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  • Nelson : Tractor Trailer & Car Crash At Route 151 & Route 6 (River Road) Causing Traffic Delays

    Nelson : Tractor Trailer & Car Crash At Route 151 & Route 6 (River Road) Causing Traffic Delays

    Martins Store Nelson County, Virginia A mid afternoon crash Friday backed up traffic for a considerable length of time along Route 151 at the intersection of Route 6 – River Road. According to witnesses there a tractor trailer and a passenger car collided at the intersection. Some injuries were reported, but the extent of those […]

  • Richard Thomas Kicks Off John-Boy Homecoming Weekend In Schuyler (Video)

    Richard Thomas Kicks Off John-Boy Homecoming Weekend In Schuyler (Video)

    Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia The last time Richard Thomas of The Waltons was in Schuyler, Virginia was back in the early 1970s when the television series was just becoming a sensation. He slipped in and visited with the mother of the late Earl Hamner, Jr. who created the popular long running television series. Above, Richard […]

  • UPDATE : Augusta County Traffic Fatality

    UPDATE : Augusta County Traffic Fatality

    Augusta County, Virginia “Virginia State Police Trooper C. Wasznicky is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred at 12:38 p.m., in the southbound lanes of Interstate 81 at the 226 mile marker. As Roger L. Johnson, 62, of Verona, Va., was driving south on I-81, a cooler fell off of his […]

  • Frost Advisory : For Most Of The Area From 1AM Until 9AM Wednesday (EXPIRED)

    Frost Advisory : For Most Of The Area From 1AM Until 9AM Wednesday (EXPIRED)

    FROST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM EDT WEDNESDAY URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 219 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017 District of Columbia-Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll- Northern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Charles-St. Marys- Central and Eastern Allegany-Northwest Montgomery- Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard- Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-Frederick VA-Page- Warren-Clarke-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Rappahannock-Orange- […]

  • Frost Advisory For Some Counties Just West And East Of BRP & Skyline Drive (EXPIRED)

    Frost Advisory For Some Counties Just West And East Of BRP & Skyline Drive (EXPIRED)

    FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT TUESDAY URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 616 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017 Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore- Extreme Western Allegany-Central and Eastern Allegany- Northwest Montgomery-Northwest Howard-Northwest Harford-Augusta- Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-Madison- Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier- Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun-Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley- Jefferson-Hardy-Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral- Including the […]

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Nelson : Tractor Trailer & Car Crash At Route 151 & Route 6 (River Road) Causing Traffic Delays
[ 0 ] October 20, 2017

Nelson : Tractor Trailer & Car Crash At Route 151 & Route 6 (River Road) Causing Traffic Delays

Martins Store Nelson County, Virginia A mid afternoon crash Friday backed up traffic for a considerable length of time along Route 151 at the intersection of Route 6 – River Road. According to witnesses there a tractor trailer and a passenger car collided at the intersection. Some injuries were reported, but the extent of those […]

Richard Thomas Kicks Off John-Boy Homecoming Weekend In Schuyler (Video)
[ 1 ] October 20, 2017

Richard Thomas Kicks Off John-Boy Homecoming Weekend In Schuyler (Video)

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia The last time Richard Thomas of The Waltons was in Schuyler, Virginia was back in the early 1970s when the television series was just becoming a sensation. He slipped in and visited with the mother of the late Earl Hamner, Jr. who created the popular long running television series. Above, Richard […]

UPDATE : Augusta County Traffic Fatality
[ 0 ] October 20, 2017

UPDATE : Augusta County Traffic Fatality

Augusta County, Virginia “Virginia State Police Trooper C. Wasznicky is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred at 12:38 p.m., in the southbound lanes of Interstate 81 at the 226 mile marker. As Roger L. Johnson, 62, of Verona, Va., was driving south on I-81, a cooler fell off of his […]

Frost Advisory : For Most Of The Area From 1AM Until 9AM Wednesday (EXPIRED)
[ 0 ] October 17, 2017

