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Appomatox : Firefly Fiber Broadband &  CVEC Celebrate First Stop For Rural Broadband

Appomatox : Firefly Fiber Broadband & CVEC Celebrate First Stop For Rural Broadband

[ 0 ] April 1, 2019

Appomattox County, Virginia Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM , a wholly-owned subsidiary of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC), a member-owned electric distribution cooperative, celebrated the first stop for rural broadband in Central Virginia on Tuesday. Senator Mark Peake joined public officials, CVEC’s board, members, and representatives from Rural Utilities Service (RUS), Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (TRRC), and […]

Happy Anniversary : BRL Turns 14 Years Old Today!

Happy Anniversary : BRL Turns 14 Years Old Today!

[ 0 ] April 1, 2019

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia The year was 2005. The date, April 1st. That’s when it all started. Nelson County Life Magazine was our charter publication that eventually expanded into Blue Ridge Life, and these days covers the Central VA Blue Ridge area. We’ve been copied. Imitated, and on and on. We haven’t changed. It’s still […]

Area Firefighters Busy Final Weekend Of March

Area Firefighters Busy Final Weekend Of March

[ 0 ] April 1, 2019

Faber Nelson County, Virginia High winds and some of the first drying conditions we’ve had in months combined to create the perfect recipe for area brush fires this past weekend. The biggest was in the Faber area along Laurel Road on Saturday. A large number of fire departments responded to the call that took much […]

Nelson : Roseland - Early Thursday Semi Truck Accident Slowed Traffic Just North Of Brents Gap (Video)

Nelson : Roseland – Early Thursday Semi Truck Accident Slowed Traffic Just North Of Brents Gap (Video)

[ 0 ] March 28, 2019

Roseland Just North of Brents Gap Route 151 Nelson County, Virginia Yet another tractor trailer accident slowed and sometimes blocked traffic Thursday morning after the truck hauling some type of glass bottles hit boulders sticking out from the mountain. The rocks ripped open the trailer sprilling broken glass all over Route 151. Crews had the […]

WIND ADVISORY : For Much Of The Area - EXPIRED /  CANCELED

WIND ADVISORY : For Much Of The Area – EXPIRED / CANCELED

[ 0 ] March 22, 2019

WIND ADVISORY Including Wintergreen & The BRP Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the city of Wintergreen 736 AM EDT Fri Mar 22 2019 …WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM EDT SATURDAY… .TODAY…Partly sunny. Scattered rain showers this afternoon. Windy with highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph […]

First Full Day Of Spring Begins With Lots Of Snow In The Mountains!

First Full Day Of Spring Begins With Lots Of Snow In The Mountains!

[ 0 ] March 21, 2019

  Devils Knob Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia 6:40 PM – Winter Storm Warning for Wintergreen and BRP / Skyline now canceled. A WINTER STORM WARNING remains in effect until 10 PM EDT for Wintergreen and nearby areas. Click here for details. The calendar says spring started Wednesday at 5:58 PM. But, winter had something […]

Spring Begins Wednesday But Winter Is Kicking & Screaming On The Way Out

Spring Begins Wednesday But Winter Is Kicking & Screaming On The Way Out

[ 0 ] March 18, 2019

Wintergreen Devils Knob 3500′ Nelson County, Virginia Spring officially begins at 5:58 PM late Wednesday afternoon, but winter was holding on a long as possible this past Monday. Snow began falling up on Devils Knob around 3500 feet. It has snowed up in the mountains well into April (like these from past years) so it’s […]

Unofficial End To Season As Wintergreen Resort Holds Annual Pond Skimming Event

Unofficial End To Season As Wintergreen Resort Holds Annual Pond Skimming Event

[ 0 ] March 17, 2019

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia For over a dozen years we’ve been telling you about the annual Pond Skimming event at Wintergreen Resort. It’s a fun way to say so long to winter and welcoming in of warmer days ahead as spring begins to take hold across the Blue Ridge of Central Virginia.   Though […]

Nelson : Arrington : VSP Investigates Monday Crash That Kills 16 Year Old : Charges Pending (Updated 3.12.19)

Nelson : Arrington : VSP Investigates Monday Crash That Kills 16 Year Old : Charges Pending (Updated 3.12.19)

[ 0 ] March 11, 2019

Google Maps : The approximate area where the deadly crash took place Monday afternoon – March 11, 2019 on Oak Ridge Road in Arrington of Nelson County, Virginia. A 16 year old girl died in the accident. Arrington Oak Ridge Ridge Near Diggs Mountain Road Nelson County, Virginia Here’s updated information received from VSP Richmond […]

Nelson : Nellysford : Soon To Open Nelly's Wok Holds Free Egg Roll Sampling (Video)

Nelson : Nellysford : Soon To Open Nelly’s Wok Holds Free Egg Roll Sampling (Video)

[ 0 ] March 7, 2019

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Nelly’s Wok, soon to open in Nellysford held an informal free egg roll tasting and giveaway Thursday afternoon in Nellysford. The chinese restaurant is slated to open within the next month, though we don’t have an exact date just yet. Folks Wait For Tasting Of Free Egg Rolls At Nelly's Wok […]

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