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Lovingston : 2nd Annual Bike Out Lovingston In The Books!
[ 0 ] May 22, 2017

Lovingston : 2nd Annual Bike Out Lovingston In The Books!

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia After missing last year due to heavy rains, the annual Bike Out Lovingston was back on for 2017! And it was supposed to rain again, but it didn’t. The event is organized by Trinity Episcopal Church in Arrington. Blue Ridge Life is also a sponsor of the event. The event kicked […]

[Nelson] - Proposed Rezoning Application for “potential Dollar General” in Avon
[ 1 ] May 21, 2017

[Nelson] – Proposed Rezoning Application for “potential Dollar General” in Avon

Afton / Avon Nelson County, Virginia A plan is in the works to rezone to the old Anderson’s Store property in Avon from Residential (R-1) to Business (B-1). Over the course of the past few months various applications and site plans have been submitted to the county and have been reviewed by VDOT. The 28 […]

Nelson County Cyclist Martin Versluys Seriously Hurt - Recovering After Mother's Day Weekend Crash
[ 0 ] May 18, 2017

Nelson County Cyclist Martin Versluys Seriously Hurt – Recovering After Mother’s Day Weekend Crash

Near Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia All stories about accidents along Route 151 in Nelson have been tough to write about over the years since we started BRL, and this one certainly is no easier. Our friend and friend to hundreds of you is in a big battle right now to recover from a very bad […]

I-64 Paving Begins Tonight Near Charlottesville : 5.18.17
[ 0 ] May 18, 2017

I-64 Paving Begins Tonight Near Charlottesville : 5.18.17

. Via VDOT Culpeper: I-64 PAVING BEGINS TONIGHT NEAR CHARLOTTESVILLE Westbound work will not interfere with University of Virginia Final Exercises Tonight, contractors will begin paving Interstate 64 westbound between mile marker 120 and 114 in Albemarle County. From 8 p.m. tonight to 6 a.m. Friday, crews will mill and pave the westbound left lane […]

Nelson Farmers Market In Full Swing For Season!
[ 0 ] May 17, 2017

Nelson Farmers Market In Full Swing For Season!

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia For years we’ve been telling you about the highly popular Nelson Farmers Market in Nellysford. 2017 marks their 20th anniversary. It’s one of the highest rated farmer’s market in the state! The 2017 market opened for the season just under three weeks ago and will be in full swing until this […]

Virginia Distillery Company Launches Program for People to Purchase Casks of Whisky
[ 0 ] May 17, 2017

Virginia Distillery Company Launches Program for People to Purchase Casks of Whisky

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Virginia Distillery Company recently launched the Cask Society through a partnership with Schneider’s of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. This unique program allows a person or group to purchase a cask of whisky from Virginia Distillery Company. Cask Society membership starts at $9,900, with personalized options available for each member. The […]

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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 […]