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  • Wintergreen :  Accused Shooter Appears In Court : Go Fund Me Account Set Up For Victim

    Wintergreen : Accused Shooter Appears In Court : Go Fund Me Account Set Up For Victim

    Wintergreen / Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia As BRL first reported earlier this week, a shooting occurred at Wintergreen Sunday night. Along with combined coverage from our media partners over at CBS-19 we’ve continued to follow the story. The man accused of shooting a woman over the weekend appeared in court for the first time Tuesday […]

  • VDOT : Upcoming Area Road Projects

    VDOT : Upcoming Area Road Projects

    LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County: Route 29 Bus., Madison Heights – Crews will upgrade signal equipment. Route 29 – Crews doing sign work. Route 130 over Pedlar River- Bridge work; road closed. Detour […]

  • Wintergreen : Police Investigate Sunday Night Shooting :  Updated 1:30 PM

    Wintergreen : Police Investigate Sunday Night Shooting : Updated 1:30 PM

    Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Latest update. Suspect identified. Updated 1:30 PM 2.20.17 Via Nelson County Sheriff David Hill In the evening hours of February 19, 2017, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the area of Den Tree Lane, Wintergreen, VA to assist Wintergreen Police Department and the Virginia State Police with an active […]

  • Nelson : Lovingston : Neat Find In Courtroom During Renovation

    Nelson : Lovingston : Neat Find In Courtroom During Renovation

    Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Go back 210 years. Yes, 210 years and you will find a unique inscription written over the balcony that the jury would see. In 1807 when the courthouse was built “Virtus – Keep God’s Commandments – Veritas” was inscribed on a wood beam there. The find was discovered as workers were […]

  • Enter Your Events Into Our Online Calendar For Thousands To See Each Month

    Enter Your Events Into Our Online Calendar For Thousands To See Each Month

    Born in Nelson County. Still In Nelson County : 2005-2017 Blue Ridge Life Magazine Celebrating A Dozen Years In Nelson County & The Blue Ridge Central Virginia Blue Ridge For over a decade folks have been using our online calendar to find out what’s happening across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge area. It’s one thing […]

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Wintergreen :  Accused Shooter Appears In Court : Go Fund Me Account Set Up For Victim
[ 0 ] February 22, 2017

Wintergreen : Accused Shooter Appears In Court : Go Fund Me Account Set Up For Victim

Wintergreen / Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia As BRL first reported earlier this week, a shooting occurred at Wintergreen Sunday night. Along with combined coverage from our media partners over at CBS-19 we’ve continued to follow the story. The man accused of shooting a woman over the weekend appeared in court for the first time Tuesday […]

VDOT : Upcoming Area Road Projects
[ 0 ] February 22, 2017

VDOT : Upcoming Area Road Projects

LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County: Route 29 Bus., Madison Heights – Crews will upgrade signal equipment. Route 29 – Crews doing sign work. Route 130 over Pedlar River- Bridge work; road closed. Detour […]

Wintergreen : Police Investigate Sunday Night Shooting :  Updated 1:30 PM
[ 0 ] February 20, 2017

Wintergreen : Police Investigate Sunday Night Shooting : Updated 1:30 PM

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Latest update. Suspect identified. Updated 1:30 PM 2.20.17 Via Nelson County Sheriff David Hill In the evening hours of February 19, 2017, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the area of Den Tree Lane, Wintergreen, VA to assist Wintergreen Police Department and the Virginia State Police with an active […]

Nelson : Lovingston : Neat Find In Courtroom During Renovation
[ 0 ] February 19, 2017

Nelson : Lovingston : Neat Find In Courtroom During Renovation

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Go back 210 years. Yes, 210 years and you will find a unique inscription written over the balcony that the jury would see. In 1807 when the courthouse was built “Virtus – Keep God’s Commandments – Veritas” was inscribed on a wood beam there. The find was discovered as workers were […]

Enter Your Events Into Our Online Calendar For Thousands To See Each Month
[ 0 ] February 19, 2017

Enter Your Events Into Our Online Calendar For Thousands To See Each Month

Born in Nelson County. Still In Nelson County : 2005-2017 Blue Ridge Life Magazine Celebrating A Dozen Years In Nelson County & The Blue Ridge Central Virginia Blue Ridge For over a decade folks have been using our online calendar to find out what’s happening across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge area. It’s one thing […]

Nelson : Piney River : 59th Annual Chitterling Dinner Fundraiser 2017
[ 0 ] February 19, 2017

Nelson : Piney River : 59th Annual Chitterling Dinner Fundraiser 2017

Piney River Nelson County, Virginia For years we’ve been telling you about the Annual Chitterling Dinner Fundraiser at the Piney River Fire Department. Though they might not be for everyone, there’s plenty of other food on hand to eat too! Above, four years ago back in 2013 our writer photographer Marcie Gates tried her taste […]

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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 […]