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Hurricane Camille Remembered - 45 Years Ago : Commemoration This Saturday August 23rd : Bells Toll Today
[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Hurricane Camille Remembered – 45 Years Ago : Commemoration This Saturday August 23rd : Bells Toll Today

Nelson County, Virginia – August 1969 – Above Photographer Brower York takes a look back at Camille in these rare color photographs from our then Nelson County Life Magazine – September 2008 Click on magazine cover above to view the story and photos. Post by Marion Kanour. Post by US National Weather Service Blacksburg VA. […]

Wintergreen Performing Arts Names New Artistic Director
[ 0 ] August 17, 2014

Wintergreen Performing Arts Names New Artistic Director

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Release Via Wintergreen Performing Arts Wintergreen Performing Arts (WPA) is pleased to announce that Erin Freeman has been selected as its new Artistic Director. Hailed by the press as engaging, elegant, and entertaining, Dr. Freeman will assume her new duties effective October 1, 2014. Larry Alan Smith, WPA’s Artistic and Executive […]

9th Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Festival In The History Books - Fantastic Weekend!
[ 0 ] August 17, 2014

9th Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Festival In The History Books – Fantastic Weekend!

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia The 2014 Blue Ridge Mountain Music Festival is in the history books. Plans are already underway for the 2015 event! The tent was packed for most of the day this past Saturday as several different bands, some old and new, took to the stage to perform. Wintergreen Performing Arts puts on […]

Major Auto Accident Claims Life Of Waynesboro Man Along Route 250 In Afton : Update
[ 0 ] August 14, 2014

Major Auto Accident Claims Life Of Waynesboro Man Along Route 250 In Afton : Update

Rockfish Gap Turnpike Afton, VA Post by WCAV CBS19 News. Around 9PM Albermarle County Police tweeted the following statement: “Update-1 confirmed fatality from the crash at 250 & 151. No other injuries reported. Highway will remain closed indefinitely. Expect delays.” As of 7:30 PM Thursday evening multiple law and rescue agencies are on the scene […]

Nelson Auditorium Packed Tuesday Night As Dominion Speaks At BOS Meeting About Pipeline
[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

Nelson Auditorium Packed Tuesday Night As Dominion Speaks At BOS Meeting About Pipeline

Lovingston Nelson County, VA A large crowd of people turned out Tuesday night for the first public presentation by executives from Dominion Transmission regarding a proposed natural gas pipeline through Nelson and adjoining counties. After some opening remarks by the BOS the meeting was turned over to Dominion. Several points were made by their representatives […]

Nelson: The Blue Toad Sells - Becomes Rockfish One Fifty-One Pub On Monday
[ 0 ] August 11, 2014

Nelson: The Blue Toad Sells – Becomes Rockfish One Fifty-One Pub On Monday

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Back in the Summer of 2011 we introduced you to Todd Rath and his Blue Toad Restaurant and Pub that opened in the old D’Ambola’s Italian Restaurant building along Route 151 in Afton. As of Monday – August 11, 2014 the popular Nelson hangout has sold and will become Rockfish One […]

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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 […]