A colorful landscape is steadily taking shape at the corner of Main and Front streets in Lovingston.
The state Department of Education is finalizing model policies to ensure parents are notified if their children are being taught sexually explicit instructional materials in the classroom.
Buyers are leaving the Charlottesville market entirely in search of smaller markets with more single-family home inventory at more affordable rates.
Robert Saunders is the 2022 Sunbelt/Swisher Ag Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year, the first Nelson County farmer to earn the recognition.
When former Amherst County Public Schools Superintendent John Walker called Mike Cargill to offer him a job as a keyboarding teacher at Amherst County High School, Cargill was hesitant.
Nelson County Tourism plans to use a $10,000 state grant to install a public boat ramp at the Nelson County Wayside along U.S. 29, in a continued effort to provide safe access to the Rockfish River.
Our pollinator garden is full of small bumblebees this year, along with a few honeybees and small native bees.
Josh Copson always wanted to be the superhero growing up. When Nelson County teen Alexis Murphy went missing in 2013, that hero impulse returned.
Despite the ending of a pandemic-era federal aid meal plan, Lynchburg-area school districts plan to continue providing students with free meals through the community eligibility provision program, also known as CEP.
Nelson County Sheriff’s Office employees, public safety dispatchers and county staff will receive raises after a recent board of supervisors vote. The salary adjustments, effective July 1, are achieved using vacancy savings within the fiscal year 2023 budget.
Interim Nelson County Administrator Candy McGarry announced July 25 county employee Linda Staton has been selected for the the county’s Director of Finance and Human Resources position.
A Carolina wren squawked endlessly on a recent morning, surely the loudest bird around for its tiny size.
A Nelson County judge sentenced a Schuyler man to seven years in prison on July 25 for 21 charges related to a September 2017 home robbery and malicious wounding.
Nelson County business owner George Hatchell started selling his Love of Honey products online in 2020 and credits the pandemic with much of his success.
House Appropriations Chairman Barry Knight, R-Virginia Beach, is waiting for Virginia’s economy to sour, but the state revenues keep rising, accounting for a surplus of more than $1.9 billion for the fiscal year that ended on June 30.
Virginia First Lady Suzanne Youngkin told an audience gathered at Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue her husband, Gov. Glenn Youngkin, has a frequent saying.
Central Virginia Electric Cooperative estimates more than 90% of Nelson County residents will have access to gigabit-speed internet by Jan 1, 2023.
JUNE 27 Reckless driving, Thomas Nelson Hwy.; Building check, Thomas Nelson Hwy.; Suspicious person/vehicle, Afton Mountain Road; Miscellaneous call, Afton Mountain Road; Disabled vehicle, Thomas Nelson Hwy.; Property damage, Afton Mountain Road; Disabled vehicle, Rockfish Valley Hwy.; Civil…
For five days in early June, 25 volunteers pitched in for the 49th Annual Lynchburg Bird Club Breeding Bird Count.
A Nelson County judge sentenced an Amherst man on July 18 to two years behind bars for misdemeanor charges related to a July 2020 vehicle crash that injured his son.
A juvenile is charged with attempted murder and other offenses related to a July 18 shooting, according to authorities.
A sweeping state law requires Appalachian to provide totally carbon-free power to its Virginia customers by 2050.
“As the year gets closer to starting, we really are trying very, very hard to ensure that every child who's sitting out there who is 4 years old or will be 4 by Sept. 30 has a place to go to preschool."
A juvenile suspect is charged with attempted homicide and other offenses following a July 14 shooting in Shipman, authorities said.
A few miles from the village of Elon in Amherst County, a wide assortment of daylilies at Reedy Farm are eye-catching, colorful and invite a close-up look.