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Nelson : Rockfish Valley Re-Use Shed Shut Down
[ 0 ] December 2, 2016

Nelson : Rockfish Valley Re-Use Shed Shut Down

Greenfield / Afton Nelson County, Virginia In a phone conversation this afternoon, Nelson County administrator Steve Carter cited safety and traffic issues as being the reason why the Rockfish Valley Re-Use Shed was closed yesterday. “We’ve had people fight over items … Children have been allowed to run around the site … It’s sort of […]

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Roads & Trails Now Open!
[ 0 ] December 2, 2016

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Roads & Trails Now Open!

Natural Bridge, Virginia December 2, 2016 Via USFS “The USDA Forest Service worked with the Virginia Department of Forestry and a Montana Type 3 Incident Management Team, to contain the wildfire burning on the George Washington National Forest and private land in and around the Mount Pleasant National Scenic Area in Amherst County. The final […]

Wintergreen : Snowmaking Resumes! : Opening Day Is December 17th!
[ 0 ] December 2, 2016

Wintergreen : Snowmaking Resumes! : Opening Day Is December 17th!

Wintergreen Nelson County, VA Warmer temps last week made Wintergreen Resort stop making snow for a bit, but the colder temps that moved in over the last 24 hours have allowed them to start making snow once again!

Nelson : Nellysford : Santa's Mailbox Ready For Letters To North Pole!
[ 0 ] December 1, 2016

Nelson : Nellysford : Santa’s Mailbox Ready For Letters To North Pole!

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia November is over and December is here! That means Christmas is just a few weeks away. The postmaster in Nellysford has set up a special red post office box just for Santa, so he can get those important Christmas lists in plenty of time. Naughty or nice? Get your letters off […]

Amherst : FINAL UPDATE : MOUNT PLEASANT FIRE - 95% Contained  (11.29.16 - 9:30 AM)
[ 0 ] November 29, 2016

Amherst : FINAL UPDATE : MOUNT PLEASANT FIRE – 95% Contained (11.29.16 – 9:30 AM)

Mount Pleasant Scenic Area Amherst County, Virginia Good news out of Amherst in this final update from the wildfires that had been burning for well over a week. In the last of the briefings from the US Forestry Service, the fire is now 95% contained as of Tuesday morning. With around an inch of rain […]

Former Nelson County Sheriff Pleads To Two Counts : Will Not Serve Jail Time (Via CBS-19 & WDBJ-7)
[ 0 ] November 28, 2016

Former Nelson County Sheriff Pleads To Two Counts : Will Not Serve Jail Time (Via CBS-19 & WDBJ-7)

Lynchburg, Virginia “A former Nelson County Sheriff has entered a plea that prosecutors say will effectively end his law enforcement career. According to WDBJ, David Brooks entered Alford pleas on Monday to malfeasance and illegally disseminating images of another person. An Alford plea means Brooks maintains his innocence while admitting there is enough evidence to […]

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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 […]