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Sara Ott Is Smiling : TWNF Golf Classic A Hit In Spite of Rain

Sara Ott Is Smiling : TWNF Golf Classic A Hit In Spite of Rain

[ 2 ] September 26, 2008

In a moment that brought tears to many of the people standing by, balloons were released Friday afternoon at the annual (TWNF) The Wintergreen Nature Foundation Golf Tourney, now known as The Sara Ott Memorial Golf Classic. It was a tradition started this year inspired by Sara’s grandchildren after her death. Sara Ott passed away […]

Morning Head-On Collision Kills Shipman Man, 3 Others Injured

Morning Head-On Collision Kills Shipman Man, 3 Others Injured

[ 17 ] September 26, 2008

As we first told you here early Friday morning, a Shipman man lost his life after a head-on collision along Oak Ridge Road in Eastern Nelson County, Virginia. In additional details released by Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks this afternoon, the victim is identified as 43-year-old Richard Evans of Shipman. It was originally thought the […]

Head-On Collision: Fatal Accident in Oak Ridge Area

Head-On Collision: Fatal Accident in Oak Ridge Area

[ 8 ] September 26, 2008

Updated 12:30 PM EDT to correct last name of victim The Nelson County Sheriffs department tells us 43-year-old Richard Bivens Evans of Shipman died in this morning’s wreck near Oak Ridge. Next of kin have been notified. Three other people are being treated for injuries; one of them is in very critical condition. Updated 9:00 […]

Canceled : High Wind Watch

Canceled : High Wind Watch

[ 0 ] September 24, 2008

The previously issued watch has now been canceled by the NWS. There will still be some gusts to near 40 MPH from time to time. As we have been discussing over the past day, a developing area of coastal low pressure in conjunction with high pressure over New England will create high winds Thursday. The […]

Canceled : High Wind Watch Thursday : Rainy Weather On The Way

Canceled : High Wind Watch Thursday : Rainy Weather On The Way

[ 0 ] September 24, 2008

A developing coastal low pressure system off the coast of North Carolina combined with a high pressure area over New England will combine to create windy conditions this afternoon into Thursday. A High Wind Watch has been issued by the NWS starting Thursday morning into the late evening. Here’s a portion of that advisory: The […]

Legislation May Be On The Way For Local Dish / DirecTV Channels

Legislation May Be On The Way For Local Dish / DirecTV Channels

[ 5 ] September 23, 2008

Hat Tip to Shannon for bringing this to our attention. In a comment she sent this morning, she told us about proposed legislation from a Michigan congressman to cure the very thing we have all been discussing over the past couple of weeks. Shannon says: September 23rd, 2008 at 12:54 am Satellite dishes to carry […]

BPL Installation To Resume Next Monday (9-29) In Nelson

BPL Installation To Resume Next Monday (9-29) In Nelson

[ 2 ] September 23, 2008

As we have been following over the past several months, IBEC crews have been working to bring broadband internet to portions of Nelson County, Virginia. A series of delays, including hurricanes and installation delays by Verizon on lines that hook to IBEC’s equipment have greatly delayed the implementation of the system. Yesterday we received a […]

New Rockfish Valley Group Established to Preserve Scenic 151

New Rockfish Valley Group Established to Preserve Scenic 151

[ 0 ] September 22, 2008

Congratulations to the folks forming a new organization and website along Route 151 in Nelson County, Virginia running through the Rockfish Valley. The new organization’s website says: “We look to be a voice of the collective citizen. We are YOU. We are seeking to be an accurate concentric voice of the people living and working […]

Fun Day!  EuroNelson At The Mark Addy Inn

Fun Day! EuroNelson At The Mark Addy Inn

[ 0 ] September 21, 2008

The weather couldn’t have been better for the first EuroNelson Event held Sunday afternoon on the lawn of The Mark Addy Inn in Nellysford, Virginia. Several different bands including, Tiger Lily, Failure to Yield, Gil Somers, along with Naughty Dynamic & The Design were on hand to entertain the crowd. As we’ve been following for […]

Fall is Arriving : Grape Crushing At Wintergreen Winery

Fall is Arriving : Grape Crushing At Wintergreen Winery

[ 0 ] September 21, 2008

You know we’re nearing Fall when they start harvesting and crushing grapes in the area. In the photo above, Jeff Stone of Wintergreen Winery in Beech Grove lines up the Chardonnay heading to the crush pad. That will be some might fine wine in just a few months!

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