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Nelson County

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  • UPDATED: Amherst deputies involved in Nelson County shooting

    UPDATED: Amherst deputies involved in Nelson County shooting
    State Police have released more information about an officer involved shooting that happened late Monday in Nelson County. The shooting happened on Davis Creek Road, just north of Lovingston.  Lt. Joe Radar says two Amherst County deputies were doing...
  • Nearly $16 million dollars worth of marijuna plants confiscated in Nelson County

    Nearly $16 million dollars worth of marijuna plants confiscated in Nelson County
    Authorities zeroed in on millions of dollars worth of marijuana growing in Nelson County. State police spearheaded the bust Tuesday, working with ABC agents and local officials. Authorities first confiscated nearly 52 hundred plants in what they...
  • Art gallery flourishes in Clifton Forge

    Art gallery flourishes in Clifton Forge
         An art gallery is flourishing in Clifton Forge.     The Alleghany Highlands Arts & Crafts Center has been open since 1984.     Artists from Virginia and other states are already booked up two years out to have their work displayed in the gallery.   ...
  • Virginia Senator Mark Warner stumps for Lynchburg area candidates

    Virginia Senator Mark Warner stumps for Lynchburg area candidates
    Some local politicians are getting big name support in the final stretch before next Tuesday's election. Virginia Senator Mark Warner traveled through our hometowns Friday, endorsing candidates for state office. During a rally at Lynchburg College,...
  • Brewery construction in Rockbridge County nearly complete

    Brewery construction in Rockbridge County nearly complete
    When the owners of a Nelson County brewpub decided to expand into retail sales, they needed to build a brewery. The perfect site turned out to be in Rockbridge County, just outside Lexington. Construction of the Devil's Backbone brewery is now nearly...
  • Nelson County farmer raises record breaking pumpkins

    Nelson County farmer raises record breaking pumpkins
    Along the banks of the Tye River in Nelson County sits a pumpkin patch like none other. "Oh Gosh!" screams William Layton, struggling to move a nearly 400-pound pumpkin. On a piece of land in Tyro, Layton has grown some mighty gourds. "I have a pumpkin...
  • UPDATED: VDOT workers in Nelson County discover body while mowing grass

    UPDATED: VDOT workers in Nelson County discover body while mowing grass
    Virginia State Police has identified the body of a man discovered by VDOT workers in Nelson County Monday afternoon.  Authorities say the body of 42-year-old Sean P. Daly of Lovingston was found about 3/10 of a mile from his home.  State police say...
  • Snow, Cold, and Wind---A Beautiful Day for a Hike

    Snow, Cold, and Wind---A Beautiful Day for a Hike
    On a day when most people are inside, by the fire, staying warm, there's a group of hearty hikers who won't let the weather deter them.  Such was the case on the coldest day of the winter in southwestern Virginia; when the temperature failed to rise out...
  • Plan a fall foliage getaway

    There are several options for seeing more than 800 miles of reds, oranges and yellows during Virginia's annual show of fall foliage. The picturesque Blue Ridge Parkway follows the Appalachian Mountain chain for 469 miles, taking you past meadows, streams...