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50 Years Ago Today Nelson County, Virginia Was Forever Changed : Hurricane Camille
[ 0 ] August 19, 2019

50 Years Ago Today Nelson County, Virginia Was Forever Changed : Hurricane Camille

  Nelson County, Virginia  No other single event reshaped Nelson County, Virginia like Hurricane Camille did back in August of 1969. By the time the storm reached, and then parked over Nelson on August 19, 1969 it had already caused widespread destruction two days before after coming ashore on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. But it […]

Nelson : VSP investigating Fatal Vehicle Crash On Davis Creek Ln (Update 8.10.19)
[ 0 ] August 9, 2019

Nelson : VSP investigating Fatal Vehicle Crash On Davis Creek Ln (Update 8.10.19)

Davis Creek Land North of Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Verbatim press release from Virginia State Police Updated from VSP 8.10.19 5 PM “Virginia State Police Trooper T.A. Hackenbracht is investigating a fatal crash in Nelson County. The crash occurred Aug. 9, 2019 at 7:19 p.m. on Route 623, west of Route 29. A 2014 Nissan […]

Nelson : Lovingston : Investigation Into  Vehicle Accident Involving State Trooper Underway : Update
[ 0 ] August 9, 2019

Nelson : Lovingston : Investigation Into Vehicle Accident Involving State Trooper Underway : Update

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Verbatim press release from VSP at 3:13 PM Friday afternoon : “At approximately 10:47 a.m. (Aug. 9), Virginia State Police Trooper B.W. Stanley was traveling south on Route 29 and approaching the intersection at Front Street in Lovingston. The stoplight at the intersection turned red but the vehicle traveling in front […]

Nelson Commonwealth Attorney Announces Jury Conviction In Racketeering Case
[ 0 ] August 8, 2019

Nelson Commonwealth Attorney Announces Jury Conviction In Racketeering Case

Lovingston Nelson County, VA Verbatim release from Nelson CA’s office FROM:​DANIEL L RUTHERFORD, NELSON COUNTY COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY. ​​​ ​Thursday morning, Nelson County Commonwealth’s Attorney Daniel Rutherford announced that on August 7, 2019, a jury in Nelson County convicted Leslie Bishop Sr, from Staunton, of racketeering. The jury recommended a total of 5 years incarceration for […]

VSP Investigating Fatal Amherst County Crash
[ 0 ] August 4, 2019

VSP Investigating Fatal Amherst County Crash

Amherst County, Virginia Virginia State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Amherst County. The crash occurred Sunday (Aug. 4) at 4:56 p.m. on the Route 29 Bypass near the Route 210 on-ramp. A Suzuki motorcycle was traveling north in the right lane on the Route 29 Bypass. According to witnesses, as the motorcycle was […]

NELSON : Traffic Alert : Fatal Semi / Car Accident Closes Part Of NB US 29 In Lovingston (Updated 8.6.19)
[ 1 ] July 30, 2019

NELSON : Traffic Alert : Fatal Semi / Car Accident Closes Part Of NB US 29 In Lovingston (Updated 8.6.19)

The scene in Lovingston Tuesday afternoon where a fatal semi / car accident occurred. One NB lane remains closed in the location of the accident as of 7:45 PM – July 30, 2019   Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia The following information was received from VSP on 8.6.19 identifying the victim in the crash. “Virginia State […]

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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 […]

Beautiful Colors Still Popping Across The Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] October 24, 2015

Beautiful Colors Still Popping Across The Blue Ridge

Sherando Lake Augusta County, Virginia William Groah has sent us many beautiful images over the year and this one is a beauty as well. Earlier in the week grabbed this shot of the brilliant fall colors reflecting in the water at Sherando Lake in Augusta County as the sun started rising. Very pretty! Nice one […]