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  • NELSON : VSP Investigates Shooting In Wingina

    NELSON : VSP Investigates Shooting In Wingina

    Verbatim release from Virginia State Police : ”The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Thursday (Jan. 16, 2020) in Nelson County. Shortly after 8:30 p.m., the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a shooting inside a residence in the 500 block of […]

  • Nelson : Nellysford Landmark Restaurant Begins A First!

    Nelson : Nellysford Landmark Restaurant Begins A First!

    Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia If you live in Nelson County, you know Strawberry and The Blue Ridge Pig. Even if you don’t live in Nelson you’ve probably heard of the notoriously famous BBQ restaurant in Nellysford. We’ve been covering them for our entire 15 years publishing, but their history stretches way beyond that. Above our […]

  • WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Parts Of The Area - CANCELED

    WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Parts Of The Area – CANCELED

    For the absolute latest updates click on the screen image above from NWS. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been expanded to include more counties across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge Area on Saturday. Tommy URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 133 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020 Augusta-Rockingham-Page-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison- Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-Northern Virginia […]

  • Traffic Returning To Normal After a Very Messy Tuesday

    Traffic Returning To Normal After a Very Messy Tuesday

    Central Virginia Blue Ridge A brief but intense snowfall dumped anywhere from 2-4 inches of snow across the area on Tuesday. Early in the morning not much was happening. By mid morning that changed dramatically as snow was falling, heavy at times, across the area. Many school remained on a delay Wednesday or were closed […]

  • Winter Weather Advisory Expanded For Many Areas On Tuesday : EXPIRED

    Winter Weather Advisory Expanded For Many Areas On Tuesday : EXPIRED

    WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 215 AM EST Tue Jan 7 2020 Augusta-Rockingham-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Orange- Western Highland-Eastern Highland-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton- 215 AM EST Tue Jan 7 2020 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM […]

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NELSON : VSP Investigates Shooting In Wingina
[ 0 ] January 18, 2020

NELSON : VSP Investigates Shooting In Wingina

Verbatim release from Virginia State Police : ”The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Thursday (Jan. 16, 2020) in Nelson County. Shortly after 8:30 p.m., the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a shooting inside a residence in the 500 block of […]

Nelson : Nellysford Landmark Restaurant Begins A First!
[ 0 ] January 17, 2020

Nelson : Nellysford Landmark Restaurant Begins A First!

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia If you live in Nelson County, you know Strawberry and The Blue Ridge Pig. Even if you don’t live in Nelson you’ve probably heard of the notoriously famous BBQ restaurant in Nellysford. We’ve been covering them for our entire 15 years publishing, but their history stretches way beyond that. Above our […]

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Parts Of The Area - CANCELED
[ 0 ] January 17, 2020

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Parts Of The Area – CANCELED

For the absolute latest updates click on the screen image above from NWS. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been expanded to include more counties across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge Area on Saturday. Tommy URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 133 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020 Augusta-Rockingham-Page-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison- Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-Northern Virginia […]

Traffic Returning To Normal After a Very Messy Tuesday
[ 0 ] January 8, 2020

Traffic Returning To Normal After a Very Messy Tuesday

Central Virginia Blue Ridge A brief but intense snowfall dumped anywhere from 2-4 inches of snow across the area on Tuesday. Early in the morning not much was happening. By mid morning that changed dramatically as snow was falling, heavy at times, across the area. Many school remained on a delay Wednesday or were closed […]

Winter Weather Advisory Expanded For Many Areas On Tuesday : EXPIRED
[ 0 ] January 6, 2020

Winter Weather Advisory Expanded For Many Areas On Tuesday : EXPIRED

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 215 AM EST Tue Jan 7 2020 Augusta-Rockingham-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Orange- Western Highland-Eastern Highland-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton- 215 AM EST Tue Jan 7 2020 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM […]

First Winter Weather Advisories Issued For Tuesday - EXPIRED
[ 0 ] January 6, 2020

First Winter Weather Advisories Issued For Tuesday – EXPIRED

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY AREA EXPANDED FOR TUESDAY. Click here for that update. URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 335 AM EST Mon Jan 6 2020 …Accumulating Snow Likely on Tuesday… .A vigorous upper-level disturbance will move across the region Tuesday, moving east of the forecast area by Tuesday evening. This disturbance […]

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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 […]