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Nelson's Richard Averitt Says He & Others Discover Notice : ACP Plans To 'Quick Take' Land For Pipeline (Video)
[ 1 ] November 19, 2018

Nelson’s Richard Averitt Says He & Others Discover Notice : ACP Plans To ‘Quick Take’ Land For Pipeline (Video)

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Nelson County entrepreneur, businessman and land owner, Richard Averitt, says he and others discovered that Dominion / ACP (Atlantic Coast Pipeline) filed notice of Quick Takes this past Friday afternoon, November 16, 2018. “On Friday ACP & Dominion sued 21 or so folks in Nelson County. Essentially everyone in Nelson County […]

Nelson : Roseland : Devils Backbone Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary (Video)
[ 0 ] November 19, 2018

Nelson : Roseland : Devils Backbone Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary (Video)

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Ten years ago this month Devils Backbone brewing officially kicked off their Basecamp location in Roseland, Virginia. Devils Backbone 10th Anniversary from Tommy Stafford on Vimeo. Above in this video, Steve & Heidi Crandall (co-founders of Devils Backbone Brewing) join charter staff member to talk about 10 years leading up to […]

Emergency Crews Complete Lengthy Night Rescue In Blue Ridge
[ 1 ] November 19, 2018

Emergency Crews Complete Lengthy Night Rescue In Blue Ridge

Three Ridges Wildlife Area Nelson County, Virginia Release via Wintergreen Fire & Rescue: Last night Wintergreen Fire & Rescue was again requested to assist an injured hiker on the Mau-Har spur off of the Appalachian Trail. The call originated at 8:56PM as a “911 Hang-up” in the Three Ridges Wilderness area. Immediately a request for […]

After The Storm : Beautiful Scene In The Mountains
[ 1 ] November 16, 2018

After The Storm : Beautiful Scene In The Mountains

  Devils Knob Nelson County, Virginia Way up there around 3500 feet beauty is unfolding Friday morning after Thursday’s ice storm. We’ve been telling you about the damage that hit in our posts here and here. In spite of the extensive damage in the higher elevations and to the west of the Blue Ridge Parkway, […]

The Day After : Ice Storm Takes Take Down Many Trees - Closes Roads
[ 0 ] November 16, 2018

The Day After : Ice Storm Takes Take Down Many Trees – Closes Roads

Near Wintergreen Nelson / Augusta County, Virginia Many roads across the area remained closed Friday morning after an ice storm hit area. Most locations affected were in the higher elevations in places like Wintergreen and along the Blue Ridge Parkway. However, locations on the western side of the parkway were hit hard. Waynesboro has numerous […]

Ice Covered Trees Bring Down Power Lines & Trees : Blocks Roads (updated 6:30 PM)
[ 0 ] November 15, 2018

Ice Covered Trees Bring Down Power Lines & Trees : Blocks Roads (updated 6:30 PM)

Photos via Wintergreen Fire & Rescue : A WFD crew blocks Route 151 at Brents Gap in Nelson County after ice covered trees came down in high winds taking down powerlines in the process. Thursday – November 15, 2018 Nelson County, Virginia 6:30 PM – Paula Jones VDOT Lynchburg : Crews are finishing and opening […]

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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 […]