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Tag: "Afton"

Rockfish Valley Senior Program needs air conditioner window unit(s)

Rockfish Valley Senior Program needs air conditioner window unit(s)

[ 0 ] June 13, 2007

Ok the days lately haven’t been as hot as that near 100 last week, but you know it’s coming again. There’s lots of summer left! A little birdie tells us they are in a big need of a window unit in their meeting room at the Rockfish Valley Community Center! You don’t want to be […]

Veritas Winery & Vineyard kicks off Starry Nights

Veritas Winery & Vineyard kicks off Starry Nights

[ 2 ] June 11, 2007

Photography by Tommy Stafford Nelson County Life Magazine – Copyright 2007 Talk about a beautiful night for the kickoff of Veritas’ Starry Nights series in Afton this past weekend. Lots of people piled into Andrew and Patricia’s place for a great evening of wine and tunes from the live band on stage. Above, the crowd […]

NCL-Thursday Weather - Cool start then hot - hotter Friday!

NCL-Thursday Weather – Cool start then hot – hotter Friday!

[ 0 ] June 7, 2007

Garden Trade Nursery & Garden Shop Photography by Tommy Stafford Nelson County Life Magazine Wreck Scene Wednesday evening along 151 Afton, Virginia Wednesday was a really nice day across Central Virginia. Unfortunately this driver above didn’t have such a pleasant day. Folks driving along Route 151 around 5:30 PM saw fire departments and troopers working […]

Breaking - UPDATED 10:15 AM -Manhunt in Afton - called off - still at large

Breaking – UPDATED 10:15 AM -Manhunt in Afton – called off – still at large

[ 0 ] June 5, 2007

10:15 AM EDT Escapee is still at large, but the search has been called off for now. 9:15 AM EDT NCL has learned the Virginia State Police along with Augusta Sheriff’s K-9 unit, and Nelson County deputies are looking for a hispanic male in the Afton, I-64, Exit 99 area. Earlier this morning a trooper […]

Weekend around the Rockfish Valley

Weekend around the Rockfish Valley

[ 0 ] June 4, 2007

Photography by Tommy Stafford Nelson County Life Magazine As mentioned in Monday’s weather post below, Saturday was an excellent day across Nelson County, VA. In the Rockfish Valley lots was taking place. The day started off with the monthly Rockfish Valley Community Center’s pancake breakfast. This thing is growing like crazy and the food is […]

9:15 AM EDT Breaking - Accident on I-64 Westbound @ Afton Mtn around MM 100

9:15 AM EDT Breaking – Accident on I-64 Westbound @ Afton Mtn around MM 100

[ 0 ] May 29, 2007

Updated 9:18 EDT Troopers are getting the right lane on the westbound side open to get traffic moving more smoothly. Previous post @ 8:59 AM NCL has learned there is an accident at the top of Afton Mountain westbound near the 99 exit. (near MM 100) We understand the wesbound side is blocked in both […]

Flying Fox Vineyard & Tasting Room opens doors Friday

Flying Fox Vineyard & Tasting Room opens doors Friday

[ 0 ] May 25, 2007

Story & photography by Tommy Stafford Nelson County Life Magazine As you’ll read about in the July issue of NCL Magazine on page 38, Dr. Rich Evans, and his wife Lynn Davis have officially opened Flying Fox Vineyard and their accompanying tasting room at Route 151 & Chapel Hollow Road in Afton. It”s just behind […]

TWNF Symposium, Covesville, Cardinal Point

TWNF Symposium, Covesville, Cardinal Point

[ 1 ] May 13, 2007

This was one busy weekend across Nelson and adjoining counties. So let’s get right to it! Our very busy NCL photographer Paul Purpura was all over the place getting these great shots. Below is one of the many nature walks held by The Wintergreen Nature Foundation this past weekend as part of their Wildflower Symposium. […]

Breaking - Route 151 @ Falls Grocery major accident - Highway reopens 1:16 PM

Breaking – Route 151 @ Falls Grocery major accident – Highway reopens 1:16 PM

[ 1 ] May 12, 2007

Photography by Yvette Stafford Nelson County LIfe Magazine This is the scene around 12:30PM Saturday when a two car accident closed down Route 151 at Falls Grocery. You can see Pegasus making their landing at the scene for transport. Above Bad Bob of Bad Bob’s Grocery (formerly Falls Grocery) directs traffic off of Route 151 […]

Pre Mother's Day Plant Sale

Pre Mother’s Day Plant Sale

[ 0 ] May 6, 2007

Story and photography, Tommy Stafford Nelson County Life Magazine The weather is cooperating and it’s a great day to go out to the Rockfish Valley Ruritan Park to buy some plants at the Pre Mother’s Day Plant Sale. A beautiful blue sky with temps in the 60’s makes it a great day to check out […]

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