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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 […]

Lovingston Volunteer FD Annual Bike Run

Lovingston Volunteer FD Annual Bike Run

[ 0 ] September 14, 2008

Our Diana Garland couldn’t resist on this event Saturday afternoon! She grabbed some shots of the annual Bike Run fundraiser for the Lovingston Volunteer Fire & Rescue. In the pic above they are in a game called hot potato! Diana explained the goal in an e-mail to us: “The two couples circle the hay pile […]

So Long Starry Nights, Veritas Holds Last For The 2008 Season

So Long Starry Nights, Veritas Holds Last For The 2008 Season

[ 1 ] September 13, 2008

It was a perfect end to the season at Veritas Winery & Vineyard as they held their last Starry Nights of the season Saturday night. Jackass Flats, played into the night to end the season with perfect weather.

Ike Strikes, Area Gas Stations Out of Fuel

Ike Strikes, Area Gas Stations Out of Fuel

[ 5 ] September 13, 2008

As we first told you earlier, here, the effects of Hurricane Ike are reaching into Central Virginia as fears about gas shortages are fueling a rush to the pumps to fill up. First it was people rushing to get their hands on gasoline before it ran out. As of Saturday afternoon, several stations around the […]

Hurricane Ike Triggers Local Gas Rush

Hurricane Ike Triggers Local Gas Rush

[ 2 ] September 13, 2008

Hurricane Ike’s effects are reaching all the way into Central Virginia as drivers worry about gas supplies. Yesterday we noticed busier than normal lines at a couple of stations along Routes 250 and 151. Law enforcement authorities also received reports of long lines at some gas stations around the county, though we didn’t see anything […]

The Dish on TV in Nelson

The Dish on TV in Nelson

[ 33 ] September 12, 2008

DMA Images courtesy of Back Channel Media. Recently one of our readers, Alice Tor in Afton, sent the following question to NCL: Alice Tor wrote: Like many Nelson county residents, I use satellite for TV reception. As I understand it from a Nielsen Research employee, all Nelson county dish users must use Roanoke and Lynchburg […]

Still no BPL? Now it's Ike.

Still no BPL? Now it’s Ike.

[ 3 ] September 11, 2008

First it was Hurricane Gustav that delayed Nelson County’s BPL installation. Now, it is Ike. From the CVEC site: “As speculated, our line crews have been recalled to aid in the Hurricane Ike Relief efforts. We will not have any crews assisting in deployment next week. We appreciate your understanding and patience in this situation.” […]

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