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Saying So Long - Piney River Remembers One Of Its Best Friends
[ 0 ] October 31, 2014

Saying So Long – Piney River Remembers One Of Its Best Friends

Piney River Nelson County, Virginia Piney River just got a little smaller and quieter in the past few days. Mr. Jimmy Parr, a well known icon of the small South Nelson community passed away this past Tuesday at the age of 80. Above, our story writer / photographer Marcie Gates did back in March 2013 […]

State Police Respond to Fatal Accident in Amherst County : Story Via ABC-13 Lynchburg
[ 0 ] October 30, 2014

State Police Respond to Fatal Accident in Amherst County : Story Via ABC-13 Lynchburg

Amherst County, VA “State Police say one person died in a morning crash on Route 130 in Amherst County. The 911 call came in about 6:15 a.m. near the Amelon Road intersection.” More from ABC-13 in this story by clicking here or their Facebook page below. Post by ABC 13 News- WSET Official Page.

From Blue Mountain To South Street : Renovated Brewery Opens To The Public November 3rd
[ 0 ] October 30, 2014

From Blue Mountain To South Street : Renovated Brewery Opens To The Public November 3rd

Charlottesville Albemarle County, Virginia Lots and lots of smiles this past Wednesday night as Mandi and Taylor Smack rolled out the soft re-open of the newly renovated South Street Brewery. The duo bought the Charlottesville landmark back in the Summer of 2014. “I was a brewer there for five years and it is still near […]

North Branch 1 of 3 Schools In Commonwealth Named A Virginia Naturally School For All 15 Years
[ 0 ] October 30, 2014

North Branch 1 of 3 Schools In Commonwealth Named A Virginia Naturally School For All 15 Years

Afton Nelson County, VA Story Courtesy of NBS North Branch School in Afton is one of only three schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia to be recognized as a Virginia Naturally school all 15 years the program, managed by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, has been offered. According to Wildlife Education Coordinator […]

Fall Back 1 Hour This Saturday Night Before Bedtime : Daylight Saving Time Ends At 2AM Sunday Morning
[ 0 ] October 29, 2014

Fall Back 1 Hour This Saturday Night Before Bedtime : Daylight Saving Time Ends At 2AM Sunday Morning

Central Virginia Blue Ridge We knew it eventually had to happen. The dreaded end to Daylight Saving Time. Say so long to that perceived extra hour of daylight once the clocks roll back one hour, officially at 2AM this coming Sunday morning. But to keep it simple, unless you are a party animal, it’s best […]

Crews Respond to Brush Fire on Rockfish Gap Turnpike : Via CBS-19
[ 0 ] October 28, 2014

Crews Respond to Brush Fire on Rockfish Gap Turnpike : Via CBS-19

Afton Albemarle / Nelson County, VA Crews battled a large brushfire Monday night on Afton Mountain. Our media partners over at CBS-19 have more in their story below. Post by WCAV CBS19 News.

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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 […]

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 […]