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Five Years Ago Today : DERECHO!

Five Years Ago Today : DERECHO!

[ 0 ] June 29, 2017

The post below is our original coverage when the Derecho hit Nelson County and most of Virginia on June 29, 2012. One we will never forget! Here’s to a better 2017 and 4th of July! Nelson County, VA Below is an outstanding animated satellite image of the damaging derecho thunderstorm complex as it moved out […]

Heat & Humidity Return As June Ends & July Begins

Heat & Humidity Return As June Ends & July Begins

[ 0 ] June 27, 2017

Central Virginia Blue Ridge We’ve had a few great days with low humidity and abundant sunshine lately, but as the month ends and July gets ready to begin the heat begins working back in as does the humidity. Wednesday will be the last of the really mild days for the foreseeable future. Enjoy it while […]

Traffic Alert : Nelson - Semi Accident On Brents  -  Now Open 6:35 PM

Traffic Alert : Nelson – Semi Accident On Brents – Now Open 6:35 PM

[ 0 ] June 26, 2017

Near Brents Gap Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Update 6:35 PM Nelson Sheriff David Hill: “ROADWAY IS NOW OPEN!” Update 4:50 PM It’s estimated that it will take about another 2 hours at least to get roadway open at the accident scene at the top of Brent’s. Update 3:30 PM Wrecker crews are beginning work to […]

Nelson : Beech Grove : Bikes & Bubbles Helped Raise Money This Past Saturday

Nelson : Beech Grove : Bikes & Bubbles Helped Raise Money This Past Saturday

[ 0 ] June 25, 2017

Beech Grove / Roseland Nelson County, Virginia If you passed by the intersection of Route 664 and 151 anytime Saturday afternoon you probably had to do a doubletake! Several gals were out in summer cut off short and tanks washing motorcycles! It was more than just fun. It was a fundraiser to help out one […]

Amherst : Summer 2017 Kicks Off With Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival

Amherst : Summer 2017 Kicks Off With Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival

[ 0 ] June 25, 2017

Amherst County, Virginia The start of summer always coincides with the annual Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival held at Lazy Days Winery in Amherst. We’ve been telling you about this neat event since the beginning back in 2009. This past weekend’s event had perfect weather as the backdrop for another successful festival! Even more photos […]

SINKHOLE REPAIRS COMPLETE ON I-81 SOUTHBOUND IN AUGUSTA COUNTY

SINKHOLE REPAIRS COMPLETE ON I-81 SOUTHBOUND IN AUGUSTA COUNTY

[ 0 ] June 23, 2017

SINKHOLE REPAIRS COMPLETE ON I-81 SOUTHBOUND IN AUGUSTA COUNTY STAUNTON – (2:35 p.m.) All sinkhole work is complete on Interstate 81 southbound in Augusta County. This morning the right lane of southbound I-81 in Augusta County was closed due to a sinkhole near mile marker 212.6. This location is between exit 213 at Route 11 […]

Nelson : Beech Grove / Roseland - Bikes & Bubbles : A Bike Wash Fundraiser This Saturday At Ski Barn

Nelson : Beech Grove / Roseland – Bikes & Bubbles : A Bike Wash Fundraiser This Saturday At Ski Barn

[ 0 ] June 22, 2017

Beech Grove / Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Come out this Saturday – June 24, 2017 from noon until 5PM for Bikes & Bubbles – A Bike Wash Fundraiser at Ski Barn. That’s at the intersection of Route 664 and 151 near Devils Backbone. The Facebook event page is here. See you there!

Nelson : Schuyler : Richard Thomas Star Of The Waltons To Visit Town Based On Series

Nelson : Schuyler : Richard Thomas Star Of The Waltons To Visit Town Based On Series

[ 0 ] June 21, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia Coming off his TONY nominated performance for his role in The Little Foxes, Earl Hamner Storyteller has announced that RICHARD THOMAS will be making his first ever museum appearance in Schuyler, VA to celebrate “THE WALTONS MOUNTAIN MUSEUM 25th SILVER ANNIVERSARY” on OCTOBER 20-22, 2017. “We are excited to bring you […]

Virginia Distillery Donates $5000 To Local Responders From Coffee Finished Release

Virginia Distillery Donates $5000 To Local Responders From Coffee Finished Release

[ 0 ] June 21, 2017

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Virginia Distillery Company recently donated approximately $5,000 to First Responder teams at an event at the distillery on June 15. The amount was split between several organizations, including Lovingston Volunteer Fire, Gladstone Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Roseland Rescue, Wintergreen Fire & Rescue, Piney River Volunteer Fire Department, Faber Volunteer Fire Department […]

Nelson Cycling Icon Martin Versluys Continues Remarkable Recovery!

Nelson Cycling Icon Martin Versluys Continues Remarkable Recovery!

[ 0 ] June 20, 2017

Faber Nelson County, Virginia The news just keeps getting better and better about Martin Versluys. We first told you about his terrible accident on Mother’s Day Weekend when a driver turned in front of him as he was pedaling north on Route 151. He was flown to UVA Medical Center. Now just a few weeks […]

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