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Summer Officially Begins! : 6.21.10

Summer Officially Begins! : 6.21.10

[ 0 ] June 21, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia Today at 7:28 AM EDT Summer officially begins! It will feel like it too! As a matter of fact it’s been feeling like it all weekend long. The first day of Summer is also the longest day of the year. (so to speak) From here on the days will slowly begin getting […]

Summer Solstice Wine Festival Continues Today : 6.20.10

Summer Solstice Wine Festival Continues Today : 6.20.10

[ 0 ] June 20, 2010

Amherst County, VA It was hot start to the VA Summer Solstice Wine Festival on Saturday. The event continues today from 11AM to 5PM.

Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival This Weekend!

Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival This Weekend!

[ 0 ] June 17, 2010

Amherst Near The Nelson County Line It’s back, and better than ever! The 2nd annual Summer Solstice Wine Festival will get underway this Saturday 12 PM to 8PM and Sunday 11AM to 5PM. Lots of familiar Nelson wineries will be in hand, plus a long list of entertainers. Click here to see them all! For […]

Nelson Sheriff On Lookout For Wanted Man : 2.24.10

Nelson Sheriff On Lookout For Wanted Man : 2.24.10

[ 0 ] February 24, 2010

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Nelson County Sheriff, David Brooks, says his agency is looking for the man pictured above. Jason Todd Cash is wanted in connection with several felonies he committed back on January 24th. We first told you about the search by lawmen here. Here’s the information Sheriff Brooks sent over this morning: Todd […]

Winter Storm Watch & Warnings Start Friday : UPDATED 9PM : 12.17.09

Winter Storm Watch & Warnings Start Friday : UPDATED 9PM : 12.17.09

[ 0 ] December 17, 2009

Nelson County, Virginia A major winter storm is taking shape and will affect much of Central Virginia starting Friday and continuing into Saturday night. A Winter Storm Watch will begin for Nelson and many counties to the north, on Friday afternoon and continuing into Saturday night. Amounts of 5 inches and greater are possible in […]

Minor 2.7 Earthquake Rattles Nelson & Parts Of Central Virginia : 11.26.09

Minor 2.7 Earthquake Rattles Nelson & Parts Of Central Virginia : 11.26.09

[ 0 ] November 26, 2009

Nelson County, Virginia People in Nelson and other nearby parts of Central Virginia got a pre-Thanksgiving surprise Wednesday evening as a 2.7 magnitude minor earthquake shook parts of Southern and Eastern Nelson County and points to the south in Amherst and Appomattox. The US Geological Survey shows the quake hitting at 5:24 PM eastern time […]

2.7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Nelson & Amherst Counties : 11.25.09 : Updated 8 PM EST

2.7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Nelson & Amherst Counties : 11.25.09 : Updated 8 PM EST

[ 5 ] November 25, 2009

Nelson/Amherst County, Virginia Update 8PM : USGS Data here giving center of quake, etc. Thanks to ABC-13 WSET in Lynchburg for this info. Their story reads: A small earth quake has been reported in Nelson and Amherst Counties. Our newsroom phone has been ringing off the hook with people saying they felt earth shook and […]

Local Wild Turkey Federation Partners With Area Schools : 11.24.09

Local Wild Turkey Federation Partners With Area Schools : 11.24.09

[ 0 ] November 24, 2009

Nelson/Amherst County, Virginia The Amherst Nelson County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation partners with Amherst County Social Services and Nelson County Social Services. This year NWTF distributed 40 turkeys to each locality in order to assist families in need. “The need for assistance is much greater this year due to rising unemployment and […]

Summer Officially Begins With Weekend Festivities : 6.22.09

Summer Officially Begins With Weekend Festivities : 6.22.09

[ 0 ] June 22, 2009

Amherst & Nelson County, Virginia Summer officially started Sunday morning around daylight. As the season kicked off, the weekend was packed lots of events across the area. In Amherst County just over the Nelson line the 1st Annual Summer Solstice Wine & Farm Festival kicked off on Saturday, winding down Sunday afternoon. Eight Vineyards, as […]

Summer Solstice Wine and Farm Festival : Saturday : June 20 & 21st 2009 : 10:00 AM

Summer Solstice Wine and Farm Festival : Saturday : June 20 & 21st 2009 : 10:00 AM

[ 0 ] June 19, 2009

Saturday June 20th and Sunday June 21st from 10 AM-5 PM Join Eight Vineyards, as well as local farms, food, art and craft vendors for two fabulous days of summer celebration. Enjoy music, cooking demonstrations, dance and theater demonstrations,the all ages bounce zone and presentations on organic and sustainable farming. Summer Solstice Ritual at noon. […]

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