Nelson County Newswire

Nelson County Newswire

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

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

    Monday Sep 17 | 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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  2. Home-grown Hops Flavor Local BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | 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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  3. Skate Nelson Is Building Momentum at RVCCRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | 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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  4. Hidden Gem: Bygone Opulence on Afton MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | 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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  5. Lockn' Festival offers everything from Hamageddon pork to musical collaborationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | 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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  6. 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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  7. Suspect killed, deputy hurt in Amherst County shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WTVR Richmond

    ... 11:20 [Sunday morning] deputies attempted to stop a vehicle matching a description of a vehicle sought in Nelson County. The suspect lost control of the vehicle and crashed along Route 29 south in the area of Spencer Mountain Road," a press released ...

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  8. Waynesboro man dies after a shootout on Route 29 in AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    State Police are investigating a car crash in Amherst County that led to the death of a Shenandoah Valley man. Investigators say Amherst sheriff's deputies got a call late Sunday morning that the driver of a Nissan could have been involved in a shooting incident on Avon Road in Nelson County.

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  9. Business Briefs: August 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | Crozet Gazette

    Where schoolchildren once bent over pre-World War II history lessons, an eclectic collection of retail shops, artists and unique services benefits the people of Nelson County and their neighbors. The Rockfish Valley Community Center, named after the river valley and the former elementary school and located 8.6 miles down Route 151 from Route 250, enjoys enthusiastic support from the county's diverse neighborhoods.

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  10. Five years after Alexis Murphy's disappearance, community and family remember her lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    Laura Murphy shows one of the last photos taken of her daughter, Alexis, on her cell phone at the Murphys home in Shipman on Aug. 29, 2013. A friend of Alexis Murphy, Alana Mosley looks at her candle during the vigil at Nelson County High School in Nelson County, Va., August 8, 2013.

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  11. Bigfoot Lumbers Into Virginia Congressional RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | NBC Miami

    ... issues and Leslie's book. #bigfoot #DangerousLiaison Riggleman, who is a co-owner of Silverback Distillery in Nelson County, Virginia, accused Cockburn of distracting voters with the erotica allegations posted to her Twitter account. The Republican ...

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  12. A Conversation with Judge James T. GilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | JD Supra

    ... Courthouse, where General Lee surrendered to General Grant. I spent quite a bit of my early youth in rural Nelson County, Virginia, where I was greatly influenced by my maternal grandparents with whom I spent hot and humid, playful summers. My ...

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  13. 'Bigfoot Erotica' Allegations Are False, Va. Candidate SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | NBC Washington

    ... issues and Leslie's book. #bigfoot #DangerousLiaison Riggleman, who is a co-owner of Silverback Distillery in Nelson County, Virginia, accused Cockburn of distracting voters with the erotica allegations posted to her Twitter account. The Republican ...

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  14. Lincoln Brower, scientist and protector of the monarch butterfly, dies at 86Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    By Matt Schudel, 2018, The Washington PostLincoln Brower, one of the foremost experts on the monarch butterfly, who spent six decades studying the life cycle of the delicate orange-and-black insect and later led efforts to preserve its winter habitat in a mountainous region of Mexico, died July 17 at his home in Nelson County, Virginia. He was 86. He had Parkinson's disease, said his wife, Linda Fink.

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

    Jul 20, 2018 | 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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  16. Expert and advocate for iconic monarch butterfly has died Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | 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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  17. Behind the Scenes: Virginia Distillery Co. brings Scotland style to southern climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | 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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  18. Chamomile and Whiskey @El-Rocko LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | 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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  19. The Turning Point: 50 Years Since the Year that Changed EverythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | 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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  20. 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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