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

    Nov 2, 2018 | Crozet Gazette

    We asked each of the candidates for the VA-05 U.S. House of Representatives seat to answer a set of questions pertaining to our district in advance of the election Tuesday, November 6.. The candidates are former U.S. Air Force officer and Nelson County businessman Denver Riggleman and former journalist and television producer Leslie Cockburn , who lives in Rappahannock County.

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

    Nov 1, 2018 | 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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  3. A Peek at the Peaks: Naming Crozet's MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Crozet Gazette

    Bucks Elbow Mountain rises majestically over Crozet to the west, as seen from the roof of Mountainside Senior Living in downtown Crozet. Photo: Clover Carroll.

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

    Sep 7, 2018 | Crozet Gazette

    Blue Mountain Brewery just completed its 12th harvest of hops, the fast-growing flower that lends its flavor and fragrance to many of the brewery's signature beers and ales. Taylor Smack, Blue Mountain's co-founder and brewmaster, carefully calibrates the addition of hops to designated brews to complement the taste of the fermented grains and to add a subtle scent of citrus and flowers.

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

    Jul 6, 2018 | Crozet Gazette

    Americans celebrating the New Year in 1968 were hoping for a better year than the one before. In the year just ending, Apollo I astronauts had burned to death on the launch pad, tornadoes had raged through the Midwest, a segregationist had been elected governor of Georgia, and conflicts over racism and the Vietnam war erupted everywhere, pitting youth against authority.

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