Hanover County's e-Newsletter

October 2, 2023

Board seeks candidates for interim appointment to fill Chickahominy District seat

Chickahominy District Supervisor Angela Kelly-Wiecek has announced that she is resigning from the Board of Supervisors effective Friday, Oct. 6.

Ms. Kelly-Wiecek has served Hanover County for twelve years. We wish her the very best.

The Board is seeking an interim representative to serve the remainder of her term. To be considered, a nominee must be a registered voter residing in the Chickahominy District and meet state qualifications to hold public office.  

Interested candidates should submit their names by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4 here.


 Governor appoints South Anna District Supervisor to State Board

Governor Glenn Youngkin has appointed South Anna District Supervisor Susan P. Dibble to the Virginia Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects.

If you didn’t know, Ms. Dibble has a degree in landscape architecture along with extensive experience in design, construction and business management.

Congratulations, Ms. Dibble!


Welcome to Hanover County Department of Social Services

Welcome to Hanover County Department of Social Services!

This diverse community of professionals is caring, creative and committed to making a difference in these challenging times.

Our team loves what they do and values the camaraderie that comes with being a member of Team Hanover.

Interested in joining Hanover DSS? Apply here.

Learn more about our services...

Section of Hickory Hill Road closed

A section of Hickory Hill Road will be closed from Oct. 5 at 8 a.m. through Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. for a full road reclamation project.

The closure will be located approximately 1 mile west of Route 54 (East Patrick Henry Road) to the Wickham Railroad Crossing.


Economic Development receives Gold Award

Hanover County Economic Development received an Excellence in Economic Development Gold Award from the International Economic Development Council for the "Hiring in Hanover, VA" app.

"This award is a testament to Hanover County Economic Development’s dedication to its residents and businesses and serves as a great example of how economic development can help a community for the better."

We appreciate everything you do for our residents and business community! 


General Services Deputy Director retires after 35 years in government

Don Lee is retiring as Deputy Director of General Services. It’s been an interesting career progression for a man who started out as a custodian 35 years ago.

“My dad always told me never settle,” Don recalls. “I didn’t.”

He joined Team Hanover in 2015 and was promoted to Deputy Director in 2020. We appreciate Don's service to our residents and wish him the very best!

Learn more...

Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month with Hanover CSB

Observed each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month showcases supportive, inclusive employment policies and practices that benefit employers and employees.

Join our Community Services Board in recognizing the employment adventure at their 29th Annual Blue and White Gala. It has been another year of successful employment for individuals with disabilities in Hanover and we want to celebrate with you!

Join us Saturday, Oct. 28 from 5-8 p.m. at Fairfield Presbyterian Church.

If interested in attending, please RSVP to Amy Thomas at 804-365-6626 by Oct. 20.

Learn more about our services...

Have a fun-filled fall here in Hanover

Between pumpkin picking, hayrides and corn mazes, there are plenty of ways to stay busy this autumn in Hanover County.

To help get you started, Economic Development has rounded up a fall bucket list of items you'll want to prioritize this time of year.

Read here...

Early voting available at County Complex

Visit the Voter Registration and Elections Office in the Wickham Building, 7497 County Complex Road, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to cast your ballot.

The Early Voting Center will also be open Saturday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Click here to register to vote or check your registration status. The last day to register is Monday, Oct. 16.

More information...

Give blood and help save lives

There will be a blood drive at Hanover Tavern on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Click here to schedule an appointment.

Don't forget to complete your Rapid Pass before heading to your appointment.

Schedule an appointment...

We Want to Hear From You!

What is your favorite fall activity?
Halloween Haunt at Kings Dominion
Haunted Houses
Pumpkin Patches
Corn mazes

Upcoming Events

Pumpkins in the Park - Halloween Challenge


Hanover County Parks


10/07/23 8:00am - 10/13/23 8:00pm US/Eastern
Visit Taylor Park, Washington Lacy Park, Lake Hanover Nature Trail and Ashland Trolley Line Trail to participate in Halloween challenges.
I'll Be There!
I Can't Make It
Hanover History: Stories of Freedom


Historic Courthouse Green


10/13/23 6:30pm - 10/13/23 8:00pm US/Eastern
Patrick Henry argues against the tyranny of the British crown and Martha Ann Fields shares her escape from slavery. Registration required.
I'll Be There!
I Can't Make It

Board of Supervisors Meetings


October 11 at 2 p.m.


October 25 at 6 p.m.

Come Join Team Hanover!

We want to work alongside you on Team Hanover!

  • Administrative Assistants

  • Budget Management Analyst

  • Clinicians

  • Principal Planner

For more opportunities in Hanover County, visit www.hanovercountyjobs.com.

Hanover County's e-Newsletter

October 2, 2023

Hanover County Communications and Community Engagement

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