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Nelson Cycling Icon Martin Versluys Now Recovering At Home : Update
[ 0 ] May 26, 2017

Nelson Cycling Icon Martin Versluys Now Recovering At Home : Update

Faber Nelson County, Virginia This is the kind of news we love to share! We told you a day or so ago about the miraculous recovery Nelson cyclist Martin Versluys was making in this post. His come back has been astonishing considering he was flown out by Pegasus on Mother’s Day weekend after a car […]

Nelson : Greenfield / Afton :  RVCC Ramps Up For 4th Annual Celebrate Rockfish! Fundraiser
[ 0 ] May 25, 2017

Nelson : Greenfield / Afton : RVCC Ramps Up For 4th Annual Celebrate Rockfish! Fundraiser

Afton / Greenfield Nelson County, Virginia By Yvette Stafford In between grilling hot dogs and burgers this Memorial Day Weekend, the Rockfish Valley Community Center is welcoming people to its 4th Annual Celebrate Rockfish! event Saturday, May 27 from 5 to 9 PM. Rockfish River Gallery owner Kathy Bonham — who has a shop at […]

Faber : Cyclist Martin Versluys Greatly Improving After Major Traffic Accident On May 18th : Update
[ 0 ] May 25, 2017

Faber : Cyclist Martin Versluys Greatly Improving After Major Traffic Accident On May 18th : Update

Faber Nelson County, Virginia Back on May 18th we told you about the major traffic accident Nelson cyclist Martin Versluys was in. His injuries were severe and he’s been at UVA ever since, much of that time in surgery and ICU. We are happy to report Martin is improving daily and has been making great […]

UPDATE: Debris Removed, Westbound Rt. 250 Right Lane Open
[ 0 ] May 24, 2017

UPDATE: Debris Removed, Westbound Rt. 250 Right Lane Open

Update 5:01 PM : UPDATE: Debris Removed, Westbound Rt. 250 Right Lane Open Original post from 4:09 PM 5.24.17 Motorists should expect delays while crews clear road The westbound right lane on Route 250 (Rockfish Gap Turnpike) is closed just west of Route 151 (Critzers Shop Road) in Albemarle County due to debris in the […]

Band Fair 2017 Held This Past Weekend At Cardinal Point To Benefit North Branch School
[ 0 ] May 24, 2017

Band Fair 2017 Held This Past Weekend At Cardinal Point To Benefit North Branch School

Afton Nelson County, Virginia When May of each year rolls around, you know it’s Band Fair time! It’s the annual fundraising event held at Cardinal Point Vineyards & Winery to benefit North Branch School. Above click on our Facebook album to see more photos Jenn took at the event. In spite of the never ending […]

Lovingston : 2nd Annual Bike Out Lovingston In The Books!
[ 0 ] May 22, 2017

Lovingston : 2nd Annual Bike Out Lovingston In The Books!

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia After missing last year due to heavy rains, the annual Bike Out Lovingston was back on for 2017! And it was supposed to rain again, but it didn’t. The event is organized by Trinity Episcopal Church in Arrington. Blue Ridge Life is also a sponsor of the event. “We had 47 […]

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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 […]