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  • Traffic Alert : I-81 NB ROCKBRIDGE CO - CLEARED (Updated 6:30 AM : 9.21.17)

    Traffic Alert : I-81 NB ROCKBRIDGE CO – CLEARED (Updated 6:30 AM : 9.21.17)

    According to the 511 VA message below the accident was clear around 5:30 am Thursday. Earlier update: I-81 NORTHBOUND RIGHT LANE CLOSED IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY STAUNTON – (6:30 p.m.) The right northbound lane of Interstate 81 is closed in Rockbridge County just north of the Botetourt County line. This is due to a crash involving […]

  • Greenwood : Misty Mountain Music Fest VII A Huge Success

    Greenwood : Misty Mountain Music Fest VII A Huge Success

    Greenwood Albemarle County, Virginia For years we’ve been telling you about the Misty Mountain Music Festival held annually in late summer. The 2017 even marks the 7th festival. Huge thanks to Blue Mountain Brewery for sponsoring and providing tasty beverages and meals for the event. “Proceeds from ticket sales, donations at the gate, and money […]

  • VSP Investigating Augusta County Pursuit And Crash

    VSP Investigating Augusta County Pursuit And Crash

    Route 262 Augusta County, Virginia Information via Virginia State Police: “Virginia State Police are investigating a crash in Augusta County involving a motorcycle and a Virginia State Police vehicle. The crash occurred Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at approximately 2:30 a.m. The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office was pursuing a 2005 Suzuki motorcycle on Route 262. The […]

  • VSP Investigating Death in Buckingham County

    VSP Investigating Death in Buckingham County

    Gravel Hill Road Buckingham County, Virginia Press Release via Virginia State Police: “At 5:54 p.m., Thursday (Sept. 14), the Virginia State Police Appomattox Division dispatch received a call about a traffic crash in Buckingham County. When Trooper G.T. Lee responded to the 2300 block of Gravel Hill Road, there was no crashed vehicle. Instead, he […]

  • Nellysford : Sign Goes Up On Dollar General : Most Exterior Work Complete

    Nellysford : Sign Goes Up On Dollar General : Most Exterior Work Complete

    Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford We’ve been telling you about the Dollar General in Nellysford since our first story back in June of 2016. Over a year later the store is nearing completetion. The sign on the roadway near Route 151 as well as the sign on the store itself went up this […]

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Traffic Alert : I-81 NB ROCKBRIDGE CO - CLEARED (Updated 6:30 AM : 9.21.17)
[ 0 ] September 20, 2017

Traffic Alert : I-81 NB ROCKBRIDGE CO – CLEARED (Updated 6:30 AM : 9.21.17)

According to the 511 VA message below the accident was clear around 5:30 am Thursday. Earlier update: I-81 NORTHBOUND RIGHT LANE CLOSED IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY STAUNTON – (6:30 p.m.) The right northbound lane of Interstate 81 is closed in Rockbridge County just north of the Botetourt County line. This is due to a crash involving […]

Greenwood : Misty Mountain Music Fest VII A Huge Success
[ 0 ] September 18, 2017

Greenwood : Misty Mountain Music Fest VII A Huge Success

Greenwood Albemarle County, Virginia For years we’ve been telling you about the Misty Mountain Music Festival held annually in late summer. The 2017 even marks the 7th festival. Huge thanks to Blue Mountain Brewery for sponsoring and providing tasty beverages and meals for the event. “Proceeds from ticket sales, donations at the gate, and money […]

VSP Investigating Augusta County Pursuit And Crash
[ 0 ] September 16, 2017

VSP Investigating Augusta County Pursuit And Crash

Route 262 Augusta County, Virginia Information via Virginia State Police: “Virginia State Police are investigating a crash in Augusta County involving a motorcycle and a Virginia State Police vehicle. The crash occurred Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at approximately 2:30 a.m. The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office was pursuing a 2005 Suzuki motorcycle on Route 262. The […]

VSP Investigating Death in Buckingham County
[ 0 ] September 15, 2017

VSP Investigating Death in Buckingham County

Gravel Hill Road Buckingham County, Virginia Press Release via Virginia State Police: “At 5:54 p.m., Thursday (Sept. 14), the Virginia State Police Appomattox Division dispatch received a call about a traffic crash in Buckingham County. When Trooper G.T. Lee responded to the 2300 block of Gravel Hill Road, there was no crashed vehicle. Instead, he […]

Nellysford : Sign Goes Up On Dollar General : Most Exterior Work Complete
[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

Nellysford : Sign Goes Up On Dollar General : Most Exterior Work Complete

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford We’ve been telling you about the Dollar General in Nellysford since our first story back in June of 2016. Over a year later the store is nearing completetion. The sign on the roadway near Route 151 as well as the sign on the store itself went up this […]

Piney River : CVEC : Planned Power Outages Thursday Night (September 14) & Saturday Night (September 16)
[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

Piney River : CVEC : Planned Power Outages Thursday Night (September 14) & Saturday Night (September 16)

Piney River Nelson County, Virginia Information via CVEC: CVEC has received notification from AEP, our transmission service provider, of a required 12 hour outage on the transmission line that serves the Piney River Substation. This work is essential to maintain safe and reliable power to our consumers. To limit the outage time for our members, […]

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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 […]