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Jam, jelly classes offered at Hanover Cannery

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 2:44 pm

If you are interested in learning how to make jams and jellies and use the Hanover Cannery, classes will be held July 15 and July 22 at 6:30 p.m. At least 10 people will need to sign up in order to have the class and the cost is $20 per person. The cost covers all supplies needed to can and you will be able to take home your canned goods.

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  • New health program provides free cancer screenings for women

    Posted on July 10, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    Don’t let cancer come between you and those you love. Every Woman’s Life (EWL) is a public health program administered by the Virginia Department of Health. This program provides access to free breast and cervical cancer screenings and diagnostic services for low-income and uninsured or underinsured women. EWL provides free routine screening services that include a mammogram and Pap test, as well as diagnostic services and treatment if needed, for

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  • Registration open for July 4th All-American Apple Pie contest

    Posted on June 26, 2014 at 10:34 am

    Submit pies July 4th between 9 and 10:30 a.m. at the Hanover Arts & Activities Center, 500 S. Center Street, Ashland, along with a registration form. Awards will be given for first, second and third place pies, Most Patriotic Pie and Best Kid’s Pie (under age 11). A panel of judges will pick the winning pies, which will be auctioned off at 12:30 p.m. with proceeds benefiting the non-profit Hanover

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  • Central VA Masterworks Chorale to Perform at Richmond Arts & Culture Xpo

    Posted on June 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    Ashland’s Masterworks Chorale To Perform at Arts & Culture Xpo The Ashland-based Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale has been selected as one of Metro Richmond’s cultural groups to appear onstage at the 4th annual Arts & Culture Xpo on Saturday, June 28, from 10 am to 4 pm, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Under the baton of David Sinden, artistic director, the Chorale will perform at 1:30 pm, presenting a program

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  • Webmaster, Hanover County Historical Society

    Posted on June 5, 2014 at 9:43 am

    The Hanover County Historical Society presents, at their June Membership Meeting: Speaker: Randy Turner, Archaeologist with the Department of Historic Resources, State of Virginia (retired) Topic: In the Footsteps of Powhatan: Archaeology at Werowocomoco Date: Sunday, June 22, 2014: 2:00pm Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 8050 Saint Pauls Church Road Hanover, VA 23069

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  • County provides hotline for citizen’s concerns

    Posted on May 29, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    Hanover County provides a Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline for citizens to call to suggest improvements or report concerns involving fraud, wast, and/or abuse of county and school assets or resources. The number is (804) 365-6813 and it is operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Calls are confidential. The hotline is maintained by the Internal Audit Department. “Our office is always interested in hearing ideas that can

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  • Tomato ‘Un-Cookoff’ set July 11

    Posted on May 29, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    July 11, Hanover County Parks and Recreation will host the Tomato Un-Cookoff. Tomato Un-Cookoff will be held at: Pole Green Park, 8996 Pole Green Park Lane, Mechanicsville, from 6-8 p.m. In addition to the un-cookoff, there will be live musical entertainment and vendors. Interested competitors can find out more information and download an appplication at the Hanover Tomato Festival webpage located at

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