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Five Years Ago Today : DERECHO!

Five Years Ago Today : DERECHO!

[ 0 ] June 29, 2017

The post below is our original coverage when the Derecho hit Nelson County and most of Virginia on June 29, 2012. One we will never forget! Here’s to a better 2017 and 4th of July! Nelson County, VA Below is an outstanding animated satellite image of the damaging derecho thunderstorm complex as it moved out […]

3 Years Ago Today Many Folks Learned The Word DERECHO!

3 Years Ago Today Many Folks Learned The Word DERECHO!

[ 0 ] June 29, 2015

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Before June 29, 2012 most people had never heard the word derecho. Since then most have never forgotten it! We sure haven’t! At the time BRLM was located in Greenfield of Nelson County. We’d just returned home from a week vacation on the Chesapeake Bay. We ordered take out from Chen’s […]

Animated Satellite Image of Derecho Thunderstorms That Hit Virginia & Nelson on June 29, 2012

Animated Satellite Image of Derecho Thunderstorms That Hit Virginia & Nelson on June 29, 2012

[ 2 ] July 4, 2012

Nelson County, VA Below is an outstanding animated satellite image of the damaging derecho thunderstorm complex as it moved out of the midwest and straight for Virginia. It is truly illustrative as to how powerful and massive this storm was.

This Day Would Eventually Come - Final Printed Blue Ridge Life Magazine

This Day Would Eventually Come – Final Printed Blue Ridge Life Magazine

[ 3 ] March 29, 2021

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford It’s amazing how fast 16 years can go by when you’re an adult, and you’re adulting. Not so much when you’re a kid and you’re waiting on the 16th birthday so you can drive! April 1, 2021 makes 16 years to the day we launched then Nelson County […]

Coronavirus Information Here At BRL : And Moving Forward

Coronavirus Information Here At BRL : And Moving Forward

[ 0 ] March 24, 2020

Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford Two months ago, who would have ever thought we’d be where we are now? But we are. And for the foreseeable future this is how it will be. I hesitated to post much before now. Between getting ready to hunker down some for the weeks ahead and simply not […]

Happy Trails Greg Kelly : CVEC Trusted Friend & Colleague

Happy Trails Greg Kelly : CVEC Trusted Friend & Colleague

[ 3 ] March 17, 2017

Publisher’s Note: Today we say farewell to a person that’s not only been a regular contact for us here at BRL, but a person that’s become a friend over the years. You’ve seen his name a thousand times during our 12 year history. Remember Derecho 5 years ago this June? That’s just one event where […]

CVEC Outage Update - Tuesday 7AM - 3.12.13

CVEC Outage Update – Tuesday 7AM – 3.12.13

[ 1 ] March 7, 2013

Nelson County, VA We continue to update on the situation of power outages across the area. Greg Kelly with CVEC says the situation is getting better, but many repairs remain. Immediately below is Tommy’s interview with Greg late last week explaining how they go about repairs. Here’s is the written info from CVEC as of […]

Farewell Nelson County Life - Hello BlueRidgeLife.com!

Farewell Nelson County Life – Hello BlueRidgeLife.com!

[ 0 ] January 1, 2013

Greenfield Nelson County, VA You’re seeing a duplicate our final post from the NelsonCountyLife.com website. From here on everything has now migrated to our new rebranded site, BlueRidgeLife.com. Saying so long to that old friend is bittersweet. For years and years we covered news, events and happenings there on the NCL website. Some good. Some […]

Blue Ridge & Central Virginia: Preps Underway As Sandy Draws Closer

Blue Ridge & Central Virginia: Preps Underway As Sandy Draws Closer

[ 2 ] October 28, 2012

Greenfield Nelson County, VA Tommy’s been telling you about approaching hurricane Sandy for the past few days. Though the biggest concern will be for those along the Eastern Seaboard and points north and east. The Central Virginia area may see a prolonged period of high winds, widespread power outages, and moderate to heavy rains. The […]

Nelson: Bye Bye - Nelson Farmers Market Ends Season Until 2013

Nelson: Bye Bye – Nelson Farmers Market Ends Season Until 2013

[ 0 ] October 27, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, VA You know the cold winds of winter aren’t very far away when the tents come down at the Nelson Farmers Market Coop in Nellysford. The 2012 market kicked off back in early May. After a fantastic season, this weekend marked the end of the 2013 season. This is actually the second […]