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  • Fall Arrived At 10:29 PM EDT Monday Night

    Fall Arrived At 10:29 PM EDT Monday Night

    Nelson County, Virginia Hopefully you enjoyed the daylight hours of Monday. That’s was the last technical day of Summer as Fall began at 10:29 PM EDT Monday night. And with the predicted temperatures for the coming week, it will definitely feel like fall like. I talk more about it in my weathercast. Click the player […]

  • Restoration of the Blue Ridge Tunnel Begins

    Restoration of the Blue Ridge Tunnel Begins

    Lovingston / Afton Nelson County, Virginia Press Release via Nelson County Tourism & Economic Development Office Nelson County officials announced that a contractor has been selected for Phase I of the rehabilitation and trail project for the Blue Ridge Tunnel. Fielder’s Choice Enterprises, Inc. from Charlottesville, Virginia, was awarded the contract. Phase I encompasses the […]

  • Nelson: Firemen Battle Truck Fire On Route 151 In Greenfield

    Nelson: Firemen Battle Truck Fire On Route 151 In Greenfield

    Greenfield Nelson County, VA Drivers headed down Route 151 of the Rockfish Valley in Nelson got quite the surprise around the Greenfield area of Afton when a truck caught fire near the corner at Chapel Hollow Road. “Danielle and I filled up the first +-10 buckets of water before the fire trucks showed up,” Marcel […]

  • Nelson Virginia's Earl Hamner, Jr. Recovering Nicely From Recent Surgery

    Nelson Virginia’s Earl Hamner, Jr. Recovering Nicely From Recent Surgery

    Studio City, California Just a few weeks ago 91 year old Earl Hamner, Jr. – Nelson native and creator of the highly popular TV series, The Waltons, was in a California hospital having surgery. Today he’s quickly recovering and back on his feet. Our Woody Greenberg, who’s been personal friends with Earl for decades, dropped […]

  • Wintergreen Performing Arts Hosts Robert Jospé Express Quartet At The Big Red Barn

    Wintergreen Performing Arts Hosts Robert Jospé Express Quartet At The Big Red Barn

    Rodes Farm / Nellysford Nelson County, VA When Wintergreen Performing Arts usually hosts it’s music up top in the tent at Wintergreen. But this past weekend as the summer season has winded down, folks got a real treat to take in the jazz sounds of the Robert Jospé Express Quartet in the Big Red Barn […]

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Fall Arrived At 10:29 PM EDT Monday Night
[ 0 ] September 22, 2014

Fall Arrived At 10:29 PM EDT Monday Night

Nelson County, Virginia Hopefully you enjoyed the daylight hours of Monday. That’s was the last technical day of Summer as Fall began at 10:29 PM EDT Monday night. And with the predicted temperatures for the coming week, it will definitely feel like fall like. I talk more about it in my weathercast. Click the player […]

Restoration of the Blue Ridge Tunnel Begins
[ 0 ] September 19, 2014

Restoration of the Blue Ridge Tunnel Begins

Lovingston / Afton Nelson County, Virginia Press Release via Nelson County Tourism & Economic Development Office Nelson County officials announced that a contractor has been selected for Phase I of the rehabilitation and trail project for the Blue Ridge Tunnel. Fielder’s Choice Enterprises, Inc. from Charlottesville, Virginia, was awarded the contract. Phase I encompasses the […]

Nelson: Firemen Battle Truck Fire On Route 151 In Greenfield
[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

Nelson: Firemen Battle Truck Fire On Route 151 In Greenfield

Greenfield Nelson County, VA Drivers headed down Route 151 of the Rockfish Valley in Nelson got quite the surprise around the Greenfield area of Afton when a truck caught fire near the corner at Chapel Hollow Road. “Danielle and I filled up the first +-10 buckets of water before the fire trucks showed up,” Marcel […]

Nelson Virginia's Earl Hamner, Jr. Recovering Nicely From Recent Surgery
[ 1 ] September 18, 2014

