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TRAFFIC ALERT : Nelson / Shipman - Route 56 In Shipman (Updated 4:07 PM) VDOT “Now Open”

TRAFFIC ALERT : Nelson / Shipman – Route 56 In Shipman (Updated 4:07 PM) VDOT “Now Open”

[ 0 ] September 14, 2018

Photo by Beth Golden : Route 56 east in Shipman had been temporarily closed after a logging truck accident there near the railroad. Friday – September 14, 2018 (The roadway is now open) Shipman Nelson County, VA Via Paula Jones with VDOT Lynchburg at 4:07 PM: “The incident is closed….and the road is open.” Original […]

Nelson : Nellysford - Nelson Farmers Market Tents To Go Back Up Next Week

Nelson : Nellysford – Nelson Farmers Market Tents To Go Back Up Next Week

[ 0 ] September 13, 2018

a href=”https://www.blueridgelife.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Resized_20180911_112550-e1536872622396.jpg”> Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Nelson Farmers Market Manager, Tim Marsh has reached out to BRL to let us know that the Nelson Farmers Market tents were temporarily removed earlier this week out of caution for possible high winds over the weekend. “Due to the rain and winds our area is projected to receive […]

Roseland Man Killed In September 11th Crash

Roseland Man Killed In September 11th Crash

[ 0 ] September 12, 2018

Near The Amherst-Nelson, Virginia Line From VSP verbatim: Shortly after 4 p.m. yesterday (Sept. 11, 2018), Virginia State Police was called to a fatal crash in Amherst County. While attempting to make a left turn onto Warrwick Barn Road, a 2018 Nissan Versa traveling northbound on Route 151 struck a southbound 2005 Toyota Tacoma. The […]

Wintergreen : Homeowner Awakes To Find Bear Cub In House  (Video)

Wintergreen : Homeowner Awakes To Find Bear Cub In House (Video)

[ 0 ] September 7, 2018

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Here’s something you don’t see everyday. Our friend John Howard up at Wintergreen awoke to find a bear cub inside his home around 1 AM Thursday morning. The bear can be seen in the video below hanging out in the loft of an upstairs landing in the house. What was more […]

Tourism Revenue Reached $207 Million in Nelson County in 2017

Tourism Revenue Reached $207 Million in Nelson County in 2017

[ 0 ] September 5, 2018

  -All of Virginia localities saw increased tourism revenue while Virginia reached $25 billion- Nelson County, Virginia (September 5, 2018) – Data released by the United States Travel Association (USTA) reveals that all regions in Virginia posted an increase in tourism revenue last year. According to the US Travel Association, tourism in Virginia generated $25 […]

Nelson : FCC Approves $220 million for 33 Electric Cooperatives to Provide Rural Broadband

Nelson : FCC Approves $220 million for 33 Electric Cooperatives to Provide Rural Broadband

[ 0 ] August 29, 2018

The following information is from The Rural Electric Cooperative Association: See CVEC mention down below ARLINGTON, Va. – Thirty-three electric cooperatives were announced today as winners of the Federal Communications Commission Connect American Fund II (CAF II) reverse auction. Those winning electric cooperatives will collectively receive $220 million over ten years to help defray the […]

Nelson : Schuyler - Commonwealth Attorney Announces Conviction In Strangulation Case

Nelson : Schuyler – Commonwealth Attorney Announces Conviction In Strangulation Case

[ 0 ] August 28, 2018

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia “Monday afternoon, Nelson County Commonwealth’s Attorney Daniel Rutherford announced that on August 24, 2018, a jury in Nelson County convicted Jeffery Michael Adams, age 48, from Schuyler, of strangulation, violating a protective order by causing bodily injury and domestic assault and battery. The jury recommended a total of 7 years incarceration […]

Nelson : Nellysford : Nelson Sheriff Investigating Fatal Tractor Accident

Nelson : Nellysford : Nelson Sheriff Investigating Fatal Tractor Accident

[ 1 ] August 26, 2018

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Very sad news coming into Blue Ridge Life this Sunday night. Nelson County Sheriff David Hill tells BRL that the woman who died from injuries in a Sunday evening lawn-tractor accident is Diane Purvis of Nellysford. Funeral arrangements are forthcoming. We, here at BRL, know the Purvis family. Like many of […]

Wintergreen : Black Bear Wanders Into Fire Station On The Mountain

Wintergreen : Black Bear Wanders Into Fire Station On The Mountain

[ 0 ] August 25, 2018

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia   Some stations have spotted dogs. When your station is in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains you just never know what might wander in the bay. Recently firefighters Buddy Ford and Deric Meakins surprisingly bumped into a black bear in the station. Believe it or not, this isn’t the first […]

Nelson : Devil's Backbone Opens New Headquarters At Basecamp

Nelson : Devil’s Backbone Opens New Headquarters At Basecamp

[ 0 ] August 24, 2018

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia For the first time in a decade DBBC support staff and management have a place to locate and work from. The Devils Backbone Headquarters opened earlier this week in Roseland just across the way from the brewpub and restaurant. “It is a wonderful healthy environment with work stations, a kitchen, game […]

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