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Buckingham : Two Children Killed In Auto Crash Approaching School Bus : Updated Info 4:50 PM - 3.30.17
[ 0 ] March 30, 2017

Buckingham : Two Children Killed In Auto Crash Approaching School Bus : Updated Info 4:50 PM – 3.30.17

Dillwyn Buckingham County, Virginia Below are new details from our original story from earlier Thursday. Verbatim release via Virginia State Police: “At 7:42 a.m., Thursday (March 30), Virginia State Police Trooper C.S. Thackston responded to a fatal crash in Buckingham County. The crash occurred on Route 15 near Baptist Union Road/Route 692, just north of […]

News Alert : Buckingham : Two Children Killed In Accident As They Approached School Bus
[ 0 ] March 30, 2017

News Alert : Buckingham : Two Children Killed In Accident As They Approached School Bus

Dillwyn Buckingham County, Virginia Release Verbatim Via Virginia State Police At 7:42 a.m., Thursday (March 30), Virginia State Police responded to a fatal crash in Buckingham County. The crash occurred on Route 15 near Baptist Union Road in Dillwyn. A tractor-trailer traveling along Route 15 struck two children approaching a school bus. Both children died […]

Nelson : Schuyler : Waltons Cast Return To Roots Where It All Began
[ 0 ] March 26, 2017

Nelson : Schuyler : Waltons Cast Return To Roots Where It All Began

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford Just over a year ago on March 24, 2016 Earl Hamner, Jr died. He was the creator of the highly popular TV series The Waltons. The long running show was based on Hamner’s childhood experiences growing up in Schuyler, Virginia during the depression era. This past weekend many […]

VDOT : Area Road Improvement Projects Well Underway
[ 0 ] March 24, 2017

VDOT : Area Road Improvement Projects Well Underway

As the weather continues to warm many road improvement projects are getting into high gear across the region. Here’s a list of the latest as of Friday – March 24, 2017. LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 27-31, 2017 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. […]

Nelson : Greenfield / Afton : Free Shed Reopens
[ 0 ] March 24, 2017

Nelson : Greenfield / Afton : Free Shed Reopens

Greenfield / Afton Nelson County, Virginia Back in December of 2016 we told you about the closure of the very popular Re-Use (Free Shed) at the recycle center in Greenfield adjacent to RVCC. (the two entities are not related) An effort was made by Nelson resident Tori Jenkins to get the shed reopened. On Friday […]

Nelson : Colleen : Buzz Cut! : CVEC Begins Helicopter Tree Trimming Operations (Video)
[ 0 ] March 20, 2017

Nelson : Colleen : Buzz Cut! : CVEC Begins Helicopter Tree Trimming Operations (Video)

Colleen / Arrington Nelson County, Virginia By Marcie Gates Central Virginia Electric Cooperative in Colleen, Virginia is kicked off the first day of spring with a bang. In the wee hours of Monday morning, a crew of nearly a dozen men in steel-toed boots gathered together for a safety meeting concerning the clearing of power […]

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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 […]