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  1. A Peek at the Peaks: Naming Crozet's MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Crozet Gazette

    ... which can be viewed straight on from the Septenary Winery veranda, and beyond that (still moving right to left) is Afton Mountain, which dips west towards Waynesboro. One of its peaks is called Scott Mountain, upon which Royal Orchard and Scott ...


  2. Home-grown Hops Flavor Local BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Crozet Gazette

    ... discovered the plant also had antiseptic qualities that have helped preserve as well as flavor beer for centuries. The Afton hops were planted in advance of the brewery's construction, in time to flavor the beer they'd serve at the opening. Hops ...


  3. Skate Nelson Is Building Momentum at RVCCRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | Crozet Gazette

    While signs and sentiments of No Pipeline are familiar in Nelson County, many are grateful to say "Yes, halfpipe" in appreciation of a nearly six-foot-tall, cross halfpipe that serves as Nelson County's only skatepark. Since September 2009, the Rockfish Valley Community Center in Afton has been the home to this special place, often referred to locally as "SK8 Nelson."


  4. In the newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Arkansas Online

    Jeffrey Winder of Afton, Va., faced up to a year in jail and fines of up to $2,500 after being convicted of punching Jason Kessler, the organizer of a white nationalist rally last year in Charlottesville, but Winder received no jail time and a $1 fine.


  5. Spotsylvania Arrest Blotter, Arrests made August 20, 2018 - " August 26, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 |

    ... and strangulation in the 6600 block of Wagon Drive. On 08/20/2018, Deputy Jurgens arrested Timothy Crowder (20) of Afton, VA, for possession of schedule I/II narcotic. Penny Finchum (39) of Shipman, VA was also arrested for providing false ID to law ...


  6. Best of C-VILLERead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | C-Ville Weekly

    ... Mellow Mushroom 1321 W. Main St. 972-9366 Runner-up: Blue Mountain Brewery 9519 Critzers Shop Rd. (Afton) (540) 456-8020 Did you know that zebras are technically black with white stripes? If you shaved one, ...


  7. Man killed in shootout with Virginia deputies after homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Virginia State Police said in a release Monday that they've confirmed that 40-year-old Anthony Hutchinson of Waynesboro shot 29-year-old Alexia Lockett at her home in Afton in Nelson County, then fled Sunday. Later an Amherst County Sheriff's deputy spotted the car Hutchinson was driving and tried to stop it.


  8. Waynesboro man dies following an incident on Route 29 in AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... returned fire, and Hutchinson died at the scene. The deceased Nelson County woman was 29 year old Alexia S. Lockett of Afton. The wounded deputy is expected to recover. Iran's Supreme Leader on Monday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's offer of ...


  9. VSP Identify Avon Rd. Victim and Suspect in Officer-Involved ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | NBC29

    ... State Police responded to a residence in the 1700 block of Avon Road. Upon arriving, Alexia S. Lockett, 29, of Afton, Va. was found deceased inside the residence. Her remains were transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Richmond for ...


  10. Can Sexy Bigfoot Be Found in Virginia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 |

    ... rise, covered by millions of acres of national forest. For what it's worth, Riggleman happens to own a distillery in Afton, Virginia, right on the border of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. There is no evidence to suggest ...


  11. Republicans lead fundraising in 6th and 9th District races; Democrat ahead in 5th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... on hand. In the neighboring 5th District, journalist Leslie Cockburn raised $586,602 and has $482,557 on hand, while Afton distillery owner Denver Riggleman has pulled in $217,443 and has $207,788 on hand. Riggleman only entered the race last month ...


  12. The Turning Point: 50 Years Since the Year that Changed EverythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Crozet Gazette

    ... she said. "But I began to be angry and upset when I heard them speak about race." Mary Cunningham, who lives in Afton, said the same was true of her. She was still in middle school in 1968, but she'd moved to a new school where the student body was ...


  13. Richmond-area couples team to form winery and produce winning wines in Albemarle CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Valley Road Vineyards. guy in the orange shirt behind the wine tasting counter is Stan Joynes, CEO of Valley Road Vineyards in Afton. 1 comment

  14. Garrett bows out, Riggleman announces run for 5th districtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Franklin News-Post

    ... 5th District. Denver Riggleman, an Air Force veteran, small business owner and national security expert from Afton, Virginia, released a statement yesterday to announce his intention to seek the Replubican nomination for the 5th district, replacing ...


  15. Danville Democratic leader says race will be - uphill battle' after incumbent bows outRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... hopes to replace him. State Sen. Bill Stanley, R-Franklin, has said he is seriously considering running for the seat. Afton resident and Nelson County distillery owner Denver Riggleman announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination for ...


  16. Graves, Joyce D.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 |

    ... vate gathering will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope's Legacy Equine Rescue, 5145 Taylor Creek Rd., Afton, VA 22920 Special thanks to the caregivers who helped Mrs. Graves.


  17. Two Virginia grapegrowers recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Wines & Vines

    ... This year's Grower of the Year award was presented to Bill Tonkins, vineyard manager at Veritas Vineyard and Winery in Afton, Va. This award for exemplary service to the Virginia grape industry was presented by Bettina Ring, Virginia secretary of ...


  18. RISE Armament Enhances Retail ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Shooting Industry

    ... and we want to show them our gratitude; this program is a way of doing just that," shared John Paulk, Shot Spot CEO. Afton, Va.-based Zenith Firearms imports a wide variety of firearms and is the sole importer of the MKE-produced roller delayed ...


  19. Thirsty ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... stout, is made with graham crackers and chocolate notes, just like your favorite summertime treat. Blue Toad, based in Afton, Va., will offer two kinds of ciders. The Harvest Fest has flavors of clove, cinnamon and spices, and Rockfish Hard Amber, ...


  20. Augusta Co. Sheriff's Office Investigating BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | NBC29

    The Augusta County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance with a burglary investigation. On 11/29/17, an unknown person broke into an Afton, VA home and took several items, including a debit card.


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