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Two more roads in Nelson County have been designated as scenic byways by state transportation officials. Virginia 617 and Virginia 800 join five other roads in the county that previously received the designation from the Virginia Department of...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefAlong 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...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefState 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...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Bodies of Water, Crimes, Rivers, Murder
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefSome 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,...
Anchor/ReporterAuthorities 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...
Weekend Anchor/ReporterAn 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. ...
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...
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...
Tags: Rockbridge County
February 24, 2012 If you watched the 5:00 news on Thursday, you may have seen me delivering a live report while driving a car. That was not a trick. I really was driving and communicating live with Jean Jadhon. Given all the amazing technology that&...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefAfter 30 years in the Lynchburg health community, George Dawson is stepping down. The President and CEO of Centra announced Tuesday that he will retire at the end of 2011. Dawson came to Lynchburg in 1980 as executive director of Virginia Baptist...
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...
email@example.comJonathan Frederick Bennett was found not guilty of felony murder last month in the March 2011 shooting death of a man at a Martinsburg-area hotel, but now faces a possible life sentence in prison as a repeat offender. Bennett, 41, of Charlottesville,...
Tags: Cocaine, Chesterfield County, Judges, Trials, Punishment
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