Nelson County Newswire

Nelson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Nelson County, VA.

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  1. Virginia Cooperative Extension offers tips on battling boxwood blightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Franklin News-Post

    ... and Consumer Sciences and Robert Saunders of Saunders Brothers, a boxwood nursery in Piney River in Nelson County. "Boxwood blight is a sticky, serious fungal disease," Barrow explained. "It is very difficult and costly to control with fungicides. ...

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

    Friday Nov 9 | Franklin News-Post

    ... lives in the 5th and liberty lives with every single person that's in this room." Riggleman, a co-owner of Nelson County-based Silverback Distillery, and Cockburn, a former investigative journalist, were competing to succeed one-term Rep. Tom ...

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  3. Denver Riggleman wins the 5th District House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Backers of Denver Riggleman cheer on the Congressman-elect at his victory party in Nelson County Nelson County businessman Denver Riggleman has won a hard-fought contest for the 5th District seat in the House of Representatives. The 48-year-old Riggleman defeated 66 year old Leslie Cockburn of Rappahannock County in Tuesday's election.

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  4. 2018 candidates cast their ballots in diverse placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... urn's home precinct is in Rappahannock County, and Republican Denver Riggleman voted in the Nellysford area of Nelson County.

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  5. Nelson County-based cidery to open in Jackson WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | WTVR Richmond

    Bryant's Small Batch Cider on Friday opened its new satellite tasting room at 308 N. Adams St. in downtown Richmond. The 780-square-foot outpost joins Bryant's flagship location and farm in Roseland , a small town in Nelson County.

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

    Friday Nov 2 | 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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  7. 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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  8. High Steppin' in BoydtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | SoVaNow.com

    ... June to replace incumbent 5th District Rep. Tom Garrett on the November ballot. The entry into the race by the Nelson County distiller and one-time gubernatorial candidate followed Garrett's surprise announcement that he would not seek re-election ...

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  9. Nelson Sheriffa s Office arrests man on burglary chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Darren Kessler Fitzgerald has been charged with burglaries in the Piney River area. The Nelson County Sheriff says a 27-year-old man is accused of multiple burglaries and larcenies in the Piney River area during the last several months.

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  10. Father, son charged in death of man who went missing in 2004Read the original story

    Oct 12, 2018 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... Hicks left his Fluvanna County home Sept. 1, 2004, and never returned. His truck was found four days later in Nelson County. His body was found in May 2014 in Keene, an unincorporated area of Albemarle County. Both Spradlin and Moore are charged ...

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  11. Interview: Virginia record collector Chris King talks about his debut book about ancient Greek music.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | Style Weekly

    Chris King with Elias Barounis in the background of a photo taken by writer, producer and curator Katerina Kafentzi in Athens, Greece, in September. Chris King lives in a charming 19th century farmhouse in Faber in Nelson County where he gives the impression, through his surroundings and his world-weary mannerisms, that he should've been born during a much earlier era.

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  12. 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

    Richard and Jill Averitt's home in Nelson County is part of a 135-acre family homestead in the pipeline's path. Richard and Jill Averitt's home in Nelson County is part of a 135-acre family homestead in the pipeline's path.

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

    Oct 4, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... delved into his upbringing, his time in the Air Force and opening of the distillery he runs with his wife in Nelson County. At some point during each of his exchanges, Riggleman would ask, "Now, is there anything I can do for you?" With the sheriff, ...

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  14. Two dead, one fighting for life at UVa, in a Nelson County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    State Police say two people are dead and one critically hurt in a Tuesday afternoon crash in Nelson County. State Police's Corinne Geller says a 1996 Chevy pickup was westbound on Route 60 around 3 Tuesday afternoon when it crossed the center line and hit a 2004 GMC Envoy head-on.

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  15. Flood warning with heavy rain in Nelson and Augusta countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Nelson and eastern Augusta counties, as well as the cities of Staunton and Waynesboro. Very heavy rain tracking through those areas: The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a * Flood Warning for... Nelson County in central Virginia... Eastern Augusta County in western Virginia... The City of Staunton in western Virginia... The City of Waynesboro in western Virginia... * Until 200 PM EDT.

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

    Sep 7, 2018 | Crozet Gazette

    ... the grapes made it better," Smack said. "When we knew that we were going to open a brewery and restaurant in Nelson County, I wanted people to have a glimpse of the natural plants we use." The acreage needed for barley, corn, rye or wheat was too ...

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  17. 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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  18. Hidden Gem: Bygone Opulence on Afton MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Crozet Gazette

    ... portrait rises above the grand staircase. With cutting edge technology for its time, it was the first house in Nelson County (The property straddles both Nelson and Augusta Counties) to have electricity, as well as telephones, dumbwaiter, and ...

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  19. Lockn' Festival offers everything from Hamageddon pork to musical collaborationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... to give music lovers a literal taste of Central Virginia. "Everybody can try every beer that's made in Nelson County," Lockn' organizer David Frey said. "With food, also, we try to focus on a lot of local food people from Charlottesville and ...

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

    Aug 13, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A Shenandoah Valley resident who was wanted in connection with a homicide died Sunday in a shootout with Amherst County sheriff's deputies. State Police say a woman's body was found in a Nelson County home Sunday morning, and Amherst County deputies spotted a car linked to the victim's home about a half-hour later.

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