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  • Flood Watches - ! CANCELLED ! : Updated 9.30.16 - 5:00 AM

    Flood Watches – ! CANCELLED ! : Updated 9.30.16 – 5:00 AM

    FLOOD WATCH – CANCELLED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 333 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016 EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA- ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-WESTERN HIGHLAND- EASTERN HIGHLAND-CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-HAMPSHIRE-HARDY- WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL- WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…FROSTBURG…CUMBERLAND…STAUNTON… WAYNESBORO…STUARTS DRAFT…HARRISONBURG…STRASBURG… WOODSTOCK…MOUNT JACKSON…NEW MARKET…LOVINGSTON… CHARLOTTESVILLE…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…WINTERGREEN…ROMNEY… MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…PETERSBURG…ELK GARDEN… ANTIOCH…KEYSER…NEW CREEK…RIDGEVILLE…RUSSELLDALE… HEADSVILLE…FORT ASHBY…RIVERTON…BRANDYWINE…FRANKLIN… […]

  • Nelson : Central Virignia Electric : Piney River Planned Outage This Weekend

    Nelson : Central Virignia Electric : Piney River Planned Outage This Weekend

    Piney River / Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Via CVEC: This is a reminder from Central Virginia Electric Cooperative. American Electric Power, our transmission service provider in your area has requested a planned outage beginning late Saturday evening so that AEP crews can replace aging transmission poles serving the Piney River substation. This will improve service […]

  • Buckingham : Virginia State Police Investigating Another Fatal Crash

    Buckingham : Virginia State Police Investigating Another Fatal Crash

    Buckingham County, Virginia Virginia State Police Trooper D.L. Vaughn is investigating a fatal crash in Buckingham County. The crash occurred Saturday (Sept. 17) on Sycamore Road, east of Warminster Road. The crash occurred at 2 a.m., but was not reported to law enforcement until 11:45 a.m. Saturday. A 2002 Subaru Outback was traveling along Sycamore […]

  • Augusta : Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash

    Augusta : Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash

    Augusta County, Virginia Virginia State Police Trooper Z.J. Blevins is investigating a fatal crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred Saturday (Sept. 17, 2016), at 11:25 p.m., on Route 820, approximately one mile north of Route 254. A 1995 Honda Civic was traveling north on Route 820 when it ran off the right side of […]

  • Rockfish Valley Foundation Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary This Sunday

    Rockfish Valley Foundation Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary This Sunday

    Near Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia September 18 celebration at Three Chimneys 2-5 pm. South Rockfish Valley Rural Historic District and 10th anniversary of Rockfish Valley Foundation Confluence presents a free concert in connection with the celebrations by the Rockfish Valley Foundation. Click on images above & below for more details.

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Flood Watches - ! CANCELLED ! : Updated 9.30.16 - 5:00 AM
[ 0 ] September 28, 2016

Flood Watches – ! CANCELLED ! : Updated 9.30.16 – 5:00 AM

FLOOD WATCH – CANCELLED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 333 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016 EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA- ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-WESTERN HIGHLAND- EASTERN HIGHLAND-CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-HAMPSHIRE-HARDY- WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL- WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…FROSTBURG…CUMBERLAND…STAUNTON… WAYNESBORO…STUARTS DRAFT…HARRISONBURG…STRASBURG… WOODSTOCK…MOUNT JACKSON…NEW MARKET…LOVINGSTON… CHARLOTTESVILLE…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…WINTERGREEN…ROMNEY… MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…PETERSBURG…ELK GARDEN… ANTIOCH…KEYSER…NEW CREEK…RIDGEVILLE…RUSSELLDALE… HEADSVILLE…FORT ASHBY…RIVERTON…BRANDYWINE…FRANKLIN… […]

Nelson : Central Virignia Electric : Piney River Planned Outage This Weekend
[ 0 ] September 22, 2016

Nelson : Central Virignia Electric : Piney River Planned Outage This Weekend

Piney River / Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Via CVEC: This is a reminder from Central Virginia Electric Cooperative. American Electric Power, our transmission service provider in your area has requested a planned outage beginning late Saturday evening so that AEP crews can replace aging transmission poles serving the Piney River substation. This will improve service […]

Buckingham : Virginia State Police Investigating Another Fatal Crash
[ 0 ] September 19, 2016

Buckingham : Virginia State Police Investigating Another Fatal Crash

Buckingham County, Virginia Virginia State Police Trooper D.L. Vaughn is investigating a fatal crash in Buckingham County. The crash occurred Saturday (Sept. 17) on Sycamore Road, east of Warminster Road. The crash occurred at 2 a.m., but was not reported to law enforcement until 11:45 a.m. Saturday. A 2002 Subaru Outback was traveling along Sycamore […]

Augusta : Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash
[ 0 ] September 19, 2016

Augusta : Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash

Augusta County, Virginia Virginia State Police Trooper Z.J. Blevins is investigating a fatal crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred Saturday (Sept. 17, 2016), at 11:25 p.m., on Route 820, approximately one mile north of Route 254. A 1995 Honda Civic was traveling north on Route 820 when it ran off the right side of […]

Rockfish Valley Foundation Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary This Sunday
[ 0 ] September 17, 2016

Rockfish Valley Foundation Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary This Sunday

Near Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia September 18 celebration at Three Chimneys 2-5 pm. South Rockfish Valley Rural Historic District and 10th anniversary of Rockfish Valley Foundation Confluence presents a free concert in connection with the celebrations by the Rockfish Valley Foundation. Click on images above & below for more details.

Rockingham - Harrisonburg : Big Thanks From One Of Our Readers
[ 0 ] September 14, 2016

Rockingham – Harrisonburg : Big Thanks From One Of Our Readers

Rockingham Harrisonburg, Virginia Often we get so busy that it’s easy to forget what an impact we make on those of you reading our magazine. From our early start as Nelson County Life back in 2005 to Blue Ridge Life nearly 12 years later. One of the biggest compliments we can get are letters and […]

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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 […]

Storms Roll Through Blue Ridge Area
[ 0 ] April 8, 2015

Storms Roll Through Blue Ridge Area

Afton, Nelson County, VA The first thunderstorms of the Spring season rolled through Wednesday afternoon. Generally speaking rain anounts were between 1/3′ to 1/2″, but the lightning was pretty intense for sure! There’s another chance for thunderstorms on Friday (some southern counties may see Thursday as well) with low 80’s possible as well. Listen below.