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Notice of Office Holiday Closing

May 21, 2019

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on, Monday, May 27, 2019, in observance of Memorial Day and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

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Economic Development Authority Special Meeting on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

May 17, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING DATE: May 23, 2019 ACTIVITY: Nelson County Economic Development Authority Special Meeting PURPOSE: Review of Agreement related to the transfer of assets from the Nelson County Broadband Authority to the Central Virginia Electric Cooperative In

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Triple D Day – Document Destruction Day June 15th

May 6, 2019

TRIPLE D DAY (Document Destruction Day) – Saturday June 15, 2019 at Nelson County High School parking lot. Bring all your documents, important papers and old files that you want shredded and watch it happen before your very eyes.

Strawberries are In!

April 29, 2019

It’s Strawberry Season again! Critzer Family Farm and Seaman’s Orchard both are open now for PYO Strawberries. Critzer Family Farm – 9388 Critzer Shop Road, Afton 540-241-3305 https://www.facebook.com/critzer.familyfarm   Seamans’ Orchard – 415 Dark Hollow Road, Roseland 434-277-8130 https://www.facebook.com/Seamans-Orchard Monday

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Public Hearing for Norwood-Wingina Rural Historic District

April 25, 2019

A public hearing for the proposed Norwood-Wingina Rural Historic District will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Nelson County Courthouse Conference Room (4th floor). 84 Courthouse Square, Lovingston, Virginia 22949 For more information, contact

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Saturday April 27th

April 24, 2019

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Events will be held across Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley.  In Nelson County – return your unwanted prescription drugs to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Nelson County Court House Building – 84 Court House

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2019 Virginia Vistas Photo Contest

April 15, 2019

Greetings from Scenic Virginia! We’ve just kicked off our 2019 Virginia Vistas Photo Contest, and we’re hoping you can help us spread the word so that we can receive some gorgeous photo entries from your area. The link to our

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Now Hiring for 2020 Census

March 26, 2019

2020 Census Job Ad Office and In-field positions now available – details at: www.2020census.gov/jobs

Nelson County Notice of Judicial Sale for Delinquent Taxes – May 2019

March 19, 2019

Nelson County Notice of Judicial Sale for Delinquent Taxes – May 2019 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

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Continued Board of Supervisors Meeting – Budget Work Session on March 21st

March 15, 2019

The Continued Board of Supervisors meeting will be held at 9:30am in the Bridge Room of the Courthouse in Lovingston. The purpose of the continued meeting is primarily the conduct of a FY20 budget work session and any other business

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Continued Board of Supervisors Meeting – Budget Work Session at 5PM

March 13, 2019

The Continued Board of Supervisors meeting will be held at 5:00 pm in the Bridge Room of the Courthouse in Lovingston. The purpose of the continued meeting is primarily the conduct of a FY20 budget work session and any other

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Virginia’s National Park Week Begins April 20th

March 12, 2019

For over 100 years, the National Park Service has been preserving our national parks and ensuring they can be experienced by generations to come. Virginia is home to over 20 national parks showcasing the natural beauty of the Commonwealth and

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Advertisement for Sealed Bids – Nelson Memorial Library

March 8, 2019

ADVERTISEMENT FOR SEALED BIDS IFB #2019-NC-NML Nelson Memorial Library – Additions and Alterations Nelson County, Virginia Sealed Bids on the referenced project will be received in the office of the Nelson County Administrator, 84 Courthouse Square, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston,

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing

February 8, 2019

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019 in observance of Presidents Day and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

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Emergency Preparedness, Communication and Response Talk – Dr. Gary W. Strong

February 6, 2019

The Rotary Club will be hosting Dr. Gary Strong who will be addressing “Emergency Preparedness, Communication, and Response” on February 21, 2019.The Rotary Club meets in The Nelson Center, 8445 Thomas Nelson Highway. Lovingston, VA 22949. Meeting will start at

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Now Hiring for 2020 Census

February 4, 2019

2020 Census Job Ad Office and In-field positions now available – details at: www.2020census.gov/jobs

Virginia Career Works – Nelson County Job Fair

January 21, 2019

Virginia Career Works will be presenting a Nelson County Job Fair at the Nelson Community Center, 8445 Thomas Nelson Highway (across from the Library) on Wednesday February 6 from 2PM – 4PM.  Employers include University of Virginia, Wintergreen Resort, USPS.com,

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TJSWCD 2019 College Scholarship Application is OPEN

