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Nelson : Barefoot Bucha Announces Settlement With Gallo Wines : Unique Contest To Crowdsource New Name
[ 0 ] August 24, 2016

Nelson : Barefoot Bucha Announces Settlement With Gallo Wines : Unique Contest To Crowdsource New Name

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Back in November of 2015 we told you about a dispute between Barefoot Bucha and E. & J. Gallo Winery over the use of the word Barefoot in the naming of their kombucha tea. Today we received the following information from Conscious Cultures, LLC, the owners of Barefoot Bucha kombucha tea” […]

Nelson : Grand Opening of Wood Ridge Farm Brewery - September 10th
[ 0 ] August 23, 2016

Nelson : Grand Opening of Wood Ridge Farm Brewery – September 10th

Woods Mills Nelson County, Virginia “Wood Ridge Farm Brewery will host a Grand Opening on Saturday, September 10th at 11:00am at its taproom (165 Old Ridge Road, Lovingston, VA 22949). Wood Ridge Farm Brewery is in the Wood’s Mill section of Nelson County near the intersections of Routes 29 and 6. Although Wood Ridge Farm […]

Via VDOT: LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT
[ 0 ] August 23, 2016

Via VDOT: LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 29- September 2, 2016 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County: Route 29 Bypass @ Route 604 –9/7, delays possible during bridge inspection. Route 130 over […]

Virginia Craft Brewers Festival 2016 : (With Video)
[ 0 ] August 21, 2016

Virginia Craft Brewers Festival 2016 : (With Video)

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia More than 70 breweries descended upon the grounds at Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows in Nelson County this past weekend to take part in the 5th annual Virginia Craft Brewers Festival. It was a perfect Saturday for the event with the weather cooperating! See you next year!

Nelson: Annual Commemoration On Hurricane Camille To Be Held Saturday - August. 20th
[ 0 ] August 19, 2016

Nelson: Annual Commemoration On Hurricane Camille To Be Held Saturday – August. 20th

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia “Davis Creek suffered mightily during Hurricane Camille in 1969. Fifty-two people died on the creek, mostly from landslides caused by the more than 27 inches of rain that fell in a five hour period. The Historical Society’s annual commemoration on Camille will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20 beginning at 2 […]

Nelson : Route 635 (Greenfield Road) To Close For Repairs Beginning September 12
[ 0 ] August 18, 2016

Nelson : Route 635 (Greenfield Road) To Close For Repairs Beginning September 12

RT. 635 WILL CLOSE FOR PIPE REPLACEMENT SEPT. 12 Motorists will be detoured during closure LYNCHBURG —Route 635 (Greenfield Road) over a branch of Perry Creek in Nelson County will be closed beginning Sept. 12, while a VDOT crew replaces pipe. Weather permitting, the road is expected to reopen to traffic Oct. 14. The road […]

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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 […]

Storms Roll Through Blue Ridge Area
[ 0 ] April 8, 2015

Storms Roll Through Blue Ridge Area

Afton, Nelson County, VA The first thunderstorms of the Spring season rolled through Wednesday afternoon. Generally speaking rain anounts were between 1/3′ to 1/2″, but the lightning was pretty intense for sure! There’s another chance for thunderstorms on Friday (some southern counties may see Thursday as well) with low 80’s possible as well. Listen below.