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Augusta & Nelson County Residents Arrested On Gun & Drug Charges
[ 0 ] January 18, 2021

Augusta & Nelson County Residents Arrested On Gun & Drug Charges

Lovingston / Lyndhurdst Nelson & Augusta Counties – Virginia Below is the verbatim press release from Virginia State Police: “Four residents from Augusta and Nelson counties face a multitude of illegal gun and drug charges following multi-agency criminal investigations. The joint investigative operation was conducted by the Skyline Drug and Gang Task Force and the […]

Light Snow Falls In Higher Elevations of Central Virginia Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] January 16, 2021

Light Snow Falls In Higher Elevations of Central Virginia Blue Ridge

Wintergreen / Devils Knob Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford After a relatively mild week of pleasant daytime temperatures a system moving through our area has taken temps back to normals and added a little snow to the mix as well. Freezing fog was even a concern overnight Friday into Saturday morning. John Taylor up […]

Winter Storm Watch Now Upgraded To Ice Storm Warning
[ 0 ] December 31, 2020

Winter Storm Watch Now Upgraded To Ice Storm Warning

Latest updates and post by clicking here.   WINTER STORM WARNING / ICE STORM WARNING Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge- 1250 PM EST Thu Dec 31 2020 …ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM EST FRIDAY… * WHAT…Significant icing expected. Total ice accumulations of up to one third of […]

Winter Storm Watch For Higher Elevations On Friday (Includes Wintergreen) Upgraded
[ 0 ] December 31, 2020

Winter Storm Watch For Higher Elevations On Friday (Includes Wintergreen) Upgraded

WINTER STORM WATCH URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 404 AM EST Thu Dec 31 2020 Central and Eastern Allegany-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Western Grant-Eastern Grant- Eastern Mineral- 404 AM EST Thu Dec 31 2020 …WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT… […]

A Christmas Memory : The Late Earl Hamner (John-Boy) Of Nelson County : Merry Christmas 2020!
[ 0 ] December 24, 2020

A Christmas Memory : The Late Earl Hamner (John-Boy) Of Nelson County : Merry Christmas 2020!

Click play above to listen now. Schuyler, Virginia & Memphis, Tennessee In what’s become our annual tradition here at BRL, enjoy this special radio interview from the December 2011 Christmas season as Nelson native Earl Hamner, Jr. talks with BRL Publisher Tommy Stafford and then Memphis KWAM 990 Radio host, Earle Farrell. Earle now has […]

Wintergreen : After The Storm
[ 0 ] December 17, 2020

Wintergreen : After The Storm

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Some faired better than others during the wintry weather on Wednesday. But, the overall effects were far less than predicted. Still in the highest of elevations it made for a pretty backdrop. Above a beautiful picture from John Taylor early Thursday morning after the storm. This is Devils Knob at 3500′ […]

Snapshots

Simpler Times - 15 Years Ago
[ 1 ] June 2, 2020

Simpler Times – 15 Years Ago

Nelson County, Virginia We were archiving some of our very early photos this morning and ran across some of these from 15 years ago when we first started the magazine. Dr. Steve Schmitz (our Ask The Doc columnist to this day) had recently joined the late Dr. Bob Raynor at Afton Family Medicine. Dr. Raynor […]

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 […]