January 16, 2019

2019 TJSWCD Scholarship Announcement 2019 TJSWCD VASWCD Scholarship Application 2019 TJSWCD VASWCD Scholarship Guidelines Eddie Wood Biography TJSWCD 2019 college scholarship application is OPEN.   Scholarship consideration is available to full-time students residing in our localities – who demonstrate an active

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing

January 14, 2019

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 the following days in observance of State and National holidays: Nelson County offices will observe

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Rockfish Valley River Writers Contest

January 3, 2019

Rockfish River Valley Writers Contest  is open for Submissions: Narrative Short Stories, Tales and Poetry There is no contest entry fee. Contest opens Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 and closes Thursday, May 30th, 2019   Letter for Submissions Rockfish Contest 2019 PDF

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing

December 21, 2018

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing  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 New Year’s holiday: Nelson County offices

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Special Called Meeting of the Board of Supervisors-December 18th at 4PM

December 17, 2018

Agenda December 18, 2018 17 December, 2018 Stephen A. Carter Clerk, Nelson County Board of Supervisors P.O. Box 336 Lovingston, VA 22949 Dear Mr. Carter, Pursuant to §15.2-1418 of the Code of Virginia, this letter is to request a Special

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing

December 13, 2018

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing  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 holidays: Nelson County offices will observe

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Special Called Meeting of the Board of Supervisors – December 4th at 4PM

November 30, 2018

Agenda December 4, 2018 30 November, 2018 Stephen A. Carter Clerk, Nelson County Board of Supervisors P.O. Box 336 Lovingston, VA 22949 Dear Mr. Carter, Pursuant to § 15.2-1418 of the Code of Virginia, this letter is to request a

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PUBLIC NOTICE – 2019 Virginia Telecommunications Initiative

November 26, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE County of Nelson, VA – 2019 Virginia Telecommunications Initiative Public Comment Period The local government of Nelson County, Virginia herewith gives notice of its intent to partner with Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) and Central Virginia Services, Inc.

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Small Business Saturday – November 24, 2018

November 21, 2018

Small Business Saturday Saturday, November 24, 2018 is Small Business Saturday® – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Please join the SBA and organizations across the country in supporting your local

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Christmas Trees Available Nov. 23rd

November 19, 2018

      Christmas Trees 2018   Apple Shed 14815 Thomas Nelson Highway, (Route 29) Lovingston, VA 22949   434-263-8843   Fresh-cut Frasier Fir Christmas trees available December 2018. Open 7 Days a Week/ 10AM to 5PM.   Davis Creek Tree Farm

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing

November 13, 2018

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing 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

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing

November 6, 2018

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018 in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. County courts, departments and offices will reopen for regular hours of

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VOTE Nov. 6th – Polls are Open 6am to 7pm on Election Day

November 5, 2018

Be sure to VOTE  on Tuesday, November 6th!  Polls are open 6am – 7pm on Election Day. Click on link below for your voting location: Voting Precincts:  http://www.nelsoncounty-va.gov/residents/voter-registration/voting-precincts/

Special Called Meeting of the Board of Supervisors – Planning Session

October 31, 2018

October 30, 2018 Stephen A. Carter Clerk, Nelson County Board of Supervisors P.O. Box 336 Lovingston, VA 22949 Dear Mr. Carter, Pursuant to §15.2-1418 of the Code of Virginia, this letter is to request a Special Called Meeting of the

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Diabetes Information Sessions Nov. 3 and Nov. 8

October 29, 2018

Make a Difference! Lend Us Your Voice! Local healthcare organizations and other community-based nonprofits want persons most affected by diabetes to share their voice. We invite African Americans and Latinos to join a community-led work group to recommend solutions to

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Final Board of Equalization Hearing Dates Set for November and December 2018

October 25, 2018

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION FOR  COUNTY OF NELSON Public notice is hereby given pursuant to §58.1-3378 of the Code of VA that the Board of Equalization for Nelson County will meet on the days hereafter listed for the purpose of hearing

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Virginia Cooperative Extension Community Needs Assessment Survey

October 24, 2018

Every 4-5 Years, the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office is required to complete a Community Needs Assessment Survey. The purpose of this survey is to gather information about issues in Nelson County and the results will help in shaping Virginia Cooperative Extension

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Blue Ridge Outdoors “Best of the Blue Ridge!” Vote by Oct. 29th

