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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.” […]

BPL Stalled by Hurricanes : Returning Wednesday

BPL Stalled by Hurricanes : Returning Wednesday

[ 1 ] September 10, 2008

We spoke this afternoon with Amanda Langley, Customer Service Manager at IBEC in Alabama. Amanda tells us that crews were pulled off for Hurricane Gustav, but will be returning to Nelson County on Wednesday September 10th to resume installation. “They’ll be back tomorrow and working continuously, unless another hurricane hits, like Ike or anything where […]

Beautiful Start To The Week & NCL Launches New Site

Beautiful Start To The Week & NCL Launches New Site

[ 6 ] September 8, 2008

Welcome to the new Nelson County Life Web edition! We had a soft unveiling of the site as Tropical Storm Hanna was hanging around Friday into Saturday of last week, but today, we officially kick it off, and there’s lots more to come. One of the biggest additions is the electronic edition of our current […]

Crutchfield Recycle Day @ RVCC Huge In Spite of Hanna

Crutchfield Recycle Day @ RVCC Huge In Spite of Hanna

[ 0 ] September 6, 2008

In spite of heavy rains from Tropical Storm Hanna, Crutchfield Electronics in Charlottesville nearly filled an entire truck with old electronics as part of Nelson County Life’s and The Rockfish Valley Community Center’s recycle day in Afton. Afton, Virginia at Saturday’s Electronics Recycle Day The event went off without a hitch and about the time […]

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