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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 […]

Silverback Distillery Opens!

Silverback Distillery Opens!

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

Afton Nelson County, Virginia By Jennie T. Williams It’s official! Silverback Distillery, located in Afton along Route 151, is the newest addition to the Nelson County alcohol production family. And as a producer of vodka, gin, whiskey and bourbon, you could definitely call the family-run distillery a trail blazer. Though Denver Riggleman is a UVA […]

Major Auto Accident Claims Life Of Waynesboro Man Along Route 250 In Afton : Update

Major Auto Accident Claims Life Of Waynesboro Man Along Route 250 In Afton : Update

[ 0 ] August 14, 2014

Rockfish Gap Turnpike Afton, VA Post by WCAV CBS19 News. Around 9PM Albermarle County Police tweeted the following statement: “Update-1 confirmed fatality from the crash at 250 & 151. No other injuries reported. Highway will remain closed indefinitely. Expect delays.” As of 7:30 PM Thursday evening multiple law and rescue agencies are on the scene […]

Nelson: The Blue Toad Sells - Becomes Rockfish One Fifty-One Pub On Monday

Nelson: The Blue Toad Sells – Becomes Rockfish One Fifty-One Pub On Monday

[ 0 ] August 11, 2014

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Back in the Summer of 2011 we introduced you to Todd Rath and his Blue Toad Restaurant and Pub that opened in the old D’Ambola’s Italian Restaurant building along Route 151 in Afton. As of Monday – August 11, 2014 the popular Nelson hangout has sold and will become Rockfish One […]

Nelson County Man Faces Four Felonies After Police Pursuit Ends In Afton : Via WHSV

Nelson County Man Faces Four Felonies After Police Pursuit Ends In Afton : Via WHSV

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Afton Nelson County, VA “A Nelson County man faces four felonies after Waynesboro police say they found meth, guns and cash in his SUV.” Post by WHSV – TV 3.

Trager Brothers / Blue Ridge Life Weather Station Nears Completion

Trager Brothers / Blue Ridge Life Weather Station Nears Completion

[ 0 ] July 7, 2014

Greenfield / Afton Nelson County, VA In a matter of days the BRL-Trager Brothers Weather Station will be live from the Rockfish Valley Community in Greenfield / Afton. The station is a cooperative arrangement between Trager and BRL. “This is a cool spot to have a station and a critical area to have real time […]

RVCC Holds Celebrate Rockfish Fundraiser

RVCC Holds Celebrate Rockfish Fundraiser

[ 0 ] July 1, 2014

Greenfield / Afton Nelson County, VA The Rockfish Valley Community Center took it outside this past weekend for their Celebrate Rockfish fundraiser. It was sort of a combined festival with plenty of fun, food, and music!It also included a cash raffle drawing. Want to become a member at The Rockfisn Valley Community Center, click here […]

Last Reminder Of BB&T Bank In Afton To Be Removed : ATM Taken Out This Week

Last Reminder Of BB&T Bank In Afton To Be Removed : ATM Taken Out This Week

[ 0 ] June 1, 2014

Afton Nelson County, VA After years of presence in the Afton location, BB&T bank closed some months ago. The final reminder of that will go away this week after the ATM will go away. “I have been trying to work with BBT to leave the ATM on the property after our (real estate) closing Tuesday. […]

BandFair XII At Cardinal Point

BandFair XII At Cardinal Point

[ 0 ] May 18, 2014

Afton Nelson County, VA For years BandFair has been an annual event held at Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery. It’s a main fundraiser for North Branch School in Afton. This past weekend with clear blue skies and perfect spring temperatures, the 2014 event went off without a hitch. And our Shay Munroe grabbed some of […]

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