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Blue Ridge Tunnel Closed for Maintenance at 2 pm on October 5, 2021

September 23, 2021

The Blue Ridge Tunnel will close for maintenance at 2:00 pm on October 5 and re-open at dawn on the 6th

WiFi hotspot moved from Massies Mill Recycling Center to Fleetwood Community Center

September 8, 2021

JABA Operations Update

September 7, 2021

As we watch the number of cases increase in the community, due to the Delta variant of COVID, we are concerned for the health and safety of our members/clients and our team. This variant has an easier transmission than the

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Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail Authority Conducting Public Meetings

ALBEMARLE-CHARLOTTESVILLE REGIONAL JAIL 160 Peregory Lane Charlottesville, VA 22902 Phone: (434) 977-6981    Fax: (434) 951-1339 www.acrj.org Colonel  Martin Kumer Superintendent FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail Authority Conducting Public Meetings CHARLOTTESVILLE (September 2, 2021) – Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail (ACRJ) Authority

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing – Labor Day

August 30, 2021

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021 in observance of the Labor Day holiday and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, September

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Blue Ridge Health District front offices briefly closed this Friday for Training

August 26, 2021

The Blue Ridge Health District front office staff will be participating in training this Friday, August 27th, between 9am and noon.  To accommodate, the doors of Blue Ridge Health District offices will be closed.  Phones will be answered by other

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Commissioner of Revenue’s Office Closed August 26th and 27th

The Commissioner of Revenue’s Office will be closed today, August 26, 2021 and tomorrow, August 27, 2021.  The office will reopen on Monday, August 30, 2021.

2022 General Reassessment – Public Information

August 12, 2021

Signed Ordinance O2021-06 Chapter 11, Taxation, Article 2 Real Property Tax (BOE) ORDINANCE O2021-06 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AMENDMENT OF THE CODE OF NELSON COUNTY CHAPTER 11, TAXATION, ARTICLE II REAL PROPERTY TAX, DIVISION 1 BE IT HEREBY ORDAINED,

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Telephone Service Outages in Area

July 22, 2021

Telephone service issues in the region may prevent certain calls, including 911, from being completed.  If you are experiencing an emergency and unable to complete your call by dialing 911, please call the Nelson County Dispatch Center at (434) 263-7050.

Notice of Office Holiday Closing – 4th of July *Edited June 30th*

June 24, 2021

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021 in observance of Independence Day, and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing – Juneteenth

June 3, 2021

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County departments and offices will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021, in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. Departments and offices will reopen for regular hours of operation on Monday, June

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Fiber Outage Affecting Some County Office Phones and Internet

May 25, 2021

We are currently experiencing a phone and internet outage at the following County offices: Building Inspections Cooperative Extension Office Parks and Recreation Planning and Zoning Social Services Tourism We are working to resolve the outage as quickly as possible.  If

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing – Memorial Day

May 19, 2021

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on, Monday, May 31, 2021, in observance of Memorial Day and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection

April 28, 2021

Household Hazardous Waste Collection at the Ivy Materials Utilization Center will be held 9am-2pm on: Spring 2021 Friday, April 30, 2021 HHW 9am-2pm Saturday, May 1, 2021 HHW 9am-2pm Fall 2021 Friday, September 24, 2021 HHW 9am-2pm Saturday, September 25, 2021 HHW 9am-2pm

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Reopening of County Departments to the Public – May 3, 2021

April 26, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE COUNTY OF NELSON REOPENING COUNTY DEPARTMENTS TO THE PUBLIC Notice is hereby given of the reopening of Nelson County departments to the public, effective on May 3, 2021. The public’s direct access into County departments does not include

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Spring Diversity Blood Drive at the Nelson Heritage Center

April 14, 2021

Nelson Heritage Center- Blood Drive Flyer Nelson Heritage Center  Spring Diversity Blood Drive  Sponsored by the Nelson County Community Fund  Saturday, May 1st  10:00am – 4:00pm  1653 Thomas Nelson Highway, Arrington, VA  In accordance with CDC Guidelines  *APPOINTMENTS ONLY*  To

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Eastern Entrance of the Blue Ridge Trail Closed April 12 – May 4

April 6, 2021

The eastern parking lot and  trail will be closed for construction of the parking lot expansion for 3 weeks beginning Monday, April 12. Visitors should use the western parking lot and trailhead during this time.

How to Request Access to the Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Nellysford

April 5, 2021

Every adult should sign up now How to Request Access to the Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Nellysford 1c Greatly Expands Who Qualify for the Vaccine It now includes those working in sectors such as: • Energy • Water, Wastewater,

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Free Vaccine Clinics in Nelson County

March 31, 2021

Tell your neighbors. Tell your friends. Wintergreen Fire and Rescue, Nellysford – Clinics every Thursday to the end of April. https://www.wtgfireresq.org/  See Vaccinate Virginia tab. Then go to update. Call 434-263-3333 or email your questions to vaccine@wtgfireresq.org   Grace Episcopal Church, Massies Mill.

