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The Blue Ridge Parkway Road Report Is Back For Winter

The Blue Ridge Parkway Road Report Is Back For Winter

[ 0 ] December 6, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia Who could ever forget the winter of 2009-2010? We sure haven’t! Regardless of the winter in the valley, it can be brutal up in the mountains along the Blue Ridge Parkway. So just how do you know if it’s open between the gates or not? You check our our […]

Full Moon Setting Over Wintergreen & The Blue Ridge

Full Moon Setting Over Wintergreen & The Blue Ridge

[ 0 ] November 24, 2010

Near Nellysford, VA Thanks to Steve Ellis for sending us this beauty! The full moon setting over the Blue Ridge near Nellysford!

Last Of The Fall Leaves

Last Of The Fall Leaves

[ 0 ] November 21, 2010

Rodes Farm Nelson County, Virginia You’ll be hard pressed to find any fall leaves remaining now, at least very many. But Henri and Elaine Weems spotted this Japanese Maple in Rodes Farm with some brilliant color still left. Just beautiful!

Blue Ridge Parkway Shooter Indicted For Murder By Fed Grand Jury

Blue Ridge Parkway Shooter Indicted For Murder By Fed Grand Jury

[ 0 ] November 10, 2010

Roanoke, Virginia The US Attorney’s Office headquartered in Roanoke announced today that Ralph Leon Jackson has been indicted by a federal grand jury for the premeditated murder of Timothy Phillip Davis, a Charlottesville, VA radio DJ. NCL first broke the story to readers as it was unfolding back April of this year. Jackson was arrested […]

Snow Flurries Possible In Highest Elevations Late Thursday Night

Snow Flurries Possible In Highest Elevations Late Thursday Night

[ 0 ] November 3, 2010

Wintergreen/BRP Nelson County, Virginia Hard to believe, but we may be talking snow showers in the forecast by late Thursday night into Friday morning. The most likely time for snow showers would be after midnight in elevations above 2000 feet. This would include Wintergreen Resort and areas near the Blue Ridge Parkway. By no means […]

Photos By Ann Strober : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : A fall scene just north of Nellysford in Nelson County,Virginia.

Fall Leaves Going Fast

[ 0 ] October 28, 2010

Nelson County, VA There’s plenty of fall left, but a recent killing frost, high winds, and rain have the leaves flying off of the trees fast! Ann Strober grabbed these shots of fall here in Nelson just north of Nellysford. Lots of leaves remain in the valley, but along the BRP, they are going fast. […]

Beautiful Fall Scenes In Nelson : 10.19.10

Beautiful Fall Scenes In Nelson : 10.19.10

[ 2 ] October 19, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia The fall colors in Nelson County are reaching peak, particularly in the higher elevations. Ann Strober of Nellysford sent us some of her beautiful images taken near Crabtree Falls in the southern party of the county. Though many weeks of fall colors remain, rains, wind and impending frosts will take their toll […]

Labor Day Weekend Events Continue

Labor Day Weekend Events Continue

[ 0 ] September 4, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia Mother Nature has been perfect for the start of the Labor Day weekend. Saturday was a fantastic day filled with all sorts of fun events across Nelson County. Down at Wintergreen Winery, the annual Romp, Stomp and Chomp got underway with afternoon temps in the upper 70’s to near 80°. Didn’t make […]

Grand Discovery Days Covered The Weekend : 6.14.10

Grand Discovery Days Covered The Weekend : 6.14.10

[ 0 ] June 14, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia It was a busy weekend across Nelson as the summer season is kicking into full gear. Grand Discovery Days highlighted Saturday and Sunday’s events all over the county as part of the Nelson Scenic Loop. The official celebration commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway will be held later this […]

Nelson Scenic Loop - Grand Discovery Days Gearing Up : June 11th Kickoff!

Nelson Scenic Loop – Grand Discovery Days Gearing Up : June 11th Kickoff!

[ 0 ] June 2, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway and to coincide with the anniversary, organizers of The Nelson Scenic Loop have a long list of events that will kick off starting the evening of June 11th. That’s the night of the square dance at Rockfish Valley Community Center sponsored […]

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