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Possibly Significant Winter Storm Taking Shape For Part Of Coming Weekend

Possibly Significant Winter Storm Taking Shape For Part Of Coming Weekend

[ 0 ] December 5, 2018

Central Virginia Blue Ridge After a quick taste of wintry weather on Wednesday morning attention is now focused on the coming weekend. In particular the second half of the weekend. Conditions are slowly coming together that could produce a hefty winter storm across parts of the Blue Ridge and the Mid Atlantic. As of Wednesday […]

Taste Of Winter This Past Wednesday Morning - Possibly More Significant System Late Weekend

Taste Of Winter This Past Wednesday Morning – Possibly More Significant System Late Weekend

[ 0 ] December 5, 2018

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Folks across the Blue Ridge awoke to a taste of winter on Wednesday morning as a quick moving system dropped anywhere from 1 to 2 inches of snow across the area. The greater amounts were in neighboring Amherst County where schools were cancelled. By noon Wednesday any remaining snow had melted […]

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Parts Of The Blue Ridge Until Wednesday AM / Noon

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Parts Of The Blue Ridge Until Wednesday AM / Noon

[ 0 ] December 4, 2018

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 636 PM EST Tue Dec 4 2018 VAZ025-026-036-508-050745- /O.NEW.KLWX.WW.Y.0026.181205T0900Z-181205T1700Z/ Augusta-Rockingham-Nelson-Central Virginia Blue Ridge- 636 PM EST Tue Dec 4 2018 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY… * WHAT…Light snow expected to begin late tonight, and […]

Blue Mountain Barrel House Holds Concealed Darkness Release

Blue Mountain Barrel House Holds Concealed Darkness Release

[ 0 ] December 3, 2018

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Each year about this time the high anticipated Concealed Darkness release is held at Blue Mountain Barrel House in Arrington. The 2018 event was a big success. Above Marcie Gates chats it up with Tommy Stafford from Blue Ridge Life about this past weekend’s release. To see more photos from Saturday’s […]

Putting Down The Snow At Wintergreen! (Updated 11.29.18)

Putting Down The Snow At Wintergreen! (Updated 11.29.18)

[ 0 ] November 27, 2018

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia The return of colder temps across the Blue Ridge means it’s snowmaking time at Wintergreen Resort. Above video from Thursday morning – November 29, 2018 Just after noon Tuesday our BRL-Nature Foundation at Wintergreen station was reporting 24 degrees up around 3500’ in the mountains. Though it’s anticipated the official […]

Augusta : VSP Investigating Fatal Fire

Augusta : VSP Investigating Fatal Fire

[ 0 ] November 27, 2018

Release verbatim from VSP: “The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office is investigating a fatal fire in Augusta County. The fire occurred around 10 p.m. Monday (Nov. 27) at a trailer in the 800 block of Stuples Hollow Road in Craigsville. Once the Augusta County Fire Department was able to extinguish […]

Shipman : Capture After Pursuit Starts in Buckingham County : Updated At 6:47 PM With VSP Info

Shipman : Capture After Pursuit Starts in Buckingham County : Updated At 6:47 PM With VSP Info

[ 0 ] November 23, 2018

Shipman Nelson County, Virginia Law enforcement officers ended a pursuit in Shipman that started in neighboring Buckingham County mid-afternoon Friday. Little is known at this time other than it’s believed that Virginia State Police were in pursuit of the vehicle in Buckingham County. The pursuit entered Nelson County where Nelson deputies were able use spike […]

Earl Hamner's Thanksgiving Memory

Earl Hamner’s Thanksgiving Memory

[ 2 ] November 23, 2018

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 […]

Winter Weather Advisory For Portions Of The Blue Ridge Saturday Morning

Winter Weather Advisory For Portions Of The Blue Ridge Saturday Morning

[ 0 ] November 23, 2018

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 332 AM EST Fri Nov 23 2018 Extreme Western Allegany-Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Page- Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Western Highland-Eastern Highland- Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Hampshire-Hardy-Western Grant-Eastern Grant-Western Mineral- Eastern Mineral-Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton- 332 AM EST Fri Nov 23 2018 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM […]

Nelson's Richard Averitt Says He & Others Discover Notice : ACP Plans To 'Quick Take' Land For Pipeline (Video)

Nelson’s Richard Averitt Says He & Others Discover Notice : ACP Plans To ‘Quick Take’ Land For Pipeline (Video)

[ 3 ] November 19, 2018

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Nelson County entrepreneur, businessman and land owner, Richard Averitt, says he and others discovered that Dominion / ACP (Atlantic Coast Pipeline) filed notice of Quick Takes this past Friday afternoon, November 16, 2018. “On Friday ACP & Dominion sued 21 or so folks in Nelson County. Essentially everyone in Nelson County […]

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