Nelson Virginia’s Earl Hamner, Jr. Recovering Nicely From Recent Surgery

Studio City, California Just a few weeks ago 91 year old Earl Hamner, Jr. – Nelson native and creator of the highly popular TV series, The Waltons, was in a California hospital having surgery. Today he’s quickly recovering and back on his feet. Our Woody Greenberg, who’s been personal friends with Earl for decades, dropped […]

Wintergreen Performing Arts Hosts Robert Jospé Express Quartet At The Big Red Barn
[ 0 ] September 14, 2014

Wintergreen Performing Arts Hosts Robert Jospé Express Quartet At The Big Red Barn

Rodes Farm / Nellysford Nelson County, VA When Wintergreen Performing Arts usually hosts it’s music up top in the tent at Wintergreen. But this past weekend as the summer season has winded down, folks got a real treat to take in the jazz sounds of the Robert Jospé Express Quartet in the Big Red Barn […]

Nelson: Faber Volunteer Fire Department Dedicates New Flagpole During 9-11 Remembrance
[ 0 ] September 12, 2014

Nelson: Faber Volunteer Fire Department Dedicates New Flagpole During 9-11 Remembrance

Faber Nelson County, VA Thanks to Woodmen of the World insurance company the volunteers at the Faber Volunteer Fire Department in East Nelson County have a brand new flag pole outside their station on Route 6 East. The new pole and flag were dedicated during a dual ceremony this past Thursday 9-11 to remember those […]

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As Cooler Weather Moved In Over The Weekend : Some Pretty Pictures!
[ 0 ] September 7, 2014

As Cooler Weather Moved In Over The Weekend : Some Pretty Pictures!

Nelson County, VA Much cooler weather has moved into the Blue Ridge and it looks like it will be here for the next several days. Though we will have the chance for several showers in the forecast through the period, we won’t have the chance for those oppressive 90°+ readings anymore! Tommy talks more about […]

Something You Don't See Very Often : James River Frozen Near Lynchburg
[ 0 ] January 30, 2014

Something You Don’t See Very Often : James River Frozen Near Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA It’s not often you see the James River frozen over with some snow on top, but David Wilt of Lynchburg found just that. He snapped the photo above after touring the Devils Backbone Outpost in Lexington headed back home. Thankfully Tommy says we’ll be seeing temps not this cold in the coming days. […]

Some Light And Very Pretty Snow Falls Tuesday Night
[ 0 ] January 28, 2014

Some Light And Very Pretty Snow Falls Tuesday Night

Nellysford Nelson County, VA By far the worst snowfall and wintry weather was along the souther tier of the US. But we managed to get some very dry snow here across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge in spots. Anywhere from a dusting to an inch or so was the norm. Since the air was so […]

Beauty In The Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] January 25, 2014

Beauty In The Blue Ridge

Wintergreen Mountain Nelson County, VA Yes, the cold temps have been, well, mighty cold. But the recent snowfall the Blue Ridge area got has made for some pretty scenes. Ned Martin of Wintergreen shared this photo with us on our Facebook Page early Saturday morning. This is one of the prettiest shots we have ever […]

Beautiful Scenes Emerging In Blue Ridge As Fall Takes Hold
[ 0 ] September 29, 2013

Beautiful Scenes Emerging In Blue Ridge As Fall Takes Hold

Skyline Drive Near Big Meadow Fall in the Blue Ridge always brings beautiful sights. Though we are still 2-3 weeks from peak here in the Central Virginia Blue Ridge, there are some breathtaking views already. BRLM Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura grabbed a beauty Sunday afternoon along Skyline Drive at Fisher’s Gap. Just beautiful!

Nelson: Beautiful Late Fall Skies Over The Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] November 27, 2012

Nelson: Beautiful Late Fall Skies Over The Blue Ridge

Near Nellysford Nelson County, VA As we head into the final weeks of fall before winter officially begins on December 22, the skies across the Blue Ridge continue presenting some of the most breathtaking sunrises and sunsets! Olivia Ellis in Nelson County sent us this beauty. “Taken this past week from my front door at […]