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Nelson : Rockfish Valley Re-Use Shed Shut Down

Nelson : Rockfish Valley Re-Use Shed Shut Down

[ 0 ] December 2, 2016

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!

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Roads & Trails Now Open!

[ 0 ] December 2, 2016

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!

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

[ 0 ] December 2, 2016

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!

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

[ 0 ] December 1, 2016

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)

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

[ 0 ] November 29, 2016

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)

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

[ 0 ] November 28, 2016

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 […]

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Fire Update : 90% Contained - 11/28/16 (10 AM)

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Fire Update : 90% Contained – 11/28/16 (10 AM)

[ 0 ] November 28, 2016

Mount Pleasant Scenic Area Thrasher’s Creek Community Amherst County, Virginia The battle against a wildfire in Amherst County that’s been ongoing for over a week now, continues. But firefighters have made tremendous progress on the fire, and with approaching rains Tuesday and Wednesday, it should help put the fire out, hopefully for good. Below the […]

Changing Weather Pattern Will Bring Much Needed Rainfall This Week!

Changing Weather Pattern Will Bring Much Needed Rainfall This Week!

[ 0 ] November 28, 2016

Central Virginia Blue Ridge It’s been a long, long time since we’ve seen any appreciable rainfall across the Blue Ridge. That’s all about to change over the next 2-3 days with a couple of different rounds headed our way. The first arrives late Monday night into Tuesday, the second arrives on Wednesday. The more significant […]

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Wildfire Update : Good Progress Being Made  (11.27.16 - 9:30 AM)

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Wildfire Update : Good Progress Being Made (11.27.16 – 9:30 AM)

[ 1 ] November 27, 2016

Mount Pleasant Mount Pleasant Scenic Area / Thrasher’s Creek Community Amherst County, Virginia The progress continues against a wildfire in Amherst County that’s been burning for a week now. In all over 11,000 acres has been torched. Some of that purposely set by firefighters to contain the fire and bring it under control. Below is […]

Nelson : Nellysford : Saturday Morning Fire Destroys Home - Then Starts Brush Fire

Nelson : Nellysford : Saturday Morning Fire Destroys Home – Then Starts Brush Fire

[ 0 ] November 26, 2016

Deer Run Drive Near Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Forestry and local fire crews were busy early Saturday morning around daylight when a home in the 800 block of Deer Run Drive just outside of Nellysford caught fire. That fire then quickly spread into the nearby woods causing a brush fire that required the Virginia Department […]

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