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  • Coronal Energy & CVEC Commission 10 Megawatts Of Solar Energy

    Coronal Energy & CVEC Commission 10 Megawatts Of Solar Energy

    Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Wednesday Coronal Energy, a leading independent power producer focused on utility-scale solar and storage projects, and Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC), a member-owned electric distribution cooperative, celebrated the commissioning of the Palmer and Martin solar centers in central Virginia. Governor Ralph Northam joined public officials, CVEC’s board, landowners, and representatives from […]

  • Augusta : VSP Investigating Forced Landing of Aircraft

    Augusta : VSP Investigating Forced Landing of Aircraft

    Craig Shop Road Weyers Cave Augusta County, Virginia Press release via Virginia State Police, verbatim: At 10:55 a.m., Tuesday (May 22), Virginia State Police was called to the scene of a plane crash in Augusta County. Neither the pilot, a 24-year-old Rockingham County man, nor the co-pilot was injured. A single-engine, Piper Arrow had taken […]

  • SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH : (Canceled)

    SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH : (Canceled)

    The Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been cancelled. BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 116 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 230 PM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 116 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS DCC001-230100- /O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0116.180522T1830Z-180523T0100Z/ DC . DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA […]

  • Wintergreen Police & Fire Investigate Backhoe Accident Near Overlook

    Wintergreen Police & Fire Investigate Backhoe Accident Near Overlook

    Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Folks traveling Wintergreen Drive on the mountain late Monday afternoon may have noticed several emergency vehicles near the entrance to Founders Vision Overlook. A backhoe turned over on the roadway blocking traffic. “One patient was transported to Augusta Health with non life threatening injuries. Wintergreen Fire was on location for some […]

  • Bike Out Lovingston 2018 In The History Books!

    Bike Out Lovingston 2018 In The History Books!

    Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia After nearly a week of rain for 7 straight days the skies finally parted and the sun came out just in time for the annual Bike Out Lovingston held this past weekend. The weather ended up being just perfect for the afternoon event that started a few years back. BRL has […]

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Coronal Energy & CVEC Commission 10 Megawatts Of Solar Energy
[ 0 ] May 23, 2018

Coronal Energy & CVEC Commission 10 Megawatts Of Solar Energy

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Wednesday Coronal Energy, a leading independent power producer focused on utility-scale solar and storage projects, and Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC), a member-owned electric distribution cooperative, celebrated the commissioning of the Palmer and Martin solar centers in central Virginia. Governor Ralph Northam joined public officials, CVEC’s board, landowners, and representatives from […]

Augusta : VSP Investigating Forced Landing of Aircraft
[ 0 ] May 23, 2018

Augusta : VSP Investigating Forced Landing of Aircraft

Craig Shop Road Weyers Cave Augusta County, Virginia Press release via Virginia State Police, verbatim: At 10:55 a.m., Tuesday (May 22), Virginia State Police was called to the scene of a plane crash in Augusta County. Neither the pilot, a 24-year-old Rockingham County man, nor the co-pilot was injured. A single-engine, Piper Arrow had taken […]

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH : (Canceled)
[ 0 ] May 22, 2018

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH : (Canceled)

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been cancelled. BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 116 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 230 PM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 116 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS DCC001-230100- /O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0116.180522T1830Z-180523T0100Z/ DC . DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA […]

Wintergreen Police & Fire Investigate Backhoe Accident Near Overlook
[ 0 ] May 21, 2018

Wintergreen Police & Fire Investigate Backhoe Accident Near Overlook

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Folks traveling Wintergreen Drive on the mountain late Monday afternoon may have noticed several emergency vehicles near the entrance to Founders Vision Overlook. A backhoe turned over on the roadway blocking traffic. “One patient was transported to Augusta Health with non life threatening injuries. Wintergreen Fire was on location for some […]

Bike Out Lovingston 2018 In The History Books!
[ 0 ] May 21, 2018

Bike Out Lovingston 2018 In The History Books!

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia After nearly a week of rain for 7 straight days the skies finally parted and the sun came out just in time for the annual Bike Out Lovingston held this past weekend. The weather ended up being just perfect for the afternoon event that started a few years back. BRL has […]

Power Restored To Over 800 Customers Out Earlier (Updated 3:06 PM EDT)
[ 0 ] May 19, 2018

Power Restored To Over 800 Customers Out Earlier (Updated 3:06 PM EDT)

Afton / Batesville Update : 3:06 PM EDT CVEC is continuing to work on a downed line in the south part of the county. “Still working on Piney River. Three-phase line was down,” Melissa Gay with CVEC told us early Saturday afternoon. As of 3:06 PM the CVEC outage map showed no customers in the […]

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Wintry Mix Falls In Mountains At Wintergreen Wednesday Morning
[ 0 ] November 8, 2017

Wintry Mix Falls In Mountains At Wintergreen Wednesday Morning

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia While people living in the lowlands got nothing more than a cold rain into the early morning hours Wednesday, people living in the mountains got another reminder that winter isn’t that far away. The coldest weather of the season is on the way late this week. I talk more about it […]

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 […]