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News & Updates Archives

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

Nelson County Department of Social Services

June 13, 2014

Nelson County Department of Social Services office are still experiencing phone and internet outages. Services will not be restored until Monday afternoon or Tuesday.  We will be open during our normal business hours to see client’s and accept paper applications.

Proposed Comprehensive Plan Update – Transportation Chapter

May 23, 2014

Planning Commission Recommended Proposed Comprehensive Plan Update – Transportation Chapter Planning Commission Certification of Proposed Comprehensive Plan Update

Public Hearing on Proposed FY-15 Budget

May 19, 2014

   PUBLIC HEARING Proposed Budget for 2014/2015  The Nelson County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on the proposed budget for the 2014/2015 fiscal year on Thursday, May 29, 2014, in the General District Courtroom within the County Courthouse

Notice of Judicial Sale for Delinquent Taxes

March 24, 2014

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 the Code of Virginia, at public auction

Notices Calling for Republican Primary on June 10, 2014

March 4, 2014

Notices Calling for Democratic Primary on June 10, 2014

Programs Available Through Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District

February 25, 2014

The County of Nelson would like to make citizens aware of a number of opportunities available through the Thomas Jefferson Water and Conservation District. The Septic System Cost Share Assistance Program is designed to assist financially with pump-outs and repairs and/or replacements

Free Help With Health Insurance Marketplace

January 27, 2014

Trained volunteer certified application counselors are ready to assist Nelson County Residents with Affordable Care Act questions and the enrollment process. CvilleEnrolls, in collaboration with JABA and CHIP, is offering free help to those seeking to enroll through the Health

V.D.O.T. Final Route 151 Corridor Study

August 14, 2013

The Route 151 Corridor Study evaluated the operations and safety of approximately 14 miles of the Route 151 corridor in Nelson County. The study area is bounded by the intersections of Route 151/Route 664 (Beech Grove Road) in the South

Interior Renovation of the Jefferson Building – Sealed Bid Advertisement

May 30, 2013

ADVERTISEMENT FOR SEALED BIDS IFB #2013-NCJB Interior Renovation of the Jefferson Building Nelson County, Virginia Sealed Bids in duplicate on the referenced project will be received in the office of the Nelson County Board of Supervisors 84 Courthouse Square, P.O.

Nelson County Surplus Sale

May 7, 2013

SURPLUS SALE Nelson County will accept bids until 2 p.m., on May 16, 2013 for surplus items as listed below: ’95 Crown Victoria ’04 Dodge Intrepid ’96 Jeep Truck Bed Cap, 8’ long ’68 Ford 3400 Tractor with Bush-hog (motor

Route 151 Corridor Study Public Meeting

May 3, 2013

Route 151-Project_Public-Meeting-Flyer_May 16 Route 151 Corridor Study Nelson County Public Information Meeting  Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6-8 p.m.  Rockfish River Elementary School 200 Chapel Hollow Road, Afton, VA 22920 VDOT’s current study of the Route 151 Corridor has identified operational

Relocation of Shipman Polling Place

April 23, 2013

NEW VOTER INFORMATION CARDS BEING SENT THIS WEEK TO REGISTERED VOTERS AFFECTED BY Relocation of Shipman Polling Place ~ Voters Receiving a New Card Should Destroy the Old Card ~ NELSON COUNTY, VA – Voters in the Shipman Precinct that

Nelson County Broadband Project-Public Notice

March 25, 2013

Nelson County Broadband First Service Provider on Board The Nelson County Broadband Authority is pleased to announce that the first network service provider is now on board! Contact Blue Ridge Internetworks, Charlottesville VA for Details at (434) 817-0707 or visit

Broadband Tower for Massies Mill Approved

December 27, 2012

From Nelson County Times Katrina Koerting The final tower in the county’s broadband project got the green light last week after unanimous approval by the county’s planning commission and board of supervisors. A special meeting was held last Thursday for

Nelson Chooses BRI for Fiber Internet

December 7, 2012

NELSON CHOOSES BRI FOR FIBER INTERNET The Nelson County Broadband Authority has Chosen Blue Ridge InternetWorks to Operate and Manage The County’s Fiber Network Nelson County To Become An American Fibertown Nelson County, Virginia, December 5, 2012: Nelson County is

Flashing Yellow Arrow Comes to Nelson County

December 6, 2012

Signal will be installed on Route 29 in Lovingston LYNCHBURG – The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to activate a new type of traffic signal with a flashing yellow arrow that will be used for the first time in VDOT’s ten-county Lynchburg