Nelson County Newswire

Nelson County Newswire

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  1. Changes could mean earlier end to music at Lockn'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    ... "Every year at this time I start getting depressed because I think, 'How are we going to top that?'a <" The Nelson County Planning Commission voted last week to recommend approval of a newly required "festival grounds" special-use permit for land ...

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  2. Nelson County supervisors discuss permits seeking to expand Devils BackboneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Powhatan Today

    ... unlimited digital access at Richmond.com. $19 per month after six-month introductory offer. A month after the Nelson County Planning Commission recommended approval of a trio of special use permits tied to expansion at Devils Backbone in Roseland, ...

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  3. Waltons' reunion weekend draws large crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 27 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Reunion on Sunday at the Waltons Mountain Museum in Schuyler. SCHUYLER - Tucked into the back roads of eastern Nelson County, the community of Schuyler, normally home to only a few hundred people, saw a flood of crowds throughout the weekend. From ...

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  4. PHOTOS: 'The Waltons' 45th anniversary reunion in Nelson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 27 | Fredericksburg.com

    Fans of "The Waltons" television series, which aired from 1972-1981, gathered at the Walton's Mountain Museum in Schuyler in Nelson County on Friday-Sunday to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the show, and commemorate its creator Earl Hamner Jr., who died last March at 92. Audrey Hamner releases a balloon in memory of her brother Earl Hamner, Jr. during The Waltons 45th Anniversary Reunion on Sunday March 26, 2017 in Schuyler, Va. Harold Hamner plants a tree in honor of Earl Hamner, Jr. with the assistance of "The Waltons" cast members Michael McGreevey and Eric Scoot during The Waltons 45th Anniversary Reunion on Sunday March 26, 2017 in Schuyler, Va.

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  5. Fans swarm Schuyler for 'Waltons' reunion, tribute to HamnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | Powhatan Today

    ... Anniversary Reunion on Sunday March 26, 2017 in Schuyler, Va. SCHUYLER - Tucked into the back roads of eastern Nelson County, the community of Schuyler, normally home to only a few hundred people, saw a flood of crowds throughout the weekend. From ...

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  6. Denver Riggleman withdraws from Virginia governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Fauquier.com

    ... sponsored by the Prince William County Republican Committee. Riggleman grew up in Manassas but now lives in Nelson County with his wife and three children. He served in the Air Force and operates Silverback Distillery in Afton with his wife. ...

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  7. Schuyler man accused of home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A 26-year-old Schuyler man has been charged with a home invasion in Nelson County. The Nelson Sheriff's Office says Matthew Baber is charged with breaking and entering with the intent to commit a robbery, and a weapons offense.

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  8. Waltons cast members plan reunion in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    (NELSON COUNTY - WINA) Many former cast members of "The Waltons" are planning a reunion weekend in Schuyler. "The Waltons", which was created by the late Earl Hamner, Jr., made its debut on CBS in September 1972. It ran for nine seasons. "The ...

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  9. Republican Denver Riggleman suspends campaign for Virginia governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Fredericksburg.com

    Denver Riggleman, co-owner of Silverback Distillery in Nelson County, VA, holds up some of the products Friday July 10, 2015. Denver Riggleman , a Republican candidate for governor, greets Noah Tickle during a Virginia Citizens Defense League meeting Tuesday night in Roanoke.

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  10. 'Waltons' reunion bringing 15 cast members to VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Powhatan Today

    ... former cast members of the hit TV show "The Waltons" are returning to Virginia for a reunion weekend. The Nelson County Times reports ( http://bit.ly/2nbxPlc ) the Waltons Mountain Museum in Schuyler will host the 45th anniversary reunion later this ...

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  11. GOP candidate for governor brings campaign to Chase CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | SoVaNow.com

    Denver Riggleman says he's mad as heck and he's not going to take it anymore. Which is why the former Air Force intelligence officer and Nelson County distillery owner claims he's running for governor.

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  12. Nelson County Sheriff looking for missing 15-year oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The Nelson County Sheriff's Office needs your help locating a missing juvenile. The juvenile is a 15-year old white male identified as Logan Matthew Johnson.

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  13. Harold Lee PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | Fredericksburg.com

    Harold Lee Phillips, 60, of Gordonsville and formerly of Schuyler, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017. He was born on October 28, 1956 in Nelson County, son of the late Bruce W. Phillips Sr. and Nettie Elizabeth Phillips.

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  14. Wintergreen shooting victim recovering, bond hearing set for suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Powhatan Today

    ... $19 per month after six-month introductory offer. Following a shooting in the Wintergreen area Feb. 19, Nelson County and the surrounding community is working to raise money for the victim's medical bills and other expenses. Money raised through the ...

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  15. Nelson woman dies in Bedford County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A Nelson County woman was killed following a weekend crash in Bedford County. State Police say 25-year-old Candice Paige Clark of Nellysford was a passenger in a car that flipped over after it struck a telephone pole.

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  16. Nelson County woman gets jail time for drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A Lovingston woman has been given three months of active jail time on two drug possession charges. 26-year-old Miranda Sue Harris has pleaded guilty in Nelson County Circuit Court.

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  17. Pipeline company granted access to survey 29 Nelson propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    More than a year after lawsuits were filed, a judge on Monday ruled Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC will be allowed to survey land belonging to 29 Nelson County landowners without their permission.

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  18. Judge rules in favor of pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A circuit judge has ruled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline can survey the properties of 29 Nelson County landowners without getting their permission. Following a lengthy hearing Monday in Lovingston, Nelson Circuit Judge Michael Garrett ruled Virginia law lets the pipeline operators visit those properties to do surveying.

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  19. Nelson Sheriff seeks home invasion suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The Nelson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible home invasion in the Afton area. Nelson Sheriff's Captain Robert New says unidentified suspects entered an open back door of a house at around 6 a.m. Thursday in the 200-block of Ennis Mountain Road.

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  20. Supervisors award contract to bring broadband to rural Pittsylvania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... current services. He emphasized the operations would all be local. "Our main operating network center is in Nelson County, and we'll be looking at an office here for on-site support," Stewart said. "Everything is done in house, including our call ...

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