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  • CVEC To Build Fiber Network : Deliver Smart Grid & Broadband Internet Solutions

    CVEC To Build Fiber Network : Deliver Smart Grid & Broadband Internet Solutions

    Arrington Nelson County, Virginia This is a verbatim press release from CVEC on Friday afternoon – January 19, 2018 Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) has a growing need for high-speed communications to many points on its electric distribution system. With the addition of a fiber network, CVEC will be able to better incorporate smart grid […]

  • Nelson : Update : Sweet Bliss Bakery In Nellysford Opens Friday At 10AM

    Nelson : Update : Sweet Bliss Bakery In Nellysford Opens Friday At 10AM

    Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Several days ago we told you about Lisa Swinson’s return to Nelson County. She was the original founder and owner of Ambrosia Bakery & Deli in Nellysford over a decade ago. Lisa officially opens her new shop this Friday – January 19, 2018 in the IGA / Valley Green Shopping Center […]

  • Nelson : Schuyler : Tuesday Night Chimney Fire Heavily Damages Home

    Nelson : Schuyler : Tuesday Night Chimney Fire Heavily Damages Home

    Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia Released info via Lovingston Volunteer Fire Dept: At approximately 5:57pm Co. 1 was dispatched along with Faber VFD and Nelson County EMS for a reported chimney fire. Personnel arrived on scene to find smoke coming from the roof of the home and upgraded the call to a working structure fire. Additional […]

  • Winter Weather Advisory  (EXPIRED)

    Winter Weather Advisory (EXPIRED)

    WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 640 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018 Nelson-Albemarle-Orange-Spotsylvania-Central Virginia Blue Ridge- 640 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY… * WHAT…Snow occurring. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute. […]

  • VDOT Pretreats Shenandoah Valley Roadways In Anticipation Of Winter Weather

    VDOT Pretreats Shenandoah Valley Roadways In Anticipation Of Winter Weather

    Staunton Augusta County, VA Snow is forecasted for much of Virginia late Tuesday into Wednesday. On Monday, January 15, the Virginia Department of Transportation Staunton District began pretreating interstate roads and some primary roads in the Shenandoah Valley in preparation for this winter weather event. Motorists are reminded that these are slow moving vehicles and […]

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CVEC To Build Fiber Network : Deliver Smart Grid & Broadband Internet Solutions
[ 0 ] January 19, 2018

CVEC To Build Fiber Network : Deliver Smart Grid & Broadband Internet Solutions

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia This is a verbatim press release from CVEC on Friday afternoon – January 19, 2018 Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) has a growing need for high-speed communications to many points on its electric distribution system. With the addition of a fiber network, CVEC will be able to better incorporate smart grid […]

Nelson : Update : Sweet Bliss Bakery In Nellysford Opens Friday At 10AM
[ 0 ] January 18, 2018

Nelson : Update : Sweet Bliss Bakery In Nellysford Opens Friday At 10AM

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Several days ago we told you about Lisa Swinson’s return to Nelson County. She was the original founder and owner of Ambrosia Bakery & Deli in Nellysford over a decade ago. Lisa officially opens her new shop this Friday – January 19, 2018 in the IGA / Valley Green Shopping Center […]

Nelson : Schuyler : Tuesday Night Chimney Fire Heavily Damages Home
[ 0 ] January 17, 2018

Nelson : Schuyler : Tuesday Night Chimney Fire Heavily Damages Home

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia Released info via Lovingston Volunteer Fire Dept: At approximately 5:57pm Co. 1 was dispatched along with Faber VFD and Nelson County EMS for a reported chimney fire. Personnel arrived on scene to find smoke coming from the roof of the home and upgraded the call to a working structure fire. Additional […]

Winter Weather Advisory  (EXPIRED)
[ 0 ] January 16, 2018

Winter Weather Advisory (EXPIRED)

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 640 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018 Nelson-Albemarle-Orange-Spotsylvania-Central Virginia Blue Ridge- 640 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY… * WHAT…Snow occurring. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute. […]

VDOT Pretreats Shenandoah Valley Roadways In Anticipation Of Winter Weather
[ 0 ] January 15, 2018

VDOT Pretreats Shenandoah Valley Roadways In Anticipation Of Winter Weather

Staunton Augusta County, VA Snow is forecasted for much of Virginia late Tuesday into Wednesday. On Monday, January 15, the Virginia Department of Transportation Staunton District began pretreating interstate roads and some primary roads in the Shenandoah Valley in preparation for this winter weather event. Motorists are reminded that these are slow moving vehicles and […]

Nelson : Solar Project Installation Underway at RVCC
[ 0 ] January 12, 2018

Nelson : Solar Project Installation Underway at RVCC

Greenfield / Afton Nelson County, Virginia Rockfish Valley Community Center’s “Rock & Sol” solar energy pilot project, for which fundraising began over a year ago, became very real on Monday, January 8 with the beginning of the solar panel array installation on the East roof of the Center in Afton. The project, which was initially […]

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Wintry Mix Falls In Mountains At Wintergreen Wednesday Morning
[ 0 ] November 8, 2017

Wintry Mix Falls In Mountains At Wintergreen Wednesday Morning

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia While people living in the lowlands got nothing more than a cold rain into the early morning hours Wednesday, people living in the mountains got another reminder that winter isn’t that far away. The coldest weather of the season is on the way late this week. I talk more about it […]

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 […]