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High Wind Warning Until 6 PM This Evening - Update Power Outages! - CANCELED

High Wind Warning Until 6 PM This Evening – Update Power Outages! – CANCELED

[ 0 ] December 31, 2008

Nelson County, Virginia Update 12:12: AM EST 12.31.08 Just got the info from CVEC you can click here to get the details! Update 11:53 AM EST 12.31.08 We have a request into CVEC for information about the outage areas, but have not received a reply as of our request. Their web page does not have […]

Wintergreen : Tourism Brisk Over Christmas - New Year's Holiday

Wintergreen : Tourism Brisk Over Christmas – New Year’s Holiday

[ 1 ] December 30, 2008

Wintergreen Resort – Nelson County, Virginia In spite of warmer than average temperatures, tourism visits to Nelson County over the Christmas / New Year’s Holiday have been strong. Though temps halted snow making at times, enough cold air has been in place to keep the slopes going and visitors happy! A very strong cold front […]

Colder Weather As We Head Toward New Year

Colder Weather As We Head Toward New Year

[ 0 ] December 29, 2008

Nelson County, Virginia Tuesday will be the last moderately warm day for awhile. Over the next 24 hours temps begin a downward trend. Nothing extremely cold is headed at us, but more winter like temps are on the way as we begin the New Year. Though the mountains will see some single digits by the […]

Wintergreen : Fun Park Grand Opening At Resort

Wintergreen : Fun Park Grand Opening At Resort

[ 2 ] December 28, 2008

Wintergreen Resort – Nelson County, Virginia In spite of the warmer temps this past weekend, Ridgely The Bear, Wintergreen Resort’s official mascot, was able to find plenty of snow above 2000 feet to officially cut the ribbon and open the resort’s newest attraction, Ridgely’s Fun Park. The new park designed for small children, at Discover […]

Warmer Temps On Way For Remainder of Weekend

Warmer Temps On Way For Remainder of Weekend

[ 0 ] December 27, 2008

Wintergreen Mountain – Nelson County, Virginia Milder air has been working in over Central Virginia for the first half of the weekend. NCL Mag Weatherwatcher, John Taylor, sent the photo above to us Saturday morning. It shows the abundant clouds down in the valley as seen from Wintergreen Mountain. (Yes, we know there is no […]

BPL Modem Photo Contest Continues & Latest From IBEC  - New Photos Monday!

BPL Modem Photo Contest Continues & Latest From IBEC – New Photos Monday!

[ 0 ] December 26, 2008

Nelson County, Virginia The Nelson County Life BPL Modem Photo Contest continues until December 31st, 2008. Then we’ll pick the best entry of the ones sent in! The winner gets a $25.00 gift certificate to Ambrosia Bakery & Deli in Nellysford to buy something yummy to eat! Sandwiches, deserts, coffee or whatever! It’s all good! […]

Earl Hamner Remembers A Nelson County, Virginia Christmas

Earl Hamner Remembers A Nelson County, Virginia Christmas

[ 10 ] December 24, 2008

Schuyler – Nelson County, Virginia Earl Hamner first wrote this story for our printed edition of Nelson County Life in December 2006. Earl is a treasure for this county, and though many younger generations don’t even know of The Waltons television series based on his life growing up in Schuyler, his stories are timeless for […]

Santa Makes Stop At MountainSide Petting Farm In Afton

Santa Makes Stop At MountainSide Petting Farm In Afton

[ 0 ] December 23, 2008

Afton – Nelson County, Virginia Santa has been making the rounds lately here in Nelson just days before Christmas! This past weekend he stopped at MountainSide Petting Farm in Afton, Virginia to visit with children and get his picture taken with the kids dropping in. Professional photographer, Ben Hernandez, was on hand (Yes, the same […]

Cold Weather Holds Grip On Nelson For One More Night

Cold Weather Holds Grip On Nelson For One More Night

[ 0 ] December 22, 2008

Beech Grove – Wintergreen – Nelson County, Virginia With temperatures in the teens Sunday night in the valley and near 0° on the mountain at Wintergreen Resort, it’s no surprise the fountain above at Devils Backbone Brewery was doing all it could to stay thawed Monday afternoon. Looks like it was barely hanging on! Afternoon […]

Santa Makes Stop At Nelson Food Pantry This Past Weekend

Santa Makes Stop At Nelson Food Pantry This Past Weekend

[ 1 ] December 21, 2008

Lovingston – Nelson County, Virginia In the true spirit of Christmas, children got the chance to visit with Santa this past Saturday morning at The Nelson Food Pantry while folks who needed food this Christmas season were given a complete meal for this season. This year’s economy has been very tough on many families across […]

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