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NEWS ALERT : Body Of Alexis Murphy Recovered In 7 Year Old Murder Case
[ 0 ] February 17, 2021

NEWS ALERT : Body Of Alexis Murphy Recovered In 7 Year Old Murder Case

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Alexis Murphy would have been 25 years old in June of this year. She never got the chance to see that birthday. Seven years ago we broke the story about the missing teenager in this post.  Eventually Randy Taylor received two life sentences in connection with Alexis’ death, but a body […]

Nelson Co Parks & Recreation Receives Funding for Public Boat Facility on the Rockfish River
[ 1 ] February 14, 2021

Nelson Co Parks & Recreation Receives Funding for Public Boat Facility on the Rockfish River

  Lovingston / Woods Mill Nelson County, Virginia The Virginia Outdoors Foundation (VOF) today announced awards of $1,946,044 in grants for 33 local projects in 25 localities that create, expand and make more accessible public open space, including one project in Nelson County. The grants were awarded from VOF’s Preservation Trust Fund and its new Get Outdoors program. […]

Winter Storm Warnings & Advisories Issued For Portions Of The Blue Ridge EXPIRED
[ 0 ] February 12, 2021

Winter Storm Warnings & Advisories Issued For Portions Of The Blue Ridge EXPIRED

WINTER STORM WARNING URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 310 PM EST Fri Feb 12 2021 Nelson-Albemarle-Central Virginia Blue Ridge (includes Wintergreen Resort-Montebello-Humpback Rocks & Afton Mountain) 310 PM EST Fri Feb 12 2021 …WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 7 AM EST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Significant […]

VDOT Prepares For Ice In Forecast Through Weekend
[ 0 ] February 11, 2021

VDOT Prepares For Ice In Forecast Through Weekend

    FROM VDOT – LYNCHBURG Current forecasts indicate that most of the Commonwealth of Virginia will be covered by mixed precipitation at various times into early next week and the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is prepared to respond. Rain, sleet, freezing rain and snow are forecast to occur during […]

Some Got Snow. Some Not So Much
[ 0 ] February 7, 2021

Some Got Snow. Some Not So Much

  Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford It wasn’t quite the storm expected, but some folks still saw a respectable amount of snow by mid-morning Sunday. The more impressive amounts were north and east of Brents Gap in Nelson toward Afton and then east from there into Albemarle and points beyond. The view from […]

VDOT Making Preps For Approaching Winter Storm Again This Weekend
[ 0 ] February 6, 2021

VDOT Making Preps For Approaching Winter Storm Again This Weekend

VDOT LYNCHBURG Another round of winter weather is in the forecast and crews with the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) are prepared to respond. Because the storm is anticipated to start as rain no pretreatment of primary roads is currently taking place in the Lynchburg District; however, changes in the forecast […]

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 […]