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  • NEWS ALERT : Dominion Pulls The Plug On Atlantic Coast Pipeline

    NEWS ALERT : Dominion Pulls The Plug On Atlantic Coast Pipeline

    Nelson County, Virginia “Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) and Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced the cancelation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (“ACP”) due to ongoing delays and increasing cost uncertainty which threaten the economic viability of the project.”   According to a news release in Dominion Energy’s website Sunday afternoon, they have pulled the plug […]

  • Happy 4th Of July 2020!

    Happy 4th Of July 2020!

    Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Fallout from Covid-19 has impacted everything in 2020 and that includes traditional 4th of July celebrations as well. Wintergreen Resort opted to not hold their annual fireworks display this year due to covid concerns. But, we thought we’d share our favorite from 9 years ago when BRL Mountain Photographer Paul […]

  • UPDATE 6.29.20 ID Released : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County

    UPDATE 6.29.20 ID Released : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County

    Tyro Nelson County, Virginia Verbatim Release From VSP: Updated 6.29.20: At 7:55 p.m. on Saturday (June 27), a Virginia State Police Trooper responded to a single-vehicle crash on State Route 56 (Crabtree Falls Hwy.) just west of Battery Hill Ln. in Nelson County. A 1991 Nissan Terrano was traveling east, ran off the right side […]

  • Nelson : Traffic Bulletin - Major Accident Stops Drivers On 29 SB Near Lovingston

    Nelson : Traffic Bulletin – Major Accident Stops Drivers On 29 SB Near Lovingston

    Near Lovingston 29 SB Nelson County, Virginia We have received numerous reports this evening of a major vehicle accident on 29 SB near Sunny Mountain Store in Nelson County.   We are awaiting official details.   Expect delays.   Tommy

  • FLASH FLOOD WATCH : Until 9 PM Tonight For Parts Of The Blue Ridge - EXPIRED

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH : Until 9 PM Tonight For Parts Of The Blue Ridge – EXPIRED

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING Flood Watch National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1045 AM EDT Sat Jun 20 2020 DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-503>506-VAZ025>027-029-052>054-503-504- 506>508-WVZ055-501-502-505-506-202245- /O.NEW.KLWX.FF.A.0007.200620T1445Z-200621T0100Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ District of Columbia-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges- Anne Arundel-Northwest Montgomery- Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard- Central and Southeast Howard-Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Page- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Western Highland- Eastern Highland-Eastern […]

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NEWS ALERT : Dominion Pulls The Plug On Atlantic Coast Pipeline
[ 1 ] July 5, 2020

NEWS ALERT : Dominion Pulls The Plug On Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Nelson County, Virginia “Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) and Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced the cancelation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (“ACP”) due to ongoing delays and increasing cost uncertainty which threaten the economic viability of the project.”   According to a news release in Dominion Energy’s website Sunday afternoon, they have pulled the plug […]

Happy 4th Of July 2020!
[ 0 ] July 4, 2020

Happy 4th Of July 2020!

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Fallout from Covid-19 has impacted everything in 2020 and that includes traditional 4th of July celebrations as well. Wintergreen Resort opted to not hold their annual fireworks display this year due to covid concerns. But, we thought we’d share our favorite from 9 years ago when BRL Mountain Photographer Paul […]

UPDATE 6.29.20 ID Released : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County
[ 0 ] June 28, 2020

UPDATE 6.29.20 ID Released : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County

Tyro Nelson County, Virginia Verbatim Release From VSP: Updated 6.29.20: At 7:55 p.m. on Saturday (June 27), a Virginia State Police Trooper responded to a single-vehicle crash on State Route 56 (Crabtree Falls Hwy.) just west of Battery Hill Ln. in Nelson County. A 1991 Nissan Terrano was traveling east, ran off the right side […]

Nelson : Traffic Bulletin - Major Accident Stops Drivers On 29 SB Near Lovingston
[ 3 ] June 23, 2020

Nelson : Traffic Bulletin – Major Accident Stops Drivers On 29 SB Near Lovingston

Near Lovingston 29 SB Nelson County, Virginia We have received numerous reports this evening of a major vehicle accident on 29 SB near Sunny Mountain Store in Nelson County.   We are awaiting official details.   Expect delays.   Tommy

FLASH FLOOD WATCH : Until 9 PM Tonight For Parts Of The Blue Ridge - EXPIRED
[ 0 ] June 20, 2020

FLASH FLOOD WATCH : Until 9 PM Tonight For Parts Of The Blue Ridge – EXPIRED

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING Flood Watch National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1045 AM EDT Sat Jun 20 2020 DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-503>506-VAZ025>027-029-052>054-503-504- 506>508-WVZ055-501-502-505-506-202245- /O.NEW.KLWX.FF.A.0007.200620T1445Z-200621T0100Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ District of Columbia-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges- Anne Arundel-Northwest Montgomery- Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard- Central and Southeast Howard-Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Page- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Western Highland- Eastern Highland-Eastern […]

Virginia Distillery Company to Reopen Visitors Center Friday, June 19
[ 0 ] June 18, 2020

Virginia Distillery Company to Reopen Visitors Center Friday, June 19

  Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Virginia Distillery Company recently announced that its Visitors Center will be reopening Fridays-Sundays from 11:30 to 5:30 p.m. starting June 19 by advance reservation, in accordance with local and state reopening guidelines in Virginia. Online reservations are recommended, and all seating, tastings and bottle sales will be conducted outside, while […]

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 […]