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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 […]

NELLYSFORD : UPDATE! : The "Skinny" On Vito's Move to Old Grill 151 / Truslow's

NELLYSFORD : UPDATE! : The “Skinny” On Vito’s Move to Old Grill 151 / Truslow’s

[ 6 ] August 31, 2008

If you were out over the Labor Day weekend you may have seen some interesting activity at what once was one of the most popular food hangouts in the surrounding Nellysford area. Most recently it was Grill 151 which closed in May of last year. Before that it operated as Rockfish River Grill. We first […]

MONTEBELLO : Annual Community Market Day

MONTEBELLO : Annual Community Market Day

[ 1 ] August 31, 2008

You know it’s getting close to Fall when they hold the Community Market in Montebello, Virginia. This year the weather cooperated perfectly and lots of folks turned out for great food, great music, and lots of arts and crafts. Lots of arts and crafts were part of the annual event held at the fire department. […]

Correction: Relay for Life meeting

Correction: Relay for Life meeting

[ 0 ] August 31, 2008

Thank you Sheila Layton for pointing out the typo in the Relay for Life story in the September issue. It was co-organizer Susan Steven’s parents — not Sheila’s — who suffered from cancer. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. Needless to say, both women’s lives have been affected by cancer, which is […]

WINTERGREEN : Labor Day Events Continue Across Nelson

WINTERGREEN : Labor Day Events Continue Across Nelson

[ 0 ] August 31, 2008

REFRESH Nelson County Life Magazine HERE for the latest updates. Photography By Paul Purpura Nelson County Life Magazine ©2008 Wintergreen, Virginia Our Paul Purpura has been busy this weekend, capturing all of the events upon Wintergreen Mountain, and down in the valley. Lots more continues right on through Monday, so get out and enjoy! Wintergreen […]

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