Twitter today!

Mechanicsville named to Money Magazine’s Top 100 “Best Places to Live”

The Mechanicsville community has been named to Money Magazine's Top 100 Best Places to Live 2009 list available in the August issue of the publication. Mechanicsville has been named to this prestigious list in the past, ranking #57 in 2007. The ranking speaks highly to the quality of life in Hanover County.