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  • Wintergreen Resort General Manager Announces Departure / Retirement

    Wintergreen Resort General Manager Announces Departure / Retirement

    Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Earlier today on our BRLM Facebook page we re-shared a post from Friends of Wintergreen receiving information that Wintergreen Resort, General Manager Rod Kessler was leaving his post. We first told you about Kessler taking over the top spot at the resort back in November of 2017.   Late this […]

  • Freeze Warning For Parts Of The Area Late Night Into Thursday Morning

    Freeze Warning For Parts Of The Area Late Night Into Thursday Morning

    Via NWS : Many counties across the area are under a Freeze Warning late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. For the latest updates from NWS click the image above. FREEZE WARNING (expanded to include some lowlands east of BRP) 
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
906 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021
Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Culpeper-
Including the […]

  • Freezing Weather Returns To The Blue Ridge Wed Night - Replaced By Freeze Warning

    Freezing Weather Returns To The Blue Ridge Wed Night – Replaced By Freeze Warning

    FREEZE WATCH URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 245 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021 Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke- Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Morgan- Berkeley-Jefferson- Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg, Strasburg, Woodstock, Mount Jackson, New Market, Winchester, Luray, Shenandoah, Stanley, Front Royal, Berryville, Big Meadows, Wintergreen, Paw […]

  • Near Wintergreen : Another 18 Wheeler Blocks Reeds Gap

    Near Wintergreen : Another 18 Wheeler Blocks Reeds Gap

    Reeds Gap Near Wintergreen Augusta/Nelson County Line Once again another 18 wheeler has gotten stuck near the Reeds Gap intersection at the Blue Ridge Parkway. We go work just before noon Friday. We’re told there’s a small area where a car can get by, no official word on traffic or delays so far. It’s hung […]

  • Spring Taking Hold In The Blue Ridge Mountains

    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 […]

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Wintergreen Resort General Manager Announces Departure / Retirement
[ 0 ] April 21, 2021

Wintergreen Resort General Manager Announces Departure / Retirement

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Earlier today on our BRLM Facebook page we re-shared a post from Friends of Wintergreen receiving information that Wintergreen Resort, General Manager Rod Kessler was leaving his post. We first told you about Kessler taking over the top spot at the resort back in November of 2017.   Late this […]

Freeze Warning For Parts Of The Area Late Night Into Thursday Morning
[ 0 ] April 21, 2021

Freeze Warning For Parts Of The Area Late Night Into Thursday Morning

Via NWS : Many counties across the area are under a Freeze Warning late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. For the latest updates from NWS click the image above. FREEZE WARNING (expanded to include some lowlands east of BRP) 
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
906 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021
Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Culpeper-
Including the […]

Freezing Weather Returns To The Blue Ridge Wed Night - Replaced By Freeze Warning
[ 0 ] April 20, 2021

Freezing Weather Returns To The Blue Ridge Wed Night – Replaced By Freeze Warning

FREEZE WATCH URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 245 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021 Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke- Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Morgan- Berkeley-Jefferson- Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg, Strasburg, Woodstock, Mount Jackson, New Market, Winchester, Luray, Shenandoah, Stanley, Front Royal, Berryville, Big Meadows, Wintergreen, Paw […]

Near Wintergreen : Another 18 Wheeler Blocks Reeds Gap
[ 0 ] April 16, 2021

Near Wintergreen : Another 18 Wheeler Blocks Reeds Gap

Reeds Gap Near Wintergreen Augusta/Nelson County Line Once again another 18 wheeler has gotten stuck near the Reeds Gap intersection at the Blue Ridge Parkway. We go work just before noon Friday. We’re told there’s a small area where a car can get by, no official word on traffic or delays so far. It’s hung […]

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 […]

NTSB Now Investigating Monday Night Plane Crash In Weyers Cave : Updated 4.14.21
[ 0 ] April 13, 2021

NTSB Now Investigating Monday Night Plane Crash In Weyers Cave : Updated 4.14.21

Near Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport Updated info from VSP as of 1:12 PM EDT 4.14.21 Virginia State Police Trooper J.M. Cappo is investigating a plane crash that occurred at 7:08 p.m. on April 12 in Augusta County. A Piper PA-28-140 was conducting touch-and-go landings at the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport in Weyers Cave. As the […]

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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 […]