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5th Annual Opportunity Ball @ Veritas Winery

5th Annual Opportunity Ball @ Veritas Winery

[ 0 ] September 20, 2008

5th Annual Opportunity Ball, November 22, 2008, 6pm Veritas Vineyard and Winery, Saddleback Road, Afton, VA An evening to remember to benefit Nelson County Charities… Start with wine and h’ors d’oeuvres and a silent auction in the wine cellar accompanied by the Monticello Wind Ensemble Enjoy a beautiful 5 course meal paired with Veritas wines […]

Static Continues Over Television In Nelson

Static Continues Over Television In Nelson

[ 8 ] September 18, 2008

As we first told you here, folks living in Nelson County, Virginia have become quite enraged about not being able to receive Charlottesville local broadcast channels if you are not on cable. Those people who aren’t in a good enough location to receive the signal by regular television antenna (very few can) must use either […]

Chamber Business Networking Held In Nellysford

Chamber Business Networking Held In Nellysford

[ 0 ] September 18, 2008

The Nelson County Chamber of Commerce and Taylor Made Business Service co-sponsored a networking get together this past week at The Dogwood Restaurant in Nellysford. It gave area business people a chance to mingle with one another in a light atmosphere. A drawing was held near the end of the event for several door prizes. […]

Wednesday Weather : Next 7 Days : Fantastic!

Wednesday Weather : Next 7 Days : Fantastic!

[ 0 ] September 17, 2008

Thanks to our Paul Purpura on Wintergreen Mountain for this shot of late summer clouds. It’s just a few more days until we officially wave bye-bye to summer and welcome in Fall next Monday on the 22nd. Tuesday was a busy day in Nelson and if you have been looking at our top story about […]

Tuesday Weather : Low Clouds and Drizzle At Times : Cooler

Tuesday Weather : Low Clouds and Drizzle At Times : Cooler

[ 0 ] September 16, 2008

Thanks to Ann Strober of Nellysford for the really peaceful looking shot up above. She recently caught the fog settling over the Rockfish Valley in Nellysford. As always Ann, we appreciate your nice pics! After a hot and sticky weekend, temperatures finally cooled a bit on Monday as a front worked through the area. Today […]

U.S. Senate Candidate Mark Warner Visits Nelson

U.S. Senate Candidate Mark Warner Visits Nelson

[ 0 ] September 15, 2008

NCL’s Diana Garland was in Lovingston Monday as former Democratic Governor and now U.S. Senate Candidate, Mark Warner, made a campaign stop to meet and greet supporters. During his stop in Lovingston, Warner made appearances at several other locations on his trip through Nelson. He will square off with Republican candidate, Jim Gilmore, in the […]

Gas Pains : Supplies Still Tight & Gouging Reported

Gas Pains : Supplies Still Tight & Gouging Reported

[ 4 ] September 15, 2008

As we first told you last week here, and most recently here, some area gas stations in Nelson have been experiencing short supplies of gasoline due to Hurricane Ike’s affects in the gulf region. Tim Spicer, Operations Manager of Tiger Fuel in Lovingston & Appomattox tells us they are able to supply stations with fuel, […]

Hamner Theater : Oh Crap, I Forgot to Have Kids

Hamner Theater : Oh Crap, I Forgot to Have Kids

[ 0 ] September 15, 2008

October 24 and 25 at 7:30pm Oh Crap, I Forgot to Have Kids One-woman show written by, and starring, Karen Gray. All tickets $10. An unruly but tender look into what it means to be a woman. For mature audiences. From : Oh Crap I Forgot to Have Kids” www.thehamnertheater.com

Naked Ladies & Mums : Milder Week Ahead

Naked Ladies & Mums : Milder Week Ahead

[ 0 ] September 15, 2008

You know it’s nearing the end of summer when the “Naked Ladies”, no not those, these, Amaryllis make their stand. Mrs. Margaret Dameron planted these long before Yvette and I moved to Greenfield. It’s always nice to see what surprises come up in the yard around the office. Margaret has long left us, but the […]

Ike Strikes, Area Gas Stations Out of Fuel

Ike Strikes, Area Gas Stations Out of Fuel

[ 5 ] September 13, 2008

As we first told you earlier, here, the effects of Hurricane Ike are reaching into Central Virginia as fears about gas shortages are fueling a rush to the pumps to fill up. First it was people rushing to get their hands on gasoline before it ran out. As of Saturday afternoon, several stations around the […]

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