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Nelson: Wintergreen : December Begins With Rain Down Below Ice Up Top

Nelson: Wintergreen : December Begins With Rain Down Below Ice Up Top

[ 0 ] December 1, 2019

Devils Knob Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia December started off with a cold rain for most people across the Blue Ridge, but if you are in the higher elevations ice has been forming on exposed surfaces like trees and railings. Scott Folsom sent us this photo Sunday morning. He tells us it’s, “Devils Knob near […]

Near Crozet : Albemarle County PD Investigating Fatal ATV Crash

Near Crozet : Albemarle County PD Investigating Fatal ATV Crash

[ 0 ] November 30, 2019

Near Crozet Albemarle County, Virginia Verbatim press release from ACPD: Around 7:25 am, Albemarle County Police Officers responded to a call of a male discovered trapped under an ATV off Parsons Green Lane in the Crozet area. Chad D. Ervin, 44 years old, of Charlottesville, was declared dead on-scene. The cause of the crash is […]

Earl Hamner's Thanksgiving Memory

Earl Hamner’s Thanksgiving Memory

[ 3 ] November 28, 2019

Nelson County, Virginia For several years during the infancy of Blue Ridge Life Magazine (back then Nelson County Life) Earl Hamner wrote poems and stories for us that we luckily got to include in the pages of the magazine. We remained dear friends with Earl until his death back in March of 2016. One of […]

WIND ADVISORY & HIGH WIND WARNING (Includes Wintergreen) CANCELED

WIND ADVISORY & HIGH WIND WARNING (Includes Wintergreen) CANCELED

[ 0 ] November 27, 2019

Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the city of Wintergreen 337 PM EST Wed Nov 27 2019 …WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING… …HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THURSDAY… TONIGHT…Mostly clear and windy. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to […]

UPDATED (See New Post) Wind Advisories & High Wind Watch - CANCELED

UPDATED (See New Post) Wind Advisories & High Wind Watch – CANCELED

[ 0 ] November 26, 2019

Updated post has been made. You can click here to see it. URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 916 PM EST Tue Nov 26 2019 Augusta-Rockingham-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg, Big Meadows, and Wintergreen 916 PM EST Tue Nov […]

News Update : Local Cyclist's Body Found In Albemarle County

News Update : Local Cyclist’s Body Found In Albemarle County

[ 1 ] November 26, 2019

  South Fork Rivanna Reservoir Albemarle County, Virginia This is an update to a story we first posted on our BRL Facebook Page back on November 21st. Sadly the update this Tuesday evening is not good news. Below is the verbatim press release from ACPD. At approximately 3:00 pm this afternoon, Albemarle County Police Officers […]

News Alert : Bold Rock Hard Cider Sold

News Alert : Bold Rock Hard Cider Sold

[ 0 ] November 20, 2019

Bold Rock Founders John Washburn (L) and Brian Shanks scoop a ceremonial shovel of dirt to mark the start of a 3 million dollar expansion at Bold Rock Hard Cidery just south of Nellysford, VA back in 2013. Today it was announced that the cidery will be aquired by Artisanal Brewing Ventures. Nellysford Nelson County, […]

NELSON : Another Sunday Morning Large Truck Accident : US 29 North Of Lovingston

NELSON : Another Sunday Morning Large Truck Accident : US 29 North Of Lovingston

[ 0 ] November 17, 2019

Photo courtesy of Wintergreen Fore & Rescue : A vacuum tanker truck rests upside down in the median along US 29 north of Lovingston near the Apple Shed. Crew are working to clear the scene late Sunday morning – November 17, 2019 US 29 North of Davis Creek Road Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford […]

Nelson / Augusta : Icy Conditions Closing Some Roadways

Nelson / Augusta : Icy Conditions Closing Some Roadways

[ 0 ] November 17, 2019

    Reeds Gap Near the Nelson / Augusta County Line By Tommy Stafford As of 8:15 AM Sunday morning law enforcement and rescue crews report numerous accidents on the west side of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Reeds Gap. The roadway is now closed on the west side of the parkway down to Mt, […]

TRAFFIC ALERT : I-64 Reopens On Afton Mtn After Bus & Tractor Trailer Collide : Update 9:53 AM

TRAFFIC ALERT : I-64 Reopens On Afton Mtn After Bus & Tractor Trailer Collide : Update 9:53 AM

[ 0 ] November 17, 2019

Afton Mountain Mile Marker 100 By Tommy Stafford Final update release from Virginia State Police at 9:53 AM : “Heavy fog and icy road conditions are to blame for a two-vehicle crash on Afton Mountain early Sunday morning. At 4:37 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 17), Virginia State Police Trooper L.G. Pingley responded to the crash in […]

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