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Heat & Humidity Return As June Ends & July Begins
[ 0 ] June 27, 2017

Heat & Humidity Return As June Ends & July Begins

Central Virginia Blue Ridge We’ve had a few great days with low humidity and abundant sunshine lately, but as the month ends and July gets ready to begin the heat begins working back in as does the humidity. Wednesday will be the last of the really mild days for the foreseeable future. Enjoy it while […]

Traffic Alert : Nelson - Semi Accident On Brents  -  Now Open 6:35 PM
[ 0 ] June 26, 2017

Traffic Alert : Nelson – Semi Accident On Brents – Now Open 6:35 PM

Near Brents Gap Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Update 6:35 PM Nelson Sheriff David Hill: “ROADWAY IS NOW OPEN!” Update 4:50 PM It’s estimated that it will take about another 2 hours at least to get roadway open at the accident scene at the top of Brent’s. Update 3:30 PM Wrecker crews are beginning work to […]

Nelson : Beech Grove : Bikes & Bubbles Helped Raise Money This Past Saturday
[ 0 ] June 25, 2017

Nelson : Beech Grove : Bikes & Bubbles Helped Raise Money This Past Saturday

Beech Grove / Roseland Nelson County, Virginia If you passed by the intersection of Route 664 and 151 anytime Saturday afternoon you probably had to do a doubletake! Several gals were out in summer cut off short and tanks washing motorcycles! It was more than just fun. It was a fundraiser to help out one […]

Amherst : Summer 2017 Kicks Off With Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival
[ 0 ] June 25, 2017

Amherst : Summer 2017 Kicks Off With Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival

Amherst County, Virginia The start of summer always coincides with the annual Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival held at Lazy Days Winery in Amherst. We’ve been telling you about this neat event since the beginning back in 2009. This past weekend’s event had perfect weather as the backdrop for another successful festival! Even more photos […]

SINKHOLE REPAIRS COMPLETE ON I-81 SOUTHBOUND IN AUGUSTA COUNTY
[ 0 ] June 23, 2017

SINKHOLE REPAIRS COMPLETE ON I-81 SOUTHBOUND IN AUGUSTA COUNTY

SINKHOLE REPAIRS COMPLETE ON I-81 SOUTHBOUND IN AUGUSTA COUNTY STAUNTON – (2:35 p.m.) All sinkhole work is complete on Interstate 81 southbound in Augusta County. This morning the right lane of southbound I-81 in Augusta County was closed due to a sinkhole near mile marker 212.6. This location is between exit 213 at Route 11 […]

Nelson : Beech Grove / Roseland - Bikes & Bubbles : A Bike Wash Fundraiser This Saturday At Ski Barn
[ 0 ] June 22, 2017

Nelson : Beech Grove / Roseland – Bikes & Bubbles : A Bike Wash Fundraiser This Saturday At Ski Barn

Beech Grove / Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Come out this Saturday – June 24, 2017 from noon until 5PM for Bikes & Bubbles – A Bike Wash Fundraiser at Ski Barn. That’s at the intersection of Route 664 and 151 near Devils Backbone. The Facebook event page is here. See you there!

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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 […]