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Wintry Weather Prompts Road Closures & Advisories In Mountains Along BRP & Skyline Drive
[ 0 ] January 23, 2017

Wintry Weather Prompts Road Closures & Advisories In Mountains Along BRP & Skyline Drive

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Strong cold winds working into the area late Monday afternoon started causing freezing conditions up in the mountains along the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive. By late afternoon park police has started closing sections on both roads due to icing conditions. Portions of the BRP and most of Skyline Drive […]

Nelson : Petition To Save Re-Use Shed Back In Circulation - Update
[ 1 ] January 18, 2017

Nelson : Petition To Save Re-Use Shed Back In Circulation – Update

Greenfield / Afton Nelson County, Virginia The saga over the Re-Use Shed at the recycle center in Afton has started firing back up within the past few days. Back in December we broke the story to you in this post. After the shed was closed, Tori Jenkins started a petition to keep the shed open. […]

Nelson : Devils Backbone Holds Basecamp Bound For Distributors From 12 Different States (Video)
[ 0 ] January 17, 2017

Nelson : Devils Backbone Holds Basecamp Bound For Distributors From 12 Different States (Video)

Video By Tommy Stafford : Click play above to watch more from DB CEO & Founder Steve Crandall about Basecamp Bound Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Devils Backbone held their first ever Basecamp Bound this past Tuesday. “Distributors from 12 different states come into our facility here at Basecamp. We’re giving them tools and information they […]

Amherst : VSP Continues Investigating Serious Crash At 151 / 29 Intersection
[ 0 ] January 14, 2017

Amherst : VSP Continues Investigating Serious Crash At 151 / 29 Intersection

Via Virginia State Police: “At 9:14 p.m., Friday (Jan. 13), Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in Amherst County. Crash occurred at the intersection of Route 29 and Route 151. At least one person transported to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The crash is still under investigation. Scene was cleared […]

VSP Respond To School Bus Fire On I-64 In Albemarle County : No Injuries
[ 0 ] January 13, 2017

VSP Respond To School Bus Fire On I-64 In Albemarle County : No Injuries

I-64 Afton Mountain Albemarle County, VA Via Virginia State Police At 4:58 p.m., Friday (Jan. 13), Virginia State Police Trooper L.B. Dowell responded to a vehicle fire at the 103 mile marker on Interstate 64 in Albemarle County. An Albemarle County school bus, traveling west on I-64, pulled onto the shoulder when the vehicle began […]

Augusta County : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash
[ 0 ] January 12, 2017

Augusta County : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash

Updated 9:20 pm:  At 10:53 a.m., Jan. 12, 2017, Virginia State Police Trooper M.C. Brill responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred in the 1500 block of East Side Highway. A 2001 Toyota Corolla was traveling north on East Side Highway when it crossed the centerline and struck head-on a […]

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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 […]