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Travelocity Gnome Makes Weekend Stop At Silverback Distillery In Afton

Travelocity Gnome Makes Weekend Stop At Silverback Distillery In Afton

[ 0 ] February 1, 2015

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Most everyone has seen the Travelocity Gnome and that short little one made a stop in Afton at Silverback Distillery Saturday afternoon as part of gameday at UVa. “My oldest daughter Lauren is a fourth year at UVA and they picked her to follow around Charlottesville for game day,”Christine Riggleman, co-owner […]

Nelson: Lawmen Looking For Suspect In Overnight Holdup : Updated 2.2.15

Nelson: Lawmen Looking For Suspect In Overnight Holdup : Updated 2.2.15

[ 1 ] January 29, 2015

Above: Nelson County Sheriff’s investigators have released the following video from the Wednesday evening armed robbery of Patrick Brothers Grocery (formerly Smalls Grocery) in Afton, VA. Any that might recognize the robber is asked to call investigators at 434.263.7050. Afton Nelson County, Virginia Updated 11:30 AM 2.2.15 Nelson Chief Investigator Billy Mays tells BRLM that […]

Plans for an Ammunition and Firearms Warehouse in Nelson County : Via CBS-19

Plans for an Ammunition and Firearms Warehouse in Nelson County : Via CBS-19

[ 0 ] November 21, 2014

Afton Nelson County, Virginia “A warehouse in Nelson Co could soon store ammunition and high-powered firearms, as an international business sets up shop.” Reporter Rachel Ryan with our media partners over at CBS-19 looks into the story. Post by WCAV CBS19 News.

Nelson: Fire Crews Battle Sunday House Fire On Lobbans Lane in Afton

Nelson: Fire Crews Battle Sunday House Fire On Lobbans Lane in Afton

[ 0 ] October 26, 2014

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Crews from five different fire departments responded to a house fire just before noon Sunday at 89 Lobbans Lane in Afton. Crews with Rockfish Fire, Wintergreen, Faber, Lovingston and Crozet responded to the blaze. When units arrived fire was reported as coming through the roof. “No one was hurt in the […]

Having A Ball! - Opportunity Ball 2014 In The Books

Having A Ball! – Opportunity Ball 2014 In The Books

[ 0 ] October 26, 2014

Afton Nelson County, Virginia In what’s become an annual gala, the 9th Annual Opportunity Ball took place this past Friday evening in Afton at Veritas Vineyard & Winery. The event helps raise money for the Nelson County Community Fund that assists several nonprofit agencies in the county. Post by Blue Ridge Life Magazine. Check out […]

Nelson: Rockfish Valley Area Plan To Be Discussed At Late October Meeting

Nelson: Rockfish Valley Area Plan To Be Discussed At Late October Meeting

[ 0 ] October 21, 2014

Afton Nelson County, Virginia To learn more about the upcoming meeting and project, visit the Nelson County website by clicking here.

Nelson / Afton: Mallory Creek Native Grasses & Wildflower Meadow Opens At RVCC

Nelson / Afton: Mallory Creek Native Grasses & Wildflower Meadow Opens At RVCC

[ 0 ] October 10, 2014

Afton Nelson County, VA By Jennie T. Williams Decades of urban and suburban development have significantly decreased the occurrence of native plants across Virginia and the United States. Without these native plants, the thousands of insects, including moths, butterflies, and other pollinators that we all rely upon cannot survive. Once mature, the Mallory Creek native […]

Nelson / Albemarle : Routes 151 & 250  Reopen After Large Milk Truck Spill - Updated 1:00 PM

Nelson / Albemarle : Routes 151 & 250 Reopen After Large Milk Truck Spill – Updated 1:00 PM

[ 0 ] October 4, 2014

Afton Albemarle County, VA 1:00 PM Nelson EMS Director Jaime Miller confirms Route 151 is now open to traffic and flowing normally. VDOT at 11:22am @VaDOTCULP: Both travel lanes reopened on Rt 250 at Afton. “@VaDOTLynchburg @VaDOTStaunton” Earlier post As BRL was the first to report in our Twitter feed early Saturday, an overturned milk […]

Restoration of the Blue Ridge Tunnel Begins

Restoration of the Blue Ridge Tunnel Begins

[ 0 ] September 19, 2014

Lovingston / Afton Nelson County, Virginia Press Release via Nelson County Tourism & Economic Development Office Nelson County officials announced that a contractor has been selected for Phase I of the rehabilitation and trail project for the Blue Ridge Tunnel. Fielder’s Choice Enterprises, Inc. from Charlottesville, Virginia, was awarded the contract. Phase I encompasses the […]

Nelson: Firemen Battle Truck Fire On Route 151 In Greenfield

Nelson: Firemen Battle Truck Fire On Route 151 In Greenfield

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

Greenfield Nelson County, VA Drivers headed down Route 151 of the Rockfish Valley in Nelson got quite the surprise around the Greenfield area of Afton when a truck caught fire near the corner at Chapel Hollow Road. “Danielle and I filled up the first +-10 buckets of water before the fire trucks showed up,” Marcel […]

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