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So Long Starry Nights Until 2014 Season

So Long Starry Nights Until 2014 Season

[ 0 ] September 16, 2013

Afton Nelson County, VA Another Starry Nights season at Veritas Vineyard & Winery is in the history books. This past Saturday night wrapped up the 2013 run with Jim Waive & The Young Divorcees kicking off the night before Love Canon finished of the night. We’ve been telling you about the highly popular event under […]

Grape Harvests In Full Swing Across The Blue Ridge

Grape Harvests In Full Swing Across The Blue Ridge

[ 0 ] September 9, 2013

Afton Nelson County, VA Crisp nights and cool days mean grape harvest across the Blue Ridge. Monday afternoon the crews at Veritas Vineyard & Winery in Afton, VA were busy picking the chardonnay. Can’t wait until that’s bottled!

Nelson / Afton : Crews Respond To Fire At Carter's Fruit Stand On Route 250

Nelson / Afton : Crews Respond To Fire At Carter’s Fruit Stand On Route 250

[ 0 ] September 8, 2013

Afton, VA Near The Nelson / Albemarle / Augusta Line Crews are on the scene of a camper fire on Afton Mountain Route 250 at Carter’s Fruit Stand. Chipper Morris of Tanbark Drive in Afton sent us this photo of the smoke as seen from his home. It is not believed the actual fruit stand […]

Friends & Fellow Musicians Turn Out To Help Friend - Big Benefit Planned For Early October

Friends & Fellow Musicians Turn Out To Help Friend – Big Benefit Planned For Early October

[ 1 ] August 28, 2013

Augusta / Nelson County, VA Story By Tyler Rich The Central Virginia Blues Society came out to support one of their own in early August, at the fifth annual Summer Blues and Brews Festival that took place at the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton. After hearing of their longtime friend and drummer, Robert Ballard’s, cancer […]

Nelson: Afton / Greenfield : Missing Pet - Located :  Update - Out Of Surgery

Nelson: Afton / Greenfield : Missing Pet – Located : Update – Out Of Surgery

[ 0 ] August 25, 2013

Afton / Greenfield Nelson County, VA Update 8.27.13 8:30 PM Ed Funke Greta’s owner emailed us tonight with this great news. “Greta is in recovery, they feel she’ll pull through! WOO-HOO and kudos to VT! She’ll be assessed by the orthopedic surgeon for possible surgery due to pelvic fractures. I hope the worst is behind […]

Hopping Good Time At Blue Mountain Brewery In Afton, VA

Hopping Good Time At Blue Mountain Brewery In Afton, VA

[ 0 ] August 7, 2013

Afton Nelson County, VA On October 24th of this year it will have been 6 years since Blue Mountain Brewery opened their doors for business. Since then they have essentially doubled in size at their current location in Afton and added another totally separate location in Colleen with the opening of their Barrel House. But […]

Nelson: Afton BB&T Robbed On Route 151 - Updated 6.27.13

Nelson: Afton BB&T Robbed On Route 151 – Updated 6.27.13

[ 0 ] June 26, 2013

Afton Nelson County. VA Via Our media partners at CBS-19 Updated 6.27.13 at 5:04 PM Police release surveillance camera footage from a robbery that occurred at the BB&T Bank in Nelson County. Detectives say a man wearing a floppy hat and a bandanna covering his face walked into the bank located off Route 151 on […]

Nelson: Starry Nights Season Kicks Off At Veritas Vineyard & Winery

Nelson: Starry Nights Season Kicks Off At Veritas Vineyard & Winery

[ 0 ] June 9, 2013

Afton Nelson County, VA Mother Nature decided to cooperate and lend beautiful weather for the start of the 2013 Starry Nights series at Veritas Vineyard & Winery. We’ve been telling you about the cool outdoor series for over 5 years. Didn’t make the kick off to Starry Nights this time around? Not to worry, the […]

Nelson: Students At Rockfish River Elementary School Hold Animal Fun Run To Benefit SPCA

Nelson: Students At Rockfish River Elementary School Hold Animal Fun Run To Benefit SPCA

[ 0 ] June 7, 2013

Afton Nelson County, VA By Tyler Rich Mrs. Wendy Dalton’s second grade class at Rockfish River Elementary School showed just how much they care about animals. In response to a language arts project on persuasive posters, one student suggested that the class host a fun run to benefit the Humane Society/SPCA of Nelson County, and […]

Nelson: Trucks & Tractors At RVVFD

Nelson: Trucks & Tractors At RVVFD

[ 0 ] May 12, 2013

Afton Nelson County, VA There was plenty of horsepower this past Saturday – May 11, 2013 at the Rockfish Valley Volunteer Fire & Rescue Truck & Tractor Pull. Our BRLM Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura came down off of the hill to grab a few shots.