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VDOT Update 6/27 to 7/1

June 21, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 21, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-065 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 27-July 1, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics

VDOT Update 6/20 to 6/24

June 15, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 14, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-063 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 20-24, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

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,

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

VDOT Update 5/30 through 6/3

May 24, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 24, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-057 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 30-June 3, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics

Planning Commission Public Hearing Notice – 5/25 @ 7PM

May 16, 2016

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 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

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.

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.,

April is Fair Housing Month

April 13, 2016

Did you know April is Fair Housing Month? Fair Housing means many things to many different people, whether it is freedom from discrimination on race, gender, age, etc., or access to clean water, or heat in the winter.  Attached you

VDOT Update 4/11 to 4/15

April 7, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 6, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-041 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT April 11-15, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

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

VDOT Update 3/14 to 3/18

March 11, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 10, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-036 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 14-18, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

VDOT Update 3/6 to 3/12

March 2, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 2, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-033 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 6-12, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

VDOT Update 2/28 to 3/5

February 23, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE February 23, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-030 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT February 28-March 5, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics

VDOT Update 2/21 to 2/27

February 16, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE February 16, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-027 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT February 21-27, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

VDOT Update 2/14 to 2/20

February 11, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE February 9, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-021 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT February 14-20, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

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,

VDOT Update 1/31 to 2/6

January 28, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 28, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-015 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 31-February 6, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics

**Governor Declares State of Emergency in Virginia – Winter Storm**

January 21, 2016

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 21, 2016 Office of the Governor Contact: Brian Coy Email: Brian.Coy@governor.virginia.gov Phone: (804) 225-4260 Governor McAuliffe Declares State of Emergency in Response to the Winter Storm ~

VDOT Update 1/24 to 1/30

January 19, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 19, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-006 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 24-30, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

VDOT Update 1/17 to 1/23

January 13, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 12, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-005 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 17-23, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

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

VDOT Update 1/10 to 1/16

January 6, 2016

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 6, 2016 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-16-001 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 10-16, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

VDOT Update 12/27 to 1/2

December 21, 2015

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 21, 2015 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-15-156 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 27, 2015 – January 2, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted.

VDOT Update 11/29 to 12/5

November 25, 2015

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 24, 2015 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-15-149 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 29-December 5, 2015 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics

VDOT Update 11/15 to 11/21

November 12, 2015

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 10, 2015 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-15-147 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 15-21, 2015 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

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

VDOT Update 11/8 to 11/14

November 4, 2015

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 4, 2015 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-15-144 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 8-14, 2015 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

Election Results

Click here for the November 3, 2015 election results.

VA Broadband Advisory Council Survey

October 6, 2015

High-Speed Internet Survey The Broadband Advisory Council is inviting citizens to be part of their latest citizen survey, gathering information about citizen and business use of the Internet. For more information about the Council, and to participate in the survey

VDOT Update 10/4 to 10/10

September 29, 2015

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 29, 2015 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-15-129 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 4-10, 2015 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

VDOT Update 9/27 to 10/3

September 22, 2015

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 22, 2015 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-15-126 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 27- October 3, 2015 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in

VDOT Update 9/27 to 10/3

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 22, 2015 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-15-126 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 27- October 3, 2015 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in

VDOT Update 9/20 to 9/26

September 16, 2015

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 15, 2015 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-15-124 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 20-26, 2015 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

Nelson County Notice of Judicial Sale for Delinquent Taxes-October 29, 2015

September 14, 2015

Nelson County Notice of Judicial Sale for Delinquent Taxes – October 29, 2015 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

Road Closure 9/16 & 9/17 RT. 631

September 9, 2015

VDOT will be closing Route 631 Mountain Road on September 16th  and 17th to through traffic from Route 6 to Route 840, for pipe replacement.

VDOT Update 9/6 to 9/12

September 1, 2015

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 1, 2015 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-15-112 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 6-12, 2015 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

VDOT Update 8/30 to 9/5

August 25, 2015

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 30-September 5, 2015 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County: Don

Notice of Holiday Closing

August 20, 2015

Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015 in observance of the Labor Day holiday and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. The Transfer Station will be closed

VDOT Update 8/16 to 8/22

August 7, 2015

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT Please note: August 16-22, 2015 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County:

VDOT Update for 8/9 to 8/15

August 5, 2015

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 9-15, 2015 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County: Don Austin,

VDOT Update for 8/2 to 8/6

July 28, 2015

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 28, 2015 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-15-100 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 2-8, 2015 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain

Closed Road: Rt. 662/Jones Creek 7/13/15-8/7/15

June 25, 2015

VA TRAFFIC BRIDGE CLOSURE/REPAIR INFORMATION NEEDED     BEGIN DATE:  07-13-15                      END DATE:  08-07-15   BEGIN TIME:  7:00 AM                   END TIME:  4:00 PM   COUNTY:             STRUCTURE #:  6100   ROUTE:  662      over Jones Creek   WORK BEING DONE: 

Route 674 Road Closure Information: 2/23-27, 2015

February 19, 2015

Route 674 Nelson County over Jenny’s Creek will be closed for Timber Deck replacement on February 23, 2015 for approximately 1 week, with an opening date of February 27, 2015. The detour is 3.5 miles in length and will use

Route 654 Road Closure Information: 3/6-4/3

February 18, 2015

Due to the work to replace a culvert, Route 654 will be closed March 16 – April 3, 2015. The detour will be 8.0 miles in length and will use Route 661 north (Phoenix Road) to Route 662 southwest (South Powells

Health Insurance Information and Enrollment Event

January 12, 2015

GET HEALTHY! GET COVERED! STAY COVERED! Health Insurance Information and Enrollment Event Most people quality for savings and it’s easy to apply! Free In-Person Assistance will be available NELSON CENTER Saturday, January 24 10AM – 3PM Saturday, February 14 10AM

County Offices Closing

January 11, 2015

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

Public Hearing on November 13, 2014 for Broadband Local Innovation Grant

November 4, 2014

Public Meeting #2 2014 LIG Funds – Project Fact Sheet 110714 PUBLIC NOTICE COUNTY OF NELSON PUBLIC HEARING DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DHCD) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) LOCAL INNOVATION GRANT (LIG) FUNDS The County of Nelson, will

Access to the Blue Ridge Tunnel Is Prohibited During Construction

October 27, 2014

Phase 1 of the Blue Ridge Tunnel Project is in progress and the construction zone is restricted to authorized personnel only.  No Trespassing signs have been posted in the Phase 1 construction zone and have also been posted in the

New Voter ID Requirements

July 3, 2014

New Voter ID Requirements – Effective July 1, 2014 ~ To vote in the November election, voters must present identification that contains a photograph ~ RICHMOND VA – The new law, effective July 1, 2014, requires voters to present acceptable