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  • Nelson: Lawmen Looking For Suspect In Overnight Holdup Of Afton Grocery

    Nelson: Lawmen Looking For Suspect In Overnight Holdup Of Afton Grocery

    Afton Nelson County, Virginia Nelson County investigators are looking for the person responsible for a Wednesday night holdup at Patrick Brothers Grocery in Afton. “Around 9PM Wednesday night an unknown male, possibly Hispanic, came into the store with a gun,” said Lt. Billy Mays, Chief Investigator with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Department. Mays said the […]

  • Nelson Chief Investigator Makes Announcement To Run For Sheriff

    Nelson Chief Investigator Makes Announcement To Run For Sheriff

    Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Within hours of the retirement announcement by Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks, his chief investigator Lt. Billy Mays made it official they he will be running for Nelson County Sheriff. “I decided to run for a variety of reasons. Early in my career I always knew I would advance, but wasn’t […]

  • Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks Announces Retirement At End Of Current Term

    Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks Announces Retirement At End Of Current Term

    Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia After two elections as sheriff of Nelson county and over 3 decades in the law enforcement / corrections arena, Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks will hang up his badge for good at the end his current term that finishes on December 31, 2015. “After 31 years, it’s been long enough and […]

  • Beautiful Start To Tuesday After Overnight Snow In Mountains

    Beautiful Start To Tuesday After Overnight Snow In Mountains

    Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Most people in the immediate Central Virginia Blue Ridge area didn’t see much from this latest round of snow that fell. But, a couple of inches of new snow fell in the overnight hours Monday. That brings the total to about 4″ (since Sunday) in the highest of elevations near […]

  • Winter Weather Advisory Canceled For Most Central VA Blue Ridge Counties

    Winter Weather Advisory Canceled For Most Central VA Blue Ridge Counties

    URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 1014 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 VAZ025>027-029>031-040-501-503-504-507-508-WVZ505-506-262315- /O.CON.KLWX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150127T1500Z/ AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-RAPPAHANNOCK- NORTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND- NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-WESTERN PENDLETON- EASTERN PENDLETON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG… FRONT ROYAL…WASHINGTON…WARRENTON…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY… BIG MEADOWS…WINTERGREEN…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN 1014 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN […]

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Nelson: Lawmen Looking For Suspect In Overnight Holdup Of Afton Grocery
[ 0 ] January 29, 2015

Nelson: Lawmen Looking For Suspect In Overnight Holdup Of Afton Grocery

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Nelson County investigators are looking for the person responsible for a Wednesday night holdup at Patrick Brothers Grocery in Afton. “Around 9PM Wednesday night an unknown male, possibly Hispanic, came into the store with a gun,” said Lt. Billy Mays, Chief Investigator with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Department. Mays said the […]

Nelson Chief Investigator Makes Announcement To Run For Sheriff
[ 1 ] January 28, 2015

Nelson Chief Investigator Makes Announcement To Run For Sheriff

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Within hours of the retirement announcement by Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks, his chief investigator Lt. Billy Mays made it official they he will be running for Nelson County Sheriff. “I decided to run for a variety of reasons. Early in my career I always knew I would advance, but wasn’t […]

Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks Announces Retirement At End Of Current Term
[ 0 ] January 28, 2015

Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks Announces Retirement At End Of Current Term

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia After two elections as sheriff of Nelson county and over 3 decades in the law enforcement / corrections arena, Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks will hang up his badge for good at the end his current term that finishes on December 31, 2015. “After 31 years, it’s been long enough and […]

Beautiful Start To Tuesday After Overnight Snow In Mountains
[ 0 ] January 27, 2015

Beautiful Start To Tuesday After Overnight Snow In Mountains

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Most people in the immediate Central Virginia Blue Ridge area didn’t see much from this latest round of snow that fell. But, a couple of inches of new snow fell in the overnight hours Monday. That brings the total to about 4″ (since Sunday) in the highest of elevations near […]

Winter Weather Advisory Canceled For Most Central VA Blue Ridge Counties
[ 0 ] January 26, 2015

Winter Weather Advisory Canceled For Most Central VA Blue Ridge Counties

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 1014 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 VAZ025>027-029>031-040-501-503-504-507-508-WVZ505-506-262315- /O.CON.KLWX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150127T1500Z/ AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-RAPPAHANNOCK- NORTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND- NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-WESTERN PENDLETON- EASTERN PENDLETON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG… FRONT ROYAL…WASHINGTON…WARRENTON…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY… BIG MEADOWS…WINTERGREEN…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN 1014 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN […]

Nelson: Wintergreen Fire Crews Work Costly Sunday Afternoon House Fire On Mountain - (Video)
[ 0 ] January 25, 2015

Nelson: Wintergreen Fire Crews Work Costly Sunday Afternoon House Fire On Mountain – (Video)

Wintergreen / Devils Knob Nelson County, VA Wintergreen Fire Department crews along with other area fire departments responded to a large house fire Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Devils Knob Loop and Hemlock on the mountain. “The structure was a total loss. There were no injuries. The blaze was under control after approximately 60 […]

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Beautiful Start To Tuesday After Overnight Snow In Mountains
[ 0 ] January 27, 2015

Beautiful Start To Tuesday After Overnight Snow In Mountains

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Most people in the immediate Central Virginia Blue Ridge area didn’t see much from this latest round of snow that fell. But, a couple of inches of new snow fell in the overnight hours Monday. That brings the total to about 4″ (since Sunday) in the highest of elevations near […]

Beautiful Sunrise At Wintergreen
[ 0 ] January 15, 2015

Beautiful Sunrise At Wintergreen

Post by Blue Ridge Life Magazine. Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia In the “just because we can” column, this shot Wintergreen Resort shared Thursday morning. In spite of the clouds down in the valley over the past 2-3 days, there have been some incredible views from higher up! Enjoy!

As Cooler Weather Moved In Over The Weekend : Some Pretty Pictures!
[ 0 ] September 7, 2014

As Cooler Weather Moved In Over The Weekend : Some Pretty Pictures!

Nelson County, VA Much cooler weather has moved into the Blue Ridge and it looks like it will be here for the next several days. Though we will have the chance for several showers in the forecast through the period, we won’t have the chance for those oppressive 90°+ readings anymore! Tommy talks more about […]

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 […]