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  • WIND ADVISORY : Late Wednesday Night Into Thursday For Parts Of The Area

    WIND ADVISORY : Late Wednesday Night Into Thursday For Parts Of The Area

    URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 220 PM EST Wed Feb 26 2020 Central and Eastern Allegany-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge– Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Eastern Mineral- Including the cities of Cumberland, Big Meadows, Wintergreen, Antioch, Keyser, New Creek, Ridgeville, Russelldale, Headsville, and Fort Ashby 220 PM EST Wed Feb 26 2020 …WIND […]

  • RVCC To Celebrate 20th Anniversary On February 29th 2020

    RVCC To Celebrate 20th Anniversary On February 29th 2020

    Afton / Greenfield Nelson County, Virginia On Saturday night, February 29th, Rockfish Valley Community Center in Afton will mark its 20th Anniversary with a pot-luck dinner and dance, a tribute to its founders, the launch of its new “Legacy League” endowment fund and a mortgage-burning bonfire to celebrate the retirement of the debt on the […]

  • Nelson County Announces Transfer of Fiber Optic Middle Mile Network to Firefly Fiber Broadband

    Nelson County Announces Transfer of Fiber Optic Middle Mile Network to Firefly Fiber Broadband

        Arrington Nelson County, VA RELEASE VIA CVEC: Nelson County and Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM (Firefly) announced the transfer of the fiber optic middle mile network previously operated by the Nelson County Broadband Authority (NCBA) to Firefly for future operation as part of the growing Firefly fiber optic network bringing reliable, affordable broadband to rural […]

  • A Winter's Moon

    A Winter’s Moon

    Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia It’s been hard to find a lot of snow this year in the Blue Ridge but that doesn’t stop the breathtaking views that we see here year round. Dima Homes with Wintergreen Real Estate Company grabbed this shot on Saturday from up top at Wintergreen Resort. Absolutely gorgeous Dima!   […]

  • Some Without Power Early Friday

    Some Without Power Early Friday

    Arrington Nelson County, Virginia As of 8:25 AM Friday morning about 180 people were shown without power after strong winds and even some hail moved across the area around daybreak. That’s down from a peak of about 210 earlier. Our BRL Facebook page (above) was busy with people commenting about the winds and hail. While […]

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WIND ADVISORY : Late Wednesday Night Into Thursday For Parts Of The Area
[ 0 ] February 26, 2020

WIND ADVISORY : Late Wednesday Night Into Thursday For Parts Of The Area

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 220 PM EST Wed Feb 26 2020 Central and Eastern Allegany-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge– Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Eastern Mineral- Including the cities of Cumberland, Big Meadows, Wintergreen, Antioch, Keyser, New Creek, Ridgeville, Russelldale, Headsville, and Fort Ashby 220 PM EST Wed Feb 26 2020 …WIND […]

RVCC To Celebrate 20th Anniversary On February 29th 2020
[ 0 ] February 14, 2020

RVCC To Celebrate 20th Anniversary On February 29th 2020

Afton / Greenfield Nelson County, Virginia On Saturday night, February 29th, Rockfish Valley Community Center in Afton will mark its 20th Anniversary with a pot-luck dinner and dance, a tribute to its founders, the launch of its new “Legacy League” endowment fund and a mortgage-burning bonfire to celebrate the retirement of the debt on the […]

Nelson County Announces Transfer of Fiber Optic Middle Mile Network to Firefly Fiber Broadband
[ 0 ] February 12, 2020

Nelson County Announces Transfer of Fiber Optic Middle Mile Network to Firefly Fiber Broadband

    Arrington Nelson County, VA RELEASE VIA CVEC: Nelson County and Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM (Firefly) announced the transfer of the fiber optic middle mile network previously operated by the Nelson County Broadband Authority (NCBA) to Firefly for future operation as part of the growing Firefly fiber optic network bringing reliable, affordable broadband to rural […]

A Winter's Moon
[ 0 ] February 9, 2020

A Winter’s Moon

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia It’s been hard to find a lot of snow this year in the Blue Ridge but that doesn’t stop the breathtaking views that we see here year round. Dima Homes with Wintergreen Real Estate Company grabbed this shot on Saturday from up top at Wintergreen Resort. Absolutely gorgeous Dima!   […]

Some Without Power Early Friday
[ 0 ] February 7, 2020

Some Without Power Early Friday

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia As of 8:25 AM Friday morning about 180 people were shown without power after strong winds and even some hail moved across the area around daybreak. That’s down from a peak of about 210 earlier. Our BRL Facebook page (above) was busy with people commenting about the winds and hail. While […]

PIPE FAILURE CLOSES ONE LANE ON ROUTE 6 NEAR SCOTTSVILLE
[ 0 ] February 5, 2020

PIPE FAILURE CLOSES ONE LANE ON ROUTE 6 NEAR SCOTTSVILLE

  PIPE FAILURE CLOSES ONE LANE ON ROUTE 6 NEAR SCOTTSVILLE Update : Temporary repairs to the pipe on Route 6 (Irish Road) are complete and all lanes are open to traffic. Crews are preparing to make emergency repairs   CULPEPER — Crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation are on the scene of a […]

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A Winter's Moon
[ 0 ] February 9, 2020

A Winter’s Moon

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia It’s been hard to find a lot of snow this year in the Blue Ridge but that doesn’t stop the breathtaking views that we see here year round. Dima Homes with Wintergreen Real Estate Company grabbed this shot on Saturday from up top at Wintergreen Resort. Absolutely gorgeous Dima!   […]

Wintry Mix Falls In Mountains At Wintergreen Wednesday Morning
[ 0 ] November 8, 2017

Wintry Mix Falls In Mountains At Wintergreen Wednesday Morning

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia While people living in the lowlands got nothing more than a cold rain into the early morning hours Wednesday, people living in the mountains got another reminder that winter isn’t that far away. The coldest weather of the season is on the way late this week. I talk more about it […]

Fall Colors Popping Now In The Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] November 7, 2016

Fall Colors Popping Now In The Blue Ridge

Nelson County, Virginia You may have noticed our banner photo switched at the top of this page to a nice fall one. Dima Holmes of Wintergreen Real Estate let us use that one. Perfectly sums up the beautiful colors popping here now. As a matter of fact, in the highest of elevations the leaves are […]

Beautiful Sight Along The Blue Ridge Parkway
[ 0 ] June 14, 2016

Beautiful Sight Along The Blue Ridge Parkway

Near Bald Mountain Blue Ridge Parkway – Central Virginia There’s never a lack of beautiful pictures along the Blue Ridge Parkway regardless of the time of year. Robert Stull, the owner of Hickman’s Grocery in Beech Grove of Nelson County, recently grabbed this shot from the BRP looking toward Bald Mountain. The clouds dropping over […]

Severe Storms Move Across The Blue Ridge (Video)
[ 0 ] May 2, 2016

Severe Storms Move Across The Blue Ridge (Video)

Nelson County, Virginia Severe thunderstorms moved across the Blue Ridge area lat Monday afternoon dropping hail from the size of to larger than quarters. On Route 6 River Road in Nelson County, heavy rains along with hail stripped leaves from many trees. Above, Jon Goff grabbed this video of hail falling late Monday afternoon near […]

Thunderstorms Roll Through The Blue Ridge Thursday Evening  (Video)
[ 0 ] April 29, 2016

Thunderstorms Roll Through The Blue Ridge Thursday Evening (Video)

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia You know spring is finally here when the thunderstorms start rolling through the mountains of Virginia. Thursday evening lots of folks got a light show in the sky accompanied by big booms of thunder and even some small hail. The chances for rain will continue over the next several days into […]