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Nelson : Separate Cars Accidents Takes 3 Lives  : Updated 11.18.21
[ 0 ] November 15, 2021

Nelson : Separate Cars Accidents Takes 3 Lives : Updated 11.18.21

Updated 12:10 PM 11.18.21 with additional info from VSP on Craigtown / Dowdy Road fatal: “At 7:56 a.m. on Monday (Nov. 15), Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Craigtown Rd. and Dowdy Ln. A 2008 Ford F450 was traveling north on Craigtown Rd. (Route 639) when it attempted to […]

Nelson : Traffic Alert : Traffic Being Diverted Due To Serious Accident In East Nelson
[ 0 ] November 15, 2021

Nelson : Traffic Alert : Traffic Being Diverted Due To Serious Accident In East Nelson

Updated at: 9:30 AM to add fatal reference below. Shipman, VA Area TRAFFIC ALERT : Nelson : We are getting word that the Craigtown Road and Lonesome Pine area is blocked due to a serious (fatal) traffic accident in that location. Traffic is being diverted. More as we know.

Fall Back 1 Hour This Weekend : Daylight Saving Time Ends 2 AM Sunday (Nov 7, 2021)
[ 0 ] November 4, 2021

Fall Back 1 Hour This Weekend : Daylight Saving Time Ends 2 AM Sunday (Nov 7, 2021)

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Sadly the time has come once again, that is if you like those carefree long summer days! I sure do!! Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend. It officially ends at 2AM Sunday morning (November 7, 2021). But for those of us that turn in at a reasonable hour, it’s best to […]

Nelson / Roseland : Bryant’s Small Batch Announces Opening of Farm Brewery
[ 0 ] November 2, 2021

Nelson / Roseland : Bryant’s Small Batch Announces Opening of Farm Brewery

Roseland/Bryant Nelson County, VA Bryant’s is formally announcing the opening of its Farm Brewery on November 20th 2021, located at 3224 E. Branch Loop in Roseland VA. Bryant’s, the makers of the cult favorite, Unicorn Fuel Hard Cider, is expanding into brewing beer on its sprawling 380 acre farm with an opening date of November […]

Afton : CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON U.S. 250/ ROUTE 151 ROUNDABOUT
[ 0 ] October 21, 2021

Afton : CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON U.S. 250/ ROUTE 151 ROUNDABOUT

  Route 250/151 Near the Nelson / Albemarle County Line Afton, Virginia From VDOT : Culpeper District Construction activity will begin next week on a roundabout at the intersection of Route 250 (Rockfish Gap Turnpike) and Route 151 (Critzer Shop Road). The project will improve safety and traffic flow at the busy intersection while managing […]

Nelson : Traffic Alert : Near Brents Gap : Another Semi Blocks Road : Updated - Now Open
[ 0 ] October 15, 2021

Nelson : Traffic Alert : Near Brents Gap : Another Semi Blocks Road : Updated – Now Open

  Near Brents Gap – Route 151 Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Updated : 10:15 AM Roadway now open As we always say, “Move your scorecard forward one space” as another semi has blocked most of Brents Mountain toward the gap on Route 151. It’s on the Nellysford side (north) that is blocked. As of 8:15 […]

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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 […]