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Chopper Pilots Save Family Vacation For Nelson Native

Chopper Pilots Save Family Vacation For Nelson Native

[ 0 ] September 23, 2020

Ocracoke Island, NC By Tommy Stafford Betsy and Stuart Smith of Roseland decided it was time to get the family together for a vacation in North Carolina. “Well, because of Covid and not really being able to go out, we decided to rent a house on Ocracoke with all of our family in September but […]

Early Frost In The Blue Ridge

Early Frost In The Blue Ridge

[ 0 ] September 20, 2020

Central Virginia Blue Ridge By Tommy Stafford It’s not completely unheard of for frost to fall around this time in September, but it’s not the average time that we generally see one happen. Closer into October is when we start seeing a frost in these parts. But, that’s exactly what happened Sunday morning. A light […]

Fall Officially Starts Tuesday - Nice Preview This Morning

Fall Officially Starts Tuesday – Nice Preview This Morning

[ 0 ] September 19, 2020

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Tommy Stafford The calendar says fall doesn’t officially start until this coming Tuesday (September 22nd) at 9:30 AM EDT. However, it was certainly priming the pump Saturday morning when our Nature Foundation At Wintergreen WeatherNow station on Devils Knob (3500′) hit a morning low of 35° around sunrise. Our Devils Knob […]

Augusta : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash (Preliminary)

Augusta : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash (Preliminary)

[ 0 ] September 5, 2020

Crimora Augusta County, Virginia Release from Virginia State Police – Richmond At 2:21 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 5), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash in Augusta County. A vehicle traveling in the 2000 block of Eastside Highway in Crimora ran off the road and crashed. There is one confirmed fatality. The crash remains under […]

Nelson: Saunders Brothers' Boxwood Used In Landscaping Of Rose Garden At White House

Nelson: Saunders Brothers’ Boxwood Used In Landscaping Of Rose Garden At White House

[ 0 ] September 3, 2020

The Rose Garden Washington, D.C. In a most prestigious honor, Saunders Brothers, Inc located in Nelson County was the exclusive provider of boxwoods in The Rose Garden at The White House in Washington, D.C. “We were honored to be the sole supplier of boxwood in the recent renovation of The White House Rose Garden. The […]

Tropical Depression Laura Still Slated To Affect Blue Ridge This Weekend

Tropical Depression Laura Still Slated To Affect Blue Ridge This Weekend

[ 0 ] August 28, 2020

Central Virginia Blue Ridge By Tommy Stafford Hurricane Laura is now a tropical depression that’s been bringing heaving rain and some tornadoes to the mid-south region of the US over the last 24 hours. A tornado caused damage near Jonesboro, Arkansas as the tropical depression moved north. Over the next 24 hours TD Laura will […]

Remnants Of Hurricane Laura To Affect Blue Ridge Area This Weekend

Remnants Of Hurricane Laura To Affect Blue Ridge Area This Weekend

[ 0 ] August 27, 2020

Central Virginia Blue Ridge By Tommy Stafford Most of us have been watching early Thursday as Hurricane Laura came ashore in Louisiana. As she made landfall the storm was a very strong category 4 hurricane with winds of 150 MPH. That nearly makes Laura a category 5 storm. Winds of 156 MPH or greater would […]

Amherst : VSP Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash

Amherst : VSP Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash

[ 0 ] August 15, 2020

  Verbatim release from VSP: Virginia State Police Trooper N.E. Hollandsworth is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash in Amherst County. The crash occurred Aug. 14, 2020 at 8:26 p.m. in the 4900 block of South Amherst Highway/Route 29 Business in Madison Heights. A 2008 Toyota Scion was traveling north in the right lane of South […]

News Alert : 5.1 Magnitude NC Earthquake Felt As Far North As Nelson / Augusta County

News Alert : 5.1 Magnitude NC Earthquake Felt As Far North As Nelson / Augusta County

[ 0 ] August 9, 2020

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia I’ll admit it. I felt nothing. But our neighbors down the road sent me a text. “Did you just feel that, was that an earthquake?” Apparently it was. A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit near Sparta, North Carolina around 8:07 AM. Our BRL Facebook page is lighting up with comments from all […]

Weather Bulletin : FLASH FLOOD WATCH : From Noon Friday Into Late Night - CANCELLED

Weather Bulletin : FLASH FLOOD WATCH : From Noon Friday Into Late Night – CANCELLED

[ 0 ] August 7, 2020

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED… District of Columbia-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Orange- Culpeper-Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Southern Fauquier- Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the cities of Washington, Lovingston, Charlottesville, Stanardsville, Madison, Orange, Gordonsville, Culpeper, Dale City, Manassas, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Montclair, Reston, Herndon, Annandale, Centreville, Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, Turnbull, Big Meadows, and […]

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