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  • Afton Man Struck & Killed on I-64 in Henrico County

    Afton Man Struck & Killed on I-64 in Henrico County

    Verbatim release from VSP: “Henrico County – Morgan B. Albert, 49, of Afton, Va., has been identified as the pedestrian who died after being struck by traffic on Interstate 64 in Henrico County. At 8:10 p.m. on Wednesday (Sept 15), Virginia State Police troopers began responding to emergency calls about a person standing in the […]

  • VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County

    VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County

    Near Gladstone / Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Verbatim release from VSP: Updated corrected from VSP 9.17.21 : Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County. The crash occurred Sept. 15, 2021 at 8:15 a.m. on Tye River Road, approximately 1 mile north of Richmond Highway. A 2017 Hyundai Elantra was traveling south […]

  • Wintergreen Resort Names New General Manager

    Wintergreen Resort Names New General Manager

        Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Wednesday afternoon Wintergreen Resort sent the following email to Wintergreen Club members making the official announcement of a new General Manager. “Jay Gamble has been named general manager of Wintergreen Resort in Virginia following an extensive search including candidates from across the United States and Canada. Gamble will […]

  • Nelson : Cabins At Crabtree Falls To Add New Glamping Feature

    Nelson : Cabins At Crabtree Falls To Add New Glamping Feature

    Tyro / Montebello Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford For years, Crabtree Falls Cabins has long been known for its quaint cabin rentals tucked away just off of Route 56 West in Nelson County. That’s about 5 miles from Montebello and the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway. I first met Beth-Anne Norman Driskill shortly after she […]

  • Nelson : Traffic Alert : Route 6 (River Road) Bridge Project Creates Change In Traffic Pattern

    Nelson : Traffic Alert : Route 6 (River Road) Bridge Project Creates Change In Traffic Pattern

      From VDOT Lynchburg: Woods Mill / Faber / Martins Store Motorists who use Route 6 in Nelson County should expect possible delays and changes in traffic patterns during a bridge project near Route 29. During construction, there will be an 11-foot width restriction in place on Route 6 West. Only westbound traffic allowed on […]



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Afton Man Struck & Killed on I-64 in Henrico County
[ 0 ] September 17, 2021

Afton Man Struck & Killed on I-64 in Henrico County

Verbatim release from VSP: “Henrico County – Morgan B. Albert, 49, of Afton, Va., has been identified as the pedestrian who died after being struck by traffic on Interstate 64 in Henrico County. At 8:10 p.m. on Wednesday (Sept 15), Virginia State Police troopers began responding to emergency calls about a person standing in the […]

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County
[ 0 ] September 16, 2021

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County

Near Gladstone / Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Verbatim release from VSP: Updated corrected from VSP 9.17.21 : Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County. The crash occurred Sept. 15, 2021 at 8:15 a.m. on Tye River Road, approximately 1 mile north of Richmond Highway. A 2017 Hyundai Elantra was traveling south […]

Wintergreen Resort Names New General Manager
[ 0 ] September 8, 2021

Wintergreen Resort Names New General Manager

    Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Wednesday afternoon Wintergreen Resort sent the following email to Wintergreen Club members making the official announcement of a new General Manager. “Jay Gamble has been named general manager of Wintergreen Resort in Virginia following an extensive search including candidates from across the United States and Canada. Gamble will […]

Nelson : Cabins At Crabtree Falls To Add New Glamping Feature
[ 0 ] August 31, 2021

Nelson : Cabins At Crabtree Falls To Add New Glamping Feature

Tyro / Montebello Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford For years, Crabtree Falls Cabins has long been known for its quaint cabin rentals tucked away just off of Route 56 West in Nelson County. That’s about 5 miles from Montebello and the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway. I first met Beth-Anne Norman Driskill shortly after she […]

Nelson : Traffic Alert : Route 6 (River Road) Bridge Project Creates Change In Traffic Pattern
[ 0 ] August 31, 2021

Nelson : Traffic Alert : Route 6 (River Road) Bridge Project Creates Change In Traffic Pattern

  From VDOT Lynchburg: Woods Mill / Faber / Martins Store Motorists who use Route 6 in Nelson County should expect possible delays and changes in traffic patterns during a bridge project near Route 29. During construction, there will be an 11-foot width restriction in place on Route 6 West. Only westbound traffic allowed on […]

Nelson CA Asks For State Review Into NCHS Student / Sheriff Incident
[ 0 ] August 31, 2021

Nelson CA Asks For State Review Into NCHS Student / Sheriff Incident

  Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Verbatim release from CA Office of Nelson: On Tuesday afternoon, August 31, 2021, Nelson County Commonwealth’s Attorney Daniel Rutherford announced that his Office has requested the Virginia State Police’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation Division to review an incident that occurred on August 26, 2021, between the Sheriff of Nelson County […]

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Spring Taking Hold In The Blue Ridge Mountains
[ 0 ] April 14, 2021

Spring Taking Hold In The Blue Ridge Mountains

    Afton Nelson County, Virginia You know warmer days are ahead when you start seeing the green colors down below in the valley heading up the side of the mountains. Our buddy Luis Ramos Obando took this fantastic photo and sent it to us earlier today. We think this is from the Route 250 […]

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 […]