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DEQ Investigating Fish Kill In Nelson County - Via WHSV (Harrisonburg)
[ 0 ] July 25, 2017

DEQ Investigating Fish Kill In Nelson County – Via WHSV (Harrisonburg)

Nelson County, Virginia “The Department of Environmental Quality is investigating a fish kill in Nelson County. Bill Hayden, a spokesperson with the DEQ, said they received a report of a fish kill in Harpers Creek on July 14th and 15th and are investigating the incident. Investigators found several hundred dead fish and 50 dead salamanders. […]

Nelson County Man Drowns At Smith Mountain Lake : Via WSET : ABC-13
[ 0 ] July 24, 2017

Nelson County Man Drowns At Smith Mountain Lake : Via WSET : ABC-13

Smith Mountain Lake A man from the Roseland / Piney River area of Nelson County lost his life this past weekend at Smith Mountain lake. Authorities say 58 year old Michael Wood died in what’s believed to be a drowning accident. WSET ABC-13 has more in their video report above.

Augusta : Staunton : Senior Alert - LOCATED
[ 0 ] July 24, 2017

Augusta : Staunton : Senior Alert – LOCATED

CHARLES CARROLL ALSOP Age: 73 Sex: MALE Race: WHITE Hair: GRAY Eyes: BLUE Height: 6’0 Weight: lb. 158 Missing From: STAUNTON, Virginia Missing Since: JULY 23, 2017 THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE HAS ISSUED A SENIOR ALERT ON BEHALF OF THE STAUNTON POLICE DEPARTMENT ON 07/24/17 AT 0200 HOURS THE STAUNTON POLICE DEPARTMENT IS LOOKING FOR […]

Local Nelson Landowner Discusses Recent FERC Decision In WINA Interview
[ 0 ] July 22, 2017

Local Nelson Landowner Discusses Recent FERC Decision In WINA Interview

Nellysford / Charlottesville “Richard Averitt, a landowner who’s impacted by the pipelines path, reacts to the FERC Environmental Report for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline”

News Alert : Area Rescue Crews Responding To Cyclist Over Ravine Near Montebello : Updated 7.25.17
[ 10 ] July 22, 2017

News Alert : Area Rescue Crews Responding To Cyclist Over Ravine Near Montebello : Updated 7.25.17

Near Montebello Nelson County, Virginia If viewing in app and Facebook preview not showing up, click here for complete story update. Update : 1:15 patient extracted and transported to UVA Medical Center 12:45 PM Update : Patient is being taken out now to waiting medical helicopter. Rescue crews are on the scene around noon Saturday […]

Friends Of Nelson To Hold Public Meeting On ACP Clean Water Concerns This Sunday
[ 0 ] July 22, 2017

Friends Of Nelson To Hold Public Meeting On ACP Clean Water Concerns This Sunday

Afton / Greenfield Nelson County, Virginia Friends of Nelson will be holding a meeting Sunday – July 23, 2017 at the Rockfish Valley Community Center for people to hear about Virginia DEQ’s permitting process for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Click on the flyer above to enlarge.

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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 […]