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Wintergreen Performing Arts - Summer Music Festival In Full Swing
[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

Wintergreen Performing Arts – Summer Music Festival In Full Swing

Wintergreen Nelson County, VA The Wintergreen Performing Arts – Summer Music Festival kicked off on July 7th with opening ceremonies on the 9th. Throughout the entire month into early August the days will be packed with The Rhythms & Colors of South America as part of their Amazonas series. For a complete listing of the […]

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Continues - CANCELED
[ 0 ] July 14, 2014

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Continues – CANCELED

The above areas shaded in red are under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8PM. SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH Scroll for VA County Outlines URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 418 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 125 PM EDT MON JUL 14 2014 THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE […]

Nelson's Earl Hamner, Jr. Turns 91
[ 0 ] July 9, 2014

Nelson’s Earl Hamner, Jr. Turns 91

Click on the magazine image above to read Woody Greenberg’s story on Earl turning 91 in our July 2014 issue. Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford Almost 10 years ago I had the distinct honor and privilege of meeting one of the nicest people on this planet. Earl Hamner, Jr. At the time a […]

Nelson BOS Unanimously Approves Resolution - Halt Pipeline Surveys Until Dominion Rep Appears
[ 0 ] July 8, 2014

Nelson BOS Unanimously Approves Resolution – Halt Pipeline Surveys Until Dominion Rep Appears

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia In a show of unity, the Nelson County Board of Supervisors approved, by a unanimous vote Tuesday afternoon, that Dominion Transmission, Inc cease all land surveys in the county until they have a representative appear before the board and in detail explain the project, the proposed route and address questions and […]

Trager Brothers / Blue Ridge Life Weather Station Nears Completion
[ 0 ] July 7, 2014

Trager Brothers / Blue Ridge Life Weather Station Nears Completion

Greenfield / Afton Nelson County, VA In a matter of days the BRL-Trager Brothers Weather Station will be live from the Rockfish Valley Community in Greenfield / Afton. The station is a cooperative arrangement between Trager and BRL. “This is a cool spot to have a station and a critical area to have real time […]

Chilly But Beautiful Weather For Weekend 4th Fireworks At Wintergreen
[ 0 ] July 5, 2014

Chilly But Beautiful Weather For Weekend 4th Fireworks At Wintergreen

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Our BRL Nature Foundation At Wintergreen weather station showed a cool 57° evening greeted people on the mountain this past Friday evening, July 4th, 2014 for the annual Wintergreen Resort fireworks display. See you next July 4th!

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Something You Don't See Very Often : James River Frozen Near Lynchburg
[ 0 ] January 30, 2014

Something You Don’t See Very Often : James River Frozen Near Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA It’s not often you see the James River frozen over with some snow on top, but David Wilt of Lynchburg found just that. He snapped the photo above after touring the Devils Backbone Outpost in Lexington headed back home. Thankfully Tommy says we’ll be seeing temps not this cold in the coming days. […]

Some Light And Very Pretty Snow Falls Tuesday Night
[ 0 ] January 28, 2014

Some Light And Very Pretty Snow Falls Tuesday Night

Nellysford Nelson County, VA By far the worst snowfall and wintry weather was along the souther tier of the US. But we managed to get some very dry snow here across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge in spots. Anywhere from a dusting to an inch or so was the norm. Since the air was so […]

Beauty In The Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] January 25, 2014

Beauty In The Blue Ridge

Wintergreen Mountain Nelson County, VA Yes, the cold temps have been, well, mighty cold. But the recent snowfall the Blue Ridge area got has made for some pretty scenes. Ned Martin of Wintergreen shared this photo with us on our Facebook Page early Saturday morning. This is one of the prettiest shots we have ever […]

Beautiful Scenes Emerging In Blue Ridge As Fall Takes Hold
[ 0 ] September 29, 2013

Beautiful Scenes Emerging In Blue Ridge As Fall Takes Hold

Skyline Drive Near Big Meadow Fall in the Blue Ridge always brings beautiful sights. Though we are still 2-3 weeks from peak here in the Central Virginia Blue Ridge, there are some breathtaking views already. BRLM Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura grabbed a beauty Sunday afternoon along Skyline Drive at Fisher’s Gap. Just beautiful!

Nelson: Beautiful Late Fall Skies Over The Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] November 27, 2012

Nelson: Beautiful Late Fall Skies Over The Blue Ridge

Near Nellysford Nelson County, VA As we head into the final weeks of fall before winter officially begins on December 22, the skies across the Blue Ridge continue presenting some of the most breathtaking sunrises and sunsets! Olivia Ellis in Nelson County sent us this beauty. “Taken this past week from my front door at […]

More Scattered Thunderstorms For First Day Of August
[ 0 ] July 30, 2012

More Scattered Thunderstorms For First Day Of August

Wintergreen Nelson County, VA The summer days of July are gone. If you didn’t enjoy Tuesday, you missed it. We now kickoff into August! Generally speaking the forecast will be pretty typical for the start of August with hot temps and widely scattered thunderstorms Click the player above to hear Tommy talk about the highs […]