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  1. Republican Denver Riggleman tops Leslie Cockburn in 5th Congressional DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Franklin News-Post

    ... Virginia Department of Elections. "I don't know what to say," Riggleman said to supporters at Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton. "Liberty lives in the 5th and liberty lives with every single person that's in this room." Riggleman, a co-owner of Nelson ...

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  2. GOP candidate called 'Bigfoot erotica' devotee wins raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | WWSB

    Republican congressional candidate Denver Riggleman claps with the crowd during an election party in Afton, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Republican congressional candidate Denver Riggleman is joined by his three daughters center Abby, Lilly and Lauren during an election party in Afton, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.

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  3. Republican Denver Riggleman tops Leslie Cockburn in 5th Congressional DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Virginia Department of Elections. "I don't know what to say," Riggleman said to supporters at Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton. "Liberty lives in the 5th and liberty lives with every single person that's in this room." Riggleman, a co-owner of Nelson ...

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  4. Smith's Century Club ride is in the booksRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 3 | Fulton Sun

    ... o teach a few classes, and is now back to teaching full time. She's also just back from taking students fox hunting in Afton, Virginia, and has a team competing in St. Louis at a weekend show.

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  5. VA-05 U.S. House of Representatives Candidate ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Crozet Gazette

    ... have done it. Entrepreneurs and companies create jobs, not the government. My wife and I own Silverback Distillery in Afton. The biggest obstacles to building and perpetuating our business are government red tape, overreaching regulations, ...

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  6. Nelson County Historic Country Store Gets Rezoning ApprovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Crozet Gazette

    The Nelson County Planning Commission voted 4-2 at its September 26 meeting to approve a rezoning request with a special use permit to construct a multi-family dwelling on residential property locally known as Anderson's Store. The parcel, located in Afton at 1889 Avon Road on the corner of Route 151, was a country grocery that served the community for over 50 years, but it has not been in operation for the past several years.

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  7. Tractor-trailer accident caused Wednesday logjam on I-64Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... 64 in the western end of Albemarle County. For part of the afternoon, there was a five-mile backup in an area between Afton and Crozet. The traffic flow returned to normal by late afternoon.

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  8. Rest in peace, our phriend PhredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Historic City News

    ... Freddie is survived by his wife Mello-Dee, brother Craig Simmons of New Bern, North Carolina and sister Rose Mohler of Afton, Virginia. A celebration of his life will be held at the St. Augustine VFW Post 2391 at a date to be scheduled later. ...

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  9. A dramatic Capitol Hill kitchen. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Washingtonian.com

    ... " Quartzite countertops in a leather finish add rugged texture. The walnut and oak cabinetry is by Heartwood Design in Afton, Virginia. Photograph by Bob Narod/GTM Architects. Though there are no Rocky Mountain views from this

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  10. Nelson County family invites public to pitch tents in pipeline's path through proposed resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    ... Averitt, now 48, said in an interview at the Shockoe Bottom office of Digital ReLab, his technology business based in Afton. The Averitts have chosen to fight the $6.5 billion project and its use of eminent domain to condemn property in the ...

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  11. Riggleman tours Chatham before evening fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Riggleman's Thursday began in Washington, D.C., and ended in Chatham for a tour and fundraiser before heading to his Afton home. After a long day of campaigning, Riggleman, the Republican candidate for Virginia's 5th District seat in the U.S. House ...

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

    Sep 7, 2018 | 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 ...

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

    Sep 7, 2018 | 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 ...

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

    Sep 7, 2018 | 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."

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  15. In the newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | 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.

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

    Aug 28, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... 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 ...

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

    Aug 15, 2018 | C-Ville Weekly

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

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  18. 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.

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  19. 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 ...

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  20. 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 ...

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