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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Hanover's 'Triple-AAA' Bond Rating Status Affirmed

The three major credit-rating agencies – Fitch Group, Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings – have affirmed Hanover County’s Triple-AAA bond rating in advance of a $42.7 million general obligation bond issuance on Au...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Hanover County’s school-based mental health services recognized for excellence

Hanover County’s school-based mental health services program has received a 2022 achievement award from The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo). The VACo Achievement Awards recognize excellence in local government programs in the areas of innovation, ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Catey Dickensheets named Director of Human Resources

Catey Dickensheet 8-10-22

 

County Administrator John A. Budesky announced today the appointment of Catey Dickensheets to serve as Hanover County’s Director of Human Resources. Dickensheets, a long-time Hanover County resident, officially begins her new role September 1.

Di...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Parts of Hanover County to gain a second cable choice

Shentel Priority Map

Some Hanover County residents will soon have another cable option. The Hanover County Board of Supervisors has approved an agreement granting a non-exclusive cable television franchise to Shenandoah Cable Television, LLC., also known as Shentel. Cable TV ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Surplus Property Public Internet Auction - Vehicles

HANOVER COUNTY VEHICLE SALE

SALE DATE:   Friday, 8/19/2022           

LOCATION:

Motleys/Richmond Auto Auction

3600 Deepwater Terminal Rd.

Richmond, VA 23234

804-232-7355 

TIME:

Doors...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Unilock's new campus brings manufacturing jobs to Hanover

Unilock announcement

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced on July 28 that 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 compan...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Board accepts donation of land for new fire station

Fire Station 17 conceptual rendering

On July 27, the Board of Supervisors accepted the donation of 3.5 acres in surplus property from the School Board for the purpose of constructing a new fire station next to Laurel Meadow Elementary School. The School Board donated the property at its meet...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Hanover CSB seeks nominations for Jean C. Harris Award for Excellence

The Hanover County Community Services Board is honored to announce that the nomination period for the Jean C. Harris Award for Excellence is now open. The nomination form and further information can be found at: www.hanovercounty.gov/675/Jean-C-Harris-Awa...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Hanover CASA program seeking volunteers

Do you want to make a difference in the life of a child? If so, please consider becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). 

Hanover CASA volunteers advocate for the best interests of children involved in the Juvenile and Domestic Relation...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2022

VDOT posts truck restriction signs on five roads

Through Truck Restriction sign

VDOT has posted through-truck restriction signs on five roads: Atlee Station Road (Rt. 637); Atlee Road (Rt. 638); New Ashcake Road (Rt. 643); Ashcake Road (Rt. 657); and Peaks Road (Rt. 657). The restrictions do not apply to pickup or panel trucks or any...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2022

New laws passed by the General Assembly

Finally, well, almost finally, the General Assembly has completed its special session and vacated Richmond for the moment. Marijuana legislation still awaits the Governor’s signature. The following does not address every new law or amendment to existing l...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Hanover County Public Utilities Receives Outstanding Water Treatment Award

DPU award 6-22-22

The Doswell Water Treatment Plant has once again received outstanding honors from the Commonwealth. Hanover County’s Department of Public Utilities has received the 2022 Gold Award for Excellence in Water Treatment Plant Performance from the Office of Dri...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2022

VDOT grants Hanover's request for truck restrictions on five roads

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has granted Hanover County’s request to restrict truck traffic on five roads near the future Wegmans distribution center.

Through-truck restrictions will be placed on the following roads: Atlee Station Road ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Funds available for cooling assistance

Application forms for the Cooling Assistance program are available online and the Hanover County Department of Social Services is processing applications. This program runs through Aug. 15, 2022 or until the money is gone. 

Cooling Assistance, off...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Citizens and Planning Representatives Will Help Guide Hanover's Comprehensive Plan

First CPT Meeting

The Community Participation Team (CPT) held its first meeting last night at the Mechanicsville Library to provide direction on Hanover County’s Comprehensive Plan. The CPT is an advisory group appointed by the Hanover Board of Supervisors to pro...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Nine Graduate from Hanover's Paramedic Program

Paramedic Class 1 6-8-22

On June 8, nine young people became the first graduates of the Hanover County Fire/EMS Paramedic Program.

Graduating were Timothy Grabham, Kevin Herrity, Robert Insley III, Michael Konvicka, Collin Landrum, Holly Landrum, Jacob Miffleton, Tyler “Jack” Page...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Hanover Wants to Hear from You

Citizen Survey Postcard

Hanover County is seeking input from residents and businesses regarding communications and engagement. We want to know how best to inform you and engage with you on important events, projects, and services. We know we can learn from you. Tell us how you p...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Voter Card Error

Through the due diligence of a Hanover County citizen, it was brought to our attention that an error was made on voter ID cards mailed to the Ashland Precinct, #101. The cards list the wrong House of Delegates District. The correct district for voters in ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2022

New Montpelier Library and Recreation Center Approved

MontpelierLibrary

Hanover residents will soon be able to enjoy a new library and recreation center in Montpelier. The Hanover County Board of Supervisors approved Wednesday a conditional use permit for the Montpelier Recreation Center and Library project. The plan calls fo...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Aaron Reidmiller to Lead Hanover County Parks & Recreation

Aaron Headshot 2022

County Administrator John A. Budesky is pleased to announce the hiring of Aaron Reidmiller as Director of Parks and Recreation. Reidmiller will start June 16 and replaces Derek Stamey who became the County Administrator in Cumberland County.

Aaron comes to...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Amanda Six Named Director of Finance and Management Services

Amanda Six

County Administrator John A. Budesky announced today the appointment of Amanda L. Six as Director of Finance and Management Services for Hanover County.  Six officially begins her new role on July 1st.

Amanda Six has 14 years of governmental finan...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Hanover County Recognizes Child Care Providers

Child Care Appreciation 1

 The Hanover County Board of Supervisors took steps Wednesday to recognize the tireless efforts of Hanover County’s child care providers. The Board presented a proclamation declaring May 6 “Child Care Appreciation Day.&rdq...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Board enhances tax relief for elderly and disabled residents

The Hanover County Board of Supervisors has significantly increased tax relief for the elderly and disabled.

Changes adopted on April 13 include:

  • Increasing the net combined financial worth, excluding the value of the home, that may be held by elderly or di...
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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Kerri O'Brien named Director of Communications and Community Engagement

Kerri O'Brien

County Administrator John A. Budesky announced today the appointment of Kerri O’Brien, former WRIC-TV Investigative Reporter and Anchor, as Director of Communications and Community Engagement for Hanover County. O’Brien officially begins her new ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Davidson sworn in as Beaverdam District Supervisor

Allen Davidson

R. Allen Davidson has been sworn in by Judge J. Overton Harris as the Beaverdam District's interim representative on the Hanover County Board of Supervisors. Davidson's first meeting on the Board will be Wednesday, Feb. 9.

"Today, I ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Davidson appointed to fill Beaverdam District seat on Board of Supervisors

R. Allen Davidson, a 31-year veteran of the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office who recently retired from that department, has been appointed by the Board of Supervisors as the interim representative filling the vacant Beaverdam District seat until ...

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Hanover County Press Releases