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Antique Car Show + Music Fest @ Oakland Museum This Weekend

Antique Car Show + Music Fest @ Oakland Museum This Weekend

[ 0 ] September 22, 2010

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia You may remember our May 2010 cover story on Henry Davis and his 1929 Model A Huckster, written by Jennie Tal Williams and photographed by Norm Shafer Henry essentially built it from scratch! That story has been one of the most popular this year! In addition to 10,000+ reads in our […]

CVEC : Used Computer Donations Local Non-Profits 9.17.10

CVEC : Used Computer Donations Local Non-Profits 9.17.10

[ 1 ] September 17, 2010

Lovingston Nelson County, VA Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) retires corporate computers after about 5 years of use and will donate them to local non-profit groups. A literacy group in Nelson County and a training group in Louisa received the computers in 2009 and both of those groups are using them to help individuals learning […]

Investigation Into Apparent Nelson Drowning Continues : 7.18.10

Investigation Into Apparent Nelson Drowning Continues : 7.18.10

[ 3 ] July 18, 2010

Arrington Cedar Creek Road Nelson County, VA According to information released by the Nelson County Sheriff’s Department, a 48 year old female was found face down in the water in Arrington near Cedar Creek Road. “Shirley L. Clark 48 of Chesterfield was found face down in the water by her husband. I was notified around […]

Busy Wednesday For Fire & Rescue In Nelson : 5.5.10

Busy Wednesday For Fire & Rescue In Nelson : 5.5.10

[ 0 ] May 5, 2010

Afton/Colleen Nelson County, Virginia Fire & rescue crews were busy Wednesday covering calls across the county. An afternoon fire call along Route 250 headed up Afton Mountain near the road construction was quickly under control. Area fire departments responded to put out the cab of a logging truck that caught on fire. Earlier in the […]

Busy Night For Firemen As They Battle Arrington Blaze : 5.2.10

Busy Night For Firemen As They Battle Arrington Blaze : 5.2.10

[ 0 ] May 2, 2010

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia One of Nelson County’s gem businesses took a beating late Saturday night. A major fire broke out at The California Sidecar Company in Arrington. Around 10PM fire units from several departments responded to the blaze. “One firefighter was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation. Lovingston, Piney River, Gladstone, Amherst Co, […]

Oakland Re-Opens Today : March 27, 2010

Oakland Re-Opens Today : March 27, 2010

[ 0 ] March 27, 2010

Oakland Re-Opens March 27 Oakland – Nelson County’s Museum of Rural History, will reopen Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a new version of a slide shown at the Camille Remembrance in August, 2009, marking the 40th anniversary of Hurricane Camille, showing in the Camille Resource Center exhibit room. Oakland will […]

$5 Million In Stimulus Funds Announced For Blue Ridge Medical Center Expansion : 12.09.09

$5 Million In Stimulus Funds Announced For Blue Ridge Medical Center Expansion : 12.09.09

[ 10 ] December 9, 2009

Washington, D.C. Congressman Tom Perriello today announced that the Blue Ridge Medical Center in Nelson County will receive a $5,000,000 grant to expand care throughout Central Virginia. The funding comes from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), which Perriello supported. He joined Ms. Peggy Whitehead, Executive Director of Blue Ridge Medical Center, for the […]

Oak Ridge Hunt Kicked Off Sunday In Spite Of Soggy Start : 11.2.09

Oak Ridge Hunt Kicked Off Sunday In Spite Of Soggy Start : 11.2.09

[ 2 ] November 2, 2009

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia It was a cool and damp start for the 2009 Oak Ridge Fox Hunt Club’s (ORFHC) opening hunt held this past weekend at Oak Ridge Estate. The club has been in around since 1887 when it was originally founded in Lynchburg. It was moved to Oak Ridge in 1910 and Rita […]

Oakland Museum : Night of Halloween Fun Planned

Oakland Museum : Night of Halloween Fun Planned

[ 0 ] October 20, 2009

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Join us for a fun filled Halloween evening under the stars at Oakland! “A Night At The Museum” Hallowen Oct. 31 6-8:30pm $5 per child Ages 5-12 Accompanying adults are free Space is limited Cider making, campfire tiles, s’mores, nighttime nature walk, outdoor movie For more information email: oaklandmuseum@gmail.com or call […]

Oakland Museum Torches The Note! : 10.9.09

Oakland Museum Torches The Note! : 10.9.09

[ 2 ] October 9, 2009

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia There was a fire earlier this week at The Oakland Museum in Arrington, Virgina. This was a good fire. The best kind! In the fall of 2004 the Nelson County Historical Society purchased the Oakland property for the purpose of establishing a county museum focused on rural life in Nelson County. […]

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