October 22, 2018

Congrats to Nelson County nominees in Blue Ridge Outdoor Magazine’s ninth annual “Best of the Blue Ridge” featuring people, business, food & drink, destination and event categories. Here’s the link:    Vote for your favorites by Oct. 29th and spread the

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Trunk or Treat Event Oct. 31st – Nelson County Sheriff’s Office

October 12, 2018

TRUNKORTREAT2018FLYER Join the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office for this family Halloween Event! 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat Event 2018 Oct. 31, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. at the Nelson County Courthouse (lower level parking lot). Click on link above for full

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Board Proclaims October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 11, 2018

RESOLUTION R2018-52 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH WHEREAS, the problems of domestic violence are not confined to any group or groups of people but cross all economic, racial and societal barriers, and are supported

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2018 Cyber Security Conference – Oct. 23

October 9, 2018

2018 Cyber Security Conference October 23, 2018 – 8:00am – 4:30pm Albemarle County Offices, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA  22901 In the last couple years, the Central Virginia SBDC has hosted a number of workshops introducing cyber security awareness basics to businesses in

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Meeting for the Nelson County Christmas Parade 2018 – Sat. 9/29

September 25, 2018

A meeting for the Nelson County Christmas Parade 2018 – Open to the public / All are welcome.  We will announce the winner of the “Parade Theme Contest” at this meeting. When: Saturday, September 29, 2018. Time: 5:00 PM Where:

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Medicare Open Enrollment Information

September 13, 2018

Medicare Open Enrollment flyer (Adobe Acrobat file format)

AEP Hurricane Preparation Wednesday 9/12

September 11, 2018

Appalachian Power Hurricane Florence Preparation Update: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018  Situation Appalachian Power is planning its response to Hurricane Florence, currently a Category 4 storm expected to make landfall in the Carolinas this Friday. Forecast models continue to indicate Florence

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Hurricane Florence -National Weather Service Update 9/11 @ 9:30 am

NWS Hurricane Florence Update September 11, 2018 @ 9:30 am  

Addendum #2 Issued for RFP#2018-NC-NML

August 14, 2018

Request for Proposal Number RFP #2018-NC-NML Professional Architectural, Engineering and Planning Services Nelson County – Nelson Memorial Library Design and Construction Services – Issued: July 22, 2018 Addendum 2– Issued August 14, 2018 The purpose of Addendum 2 is to

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2018 Lockn’ Festival Transportation Information

August 10, 2018

The Lockn’ Festival returns to Nelson County for its sixth year in 2018, from August 23-26, to Infinity Downs Farm in Arrington. Consider signage to Welcome Lockn’ Festival attendees to Nelson County! FACTS & FIGURES: Ticket Purchasers – 68% are

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda – August 14, 2018 2PM & 7PM

August 7, 2018

AGENDA NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS August 14, 2018 THE REGULAR MEETING CONVENES AT 2:00 P.M. IN THE GENERAL DISTRICT COURTROOM AT THE COURTHOUSE IN LOVINGSTON I. Call to Order A. Moment of Silence B. Pledge of Allegiance II. Consent

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Virginia Sales Tax Holiday – August 3-5, 2018

August 1, 2018

When is it? August 3-5, 2018. The 3-day sales tax holiday starts the first Friday in August at 12:01 am and ends the following Sunday at 11:59 pm. What is it? During the sales tax holiday, you can buy qualifying school

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Nelson Makes the List – Twice! 2018 Virginia Vistas Photo Contest

July 31, 2018

Scenic Virginia Press Release re 2018 Virginia Vistas Photo Contest 07-30-18

Addendum #1 Issued for RFP #2018-NC-NML

Addendum #1 RFP 2018-NC-NML   Request for Proposal Number RFP #2018-NC-NML Professional Architectural, Engineering and Planning Services Nelson County- Nelson Memorial Library Design and Construction Services – Issued: July 22, 2018 Addendum 1-Issued July 31, 2018 The pmpose of Addendum

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Planning Commission Special Meeting August 8th @ 6 PM -Old Board of Supervisors Room #420

July 30, 2018

The Planning Commission will hold a special meeting to discuss SUP #2018-05 (Rockfish Valley Events LLC) on August 8th, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the General District Courtroom. This meeting will be open to the public but will not be

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RFP Issued for AE Services – Nelson Memorial Library Expansion

July 23, 2018

RFP #2018-NC-NML Issued 7-22-18 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NELSON COUNTY, VIRGINIA NELSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES Nelson County seeks proposals from qualified architectural and/or engineering firms to provide professional services to assist the County

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