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LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT : September 18-22, 2017

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT : September 18-22, 2017

[ 0 ] September 12, 2017

Via VDOT LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County: Route 29 Bus S over NS RR- Bridge deck overlay project with one 16’ lane. Est.comp. 12/15/17. Route 130 over Pedlar River- New bridge is […]

Schuyler : Sheriff Investigates Home Invasion Where Victim Was Tied Up : Items Including Guns Stolen

Schuyler : Sheriff Investigates Home Invasion Where Victim Was Tied Up : Items Including Guns Stolen

[ 0 ] September 10, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia Press release via Nelson County Sheriff’s Office : “During the early morning hours of September 10th, 2017, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a possible home invasion in the area of Cosby Hollow Lane, Schuyler Virginia.  Sometime around 3:00AM EST unidentified suspect(s) entered the home. The homeowner confronted the intruders and a struggle ensued. The […]

Roseland : Three Painting Pictures : A Poem By David Peyton

Roseland : Three Painting Pictures : A Poem By David Peyton

[ 0 ] September 9, 2017

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia We were tickled to receive this submission penned by BRL reader David Peyton of Wintergreen. We love getting feedback on our stories and this time, David’s feedback came in the form of a poem, inspired by our cover story of en plein air artists gathering at Three Beeches, a recently renovated […]

Foster Fuels Hosting Drive :  Water Bottles For Houston

Foster Fuels Hosting Drive : Water Bottles For Houston

[ 0 ] September 5, 2017

All Foster Fuels Locations (including Lovingston and Charlottesville) are drop off points, click here for complete list. Join Foster Fuels in supporting Gleaning For The World as they provide Houston with drinking water! Drop off water bottles at any of their locations, and they will deliver them this Saturday at Touch-A-Truck Lynchburg. Every bottle makes […]

Landowners Sue FERC To Stop Abuse of Eminent Domain On Mountain Valley & Atlantic Coast Pipelines

Landowners Sue FERC To Stop Abuse of Eminent Domain On Mountain Valley & Atlantic Coast Pipelines

[ 0 ] September 5, 2017

Washington, D.C. Press release via boldalliance.org/appalachia A group of over 50 landowners from the region whose farms and homes are in the path of the proposed Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast fracked gas pipelines will hold a press conference on Wednesday outside the D.C. offices of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), to announce their […]

Nellysford : Children's Nature Trail Officially Open!

Nellysford : Children’s Nature Trail Officially Open!

[ 0 ] September 5, 2017

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia A few days ago we told you about the forthcoming opening of the Children’s Nature Trail behind the Natural History Center at Spruce Creek Park. The trail was part of a project coordinated by The Rockfish Valley Foundation. The nature trail includes many natural exhibits along the path that circles the […]

Renee Everhart : Fight To The Finish : A Nelson County Firefighter Reinvents Herself

Renee Everhart : Fight To The Finish : A Nelson County Firefighter Reinvents Herself

[ 0 ] September 3, 2017

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Web story by Tommy Stafford Two years ago back in 2015 Renee Everhart weighed in at 310 lbs. “At one point I saw 318 on the scale but I don’t claim that because I don’t have documentation,” Renee told us. Today she’s but a shadow of what she once was. Active. […]

Nelson : Schuyler : Earl Hamner Homeplace Purchased :  Opens For Tours Starting Today

Nelson : Schuyler : Earl Hamner Homeplace Purchased : Opens For Tours Starting Today

[ 0 ] September 1, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford We first told you about the sale of the old Earl Hamner homeplace in our Facebook post on Wednesday. Three different individuals from across the U.S. came together to preserve the legacy of Earl Hamner’s childhood home. Hamner (a frequent contributor to this magazine in our early years) […]

TRAFFIC ALERT : Nelson : Traffic On Route 29 SB  : Accident Cleared - 9:25 PM Update

TRAFFIC ALERT : Nelson : Traffic On Route 29 SB : Accident Cleared – 9:25 PM Update

[ 1 ] August 31, 2017

Woods Mill Nelson County, VA By Tommy Stafford Release from VSP: “At 9:05 a.m., Aug. 31, 2017, Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of Route 29 near Rockfish River Road in Nelson County. A tractor-trailer and Toyota 4Runner collided in the southbound lanes of Route 29. The impact of […]

Burlington NC Couple Indicted For Murder 84-Year-Old Man - Ties To Nelson Co, VA Shooting : Via WFMY

Burlington NC Couple Indicted For Murder 84-Year-Old Man – Ties To Nelson Co, VA Shooting : Via WFMY

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

Burlington,NC By Tommy Stafford A North Carolina couple are charged with the shooting of a Nelson County, Virginia woman last week are now indicted for the murder of 84 year old Harold Simpson in Burlington.Simpson went missing over a week ago. His car was stolen and driven to Laurel Road in East Nelson County where […]

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