Nelson County Newswire

Nelson County Newswire

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  1. Expert and advocate for iconic monarch butterfly has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Connecticut Post

    ... has died. He was 86. Linda Fink, his wife, confirmed Friday that Brower passed away Tuesday at home in Nelson County, Virginia, after a long illness. Brower studied the orange-and-black-winged insect for more than six decades. It is famous for its ...

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  2. Expert and advocate for iconic monarch butterfly has died Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    Lincoln Brower, who was considered one of the foremost experts on the iconic monarch butterfly and a scientist who advocated for the declining species' protection, has died. He was 86. Linda Fink, his wife, confirmed Friday that Brower passed away Tuesday at home in Nelson County, Virginia, after a long illness.

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  3. Behind the Scenes: Virginia Distillery Co. brings Scotland style to southern climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... name use "whisky" and countries with an e "whiskey"). Founded by Irish immigrant George G. Moore in 2011, the Nelson County distillery draws from Scottish whiskey-making traditions but has the benefit of a humid Virginia climate, which allows the ...

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  4. Chamomile and Whiskey @El-Rocko LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Connect Savannah

    Solid songwriting, blazing fiddles, jangling banjos and tight harmonies are the hallmarks of this rockin', bluegrass-meets-Irish-folk band. From Nelson County, Virginia, founding members Koda Kerl and Marie Borgman have deep musical roots that reach to the way back when they were in grade school together.

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

    Friday Jul 6 | Crozet Gazette

    ... King the month before. "I was really young when John Kennedy was shot," recalled Jenny Upton, who now lives in Nelson County, "so the assassination of Dr. King was one of the first national tragedies I really remember." Upton was in her first year ...

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  6. Wintergreen seeks to stop water permit for pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    ... 300 feet from the only entrance to this resort community in the Blue Ridge Mountains above Rockfish Valley in Nelson County. The clear-cut slope marks the path of the pending Atlantic Coast Pipeline, where the 42-inch, high-pressure natural gas ...

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  7. Distillery owner Denver Riggleman wins GOP nomination to replace...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    Nelson County distillery owner Denver Riggleman speaks to reporters Saturday, after winning the Republican nomination to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Tom Garrett, R-5th, on the congressional ballot. Allison Wrabel/The Daily Progress Audience members listen to speakers as the 5th District Republican Committee meets to pick a nominee at Nelson County High School in Lovingston on June 2. Allison Wrabel/The Daily Progress Rep. Tom Garrett, R-5th, speaks before voting begins for a Republican nominee to replace him in the 5th District race at Nelson County High School in Lovingston on June 2. Garrett has announced he will not seek re-election.

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  8. 5th District GOP taps Nelson County distiller as Garrett's replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | SoVaNow.com

    The Town of South Boston is proposing to add a 25-cent tax on the sale of cigarettes so the town can raises the salaries of its lowest-paid staff. A head-snapping week for 5th District Republicans culminated Saturday with the pick of a nominee to carry the party banner in the mid-term congressional elections in November: Denver Riggleman, a former Air Force intelligence officer and Nelson County distillery owner who briefly ran for governor in 2017.

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

    May 29, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... 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 Garrett's seat on Tuesday. ...

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  10. Fatal accident on Route 29 in NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A Richmond area man has become Nelson County's latest highway fatality. State Police say 74-year-old Wallace L. Morgan of Chesterfield County died Sunday after his car veered off Route 29 and struck an embankment, a culvert and a tree.

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  11. Chesterfield man killed in Memorial Day weekend crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | WTVR Richmond

    The Chesterfield County man killed in a crash on Route 29 in Nelson County, Virginia was identified by Virginia State Police as 74-year-old Wallace L. Morgan.

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  12. Two people are now in jail for charges that stem from February deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Two people now face charges in connection with the deaths of two women whose bodies were found three months ago in a Lovingston apartment. The Nelson County Sheriff's Office says 29-year-old Scott Lewis Campbell, Jr. and 59-year-old Janine M. Hanna are charged with distribution of morphine and a conspiracy to distribute drugs.

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  13. Nelson Sheriffa s office sheds more light on February deaths of two womenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The Sheriff's Office in Nelson County has provided a preliminary cause of death for two women whose bodies were found three months ago in a Lovingston apartment. Nelson sheriff's investigators say accidental overdoses were responsible for the deaths of 60-year-old Deborah Lee Bruce of Bedford and 38-year-old Michelle Bruce of Lovingston.

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  14. Devils Backbone to hold grand opening for new distilleryRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2018 | Virginia Business

    Devils Backbone Brewery Co. in Nelson County is expanding into distilling. The grand opening of the Devils Backbone Distilling Co.

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  15. New honor for Nelson Countya s Jimmy FortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... honor. Fortune has been inducted into the Virginia Music Hall of Fame. That ceremony happened in late March at Nelson County High School and coincided with a benefit concert to raise money for the Governors' band program. He's a Nelson High ...

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  16. Lord Nelson's Through the Night Album ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Shockya.com

    ... life can be an equally emotional and insightful journey. That's certainly the case for Lord Nelson, the Nelson County, Virginia-based band that's set to release its second studio album, 'Through The Night,' on May 18. The 10-track Americana and ...

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  17. Alleged serial burglar now behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Samuel Isaac Hunter gave false information on his identity when he came into contact with Nelson County Sheriff's deputies. When officers were able to confirm his true identity and attempt to arrest the 38-year-old, he ran off and was eventually apprehended, but not before jumping into the river.

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  18. The Awesome Power of the FirearmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | The American Conservative

    ... and drive responsibly-though the car was totaled twice more: once, four years later, when I hit a deer in Nelson County, Virginia; and again, a year after that, when I was hit from behind on the highway in Norfolk. I've been thinking about that ...

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  19. More than 100 firefighters respond to Nelson County structure fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Nelson County Emergency Dispatch received the call for the fire around 10:30 p.m. at Turman Tye River Lumber Yard, where crews from Wintergreen, Amherst, Lovingston and Rockfish responded. The fire started in one of the storage units and fully engulfed the unit when crews arrived on scene, WSET reported .

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  20. Sheryl Crow, Widespread Panic and George Clinton: Lockn' 2018 unveils ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    A rare Dead & Company festival appearance will bring four sets over two nights to this summer's Lockn' music festival in Nelson County. Lockn' 2018 announced its lineup Thursday for the festival, which is set for Aug. 23 through 26 at Infinity Downs in Arrington.

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