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Amherst: Breaking: Explosion At Ambriar Shopping Center Has Firemen Battling Blaze : Video

Amherst: Breaking: Explosion At Ambriar Shopping Center Has Firemen Battling Blaze : Video

[ 0 ] December 17, 2012

Amherst Amherst County, VA Crews are on the scene Monday evening battling a blaze at the Ambriar Shopping Center after a large explosion rocked the area nearby. Many people on our Facebook timeline have been sharing pictures and reports of hearing the loud boom. Here is video shot by Travis Fulcher posted to Facebook of [...]

Via NWS: Various Freeze Warnings Or Watches are in effect for the counties highlighted in light & dark blue through Thursday morning. The mountains of Nelson along the BRP though not technically included should be aware of freezing temps. Low lying valley portions of Nelson may reach near freezing both Tuesday & Wednesday night.

Various Freeze Warnings & Watches Nearby & Mountains Along BRP

[ 0 ] April 10, 2012

FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT WED ALONG & WEST OF BRP CLICK HERE FOR FREEZE WATCH PRODUCTS IN AMHERST AND POINTS SOUTH URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 758 PM EDT TUE APR 10 2012 CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE- HAMPSHIRE-HARDY-EASTERN GRANT-EASTERN MINERAL- INCLUDING THE [...]

Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail Opened Additional Section On Tuesday

Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail Opened Additional Section On Tuesday

[ 0 ] April 4, 2012

Near Piney River Amherst / Nelson County Line For years work has been underway on the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail along the Nelson / Amherst County line in Piney River. Some of the trail has been open in Nelson, but other parts weren’t reachable because a section in Amherst was not ready. “Part of [...]

Via NWS Blacksburg: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the areas shaded in purple from midnight Sunday until noon Monday. As of Sunday evening, Nelson is NOT included in this advisory, but some snow is expected overnight into Monday morning.

Amherst, Buckingham, Rockbridge, Appomattox & Points South : WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

[ 0 ] March 4, 2012

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT SUNDAY TO NOON EST MONDAY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA 222 PM EST SUN MAR 4 2012 …CLIPPER SYSTEM TO BRING A QUICK SHOT OF ACCUMULATING SNOW TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.. .A STRONG CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY THIS [...]

Photos by Victoria Mininger : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Cars line the road this past Saturday 9.11.10 at the 2nd Annual Three Mile Yard Sale in Lowesville, VA. Click any photo to enlarge.

Lowesville Three Mile Yard Sale – That’s A Long One! : 9.12.10

[ 0 ] September 12, 2010

Lowesville Near The Amherst-Nelson Line If you couldn’t find it at this past weekend’s Three Mile Yard Sale in Lowesville, you either don’t need it or will never find it! For the second year in a row, yard sale stretched for a far as the eye could see. We’re not sure it’s exactly three miles, [...]

Photos By Norm Shafer : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Betty Jo Dominick plays the accordion with the Rogan Brothers  Band at the Summer Solstice Festival, Saturday June 19, 2010 at Lazy Days Winery / Amherst Estate Vineyards in Amherst, Va.

Summer Officially Begins! : 6.21.10

[ 0 ] June 21, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia Today at 7:28 AM EDT Summer officially begins! It will feel like it too! As a matter of fact it’s been feeling like it all weekend long. The first day of Summer is also the longest day of the year. (so to speak) From here on the days will slowly begin getting [...]

Photo By Norm Shafer : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Jeff Stone, winemaker at Wintergreen Winery, at left,  talks to Sonia R. Banks of Richmond about their wine offerings while Adam Diaz looks on at the Summer Solstice Festival, Saturday June 19, 2010 at Lazy Days Winery / Amherst Estate Vineyards in Amherst, Va.

Summer Solstice Wine Festival Continues Today : 6.20.10

[ 0 ] June 20, 2010

Amherst County, VA It was hot start to the VA Summer Solstice Wine Festival on Saturday. The event continues today from 11AM to 5PM. Tweet This Post

Sarah Gorman from Cardinal Point Vineyard and Winery at the 2009 festival.

Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival This Weekend!

[ 0 ] June 17, 2010

Amherst Near The Nelson County Line It’s back, and better than ever! The 2nd annual Summer Solstice Wine Festival will get underway this Saturday 12 PM to 8PM and Sunday 11AM to 5PM. Lots of familiar Nelson wineries will be in hand, plus a long list of entertainers. Click here to see them all! For [...]

"Photo via Nelson County Sheriff\'s Department : Jason Todd Cash is wanted by The Nelson County Sheriff in connection with several outstanding felony warrants.

Nelson Sheriff On Lookout For Wanted Man : 2.24.10

[ 0 ] February 24, 2010

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Nelson County Sheriff, David Brooks, says his agency is looking for the man pictured above. Jason Todd Cash is wanted in connection with several felonies he committed back on January 24th. We first told you about the search by lawmen here. Here’s the information Sheriff Brooks sent over this morning: Todd [...]

Winter Storm Watch & Warnings Start Friday : UPDATED 9PM : 12.17.09

Winter Storm Watch & Warnings Start Friday : UPDATED 9PM : 12.17.09

[ 0 ] December 17, 2009

Nelson County, Virginia A major winter storm is taking shape and will affect much of Central Virginia starting Friday and continuing into Saturday night. A Winter Storm Watch will begin for Nelson and many counties to the north, on Friday afternoon and continuing into Saturday night. Amounts of 5 inches and greater are possible in [...]

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