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  • Memorial Day 2016 Wraps Up : Tread & Trail, Lake Monocan & More!

    Memorial Day 2016 Wraps Up : Tread & Trail, Lake Monocan & More!

    Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia The unofficial start to summer kicked off this past weekend with Memorial Day. There were events all over the place. Up at Wintergreen The Tread & Trail Series took place. BRL supports both Bold Rock MTB team & The Tread and Trail Series! You can find all of the MTB […]

  • Remembering Memorial Day

    Remembering Memorial Day

    Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia The crew at Wintergreen Fire and Rescue (station 1 on the mountain) are remembering this Memorial Day with a huge display of the American flag in front of the station. We thank WFD for remembering those who have and are serving now. And we thank all who have served and […]

  • Nelson : Large Response To Fire in Arrington

    Nelson : Large Response To Fire in Arrington

    Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Memorial Day weekend started as a busy one for area fire crews. An old lumber yard in Arrington caught fire late in the day Friday. Crews worked late into the night Friday before leaving the scene. Below is the complete detailed release from Lovingston Volunteer Fire Department. Our thanks to them […]

  • Nelson / Roseland : Mac's Country Store Gets Major Kudos For Fried Chicken

    Nelson / Roseland : Mac’s Country Store Gets Major Kudos For Fried Chicken

    Roseland Nelson County, Virginia This comes as no surprise to those of us living in the shadows of Mac Country Store in Roseland near the intersection of Route 151 and Crabtree Falls Highway. For years they’ve been serving up delicious fried chicken! The best around. Since current owner Betty Brown took it over several years […]

  • Tread & Trail Mountain Bike Rice & Trail Run This Weekend At Wintergreen

    Tread & Trail Mountain Bike Rice & Trail Run This Weekend At Wintergreen

    Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia This Memorial Day weekend The Wintergreen Tread & Trail Mountain Bike Race & Trail Run is happening. Blue Ridge Life is a sponsor of the Bold Rock Mountain Bike Club. Head over to the Bold Rock FB page to win a free race entry and look for the Blue Ridge Life […]

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Memorial Day 2016 Wraps Up : Tread & Trail, Lake Monocan & More!
[ 0 ] May 31, 2016

Memorial Day 2016 Wraps Up : Tread & Trail, Lake Monocan & More!

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia The unofficial start to summer kicked off this past weekend with Memorial Day. There were events all over the place. Up at Wintergreen The Tread & Trail Series took place. BRL supports both Bold Rock MTB team & The Tread and Trail Series! You can find all of the MTB […]

Remembering Memorial Day
[ 0 ] May 30, 2016

Remembering Memorial Day

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia The crew at Wintergreen Fire and Rescue (station 1 on the mountain) are remembering this Memorial Day with a huge display of the American flag in front of the station. We thank WFD for remembering those who have and are serving now. And we thank all who have served and […]

Nelson : Large Response To Fire in Arrington
[ 0 ] May 28, 2016

Nelson : Large Response To Fire in Arrington

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Memorial Day weekend started as a busy one for area fire crews. An old lumber yard in Arrington caught fire late in the day Friday. Crews worked late into the night Friday before leaving the scene. Below is the complete detailed release from Lovingston Volunteer Fire Department. Our thanks to them […]

Nelson / Roseland : Mac's Country Store Gets Major Kudos For Fried Chicken
[ 0 ] May 26, 2016

Nelson / Roseland : Mac’s Country Store Gets Major Kudos For Fried Chicken

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia This comes as no surprise to those of us living in the shadows of Mac Country Store in Roseland near the intersection of Route 151 and Crabtree Falls Highway. For years they’ve been serving up delicious fried chicken! The best around. Since current owner Betty Brown took it over several years […]

Tread & Trail Mountain Bike Rice & Trail Run This Weekend At Wintergreen
[ 0 ] May 25, 2016

Tread & Trail Mountain Bike Rice & Trail Run This Weekend At Wintergreen

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia This Memorial Day weekend The Wintergreen Tread & Trail Mountain Bike Race & Trail Run is happening. Blue Ridge Life is a sponsor of the Bold Rock Mountain Bike Club. Head over to the Bold Rock FB page to win a free race entry and look for the Blue Ridge Life […]

Orange: Virginia State Police Release Names In Fatal Plane Crash
[ 0 ] May 25, 2016

Orange: Virginia State Police Release Names In Fatal Plane Crash

Tinder Lane Orange County, VA Virginia State Police released the following information this Wednesday – May 25, 2016 regarding the fatal plane crash in Orange County. “At 4:31 p.m. Tuesday (May 24, 2016), Virginia State Police were notified of a plane crash in the 1,000 block of Tinder Lane in Orange County. The plane was […]

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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 […]

Storms Roll Through Blue Ridge Area
[ 0 ] April 8, 2015

Storms Roll Through Blue Ridge Area

Afton, Nelson County, VA The first thunderstorms of the Spring season rolled through Wednesday afternoon. Generally speaking rain anounts were between 1/3′ to 1/2″, but the lightning was pretty intense for sure! There’s another chance for thunderstorms on Friday (some southern counties may see Thursday as well) with low 80’s possible as well. Listen below.

Beautiful Start To Monday
[ 0 ] March 16, 2015

Beautiful Start To Monday

Central Virginia Blue Ridge 75 degrees to start off the week and a glorious sunrise, our Facebook feed was full of the pretty views Monday morning. Yes, winter is still officially here, but its days are numbered! Enjoy!