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Nelson : Colleen : Buzz Cut! : CVEC Begins Helicopter Tree Trimming Operations (Video)
[ 0 ] March 20, 2017

Nelson : Colleen : Buzz Cut! : CVEC Begins Helicopter Tree Trimming Operations (Video)

Colleen / Arrington Nelson County, Virginia By Marcie Gates Central Virginia Electric Cooperative in Colleen, Virginia is kicked off the first day of spring with a bang. In the wee hours of Monday morning, a crew of nearly a dozen men in steel-toed boots gathered together for a safety meeting concerning the clearing of power […]

Spring Officially Arrives Monday At 6:29 A.M. EDT
[ 0 ] March 19, 2017

Spring Officially Arrives Monday At 6:29 A.M. EDT

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Some folks would even question whether we’ve actually had winter this year, but in spite of lackluster snowfall and temps warmer than average, we did have our share of cold nights. Regardless, the calendar doesn’t lie and spring 2017 rolls in officially at 6:29 AM EDT Monday – March 20, 2017. […]

Nelson : Schuyler : Deputies Make Arrest In Home Invasion
[ 0 ] March 19, 2017

Nelson : Schuyler : Deputies Make Arrest In Home Invasion

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia Press Release Via Nelson County Sheriff’s Department: “On March 19, 2017, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed home invasion which occurred in the 4000 block of Glade Road. The suspect, later identified as Matthew Baber age 26 of Schuyler, entered the home of the victim armed with a […]

Nelson : Newest BRL WeatherNow Station Goes Live In Beech Grove At The Ski Barn
[ 0 ] March 17, 2017

Nelson : Newest BRL WeatherNow Station Goes Live In Beech Grove At The Ski Barn

Beech Grove / Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Friday we welcomed our newest WeatherNow station to our BRL network of weather stations. Those stations provide real time weather weather conditions at several locations. The BRL-Ski Barn station went online early Friday afternoon and joins our three other stations, two of which have been online for over […]

Happy Trails Greg Kelly : CVEC Trusted Friend & Colleague
[ 3 ] March 17, 2017

Happy Trails Greg Kelly : CVEC Trusted Friend & Colleague

Publisher’s Note: Today we say farewell to a person that’s not only been a regular contact for us here at BRL, but a person that’s become a friend over the years. You’ve seen his name a thousand times during our 12 year history. Remember Derecho 5 years ago this June? That’s just one event where […]

Rockbridge : BRIDGE WORK BRINGS DETOUR FOR I-81 TRAFFIC HEADED WESTBOUND ON I-64
[ 0 ] March 15, 2017

Rockbridge : BRIDGE WORK BRINGS DETOUR FOR I-81 TRAFFIC HEADED WESTBOUND ON I-64

Rockbridge County, Virginia Via VDOT Staunton District: The Virginia Department of Transportation is performing bridge work on the Interstate 64 westbound bridge over Route 763 (Lincoln Road) and Mill Creek in Rockbridge County. This location is on I-64 between exit 56 at Interstate 81 and exit 55 at Route 11 in Lexington. Beginning March 20 […]

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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 […]