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Fire Damages House On Secretary’s Sand Road

A Sunday night fire damaged a house on Secretary’s Sand Road.

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Nelson Marks 44th Anniversary Of Hurricane Camille

Many longtime Nelson County residents have somber memories of August 19th, 1969, when Camille came to their area.

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We’re In Week Three Of A Search For A Missing Teen

The search for missing teenager Alexis Murphy is now more than two weeks old.

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Governor Names Moran To Higher Ed Council

Albemarle School Superintendent Pam Moran has been named to the State Council of Higher Education.

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Caretaker Charged With Embezzling From Elderly Client

A caretaker has been accused of stealing money from the elderly person she was helping.

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County Police Officer Saves Man’s Life

An Albemarle Police officer is credited with saving a man’s life on August 14th.

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Taylor’s Version Upsets Alexis Murphy’s Relatives

The family of a missing Nelson County High School student is upset about the way Randy Taylor has characterized Alexis Murphy.

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Supervisors Expect Better Traffic Flow On 29 North

The Albemarle Supervisors are anticipating better traffic flow on 29 North.

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Mallek Urges Homeowners To Learn More About Weed Spraying

The chairwoman of the Albemarle Supervisors wants people to learn more before a weed-killing substance gets sprayed.

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Virginia Has A Banner Year For Wine Sales

Virginia wine growere have reason to celebrate this year.

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Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.