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Crozet Tunnel Tours Announced

March 9, 2017

The Blue Ridge Tunnel Foundation has partnered with some of the area’s best wineries, cideries and breweries to offer the first ever Hops & Headlamps tour on April 1 & 2. Comfortable shuttles will whisk you and your guests from

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Updates from the Virginia WWI and WWII Commemoration Commission

March 8, 2017

“The world must be made safe for democracy.” On April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went before a joint session of Congress to request a declaration of war against Germany. Wilson had kept the United States out of the conflict

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Orders Calling For Primary Elections June 2017

March 2, 2017

Click here to download the Orders Calling for Primary Elections in June 2017

Accelerated Tax Refund Program Discontinued

January 24, 2017

Virginia Department of Taxation Post Office Box 1115 Richmond, Virginia 23218 804-367-8031 (Individual) 804-367-8037 (Business) Effective December 1, 2016, the accelerated refund program will be discontinued. Commissioner Burns announced this at the September 26 annual meeting and a GovDelivery announcement

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Nelson County Route 29 Economic Development Survey Deployed

January 4, 2017

The Nelson County Route 29 Economic Development Study is a collaborative effort between Nelson County, the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, Central Virginia Economic Development Partnership and 310 Ltd. The study will focus its efforts along the 21-mile span of

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County of Nelson Holiday Closing Schedule

December 27, 2016

Nelson County departments and offices, including the County’s Solid Waste Transfer Station and Collection Sites will be closed on the flowing days in observance of the New Year’s holiday: Nelson County offices will observe the following holiday schedule: January 2,

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Reaches Goal to Protect 1,000 Natural and Historic Treasures

December 16, 2016

~ Initiative celebrates significant ecological, cultural and recreational lands ~ RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Commonwealth has reached its goal protecting 1,000 Virginia Treasures for the enjoyment of generations of Virginians and visitors to come. The

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Yuletide Traditions at Santa’s Cabin in Lovingston-December 18

December 13, 2016

Notice of County Wide Burn Ban – November 21, 2016

December 7, 2016

November 21, 2016 Because of the dangerously dry conditions throughout the county, Nelson County has declared a Local Emergency and implemented a ban on all open air outdoor burning pursuant to §44-146.21 of the Code of Virginia. Open air outdoor

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Appalachian Power Awards $155,000 to Fund Economic Development

December 1, 2016

ROANOKE, Va., November 23, 2016 – Projects in several Virginia and West Virginia counties and cities have been selected to share $155,000 in economic development grants from Appalachian Power. The awards announced this week are part of Appalachian Power’s efforts

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Eades Mountain Fire Update – November 22, 2016

November 22, 2016

The fire is currently 450 acres and 20% contained. The fire advanced up Peebles Mountain overnight, and crews are working to establish the line up and over that area this morning. Peebles Mountain is directly visible from the town of

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County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing

November 16, 2016

Nelson County departments and offices, including the County’s Solid Waste Transfer Station and Collection Sites will be closed on the following days in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday: Nelson County offices will observe the following holiday schedule: November 23, 2016

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Nelson County Participates with WWII 75th Anniversary Commemoration to Pay Tribute to Veterans

November 11, 2016

Special Tribute Program Planned For December 8 LOVINGSTON, VA – Nelson County will take part in a statewide simulcast of the tribute to World War II veterans that will take place on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at the University of

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VDOT-Proposed Improvements on Main Street in Lovingston

October 31, 2016

final-1001-willing3col Route 1001 (Main Street) Lovingston, Nelson County Willingness to Hold a Public Meeting Find out about proposed improvements to Route 1001, Main Street in Lovingston, Nelson County. The purpose of the proposed project is to construct sidewalk from 0.10

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Governor McAuliffe Statement on Ruling Extending Voting Registration

October 20, 2016

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2016 Office of the Governor Contact: Brian Coy Email: Brian.Coy@governor.virginia.gov Governor McAuliffe Statement on Ruling Extending Voting Registration RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement

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Health Department Closed October 21 for Staff Training

October 12, 2016

On October 21, the Health Department is hosting a staff day to provide training and education. There will be a sign on the Health Department door with this information on the 21st as well as prior to the day to alert the public.  If there

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JABA Insurance Counseling Goes Mobile! Offering FREE Medicare Insurance Counseling

