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New Waltons-inspired attraction coming to Nelson County

LOVINGSTON -- Fans of “The Waltons” will soon have the opportunity to stay in a Waltons-inspired, Depression-era style bed-and-breakfast in…


One dead, one seriously injured in Nelson County shootings

Virginia State Police is investigating a pair of Thursday night shootings in Nelson County that left a Nellysford man dead and a woman seri… Read more

Nelson County public schools show acts of kindness during Valentine’s Day week

During Valentine’s Day week, the staff and faculty in Nelson County Public Schools will celebrate “Random Acts of Kindness Week” by having … Read more

Partnership growing for PVCC certificate program

Just months after Piedmont Virginia Community College partnered with Nelson and Madison counties to expand a certificate program for indivi… Read more

Brew Ridge Trail kicks off 10 years along Virginia 151

The Rockfish Valley Community Center was packed with people Saturday as the Brew Ridge Trail hosted its 10-year anniversary kickoff event. Read more

Former chief of volunteer fire department passes away

Edward Lynn Embrey set a true example of living a selfless life dedicated to helping others, according to friends and family who knew him a… Read more

Photos: Wine Lovers 5K

More than 200 runners gathered at Cardinal Point Vineyard Saturday morning to participate in a Wine Lovers 5K run/walk. Despite temperature… Read more

Nelson library offering ‘kits’ to learn topics

In addition to books, members of Nelson County Memorial Library can now check out an array of “kits” that teach kids and adults alike about… Read more

Mistrial declared in Nelson County sexual assault case

After an entire day of testimony and almost four hours of jury deliberation, a mistrial was declared in the case of a Covesville man charge… Read more

Gladstone land slated for wildlife leisure

A nonprofit environmental group based in Northern Virginia called The Conservation Fund is hoping to transfer more than 700 acres of land i… Read more

Dominion Energy pledges 50 percent cut in methane by 2030, but pipeline opponents unswayed

Dominion Energy is pledging to cut methane emissions from its natural gas systems in half over the next decade, but environmentalists say that cancelling the Atlantic Coast Pipeline would be the best way to achieve the goal. Read more


Carter helps boys bounce back, defeat Appomattox

After last week’s three-point loss to Altavista, Nelson coach Brian Wilson stated his team would bounce back the next night against Appomat… Read more

Lady Govs rout Raiders on Senior Night

The Lady Govs basketball team played three games last week and came away with one victory as the regular season gets close to the end. Read more

Shipman's own Blue Devil Javin DeLaurier making a name for himself

Shipman resident and Duke forward Javin DeLaurier is averaging 3.7 points per game this season and more than three rebounds. The 6-foot-10 … Read more