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News Alert : Albemarle County Issues Declaration of Local Emergency

News Alert : Albemarle County Issues Declaration of Local Emergency

[ 0 ] March 12, 2020

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA – Albemarle County Executive Jeff Richardson has issued a Declaration of Local Emergency in response to the COVID-19 Virus, effective Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 5:00 pm. This declaration follows Governor Northam’s State Declaration of Emergency. A local declaration allows our community to access resources during a public health crisis, such as […]

Nelson : Another Incident For Another Driver On Route 151

Nelson : Another Incident For Another Driver On Route 151

[ 0 ] March 12, 2020

  Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford We first told you about the death of 58 year old Veronica L. Jones of Lynchburg in this post back on March 2nd. Troopers believe she was killed after someone likely threw a large rock through the windshield of her car while traveling along Route 151 on […]

Nelson : Courthouse News Service : Federal Judge Rules Against VA County In Challenge to Pipeline Project

Nelson : Courthouse News Service : Federal Judge Rules Against VA County In Challenge to Pipeline Project

[ 0 ] March 11, 2020

Charlottesville, Virginia A federal judge in Charlottesville, Virginia has ruled against Nelson County in a filing by the Board of Supervisors challenging the right of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to ignore local floodplain permits. From Courthouse News Service: “CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CN) – A federal judge has sided with a pipeline company in a dispute over […]

Nelson : VSP Continues Investigating Fatal Crash Likely Caused By Thrown Rock

Nelson : VSP Continues Investigating Fatal Crash Likely Caused By Thrown Rock

[ 0 ] March 10, 2020

Piney River / Roseland Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford BRL has been following this case since it first happened on March 1st. Initial story here. Since the first fatal accident another incident occurred on March 7, 2020. (see below) VSP Troopers have been in South Nelson for several day investigating the case. Below is […]

Firefly Fiber Broadband Welcomes New General Manager

Firefly Fiber Broadband Welcomes New General Manager

[ 1 ] March 10, 2020

Release via CVEC on 3.10.20 Palmyra, Va. — Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM is pleased to announce the appointment of Dennis Reece to the position of General Manager, effective February 24, 2020.  Reece comes to Firefly after more than two decades at Citizens Telephone Cooperative in Floyd, Va, including twelve years as the Assistant General Manager and […]

Increased Fire Danger : Rapid Wild Land Fire Growth Potential Today

Increased Fire Danger : Rapid Wild Land Fire Growth Potential Today

[ 0 ] March 7, 2020

Rapid Wildland Fire Growth Potential Today Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 948 AM EST Sat Mar 7 2020 District of Columbia-Washington-Frederick MD-Prince Georges- Charles-Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery- Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Rockingham- Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-Nelson-Albemarle– Greene-Madison-Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania- King George-Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun- Eastern Loudoun-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- […]

Spring Forward This Saturday Night Before Bed : Daylight Saving Time Begins 2AM Sunday

Spring Forward This Saturday Night Before Bed : Daylight Saving Time Begins 2AM Sunday

[ 0 ] March 4, 2020

Central Virginia Blue Ridge With some warmer days here and there thoughts are turning to longer days. Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday – March 8th at 2AM. If you don’t party until that hour, your best bet is to move your clock ahead one hour before turning in on Saturday night. Then you’re all […]

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County

[ 0 ] March 2, 2020

Piney River Nelson County, VA Verbatim release from VSP On Sunday (March 1) at 8:34 p.m., Virginia State Police Trooper T.A. Hackenbracht responded to a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County. A 2019 Chevrolet Camaro, traveling on Patrick Henry Highway (Rt. 151) south of Fishertown Lane (Rt. 815), ran off the right side of the road, […]

Buckingham : CVEC Receives $28 Million ReConnect Award from USDA for Rural Broadband

Buckingham : CVEC Receives $28 Million ReConnect Award from USDA for Rural Broadband

[ 0 ] March 2, 2020

    Buckingham County, Virginia Press release verbatim from CVEC except where noted: Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) and Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM received $28,000,000 in funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Reconnect Program. The announcement was made Friday morning by USDA Virginia State Director, Beth Green, to a group of 200 guests comprised […]

WIND ADVISORY : Late Wednesday Night Into Thursday For Parts Of The Area

WIND ADVISORY : Late Wednesday Night Into Thursday For Parts Of The Area

[ 0 ] February 26, 2020

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 220 PM EST Wed Feb 26 2020 Central and Eastern Allegany-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge– Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Eastern Mineral- Including the cities of Cumberland, Big Meadows, Wintergreen, Antioch, Keyser, New Creek, Ridgeville, Russelldale, Headsville, and Fort Ashby 220 PM EST Wed Feb 26 2020 …WIND […]

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