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Restoration of the Blue Ridge Tunnel Begins

Restoration of the Blue Ridge Tunnel Begins

[ 0 ] September 19, 2014

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

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

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

[ 1 ] September 18, 2014

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

[ 0 ] September 14, 2014

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

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

[ 0 ] September 12, 2014

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 […]

A Woman in Lockn' - Our Marcie Gates Wraps Up At The 2014 Festival

A Woman in Lockn’ – Our Marcie Gates Wraps Up At The 2014 Festival

[ 0 ] September 8, 2014

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia It’s a wrap! Lockn’ 2014 is in the history books until next summer. Our reporter extraordinaire, Marcie Gates did a superb job reporting and taking pictures from the festival. (click here to see all of the her reports from previous days) We wanted Marcie to experience the festival from more of […]

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

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

[ 0 ] September 7, 2014

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 […]

Lockn' Down - Marcie Does Lockn - Day 3

Lockn’ Down – Marcie Does Lockn – Day 3

[ 0 ] September 6, 2014

Arrington Nelson County, VA Much smoother. That’s how folks are describing Lockn’ 2014 over the first one back in 2013. Less traffic jams and smoother parking are just a few of the things our Marcie Gates has noticed while covering this year’s festival. Thunderstorms moved in Saturday night causing organizers to briefly suspend the music […]

Lock-A-Bout : Marcie Does Lockn' Day 2

Lock-A-Bout : Marcie Does Lockn’ Day 2

[ 0 ] September 5, 2014

We’ve been telling you about our Marcie Gates covering Lockn’ 2014. Friday she was in full swing for day 2 coverage. Read on! Post by Blue Ridge Life Magazine.

Lockn' 2014 Begins

Lockn’ 2014 Begins

[ 0 ] September 4, 2014

Arrington Nelson County, VA Lockn’ 2014 is underway and our very own Marcie Gates is there to capture it all. She’ll be sending us updates along the way. Below from our Facebook page is her first from Thursday afternoon before everything started. Enjoy and go Marcie! Post by Blue Ridge Life Magazine. Click on our […]

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