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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Christopher Anderson Named Deputy Chief of Fire-EMS

Fire Chief Jethro H. Piland, III announced today the appointment of Christopher J. Anderson to serve as the Deputy Chief for Hanover Fire-EMS. Anderson, a long-time Hanover County resident was part of an extensive nationwide search for this role. ...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Hanover Social Services seeks info on those with disabilities for assistance

We’ve all become unfortunately familiar with the trauma that can be caused by tropical storms, hurricanes, floods and even earthquakes in recent years.  To help prepare for the next emergency, the Hanover Department of Social Services wants to ma...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Updating information about your septic systems

State law requires septic tanks located in the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas (CBPA) be pumped out at least once every 5 years.   The Department of Public Works monitors compliance of these state requirements for Hanover County. The program re...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Hanover County Recognizes September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month 2

The Hanover County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed September “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month” in Hanover. Pediatric cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in children and the Supervisors acknowledge there are young residents battling this d...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Important dates to remember for this year's General Elections

The Hanover County Voter Registration and Elections Office is committed to helping all eligible registered voters maintain the ability to cast a ballot in the upcoming November 8, 2022 General Election. 

In-person Absentee and vote by mail ballots...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Hanover Youth Service Council seeking new members

The Hanover Youth Service Council (HYSC) is currently seeking members for their 2022-2023 membership term. The Hanover Youth Service Council is a youth-led service organization that strives to make a difference in the greater Hanover community. The counci...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Hanover honors first responders lost on 9-11-01

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Hanover County honored the first responders who died on September 11, 2001 with a remembrance ceremony held today in front of the historic Hanover Courthouse.

“Today we honor the courage of those who put themselves in harm’s way to save people they never k...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2022

Hanover County launches new website for broadband updates

Connect Hanover site image

Hanover County has launched a new website to provide up-to-date information about the “Connect Hanover” project. The Connect Hanover initiative will provide access to broadband internet to all unserved areas in the County. The website link is connecthanov...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Open enrollment period for Hanover County land use program begins Sept. 1

Hanover County offers a Land Use Taxation Program under which qualified landowners can have their property assessed at “use value”, which may be lower than market value and reduce taxes owed.

The application period for this program begins September 1 and e...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Jo Ann Hunter named new Hanover Senior Director of Community Development

Jo Ann Hunter

Hanover County Administrator, John A. Budesky, is proud to announce the appointment of Jo Ann Hunter as the new Senior Director of Community Development. Hunter brings with her over 20 years of experience in local government, leadership, and community dev...

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Hanover County Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Hanover County’s wastewater facilities recognized nationally for excellence

DPU Awards 8-24-22

All four of Hanover County’s wastewater treatment plants have been recognized by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for exceptional performance. The facilities have been honored with the NACWA’s Peak Performance Awards. The Peak Perf...

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Hanover County Press Releases
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

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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.

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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: 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 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: 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 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: 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

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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: 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 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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