October 5, 2016

Last year, JABA Insurance Counselors helped 1,150 people save nearly $500,000 on healthcare costs. And we’ll be at it again during this year’s Medicare Open Enrollment period, October 15 to December 7. Only this year, in addition to taking appointments

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FREE Flu Shots

September 21, 2016

For everyone, ages 3 years and up Tuesday, September 27th from 4:30 – 7:30pm Nelson County Middle School 6925 Thomas Nelson Highway, Arrington VA 22949 For more information call (434) 263-8315 Nelson County Flu Shots

Tribute to World War II Veterans

September 20, 2016

From the Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission Tribute to WWII veterans:  Please be reminded that registration is OPEN for the Commission’s first major event, Dawn of Infamy: America Goes to War, a tribute to World War

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Voter Registration Notice for Nelson County, Virginia

The Nelson County Voter Registration and Elections Office will be offering Voter Registration and Election information on Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Rockfish Valley Community Center located at 190 Rockfish School Lane, Afton,

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Local Genealogist Research Survey

Are you interested in learning how to do genealogy research? Deborah Harvey, a genealogist and Nelson County Historical Society member, requests that you take the short survey with the link below, so that she can get some direction as to

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Medicare Open Enrollment

September 16, 2016

medicare-open-enrollment October 15th -December 7th JABA Insurance Counseling will be at: Nelson Community Senior Center: Oct 25th-Nov 29th Blue Ridge Medical Center: Nov 2nd Rockfish Valley Community Center: Nov 15th Please see link above for more details.

County Holiday Closing

August 29, 2016

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016 in observance of the Labor Day holiday and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, September

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Traffic Patterns During Lockn’ Festival August 24-26, 2016

August 19, 2016

The Lockn’ Festival returns for its fourth year in 2016, from August 24 – 28th, to the Nelson County Preserve and Oak Ridge Estate in Arrington. Download the Traffic Patterns Map: Lockn’ Festival August 24-26, 2016 We are expecting close

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Route 635 Will Close for Pipe Replacement September 12

August 18, 2016

635 WILL CLOSE FOR PIPE REPLACEMENT SEPT. 12 Motorists will be detoured during closure LYNCHBURG —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.

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Virginia Trees for Clean Water 2016

August 12, 2016

Dear Friends of Trees and Clean Water, Through funds from the USFS Chesapeake Watershed Forestry Program, and Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, VDOF has developed a Virginia Trees for Clean Water program which is designed to improve water quality

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Writs for Special Elections for Nelson County Circuit Court Clerk and Commonweath’s Attorney

July 20, 2016

Writ of Special Election for Circuit Court Clerk Writ of Special Election for Commonwealth’s Attorney

Rockfish Valley Area Plan Update

July 13, 2016

The Rockfish Valley Area Plan (RVAP) webpage has just been updated to incorporate all the materials presented during the open house meeting at the end of the last month. The RVAP webpage now includes all of the ten “plan topic” posters

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Board of Supervisors Meeting – Afternoon Session ONLY at 2pm – NO Evening Session at 7pm

July 7, 2016

July 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Regular meetings of the Board of Supervisors are held in the General District Courtroom located in the Nelson County Courthouse in Lovingston, VA. on the second Tuesday of each month; Afternoon Session

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Nelson County Holiday Closing

June 27, 2016

Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016 in observance of Independence Day and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, July 5, 2016. The Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday,

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Nelson County 2016 Tire Amnesty Day

June 21, 2016

Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 10, Solid Waste, of the Code of the County of Nelson, VA, Nelson County will provide an opportunity for free disposal of household generated tires.  Participation in the Tire Amnesty Program is limited to

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Staff Members from Robert Hurt’s Office to Hold Local Office Hours in Nelson County

June 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Staff members from Congressman Robert Hurt’s (R-Virginia) office will hold Local Office Hours in Nelson County on Friday, June 17 to meet with constituents who need assistance with federal agencies. Friday, June 17, 2016 1:00 p.m. –

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Community Partners Work Together to Assess Community Health – A 3 Question Survey

June 7, 2016

For More Information Contact: Elizabeth Beasley, Thomas Jefferson Health District PIO, (434) 972-6232 COMMUNITY PARTNERS WORK TOGETHER TO ASSESS COMMUNITY HEALTH Link to the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/healthy-safe-together (Charlottesville, VA) — The MAPP 2 Health Leadership Council, consisting of nearly 60 agencies,

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Virginia Department of Transportation Guide for Land Developers Is Available

