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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 […]

Fall Officially Arrived At 4:02 PM EDT Friday Afternoon

Fall Officially Arrived At 4:02 PM EDT Friday Afternoon

[ 0 ] September 22, 2017

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Though you’ll be hard pressed to tell it from the temperatures in the coming days, fall officially began at 4:02 PM Friday afternoon. As Tommy talks about in his weather, the next 7 days won’t feel very fallish, more like a continuation of summer. But, there is some indication that cooler […]

VSP Investigating Death in Buckingham County

VSP Investigating Death in Buckingham County

[ 0 ] September 15, 2017

Gravel Hill Road Buckingham County, Virginia Press Release via Virginia State Police: “At 5:54 p.m., Thursday (Sept. 14), the Virginia State Police Appomattox Division dispatch received a call about a traffic crash in Buckingham County. When Trooper G.T. Lee responded to the 2300 block of Gravel Hill Road, there was no crashed vehicle. Instead, he […]

Roseland : Three Painting Pictures : A Poem By David Peyton

Roseland : Three Painting Pictures : A Poem By David Peyton

[ 0 ] September 9, 2017

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia We were tickled to receive this submission penned by BRL reader David Peyton of Wintergreen. We love getting feedback on our stories and this time, David’s feedback came in the form of a poem, inspired by our cover story of en plein air artists gathering at Three Beeches, a recently renovated […]

Foster Fuels Hosting Drive :  Water Bottles For Houston

Foster Fuels Hosting Drive : Water Bottles For Houston

[ 0 ] September 5, 2017

All Foster Fuels Locations (including Lovingston and Charlottesville) are drop off points, click here for complete list. Join Foster Fuels in supporting Gleaning For The World as they provide Houston with drinking water! Drop off water bottles at any of their locations, and they will deliver them this Saturday at Touch-A-Truck Lynchburg. Every bottle makes […]

Nellysford : Children's Nature Trail Officially Open!

Nellysford : Children’s Nature Trail Officially Open!

[ 0 ] September 5, 2017

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia A few days ago we told you about the forthcoming opening of the Children’s Nature Trail behind the Natural History Center at Spruce Creek Park. The trail was part of a project coordinated by The Rockfish Valley Foundation. The nature trail includes many natural exhibits along the path that circles the […]

Renee Everhart : Fight To The Finish : A Nelson County Firefighter Reinvents Herself

Renee Everhart : Fight To The Finish : A Nelson County Firefighter Reinvents Herself

[ 0 ] September 3, 2017

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Web story by Tommy Stafford Two years ago back in 2015 Renee Everhart weighed in at 310 lbs. “At one point I saw 318 on the scale but I don’t claim that because I don’t have documentation,” Renee told us. Today she’s but a shadow of what she once was. Active. […]

Nelson : Schuyler : Earl Hamner Homeplace Purchased :  Opens For Tours Starting Today

Nelson : Schuyler : Earl Hamner Homeplace Purchased : Opens For Tours Starting Today

[ 0 ] September 1, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford We first told you about the sale of the old Earl Hamner homeplace in our Facebook post on Wednesday. Three different individuals from across the U.S. came together to preserve the legacy of Earl Hamner’s childhood home. Hamner (a frequent contributor to this magazine in our early years) […]

Burlington NC Couple Indicted For Murder 84-Year-Old Man - Ties To Nelson Co, VA Shooting : Via WFMY

Burlington NC Couple Indicted For Murder 84-Year-Old Man – Ties To Nelson Co, VA Shooting : Via WFMY

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

Burlington,NC By Tommy Stafford A North Carolina couple are charged with the shooting of a Nelson County, Virginia woman last week are now indicted for the murder of 84 year old Harold Simpson in Burlington.Simpson went missing over a week ago. His car was stolen and driven to Laurel Road in East Nelson County where […]

News Alert : Missing Man Found Dead In North Carolina : Suspect Ties To Nelson County, Virginia Shooting

News Alert : Missing Man Found Dead In North Carolina : Suspect Ties To Nelson County, Virginia Shooting

[ 0 ] August 26, 2017

Caswell County, North Carolina By Tommy Stafford The body of a man that’s been missing in North Carolina since last weekend was apparently located on Friday in Caswell County, NC. TheTimesNews.com is reporting the story out of Burlington. The case has links to the shooting of a Nelson County, VA woman several days ago. The […]

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