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Significant Severe Weather Possible This Afternoon

Significant Severe Weather Possible This Afternoon

[ 0 ] March 1, 2017

Central Virginia Blue Ridge As I discussed in my weather forecast, the potential for damaging storms is in the forecast for this afternoon. Overnight to our west lots of damage, death and destruction occurred as tornadoes and severe thunderstorms moved through the mid-south and portions of Southern Missouri, Kentucky and Illinois. Above some of the […]

Marcie's Travels & Celebrating A Dozen Years

Marcie’s Travels & Celebrating A Dozen Years

[ 0 ] February 27, 2017

Afton Nelson County, Virginia As we’ve been talking about in most of our recent posts, Blue Ridge Life Magazine turns a dozen years old this year on April 1st. Though we cover a broader area, this is our home. We’ve lived here since the beginning. This isn’t a fad for us. We are a part […]

Brief Severe Storms Move Through The Blue Ridge Saturday Afternoon

Brief Severe Storms Move Through The Blue Ridge Saturday Afternoon

[ 0 ] February 25, 2017

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Early in the afternoon Saturday some brief but pretty potent thunderstorms moved through the Central Virginia Blue Ridge area. Some of those storms prompted Severe Thunderstorm Warnings. Our other stations, our flagship BRL-Trager Brothers Station at RVCC picked up right at 1/3″ of rain while our BRL-mountain station up at The […]

Nelson : Wild Wolf Named Virginia Green Brewery Of The Year For Second Year In A Row

Nelson : Wild Wolf Named Virginia Green Brewery Of The Year For Second Year In A Row

[ 0 ] February 23, 2017

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Wild Wolf Brewing Company announced they were presented the Virginia Green Travel Alliance’s Travel Star Award for Green Brewery of the Year, February 17th, at their annual conference. The Virginia Green Travel Alliance, an organization that connects the public with green businesses in the tourism industry, presents outstanding members with annual […]

Wintergreen :  Accused Shooter Appears In Court : Go Fund Me Account Set Up For Victim

Wintergreen : Accused Shooter Appears In Court : Go Fund Me Account Set Up For Victim

[ 0 ] February 22, 2017

Wintergreen / Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia As BRL first reported earlier this week, a shooting occurred at Wintergreen Sunday night. Along with combined coverage from our media partners over at CBS-19 we’ve continued to follow the story. The man accused of shooting a woman over the weekend appeared in court for the first time Tuesday […]

VDOT : Upcoming Area Road Projects

VDOT : Upcoming Area Road Projects

[ 0 ] February 22, 2017

LYNCHBURG – 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., Madison Heights – Crews will upgrade signal equipment. Route 29 – Crews doing sign work. Route 130 over Pedlar River- Bridge work; road closed. Detour […]

Wintergreen : Police Investigate Sunday Night Shooting :  Updated 1:30 PM

Wintergreen : Police Investigate Sunday Night Shooting : Updated 1:30 PM

[ 0 ] February 20, 2017

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Latest update. Suspect identified. Updated 1:30 PM 2.20.17 Via Nelson County Sheriff David Hill In the evening hours of February 19, 2017, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the area of Den Tree Lane, Wintergreen, VA to assist Wintergreen Police Department and the Virginia State Police with an active […]

Nelson : Lovingston : Neat Find In Courtroom During Renovation

Nelson : Lovingston : Neat Find In Courtroom During Renovation

[ 0 ] February 19, 2017

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Go back 210 years. Yes, 210 years and you will find a unique inscription written over the balcony that the jury would see. In 1807 when the courthouse was built “Virtus – Keep God’s Commandments – Veritas” was inscribed on a wood beam there. The find was discovered as workers were […]

Enter Your Events Into Our Online Calendar For Thousands To See Each Month

Enter Your Events Into Our Online Calendar For Thousands To See Each Month

[ 0 ] February 19, 2017

Born in Nelson County. Still In Nelson County : 2005-2017 Blue Ridge Life Magazine Celebrating A Dozen Years In Nelson County & The Blue Ridge Central Virginia Blue Ridge For over a decade folks have been using our online calendar to find out what’s happening across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge area. It’s one thing […]

Nelson : Piney River : 59th Annual Chitterling Dinner Fundraiser 2017

Nelson : Piney River : 59th Annual Chitterling Dinner Fundraiser 2017

[ 0 ] February 19, 2017

Piney River Nelson County, Virginia For years we’ve been telling you about the Annual Chitterling Dinner Fundraiser at the Piney River Fire Department. Though they might not be for everyone, there’s plenty of other food on hand to eat too! Above, four years ago back in 2013 our writer photographer Marcie Gates tried her taste […]

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