June 6, 2016

At the VDOT Statewide Forum “Coordinating Transportation and Land Use,” the new VDOT web page for Land Developers was unveiled. It contains a comprehensive list of connections for reference material on every subject from access management and design guides to plan

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Public Hearing Notice 2017-2022 Secondary 6-Year Road Plan-May 26

May 11, 2016

Public Hearing Materials -SSYP & Priority List (282 KB) PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS & VDOT 2017-2022 SECONDARY SIX-YEAR ROAD PLAN AND CONSTRUCTION PRIORITY LIST FOR NELSON COUNTY The Virginia Department of Transportation and the Board of Supervisors

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Notice of Judicial Sale for Delinquent Taxes – June 2, 2016

April 22, 2016

NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE FOR DELINQUENT TAXES   Pursuant to Decrees entered in the Circuit Court of Nelson County, Virginia, the undersigned J. Thompson Shrader, Special Commissioner of said Court, will offer for sale pursuant to Section 58.1-3965 et seq.

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Strawberries Are In Season !

April 22 – Seamans’ Orchard, 415 Dark Hollow Road, Roseland, VA 22967 – 434-277-8130 April 28 – Critzer Family Farm, 9388 Critzer Shop Road, Afton, VA 22920 – 540-456-4772 May 7 – Saunders Brothers Farm Market, 2717 Tye Brook Hwy.,

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County Bid Request

April 18, 2016

Nelson County is requesting bids to replace the siding on a Maintenance Building. Bidders are requested to attend a non-mandatory pre bid meeting on April 22, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the location of the building, 210 Callohill Drive Lovingston, VA. Bids

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Nelson County Emergency Alert System is Live

April 11, 2016

Nelson County is pleased to provide you with the opportunity to sign up for our Emergency Alert System.  The system, a service by Everbridge, Inc., will allow us to quickly provide you with critical information related to local emergency and

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Nelsonite to Become Virginia’s Official State Rock

April 7, 2016

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia will soon have an official state rock thanks to a group of community college students. Nelsonite, named after Nelson County, officially will become the state rock July 1. Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed the bill into

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Notice of Judicial Sale for Delinquent Taxes-June 2, 2016

April 4, 2016

NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE FOR DELINQUENT TAXES Pursuant to Decrees entered in the Circuit Court of Nelson County, Virginia, the undersigned J. Thompson Shrader, Special Commissioner of said Court, will offer for sale pursuant to Section 58.1-3965 et seq. of

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Shenandoah National Park Announces Events Planned for the National Park Service Centennial Celebration

March 25, 2016

Luray, VA – The National Park Service (NPS) turns 100 years old in 2016 and Shenandoah National Park (SNP) is pleased to announce a year-long list of special events to celebrate this milestone. The NPS Centennial events were designed by

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing

February 1, 2016

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing   Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on, Monday, February 15, 2016 in observance of Presidents Day and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, February 16,

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IMPORTANT WINTER WEATHER INFORMATION

January 21, 2016

Nelson County Emergency Services would like to alert you to an impending major winter storm that will begin Friday morning and will continue through the weekend. A storm system will bring significant snow accumulations of up to 24 inches or

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Public Hearing Notice – January 27, 2016

January 14, 2016

In accordance with Volume 3A, Title 15.2, Counties, Cities and Towns, of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, and pursuant to §15.2-107, §15.2-2204, §15.2-2285, §15.2-2310, and §15.2-4307, the Nelson County Planning Commission hereby gives notice that a Public Hearing

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County Offices Closing

January 11, 2016

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices, will be closed on Friday, January 15, 2016 and Monday, January 18, 2016 in observance of State and National holidays and will reopen for regular hours

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County Closed for Veterans Day

November 6, 2015

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices, including the County’s Solid Waste Transfer Station will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in observance of the Veterans Day holiday and will reopen for

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JABA Can Assist with Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act

November 5, 2015

JABA is pleased to be hosting open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act between Nov 1, 2015 and Jan 31, 2016. We have appointments available for on-on-one assistance to support individuals as they make their healthcare coverage choices. Ginger Dillard

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Election Results

November 4, 2015

Click here for the November 3, 2015 election results.

Courthouse Parking 9/30/15

September 28, 2015

Starting September 30, 2015 the small lower parking lot of the courthouse will be off limits for citizen and staff parking. This lot will be reserved for use by Jamerson-Lewis Construction for the completion of the Nelson County Courthouse Project.