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Virgil Goode Responds To Satellite TV Local Channels In Nelson

Virgil Goode Responds To Satellite TV Local Channels In Nelson

[ 3 ] October 7, 2008

The discussion continues after NCL first began reporting on the ridiculous practice of local television channels being blocked from viewers because of outdated and arbitrary DMA boundary lines. Recently regular NCL web reader, Chuck Strauss of Faber, wrote U.S. Representative Virgil Goode to get his position on this practice. His response to Chuck is above. […]

Ravens Roost Proves To Be Steep Recovery For Stolen Truck

Ravens Roost Proves To Be Steep Recovery For Stolen Truck

[ 0 ] October 4, 2008

Faithful NCL web reader, Catherine Lively, of Nelson County sent these pics to us Saturday night. Someone apparently ditched a stolen truck off the edge of Raven’s Roost along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Catherine happened to be there when the folks from Stoney Creek Auto out of Nellysford, Virginia were pulling it up the side […]

Ray Bibb Gets A Return Favor From His Friends In Nelson

Ray Bibb Gets A Return Favor From His Friends In Nelson

[ 1 ] October 4, 2008

Ray Bibb has helped his neighbors all his life. He carried a high school classmate who was badly injured in a hunting accident up the stairs at school in the days before handicap accessible buildings. He supplies wood every winter for an elderly couple whose only source of heat is a wood stove. Saturday night […]

Wintergreen Nature Foundation : Fall Foliage Festival

Wintergreen Nature Foundation : Fall Foliage Festival

[ 0 ] October 3, 2008

October 18 10:00 am Fall Foliage Festival Celebrate the wonders of autumn! Explore the mysteries of changing leaves, meet live animals, make a treasure to keep, carve your holiday pumpkins, and enjoy a warming bowl of chili at the 1st Annual Wintergreen Chili Cook-Off. Saturday, October 18, 2008 1st Annual Wintergreen Chili Cook-Off 11am-1pm – […]

Ecomomic Development Authority 10.02.08

Ecomomic Development Authority 10.02.08

[ 0 ] October 3, 2008

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Thursday, October 2, 2008 Present: Mr. Greg Kelly, Mr. Steve Crandall, Mr. Erwin Berry, Ms. Emily Pelton and Mr. Natt Hall (Staff: Ms. Maureen Corum and Guest: Mr. Stu Armstrong) Absent: Mr. Bennett Saunders and Mr. Alphonso Taylor MOBILITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT – Ms. Melissa Barlow, Director of Transportation Programs for Thomas Jefferson […]

Fall Colors Just Beginning To Show In The Mountains

Fall Colors Just Beginning To Show In The Mountains

[ 0 ] October 3, 2008

The fall colors are starting to show up in the mountains of Central Virginia. In the shot above you can see some of the brilliant oranges and reds that are starting to show on some of the trees when you get into the higher elevations. This one was taken just outside the entrance of The […]

Wintergreen Nature Foundation : Elk Hill Loop

Wintergreen Nature Foundation : Elk Hill Loop

[ 0 ] October 2, 2008

October 8 10:00 am “Elk Hill Loop” Join Isabel Dewey for an easy walk around what we’ll informally call the Elk Hill Loop, part of the Rockfish Valley Trail, 2 miles roundtrip. We’ll reward ourselves with a stop at the new Sparrow Café for coffee. This is guaranteed good fun and a great way to […]

Mornings in the Mountains

Mornings in the Mountains

[ 0 ] October 2, 2008

October 4 The Wintergreen Nature Foundation 10:00 am Mornings in the Mountains Join a Foundation Naturalist for an interpretive hike. Explore the many aspects of Wintergreen’s natural environment. $3 members, $5 resort guests, $6 non-members. Please register by 9:30AM.

You Know It's Fall When...

You Know It’s Fall When…

[ 1 ] October 2, 2008

Our Paul Purpura was out this past weekend at The Wheelin’ For Sportsmen Hunt near Massies Mills at The Saunders Farm just off Route 56W. These cool crisp days are when lots of hunters get out and begin enjoying the outdoors of the Fall season in Central Virginia. The Wheelin’ program in conjunction with The […]

Custom Weather Returns On Thursday And Thanks To Everyone!

Custom Weather Returns On Thursday And Thanks To Everyone!

[ 0 ] October 1, 2008

Thanks for everyone being so patient and understanding about the custom weather. And thanks to both Ann Strober for the shot above of the distant thunderstorm that we missed here in Nelson on Tuesday and to Milly Colella for the nice shot of the low clouds in the valley over on Tommy’s Weather page. Many […]

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