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Schuyler : A Homecoming : Richard Thomas Returns To Hamner's Childhood Home Weekend Of October 20th

Schuyler : A Homecoming : Richard Thomas Returns To Hamner’s Childhood Home Weekend Of October 20th

[ 6 ] October 9, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia By Jennie T. Williams For the first time since 1973, John-Boy Walton is coming home to Schuyler. Richard Thomas played John-Boy, the oldest of seven children, in the hit tv series The Waltons from 1971 to 1981. He visited Earl Hamner, The Waltons’ creator, and his mother in Schuyler, the town […]

Afton : Blue Mountain Gets Best Brewery Award From VRLTA

Afton : Blue Mountain Gets Best Brewery Award From VRLTA

[ 0 ] October 7, 2017

Richmond / Afton The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association (VRLTA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 VRLTA Ordinary Awards. Recipients were honored at a special dinner at The Westin Richmond on October 2, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. The winners were announced in front of a sold out audience of more than […]

Nelson : School Bus Accident Backs Up Traffic On US 29 : No Injuries On Bus

Nelson : School Bus Accident Backs Up Traffic On US 29 : No Injuries On Bus

[ 0 ] October 5, 2017

Faber US 29 Near Floyd Lane No one was injured Thursday afternoon when a Nelson County school bus was involved in an accident on US 29 North near Floyd Lane. According to information posted on their Facebook page a substitute bus was involved in the accident. “During the evening bus run today, Bus Number 10, […]

October Begins & Our Cover Screams It!

October Begins & Our Cover Screams It!

[ 0 ] October 1, 2017

Central Virginia Blue Ridge We started seeing some mid 30s for overnight lows this past weekend and that makes everyone start thinking of fall! Our cover for October (above) certainly screams cooler weather eats! Click above to read our story written by Victoria Godfrey and some beautiful photography by Kate Simon! It’s all about a […]

Roseland : Hoopla Kicks Off This Friday At Devils Backbone Brewing Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows!

Roseland : Hoopla Kicks Off This Friday At Devils Backbone Brewing Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows!

[ 0 ] September 27, 2017

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia This weekend kicks off the 2nd annual Hoopla Festival held at Devils Backbone Brewing Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows. “We had different names for this event. But we curated it and financed it. This is the second year for Hoopla. In the previous years it was Festy in the beginning,” Steve Crandall […]

Afton-Richmond : Blue Mountain Brewery One Of Companies Selected To Participate in Virginia Economic Gardening Pilot Program

Afton-Richmond : Blue Mountain Brewery One Of Companies Selected To Participate in Virginia Economic Gardening Pilot Program

[ 0 ] September 26, 2017

Richmond, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced 12 Virginia companies were selected to participate in the Virginia Economic Gardening Pilot Program (VEGPP). The VEGPP, administered by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP), targets second-stage companies. These businesses are growth-oriented and have moved beyond the startup phase by demonstrating a notable increase in revenue or employment. […]

Nellysford : Dollar General Set To Open Friday - September 29th : Grand Opening October 14th (Updated 9.26.17)

Nellysford : Dollar General Set To Open Friday – September 29th : Grand Opening October 14th (Updated 9.26.17)

[ 0 ] September 25, 2017

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford We’ve been telling you about the progress of the Dollar General in Nellysford for the past year in these posts. It appears the store is set to open this Friday – September 29th. “We are thrilled to have the Nellysford Dollar General opening soon. At this time, a […]

Amherst : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash

Amherst : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash

[ 0 ] September 24, 2017

Amherst County, Virginia Release via VSP: Original post: Virginia State Police Trooper J.A. Barbour is investigating a fatal crash in Amherst County. The crash occurred at 1:34 p.m., on Saturday (Sept. 23), on Route 130, approximately one mile west of Route 812. A 2001 Nissan Maxima was traveling east on Route 130 when it first […]

Check Out Our Handy Online Events Calendar For All Of The Upcoming Fall Festivals & Happenings

Check Out Our Handy Online Events Calendar For All Of The Upcoming Fall Festivals & Happenings

[ 0 ] September 23, 2017

Central Virginia Blue Ridge As we start heading into the fall season the festivals get into full swing across the Blue Ridge. You don’t have to search all over the place to find out what’s going on. Just hit up our handy Blue Ridge Life online events calendar. Everything is in one spot and broken […]

Amherst : Deputy Shot During Traffic Stop OK : VSP Files Charges : Updated 9.25.17

Amherst : Deputy Shot During Traffic Stop OK : VSP Files Charges : Updated 9.25.17

[ 0 ] September 23, 2017

Monroe Post Office Amherst County, Virginia Updated 9.25.17 “VIRGINIA STATE POLICE PLACE CHARGES IN AMHERST COUNTY SHOOTING APPOMATTOX, Va. – The investigation remains ongoing into the two shootings that occurred in Amherst County Saturday night (Sept. 22, 2017). At the request of the Amherst County Sheriff, the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox […]

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