Frost Advisory : For Most Of The Area From 1AM Until 9AM Wednesday (EXPIRED)

FROST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM EDT WEDNESDAY URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 219 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017 District of Columbia-Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll- Northern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Charles-St. Marys- Central and Eastern Allegany-Northwest Montgomery- Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard- Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-Frederick VA-Page- Warren-Clarke-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Rappahannock-Orange- […]

Frost Advisory For Some Counties Just West And East Of BRP & Skyline Drive (EXPIRED)
[ 0 ] October 16, 2017

Frost Advisory For Some Counties Just West And East Of BRP & Skyline Drive (EXPIRED)

FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT TUESDAY URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 616 PM EDT Mon Oct 16 2017 Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore- Extreme Western Allegany-Central and Eastern Allegany- Northwest Montgomery-Northwest Howard-Northwest Harford-Augusta- Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-Madison- Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier- Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun-Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley- Jefferson-Hardy-Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral- Including the […]

Afton Mountain : Crews Work To Clear Morning Accident On Route 250 At 64 Entrance
[ 0 ] October 16, 2017

Afton Mountain : Crews Work To Clear Morning Accident On Route 250 At 64 Entrance

Afton Mountain Route 250 at I-64 Entrance Ramp As we first pushed in this tweet below: Motorists report significant car accident with 3 cars involved. Top of Afton Mtn on 250 where you get on 64. Expect delays. Take alternate. — BlueRidgeLife (@BlueRidgeLife) October 16, 2017 An accident at the top of Afton Mountain blocked […]

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Fall Colors Popping Now In The Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] November 7, 2016

Fall Colors Popping Now In The Blue Ridge

Nelson County, Virginia You may have noticed our banner photo switched at the top of this page to a nice fall one. Dima Holmes of Wintergreen Real Estate let us use that one. Perfectly sums up the beautiful colors popping here now. As a matter of fact, in the highest of elevations the leaves are […]

Beautiful Sight Along The Blue Ridge Parkway
[ 0 ] June 14, 2016

Beautiful Sight Along The Blue Ridge Parkway

Near Bald Mountain Blue Ridge Parkway – Central Virginia There’s never a lack of beautiful pictures along the Blue Ridge Parkway regardless of the time of year. Robert Stull, the owner of Hickman’s Grocery in Beech Grove of Nelson County, recently grabbed this shot from the BRP looking toward Bald Mountain. The clouds dropping over […]

Severe Storms Move Across The Blue Ridge (Video)
[ 0 ] May 2, 2016

Severe Storms Move Across The Blue Ridge (Video)

Nelson County, Virginia Severe thunderstorms moved across the Blue Ridge area lat Monday afternoon dropping hail from the size of to larger than quarters. On Route 6 River Road in Nelson County, heavy rains along with hail stripped leaves from many trees. Above, Jon Goff grabbed this video of hail falling late Monday afternoon near […]

Thunderstorms Roll Through The Blue Ridge Thursday Evening  (Video)
[ 0 ] April 29, 2016

Thunderstorms Roll Through The Blue Ridge Thursday Evening (Video)

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia You know spring is finally here when the thunderstorms start rolling through the mountains of Virginia. Thursday evening lots of folks got a light show in the sky accompanied by big booms of thunder and even some small hail. The chances for rain will continue over the next several days into […]

Beautiful Colors Still Popping Across The Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] October 24, 2015

Beautiful Colors Still Popping Across The Blue Ridge

Sherando Lake Augusta County, Virginia William Groah has sent us many beautiful images over the year and this one is a beauty as well. Earlier in the week grabbed this shot of the brilliant fall colors reflecting in the water at Sherando Lake in Augusta County as the sun started rising. Very pretty! Nice one […]

Warm Days & Cool Nights In The Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] October 21, 2015

Warm Days & Cool Nights In The Blue Ridge

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Final preps are being made by area farmers cross the Blue Ridge as daylight grows shorter and colder weather looms on the horizon. Above, Brian Kidd parked the tractor after a day of raking up the hay for baling later in the week. After that, things are pretty much over in […]