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Afton : Skyline Drug Task Force Arrests Three Area Residents For Marijuana Distribution

Afton : Skyline Drug Task Force Arrests Three Area Residents For Marijuana Distribution

[ 0 ] March 31, 2017

Augusta & Nelson County, Virginia Investigation Leads Task Force to Indoor Marijuana Growing Operation Release sent Via Virginia State Police Richmond “Three people have been arrested on various drug charges related to an investigation by the Skyline Drug Task Force. The incident began Wednesday, March 29, 2017, with a call from a concerned citizen about […]

VDOT : Area Road Improvement Projects Well Underway

VDOT : Area Road Improvement Projects Well Underway

[ 0 ] March 24, 2017

As the weather continues to warm many road improvement projects are getting into high gear across the region. Here’s a list of the latest as of Friday – March 24, 2017. LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 27-31, 2017 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. […]

Nelson : Greenfield / Afton : Free Shed Reopens

Nelson : Greenfield / Afton : Free Shed Reopens

[ 0 ] March 24, 2017

Greenfield / Afton Nelson County, Virginia Back in December of 2016 we told you about the closure of the very popular Re-Use (Free Shed) at the recycle center in Greenfield adjacent to RVCC. (the two entities are not related) An effort was made by Nelson resident Tori Jenkins to get the shed reopened. On Friday […]

Albemarle : Afton - TEMPORARY SIGNAL BEING INSTALLED AT ROUTE 250/151

Albemarle : Afton – TEMPORARY SIGNAL BEING INSTALLED AT ROUTE 250/151

[ 3 ] March 8, 2017

Afton Albemarle County, Virginia News release via VDOT Culpeper Division: To improve safety, the Virginia Department of Transportation is installing a temporary signal at the intersection of Route 250 (Rockfish Gap Turnpike) and Route 151 (Critzers Shop Road) in Afton, near the Nelson County line. An advance warning flasher on Route 250 eastbound, which has […]

News Alert : Nelson : Afton : Crews Work Fully Involved House Fire : Updated 6PM

News Alert : Nelson : Afton : Crews Work Fully Involved House Fire : Updated 6PM

[ 2 ] March 3, 2017

Greenfield / Afton Nelson County, Virginia A large house fire in the Afton / Greenfield area of Nelson County along 151 is out. The home is a total loss according to Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets. “There were no injuries,” Chief Sheets said and luckily everyone got out alive and unharmed. Video above […]

Nelson : Petition To Save Re-Use Shed Back In Circulation - Update

Nelson : Petition To Save Re-Use Shed Back In Circulation – Update

[ 1 ] January 18, 2017

Greenfield / Afton Nelson County, Virginia The saga over the Re-Use Shed at the recycle center in Afton has started firing back up within the past few days. Back in December we broke the story to you in this post. After the shed was closed, Tori Jenkins started a petition to keep the shed open. […]

Happy Birthday Blue Mountain : Nelson's First Brewery Opened 9 Years Ago Today!

Happy Birthday Blue Mountain : Nelson’s First Brewery Opened 9 Years Ago Today!

[ 1 ] October 24, 2016

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Nine years ago today on October 24, 2007 Nelson County, Virginia’s first microbrewery opened its doors. Blue Mountain Brewery opened the first location in Afton, Virginia right along Route 151 where it still operates today. Since first opening in 2007, the original location underwent a major expansion back in 2010. In […]

Nelson / Albemarle : Stuck Truck & Accident Snarl Traffic On Route 250 Afton Mountain Saturday Afternoon

Nelson / Albemarle : Stuck Truck & Accident Snarl Traffic On Route 250 Afton Mountain Saturday Afternoon

[ 1 ] October 15, 2016

Route 250 & 151 Intersection Western Albemarle County, Virginia Two different traffic incidents along Route 250 (Rockfish Gap Turnpike) caused traffic delays Saturday afternoon. The first came in 4PM when a large truck got caught on a curve going up old Route 6 (Mountain Rd) just above the post office near Route 250. That was […]

Virginia Distillery Company And Veritas Hold Dinner At The Farmhouse

Virginia Distillery Company And Veritas Hold Dinner At The Farmhouse

[ 0 ] July 30, 2016

Afton Nelson County, Virginia One of the best evenings in the past two weeks as far as the weather goes. It was the perfect backdrop for the Whisky Farmhouse Dinner with the Virginia Distillery Company, held at The Farmhouse At Veritas. Here’s what folks were treated to: First Course: Free Union Grass Farm Whisky Barrel […]

First Vodka & Gin : Silverback To Begin Releasing Whiskey

First Vodka & Gin : Silverback To Begin Releasing Whiskey

[ 0 ] May 22, 2016

Afton Nelson County, Virginia We’ve been telling you about Silverback Distillery long before they actually opened here in Nelson County. Above, writer / photographer Marcie Gates’ story about Denver and Christine Riggleman’s plans to open the Distillery. Since opening, they have a noted history in just a short time of winning awards for their Vodka […]

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