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Nelson County Beats Wilson Memorial 14-7 In Homecoming Game

Nelson County Beats Wilson Memorial 14-7 In Homecoming Game

[ 0 ] September 20, 2008

The night was perfect for Nelson County High’s Homecoming 2008. They won against Wilson Memorial of Fishersville by a score of 14-7! Way to go! That puts Nelson 2-2 for the season so far. Next week they face Altavista in their next away game.

Static Continues Over Television In Nelson

Static Continues Over Television In Nelson

[ 8 ] September 18, 2008

As we first told you here, folks living in Nelson County, Virginia have become quite enraged about not being able to receive Charlottesville local broadcast channels if you are not on cable. Those people who aren’t in a good enough location to receive the signal by regular television antenna (very few can) must use either […]

Chamber Business Networking Held In Nellysford

Chamber Business Networking Held In Nellysford

[ 0 ] September 18, 2008

The Nelson County Chamber of Commerce and Taylor Made Business Service co-sponsored a networking get together this past week at The Dogwood Restaurant in Nellysford. It gave area business people a chance to mingle with one another in a light atmosphere. A drawing was held near the end of the event for several door prizes. […]

Accident: Motorcycle vs. Truck @ Rt. 151 near Bland Wade Ln.

Accident: Motorcycle vs. Truck @ Rt. 151 near Bland Wade Ln.

[ 0 ] September 17, 2008

The driver of a motorcycle is being treated for injuries suffered from this afternoon’s wreck along Rt. 151 near Bland Wade Ln. in Afton. According to witnesses, the motorcycle was headed southbound on Rt. 151 when he locked his breaks as a motorist in front of him prepared to make a left hand turn onto […]

Caught on Tape: Afton BB&T Bank Robbery Suspect

Caught on Tape: Afton BB&T Bank Robbery Suspect

[ 2 ] September 16, 2008

The Nelson County Sheriff’s Department has released a surveillance image of the man they say held up the BB&T Bank in Afton Tuesday afternoon, around 12:21pm. The suspect is described as a male (race unknown), approximately 6 ft. tall, last seen wearing camouflage head to toe. The suspect fled on foot, hopping over a barbed […]

Aerial Man Hunt to Begin for BB&T Bank Robbery Suspect

Aerial Man Hunt to Begin for BB&T Bank Robbery Suspect

[ 3 ] September 16, 2008

According to Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks, a helicopter is on its way to assist in the search for this afternoon’s BB&T Bank robbery suspect. Though previously described as black, authorities now tell us the suspect could be black or white. He is described as a male, 6 ft. tall, dressed in full camouflage, possibly […]

Man Hunt Underway for Afton Bank Robbery Suspect

Man Hunt Underway for Afton Bank Robbery Suspect

[ 1 ] September 16, 2008

Authorities are currently searching for a BB&T Bank robbery suspect, described as a black male dressed in full camouflage, wearing gloves, about 6 ft. tall, and possibly wearing an orange mask. He may be armed. More details as we know them … Updated 1:14 pm: Authorities are assembling a K9 unit to assist in the […]

U.S. Senate Candidate Mark Warner Visits Nelson

U.S. Senate Candidate Mark Warner Visits Nelson

[ 0 ] September 15, 2008

NCL’s Diana Garland was in Lovingston Monday as former Democratic Governor and now U.S. Senate Candidate, Mark Warner, made a campaign stop to meet and greet supporters. During his stop in Lovingston, Warner made appearances at several other locations on his trip through Nelson. He will square off with Republican candidate, Jim Gilmore, in the […]

Gas Pains : Supplies Still Tight & Gouging Reported

Gas Pains : Supplies Still Tight & Gouging Reported

[ 4 ] September 15, 2008

As we first told you last week here, and most recently here, some area gas stations in Nelson have been experiencing short supplies of gasoline due to Hurricane Ike’s affects in the gulf region. Tim Spicer, Operations Manager of Tiger Fuel in Lovingston & Appomattox tells us they are able to supply stations with fuel, […]

Naked Ladies & Mums : Milder Week Ahead

Naked Ladies & Mums : Milder Week Ahead

[ 0 ] September 15, 2008

You know it’s nearing the end of summer when the “Naked Ladies”, no not those, these, Amaryllis make their stand. Mrs. Margaret Dameron planted these long before Yvette and I moved to Greenfield. It’s always nice to see what surprises come up in the yard around the office. Margaret has long left us, but the […]

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