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Public Notice Regarding Commercial Tire Disposal at Nelson County Transfer Station

March 26, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE REGARDING COMMERCIAL TIRE DISPOSAL Notice is hereby provided that Nelson County will no longer accept tires from business/commercial entities, effective on April 1, 2021. Additionally, tires transported to Nelson County’s transfer station by business/commercial entities prior to April

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Virtual Hiring Event: Careers in Construction, March 25, 2021

March 23, 2021

Careers in Construction Ready to get back to work or looking to start a new career path? Take the first step and join our hiring event to speak with employers. March 25th 1:00pm – 3:00pm Click here to register for

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How to Request FREE Safe Storage Devices for Medications and Firearms

The Community Mental Health and Wellness Coalition partnered with Region Ten Community Services Board & Lock and Talk Virginia to host a drive-thru event offering free safe storage devices (medication lock boxes, medication lock bags, drug disposal bags, trigger locks

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Quit Smoking Blue Ridge – Virtual Support Group

March 22, 2021

Quit Smoking Blue Ridge is offering free support for those who want to quit tobacco.  Anyone is welcome to join.  Open to residents of Nelson, Albemarle, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Greene and Louisa counties. Every Wednesday 5:30-6:30 p.m. starting March 24th through

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Tree Trimming Activities in Afton Area

March 19, 2021

From Dominion Energy: Tree trimming activities will begin this weekend in the Afton area. Forestry crews have identified several areas that experienced significant damage during the ice storms last month, and we want to take advantage of the upcoming clear

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Nelson County Crossing Replacements Continue – Rockfish River Road and Mill Pond Road

March 18, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 18, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones, Lynchburg District                      434-856-8176   LYN-21-026  CORRECTION UPDATE: NELSON COUNTY CROSSING REPLACEMENTS CONTINUE LYNCHBURG, Va.-Work continues on two roads in Nelson County closed temporarily while Norfolk Southern Railroad (NSRR) replaces crossings. Closures

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Notice of Special Called Meeting

March 17, 2021

NOTICE OF SPECIAL CALLED MEETING Pursuant to §15.2-1418 of the Code of Virginia, a Special Called Joint Meeting of the Nelson County Board of Supervisors and the Nelson County Planning Commission will be held on Friday, March 19th at 1

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VDOT Traffic Alert: Road Closures for Replacement of Railroad Crossings (Update)

March 12, 2021

NELSON COUNTY RAIL CROSSINGS CLOSED FOR REPAIRS LYNCHBURG—Two roads in Nelson County will be closed temporarily while Norfolk Southern Railroad (NSRR) replaces crossings. Closures will last up to two days each with traffic being detoured. On Monday, March 15, 2021, work

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Nelson County Wineries Win Big in Virginia Governor’s Cup Competition!

March 3, 2021

Nelson County Wineries Win Big in Virginia Governor’s Cup Competition Within the Virginia Wine community, a sense of anticipation approaches each year with the announcement of the Virginia Governor’s Cup competition results. Year after year, the competition recognizes the best wines being

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VDOT Traffic Alert: Road Closures for Replacement of Railroad Crossings

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 2 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones, Lynchburg District                      434-856-8176   LYN-21-022 NELSON COUNTY ROADS CLOSED FOR CROSSING REPLACEMENT LYNCHBURG, Va.-Five roads in Nelson County will be closed temporarily while Norfolk Southern Railroad (NSRR) replaces crossings. Closures will

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Signed Order to Call Primary: June 8, 2021 Primary Elections requested for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Virginia House of Delegates and Local Offices

February 26, 2021

WHEREAS a notice in proper form has been received from the appropriate authority requesting the calling of a Primary Election for the purpose of nominating a candidate for the Democratic and Republican Parties for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor,

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2022 Reassessment In Process

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:          Gary L. Eanes, ASA Wampler-Eanes Appraisal Group, Ltd. admin@wamplereanes.com The County of Nelson has retained Wampler-Eanes Appraisal Group, Ltd., to perform the County’s 2022 General Reassessment, effective January 1, 2022.  The County is on

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COVID-19 Vaccination Information Updates

February 22, 2021

To find out how you can get your COVID vaccine, please visit https://www.vaccinate.virginia.gov or call (877) VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682).  You may also call the COVID hotline for the Blue Ridge Health District at (434) 972-6261.

New Statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration System Opens

February 17, 2021

For Immediate Release: February 17, 2021 Contacts: Office of the Governor: Alena Yarmosky, Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Governor Northam Unveils Statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration System Virginians can use vaccinate.virginia.gov or call 877-VAX-IN-VA to pre-register for the vaccine and get clear, updated information RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam

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First Tuesdays – Small Business Development Center Business Counseling

February 16, 2021

FREE Business advice and counseling, brought to you by the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center Experienced SBDC business advisors assist owners of established firms and/or aspiring entrepreneurs with advice to guide their business toward sound decisions, achievable goals, and

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County Offices Closing Early Due to Inclement Weather

February 12, 2021

County departments and offices closed today at 3pm due to inclement weather and anticipated refreezing of roads this afternoon.  This closing does not include the Courts, Commonwealth Attorney’s office or Treasurer.  Please be sure to contact those offices directly if

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Nelson County Parks and Recreation Receives Funding for Public Boat Facility on the Rockfish River

February 10, 2021

The Virginia Outdoors Foundation (VOF) today announced awards of $1,946,044 in grants for 33 local projects in 25 localities that create, expand and make more accessible public open space, including one project in Nelson County. The grants were awarded from

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Nelson County Selected to Participate in Statewide Tourism Program DRIVE 2.0

February 9, 2021

LOVINGSTON, Virginia– Today, the office of Nelson County Economic Development and Tourism announced that they have been selected to participate in the DRIVE 2.0 Statewide Tourism Plan implementation, which focuses on tourism promotion and product development. The DRIVE 2.0 process,

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Commissioner of Revenue’s Office Closed Until February 16th

February 8, 2021

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Commissioner of Revenue’s Office is anticipated to be closed and unstaffed until Tuesday, February 16th.  An update will be posted should this status change.

Free Drive-Thru COVID Testing, Monday February 15th, 3-7pm

Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing on Monday, February 15th from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Rockfish Presbyterian Church 5016 Rockfish Valley Hwy. Nellysford, VA 22958 Please call (434) 972-6261 on Thursday 2/11 or Friday 2/12 to schedule an appointment.  Office open

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Notice of Office Holiday Closing – Presidents Day

County of Nelson Notice of Office Holiday Closing Nelson County courts, departments and offices will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2021 in observance of Presidents Day and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

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Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine’s Tenth Annual Readers’ Choice Awards: Winners Announced!

February 1, 2021

Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine’s Tenth Annual Readers’ Choice Awards The Best of the Blue Ridge Awards are the most celebrated outdoor awards in the Southeast, showcasing the very heart of the Blue Ridge outdoor community. The Readers’ Choice Awards highlights

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FREE Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing, Monday February 1st, 3pm-7pm

January 28, 2021

Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing on Monday, February 1st from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nelson Heritage Center 1653 Thomas Nelson Hwy. Arrington, VA 22922 Call Thursday 1/28 or Friday 1/29 to schedule an appointment. Call 8:00am – 4:30pm (434) 972-6261

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VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT: January 28th Hiring Event with VA Career Works

January 27, 2021

VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT January Hiring Event! All events take place on Thursdays from 1:00pm—2:00pm January 28th Visiting Angels At Home Care Commonwise Care Advantage Register for the Zoom event at: http://tinyurl.com/LetsGetAJob Don’t have a computer? Visit the Charlottesville One-Stop Resource

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February 4th Statewide Virtual Hiring Event with VA Career Works

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT FEBRUARY 4, 2021 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM For information on accommodations, please contact David Remick at dremick@arlingtonva.us Jobseekers register here: https://rb.gy/4ijruv Statewide Hiring Event – February 2021 – Jobseeker (1)

Special Called Meeting of the Nelson County Board of Supervisors – January 29th at 1pm

January 22, 2021

AGENDA NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING JANUARY 29, 2021 THE SPECIAL CALLED MEETING BEGINS AT 1 P.M. IN THE FORMER BOARD MEETING ROOM WITHIN THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE 84 COURTHOUSE SQUARE, LOVINGSTON, VA 22949 I. CALL TO ORDER

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PPP2 Webinar Workshops 1/22/2021

January 21, 2021

The state office is conducting two online workshops:    – PPP2 For New Borrowers, 11:30am – 12:30pm.   The first webinar PPP2 – For New Borrowers will focus on borrowers who did not obtain a PPP loan during the first round, and what they need

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

January 15, 2021

The Virginia Department of Health is the best source of information on how and when you can receive your COVID-19 vaccine.  You can call the Blue Ridge Health District hotline at (434) 972-6261, or go online to visit their vaccine

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Nelson County Rail Crossings Closed For Repairs

January 14, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 14, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones, Lynchburg District                      434-856-8176   LYN-21-004 NELSON COUNTY RAIL CROSSINGS CLOSED FOR REPAIRS LYNCHBURG—Norfolk Southern Railroad (NSRR) will begin closing grade crossings on Monday, January 18, 2021 to perform track repairs in

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Resolution R2021-04 Regarding Electronic Meetings of Public Bodies

January 13, 2021

Signed Resolution R2021-04 Electronic Meetings of Public Bodies RESOLUTION R2021-04 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RESOLUTION REGARDING ELECTRONIC MEETINGS OF PUBLIC BODIES WHEREAS, the Governor issued an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency for the Commonwealth of Virginia arising

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Nelson Memorial Library is Open for Curbside Pickup Only

Beginning Thursday, January 14, 2021, the library will only be open for curbside pickup. Hours:  Monday through Friday 9:30 AM to 5 PM and Saturday 9:30 AM to 4 PM

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