Near Smith Mountain Lake Franklin County, VA Two WDBJ news staffers are dead after an early Wednesday morning shooting. Reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward died after a gunman opened fire on them during an interview at Bridgewater Plaze at Smith Mountain Lake. #BreakingNews Franklin Co. Sheriff confirms the shooting suspect died at 1:30pm. […]
Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Thousands flocked to Wintergreen Resort this past weekend as part of Spartan Race 2015. We’ve covered the race before when here at Wintergreen. Paul Purpura was there to grab some of the shots of the 2015 race! Congrats to all of the Spartans!
Roseland Nelson County, Virginia What a gorgeous day for sipping brews and listening to a funky brass band at Devil’s Backbone! 60 breweries, including two hard cideries, from our sweet Virginia, arcades, food trucks, live music, giant jenga, corn hole, and so many more wonderful things. Awards were given to breweries with The Answer coming […]
Nelson / Augusta County Line, Virginia Thousands of people simultaneously sent a signal on Tuesday afternoon that they are united in their opposition to the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. In Nelson people lined the stone bridge where the Blue Ridge Parkway meets Skyline Drive over Route 250 on Afton Mountain. The show of support joined […]
Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia For 10 years Wintergreen Performing Arts has been hosting the annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Festival. After a decade it’s become a great festival with lots of high profile artists. BRLM Publisher Tommy Stafford was the emcee again this year. He’s been doing that for the past 7 or so […]
Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia Earl Hamner of Schuyler, VA is from Nelson County where our magazine is based. He recently celebrated his 92nd birthday. Earl is the creator of the highly successful TV series The Waltons. He lives in CA these days as he has for decades. Recently we saw this article his sister Audrey […]