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Road Paving Project Along Route 151 In Northern Nelson Is Part of $370K VDOT Contract

Road Paving Project Along Route 151 In Northern Nelson Is Part of $370K VDOT Contract

[ 5 ] April 13, 2012

Northern Nelson / Western Albemarle County, VA Lots of you have been asking what gives about the traffic backups for the past several days along Route 151 in Northern Nelson County. Here you go! The road project along Rt. 151 in Northern Nelson County is part of a roughly $370,000 contract, according to VDOT – […]

Sunday Big Hat Brunch At Veritas Benefits Nelson Relay For Life

Sunday Big Hat Brunch At Veritas Benefits Nelson Relay For Life

[ 0 ] March 25, 2012

Afton Nelson County, VA People got to show off hats reminiscent of the Kentucky Derby at the Big Hat Brunch held at Veritas Vineyard and Winery in Afton. The day began with a sparkling wine reception followed by a four-course, wine-paired brunch in Saddleback Hall. To learn more about this year’s upcoming Nelson Relay For […]

And The Ceiling Comes Down At RVCC!

And The Ceiling Comes Down At RVCC!

[ 0 ] March 25, 2012

Afton Nelson County, VA For years the old style original windows in the auditorium/gymnasium of the Rockfish Valley Community Center have been hidden away behind a false ceiling that was put in several years back. This past Saturday volunteers started peeling away that drop ceiling to bring the decades old school back to its original […]

APO Lends Hand In Construction At North Branch School

APO Lends Hand In Construction At North Branch School

[ 3 ] March 19, 2012

Afton Nelson County, VA This past weekend on March 17th, 100 members of the UVA chapter of Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity transformed the school grounds of North Branch School in Afton as their spring project.  The UVA students raised almost $4,000 and volunteered their time – the equivalent of about 1,000 hours of labor […]

Chamber After Hours At Blue Toad In Afton

Chamber After Hours At Blue Toad In Afton

[ 0 ] March 15, 2012

Afton Nelson County, VA Temps in the 80’s and flowers blooming made for a perfect backdrop at The Blue Toad this past Thursday evening where members of the Nelson Chamber of Commerce held their Business After Hours. It’s a chance for members and area businesses to get together in a social setting. Click here to […]

Getting Ready For Spring At Rockfish River Elementary

Getting Ready For Spring At Rockfish River Elementary

[ 0 ] March 3, 2012

Afton Nelson County, VA It’s still officially winter for a few more days, but with the recent warm days the students at Rockfish River Elementary got a head start on planting. Olivia Ellis sent us this picture of classmates there putting in a spring vegetable garden at the school’s quad. Won’t be much loinger! Spring […]

Very High Winds Cause Saturday Night Power Outages Across Nelson

Very High Winds Cause Saturday Night Power Outages Across Nelson

[ 1 ] February 11, 2012

Greenfield/Afton Nelson County, Virginia Winds gusting as high as 66 MPH in the mountains of Nelson County have caused numerous power outages Saturday night across the county. Early in the evening it was from Martins Store south into Nellysford and toward Beech Grove. Later in the evening after that power was restored it was points […]

Happy Trails Bo Holland -  Departing Rockfish Valley Community Center

Happy Trails Bo Holland – Departing Rockfish Valley Community Center

[ 1 ] February 9, 2012

Open publication – Free publishing – More wintergreen Bo Holland above from the cover of our October 2008 edition of Nelson County Life Magazine. Click on the magazine image above to read the story on page 12. Bo is leaving the RVCC after a number of years. Afton Nelson County, Virginia If you’ve ever stepped […]

Earl Hamner & NCL Talk The Homecoming This Thursday Afternoon On The Radio

Earl Hamner & NCL Talk The Homecoming This Thursday Afternoon On The Radio

[ 0 ] December 6, 2011

Afton, Virginia Memphis, Tennessee If you are from Nelson County you know about the The Homecoming. If you aren’t from Nelson County, you probably still know about The Homecoming. This December marks 6 years of stage productions at The Hamner Theater in Afton, VA. The theater was established in honor of Nelson County native Earl […]

North Branch Gets Visit From Members Of Apache & Yakima Tribes

North Branch Gets Visit From Members Of Apache & Yakima Tribes

[ 0 ] November 27, 2011

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Students at North Branch School in Afton got a real treat last week when members of the Apache and Yakima Tribes stopped by their classrooms to tell students there about customs of their tribes. It was all part of Native American Heritage Month.

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