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Frosty Start To The Day In Nelson!

Frosty Start To The Day In Nelson!

[ 2 ] October 20, 2008

It’s official. The growing season stopped Monday morning in Nelson County as a heavy blanketing frost draped over most area. With temperatures dipping down into the 20’s overnight, hardly anyone got by without frost. If you had any plants unprotected overnight, you can pretty much say good-bye to them! You can check out detailed temperature […]

North Branch School Celebrates 25th Birthday!

North Branch School Celebrates 25th Birthday!

[ 0 ] October 19, 2008

Twenty five years ago a small group of students started as the first class at North Branch School in Afton, Virginia. Now over 100 students are cramming into small classroom spaces as the school marks it’s 25th birthday, and the construction of a new Middle School annex providing more room. This past Saturday the school […]

RVCC Gets A Big Helping Hand From UVa's Alpha Phi Omega

RVCC Gets A Big Helping Hand From UVa’s Alpha Phi Omega

[ 0 ] October 18, 2008

The Rockfish Valley Community Center in Afton just got one big present. “It’s like Christmas! It’s great, just overwhelmingly great,” says Margaret Claire, an RVCC board member. Starting this weekend, members of UVa’s Alpha Phi Omega – The University’s only coed service fraternity – began work on the old Rockfish School building as part of […]

Freezing Temps Possible This Weekend

Freezing Temps Possible This Weekend

[ 0 ] October 17, 2008

Cold air will settle into the area over the weekend, and after variably cloudy, becoming partly sunny skies, on Saturday, skies will totally clear Saturday night. With calm winds temperatures will plummet to near 30 degrees in the mountains at places like Wintergreen by Sunday morning. Some patchy frost is also possible in the mountains […]

BPL : Verizon says; "Not So Fast," Brakes Put On BPL Activation

BPL : Verizon says; “Not So Fast,” Brakes Put On BPL Activation

[ 16 ] October 16, 2008

Updated: 2:00 PM EDT 10-17-08 Thus far we have received no additional information from Verizon, Inc. We will update as soon as we get it. UPDATED: 7:15 PM EDT Verizon responds: In an e-mail received this evening, Harry Mitchell with Verizon Media Affairs for Virginia sent the following e-mail with the promise of additional details: […]

Community Helper Day At Rockfish River Elementary School

Community Helper Day At Rockfish River Elementary School

[ 1 ] October 15, 2008

For about five years teachers at Rockfish River Elementary School have held their Community Helper Day to show youngsters all of the different people in the area that help in their jobs. Wednesday morning they got the chance to learn about firemen, policemen, electric company lineman, and many many more! See you at next year’s […]

Much Cooler Weather On The Way For The Weekend

Much Cooler Weather On The Way For The Weekend

[ 0 ] October 15, 2008

The mild days continue Thursday before cooler Fall like weather moves in just in time for the weekend. Light showers develop Thursday. Cold low & mid 30’s will be likely in the mountains over the weekend with some frost possible by Monday morning. Check out Tommy’s Forecast for more on the cooler temperatures ahead.

Devil's Backbone Brewery Works Toward November Opening

Devil’s Backbone Brewery Works Toward November Opening

[ 11 ] October 13, 2008

As NCL has been following since the beginning, the wait will soon be over for Nelson’s second microbrewery scheduled to open next month in the Beech Grove area of Nelson County, Virginia. That’s on the two lane highway leading up to Wintergreen Resort, just south of Nellysford. Steve Crandall, founder of Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company, […]

Garlic Festival Had Great Weekend Weather For Perfect Event In Amherst

Garlic Festival Had Great Weekend Weather For Perfect Event In Amherst

[ 0 ] October 12, 2008

Fall marks the long awaited ritual for many across the area, The Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival, at Rebec Vineyards in adjoining Amherst County, Virginia. The Columbus Day weekend weather was absolutely perfect for the two day event crowning the Garlic Queen! A big thank you to Milly Colella of Nellysford for snapping a few […]

Virginia Fall Foliage Festival Art Show

Virginia Fall Foliage Festival Art Show

[ 0 ] October 12, 2008

With Fall in full swing across Central Virginia, so too are the festivals celebrating the change from hot sticky weather to cooler, crisper days and the beautiful Fall colors of The Blue Ridge Mountains. Our Paul Purpura was out at this year’s Virginia Fall Foliage Festival Art Show over in Augusta County. He captured a […]

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