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NC Inmate Charged With Burlington Murder & 2017 Shooting In Nelson Planned Bombing Of NC Jail
[ 0 ] December 14, 2018

NC Inmate Charged With Burlington Murder & 2017 Shooting In Nelson Planned Bombing Of NC Jail

Alamance County, NC BRL learned late Friday evening that Sean Damion Castorina, age 43, has been charged in connection with a plot to blow up the North Carolina jail where he’s being held on charges of first degree murder of a Burlington, NC man in August 2017. The plot information was published in The Times-News […]

FLOOD WATCHES : With Varying Times Continue Across Blue Ridge : Heavy Rains & Snow Melt (Updated)
[ 0 ] December 14, 2018

FLOOD WATCHES : With Varying Times Continue Across Blue Ridge : Heavy Rains & Snow Melt (Updated)

FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT Flood Watch National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 239 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018 Charles-St. Marys-Augusta-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Orange-Stafford- Spotsylvania-King George-Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the cities of St. Charles, Waldorf, Lexington Park, California, Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Lovingston, Charlottesville, Stanardsville, Orange, Gordonsville, Falmouth, Fredericksburg, […]

FLOOD WATCH : Friday PM To Saturday PM Across Blue Ridge : Heavy Rains & Snow Melt (Replaced & Updated)
[ 0 ] December 13, 2018

FLOOD WATCH : Friday PM To Saturday PM Across Blue Ridge : Heavy Rains & Snow Melt (Replaced & Updated)

This previous FLOOD WATCH has been updated with a more recent one, click here. FLOOD WATCH Flood Watch National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 429 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018 District of Columbia-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore- Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys- Calvert-Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery- Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford- Southeast Harford-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Rappahannock- Orange-Culpeper-Prince […]

Road Conditions Slowly Improving Across The Area : VSP Urges Caution
[ 0 ] December 10, 2018

Road Conditions Slowly Improving Across The Area : VSP Urges Caution

Nelson County, Virginia The sun is finally starting to come out and slowly folks are digging and drying out from Sunday’s big snowfall across the Blue Ridge. Virginia State Police released this information around 7:40 AM Monday morning: “Due to Sunday’s heavy snow and the overnight freezing temperatures, Virginia State Police is still advising Virginians […]

News Alert : Substantial Power Outage Affecting Area (Power Restored ) : Updated 11:12 AM
[ 0 ] December 10, 2018

News Alert : Substantial Power Outage Affecting Area (Power Restored ) : Updated 11:12 AM

Nelson County, Virginia Updated 11:12 AM Most customers now report their power has been restored. Updated 10:23 AM Some customers tell us they briefly got power back and have lost it again. Updated 10:10 AM We have been getting reports from CVEC customers that the lights started coming back on just after 10AM. Melissa Gay […]

VSP Responding to Crashes & Disabled Vehicles : Suggesting To Avoid Travel
[ 0 ] December 9, 2018

VSP Responding to Crashes & Disabled Vehicles : Suggesting To Avoid Travel

  From VSP Richmond Headquarters: “With winter weather and treacherous conditions widespread across western, southern and central Virginia, the Virginia State Police is advising motorists to avoid traveling, unless absolutely necessary. State police have increased patrols to ensure quick response and clearance of traffic crashes and disabled vehicles in those most impacted areas of the Commonwealth.  As […]

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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 […]