Tag: Hanover County

SCC approves electric generating facility in Hanover County

The State Corporation Commission has approved an application by Doswell Limited Partnership to build a 340 megawatt generating facility in Hanover County.

Mavalério to invest $5 million in Hanover County to establish first U.S. production operatio

Mavalério, a Brazilian manufacturer of candy and other confectionary products, will invest $5 million to establish its first U.S. production operation in Hanover County. Virginia successfully competed against Delaware and Florida for the project, which will create 55 new jobs.

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Labor issues, institutional markets addressed at Farm to Table Conference

What needs to happen for Americans to value fresh, healthy, local food more? The annual Virginia Farm to Table Conference has become a meeting ground to discuss that question and many others.

Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alert: Oct. 13-17

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. I

Governor McAuliffe announces Homeland Security grant awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that more than $4.8 million in federal funds will be awarded to multiple local government agencies to enhance emergency preparedness throughout Virginia.

Giant pumpkin and watermelons break State Fair records

Hank Houston of Spotsylvania County grew the largest entry in this year’s Giant Pumpkin Contest at the State Fair of Virginia; his pumpkin weighed 1,203.2 pounds. The previous record, set in 2007, was 1,138 pounds for a pumpkin grown by William Layton of Nelson County.

Chesterfield County woman named Miss State Fair

Taylor Reynolds of Chesterfield County is the 2015 Miss State Fair of Virginia. Reynolds, 19, is pursuing a degree in biology at Queens University in Charlotte, N.C., where she is a sophomore.

Culpeper VDOT District: Traffic Alerts for Sept. 29-Oct. 3

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper VDOT District during the upcoming week.

Work out for the Richmond Raiders and be part of the 2015 team

The Richmond Raiders professional indoor football team will hold open tryouts for the 2015 season on Saturday, October 18th at their brand new practice and training facility, Sports Reality.

College access organization awards 42 scholarships to Virginia students

GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc. (GRASP), a non-profit, education organization, headquartered in Glen Allen, recently awarded 42 College Success scholarships totaling $60,970 to Virginia students currently attending college who have participated in the GRASP College Success program.

Lynchurg faithful gather to stand on the side of marriage equality

In the same town where prominent national faith leaders continue to preach against equality — especially marriage equality – -for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons, other faith leaders and citizens gathered today in Lynchburg.