Tag: Nelson County

Group: Property values plunge along pipeline route in Highland County, Nelson County

A property records search conducted in Highland County and Nelson County by the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League reveals property values plunged on parcels whose owners sought relief through the reassessment hearing process. 

One dead in crash in Nelson County

Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Wednesday in Nelson County.

Milling and paving operations to take place on Route 151 in Nelson County

Motorists may experience delays during milling and paving operations on Route 151 in Nelson County starting Tuesday, September 5.

Update: Fugitives wanted in Nelson County case apprehended in Minnesota

The two fugitives from North Carolina being sought in a Nelson County shooting are now in police custody.

State Police looking for two Nelson County shooting suspects

The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded late Monday to an unoccupied suspicious vehicle in the Laurel Road area of Nelson County.

One dead in U.S. 29 crash in Nelson County

Virginia State Police Senior Trooper T.M. Skehan responded to a two-vehicle crash in Nelson County.

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State Police arrest Amherst woman after wrong-way crash in Nelson County

State Police are investigating an incident involving a wrong-way driver who ended up crashing into the trooper’s patrol car Tuesday in Nelson County.

Study: Dominion understates pipeline’s landslide potential in Nelson County

An advocacy group claims that Dominion has understated a proposed pipeline’s landslide potential in Nelson County.

Temporary signal being installed at Rt. 250/151 in Nelson County

VDOT is installing a temporary signal at the intersection of Route 250 and Route 151 in Afton, near the Nelson County line.


Nelson County landowners to rally for property rights

A community rally in support of Nelson County property owners who have been sued by Atlantic Coast Pipeline will be held on Monday.

Wildfires: Motorists urged to use caution due in Amherst, Nelson

Smoke from wildfires in both Amherst and Nelson counties could result in issues for motorists and caution is urged.

Route 625 in Nelson County to close for pipe replacement Sept. 12

Route 635 (Greenfield Road) over a branch of Perry Creek in Nelson County will be closed beginning Sept. 12, while a VDOT crew replaces pipe.

Nelson County motorists urged to plan for possible congestion due to Lock’n

Motorists in Nelson County should be aware of possible congestion and changes in traffic pattern on US 29 and side roads near Oak Ridge Estate in Lovingston.

Protect Our Water asks FERC to consider flood damage in pipeline review

Protect Our Water filed comments today requesting the FERC consider the recent flooding in Nelson County in its pipeline decision making process.

Lynchburg District: Route 672 remains closed in Nelson County

Route 672, Dark Hollow Road remains closed in Nelson County as a result of recent heavy rain and damage to a structure.

Virginia State Police arrest two in Nelson County investigation

Two Nelson County residents face multiple charges after turning themselves in to Virginia State Police Thursday (May 12, 2016).


Judge rules in favor of Nelson County residents denying pipeline survey

A judge has ruled in favor of 37 Nelson County landowners who had denied Dominion the right to survey their properties for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Friends of Nelson steps up to protect water quality in Nelson County

Friends of Nelson is providing support for two initiatives assisting in understanding the potential impacts of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Nelson businesses call for federal review of proposed pipelines

Forty-four Nelson County businesses are among those urging a federal review of all four proposed gas pipelines that would cross Virginia.


Atlantic Coast Pipeline would cost Nelson County $43 mllion

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline would cost Nelson County up to $43 million dollars per year, with additional one-time costs of up to $41 million.

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Community Foundation announces scholarship opportunities

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is accepting scholarship applications from seniors attending high schools in Staunton, Waynesboro, Augusta and Nelson.

Virginia State Police seek public help with fatal Nelson County hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are seeking public assistance with locating a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run of a pedestrian in Nelson County Wednesday.

Nelson County man charged with shoplifting from Waynesboro Walmart

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Nelson County man Friday evening after he stole items from Walmart and fled before officers arrived. He was later found hiding in the men’s room of a nearby restaurant.

Virginia State Police investigating fatal crash in Nelson County

At 1:04 a.m., Virginia State Police Trooper W.C. Fugate responded to a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County. The crash occurred Oct. 31 on Route 29 near River Road.


Residents, business owners invite Governor McAuliffe to Nelson County

Virginia citizens and business-owners have extended an invitation to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to visit Nelson County and tour the proposed route of Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline.