Ben Kessler, one of five worker-members for the Afton nonprofit Little Bluestem, told students on a November visit to the nursery that the group isn’t trying to teach locals to love the land — “They already do.”
In a festive scene outside Nelson County High School on Nov. 22, county schools' employees received free turkeys as a sign of thanks from the community.
The informal observance may have started as a way for homesick pals who couldn't head home for Thanksgiving to join forces and share turkey, sides and fellowship, but it has grown into a way to honor the families we choose for ourselves. And if you're looking for a way to celebrate that bond…
From just talking with Orchard House Bed & Breakfast co-owner Deb Verplank, you probably wouldn’t guess she and her husband are selling the Lovingston historic property.
The Daily Progress will publish the names of new donors each day and designate in whose honor a gift is made.
When I was a Peace Corps volunteer in Zaire in the early 1980s, I saw a handful of people with withered legs, who moved through life on their knuckles because of a crippling disease called polio.
When author Pam Webber was growing up in the town of Amherst, the nation was tightly gripped in the turmoil of the Vietnam War.
"I will always love that house," says Hamner. "And sometimes cold chills come over me thinking about the times we had there."
Nicholas Bartley’s creations stand out in the HeART of Nelson Artisan Collective in Lovingston — especially the oversized topographic model of Nelson County that hangs over the shop’s fireplace.
The Nelson County zoning ordinance could soon be updated with new requirements for cluster housing now that the Board of Supervisors has adopted a preliminary resolution in favor of a change. Cluster housing developments are defined in the county zoning ordinance as subdivisions consisting o…
Tiree is big, beautiful, and orange. He has been waiting patiently through a particularly busy kitten season for someone to pay him some attention. He has watched countless raucous kittens and energetic young cats come and go.
Nelson 151 is partnering with Nelson County volunteer parents and KellyBronze Turkey Farm this month for Gobbling With Gratitude, a fundraising initiative designed to provide every Nelson County Schools employee with a free, high-quality turkey in time for area Thanksgiving celebrations.
The latest estimates for a new joint social services and county office building on Callohill Drive in Nelson County are about four times greater than February estimates.
Brian Clowdus and his team is bringing The Christmas Carol Experience production to Lovingston Winery in December.
With winter on the horizon — and with it, cold temperatures with ice and snow likely — the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation is gearing up and preparing to respond.
The red wave that wasn’t
Deer are so ubiquitous we sometimes fail to marvel at their ability to thrive among us.
Sinatra is striking, with blue eyes and a flashy speckled coat. He may be pit bull and blue-tick hound or heeler. This 3-year-old is solid love and happy enthusiasm. He is smart, quickly learning commands. Sinatra finds leash walks compelling, but he is ready to learn the finer points of wal…
Meet the Trekkies!
Nelson County recently announced it is participating in Artists Sunday on Nov. 27, the Sunday after Thanksgiving, to spotlight artists during the holiday shopping season.
An Arrington teenager will be committed as a serious offender for a minimum of three years after pleading guilty Monday to four felonies in Nelson Circuit Court.