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UPDATE 2: News Alert : RVCC Accepts Grant From The Dominion Foundation

UPDATE 2: News Alert : RVCC Accepts Grant From The Dominion Foundation

[ 0 ] June 30, 2016

Afton Nelson County, Virginia The Rockfish Valley Community Center has apparently accepted a grant to the tune of $20,000.00 from The Dominion Foundation, an arm of Dominion Resources, which is spearheading the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. In a phone conversation with RVCC director Stu Mills, Mills told BRL publisher, Yvette Stafford that The Dominion Foundation initially turned down RVCC’s […]

Supplies On The Way To Flooding Victims In West Virginia From Nelson Angel (Updated 6.29.16)

Supplies On The Way To Flooding Victims In West Virginia From Nelson Angel (Updated 6.29.16)

[ 0 ] June 26, 2016

Beech Grove, VA – Richwood, WV Since our original stories below, Nikki has returned from West Virginia on her first & now second drive over there. Here’s some updates from her Facebook pages below. Original story below from 6.26.16 at 1:03 PM We first told you about Nikki Chambers and her drive to help flood […]

Nelson: Ski Barn Starts Drive To Help Flood Damaged West Virginians

Nelson: Ski Barn Starts Drive To Help Flood Damaged West Virginians

[ 1 ] June 24, 2016

Near Wintegreen Nelson County, Virginia By now you’ve probably seen the massive flood damage ongoing in neighboring West Virginia. We were talking about it much of Thursday evening on our Facebook page. Ski Barn here in Nelson has organized to start taking donations of bottled water, canned goods and other items to send over to […]

Severe Thunderstorm Watch - Canceled For Much Of Central VA @ 7:50 PM

Severe Thunderstorm Watch – Canceled For Much Of Central VA @ 7:50 PM

[ 0 ] June 21, 2016

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 9 PM EDT VA . VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ACCOMACK ALBEMARLE ARLINGTON AUGUSTA CAROLINE CLARKE CULPEPER ESSEX FAIRFAX FAUQUIER FLUVANNA FREDERICK GOOCHLAND GREENE HANOVER HIGHLAND KING AND QUEEN KING GEORGE KING WILLIAM LANCASTER LOUDOUN LOUISA MADISON MATHEWS MIDDLESEX NELSON NORTHAMPTON NORTHUMBERLAND ORANGE PAGE PRINCE WILLIAM RAPPAHANNOCK RICHMOND ROCKINGHAM SHENANDOAH SPOTSYLVANIA STAFFORD […]

Nelson : Potential Intent Of Dollar General To Build On Nellysford Commercial Property

Nelson : Potential Intent Of Dollar General To Build On Nellysford Commercial Property

[ 0 ] June 16, 2016

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Rumors of the potential plans for a Dollar General store to be built in Nellysford were confirmed this afternoon by Blue Ridge Life Magazine. The location would be on Route 151 in Nellysford on the western side of Route 151 between Wells Fargo Bank to the south and the University Of […]

Severe Thunderstorm Watch - CANCELED

Severe Thunderstorm Watch – CANCELED

[ 0 ] June 16, 2016

Severe Thunderstorm Watch – CANCELED Statement as of 10:00 PM EDT on June 16, 2016 The National Weather Service has cancelled Severe Thunderstorm Watch 261 for the following areas The District of Columbia In Maryland this cancels 7 counties In central Maryland Anne Arundel Howard Montgomery Prince Georges In southern Maryland Calvert Charles St. Marys […]

Actress Who Played Corabeth Godsey On Nelson Inspired Waltons Has Died

Actress Who Played Corabeth Godsey On Nelson Inspired Waltons Has Died

[ 0 ] June 15, 2016

Schuyler, Virginia Dallas, Texas Ronnie Claire Edwards best known for her portrayal of Corabeth Godsey on the long running TV series The Waltons, has died at age 83. The TV series was created by the late Earl Hamner, Jr. and based on his childhood experiences growing up in Nelson County, Virginia. Hamner died earlier this […]

Beautiful Sight Along The Blue Ridge Parkway

Beautiful Sight Along The Blue Ridge Parkway

[ 0 ] June 14, 2016

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 […]

Nelson : Roseland : Dark Hollow Road To Remain Closed - Expected Opening Mid August

Nelson : Roseland : Dark Hollow Road To Remain Closed – Expected Opening Mid August

[ 0 ] June 9, 2016

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia As we first told you a few days ago, storms that dumped as much as a foot of rain in parts of Nelson County within a five day stretch destroyed some roads. Dark Hollow Road in Roseland was one of the worst where culverts were blown out and the that part […]

Nelson / Wingina: Seeds Of Resistance Planted In Opposition To Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Nelson / Wingina: Seeds Of Resistance Planted In Opposition To Atlantic Coast Pipeline

[ 0 ] June 7, 2016

Wingina Nelson County, Virginia Within just a few hours land belonging to Samuel Woodson Sr. in Wingina, Virginia was turned into a more sacred ground. Members of Bold Nebraska along with dozens of volunteers, including many from Free Nelson’s no pipeline movement, visited his land on Monday to plant a sacred corn. “The first “Seeds […]

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