Wintergreen Fire and Rescue responded to a fire in the Stoney Creek area of Nelson County on Tuesday.
Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday in Woods Mill in Nelson County.
Community centers in Nelson — housed in historic schools — share the challenges associated with aging infrastructure, and are in various stages of renovation. But community center heads recently have formed a new partnership, and are recognizing shared goals.
Of the 684 people who answered a question in a Nelson County recreational needs assessment survey about the need for a public swimming facility in the county, 76% think such a facility is necessary.
The Virginia Department of Transportation seeks public input on its traffic and safety study of the Virginia 151 corridor.
Dick Whitehead of the Historical Society of Nelson County will talk about the life of Parson Rose, who came to the Virginia Colony at the age of 21, just ordained in England. Preaching was his calling, but he developed other areas of expertise, such as surveying, inventing the double canoe f…
The Lady Govs varsity softball season opened on March 15 with a 2-1 win over Buffalo Gap.
Editorial on vaccines missed the mark
Every time people throw litter, including cigarette butts, out of their vehicles, they are creating great harm to wildlife and destroying the beauty of the Earth.
The Nelson County Board of Supervisors approved rezoning requests and special use permits at its regular March meeting allowing for an automobile graveyard in Afton, a wholesale cabinet shop in Piney River, and a new commercial and residential building in Lovingston.
Freya is a petite domestic short-haired tortoiseshell, born in July, 2022. Freya is at the rescue due to a sad situation. Her guardian was homeless and living in her car. She finally found somewhere to live but could not bring her cats with her. She was heartbroken to say goodbye to Freya and Miko.
Tye is a bouncy, athletic kind of guy. He’s quite fetching with his brindled coat, and would make anyone look regal walking on a leash beside them. Tye most certainly as some kind of sighthound in him, and is fascinated by our cats. He would absolutely love to chase them.
Under one new law a person could get up to a year in jail for making a prank emergency call that draws police.
Eugene Butler was at a further education course in Bedford on a Monday morning last month, when he got an unexpected email calling for him to come to Richmond.
The largest commercial solar farm proposed to date in Amherst County in the Piney River area received a denial vote from the county’s planning commission on March 16.
Virginia State Police have released new details on a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred March 16 on Virginia 151 in Afton.
The cost of food, housing, transportation and health care have increased in recent months.
Area professionals offered career inspiration to Nelson Middle Schoolers on March 15 at a school-wide career fair. Employees with Central Virginia Electric Cooperative, the University of Lynchburg, air ambulance provider PHI Air Medical, Torres Trucking, Lovingston Veterinary, Emerson Electr…
Stephanie and Kyle Thomas arrived at the idea for their new Afton bed-and-breakfast after noticing a vacancy during their own travels.
Virginia State Police are investigating two single-car crashes, both with confirmed fatalities.
A Shipman resident with law enforcement experience has announced he is running for Nelson County Sheriff in the Nov. 8 election. Mark Embrey, 45, has filed to run as an independent and is the only declared candidate for the position with the Nelson County Registrar’s Office as of March 13. T…
The Nelson County School Board approved a $31.2 million budget March 9 for fiscal year 2024, to be considered by the board of supervisors during upcoming county budget decisions.