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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 […]

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.

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