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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

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

November 4, 2014


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

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

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