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Nelson : Roseland : Devils Backbone Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary (Video)

Nelson : Roseland : Devils Backbone Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary (Video)

[ 0 ] November 19, 2018

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Ten years ago this month Devils Backbone brewing officially kicked off their Basecamp location in Roseland, Virginia. Devils Backbone 10th Anniversary from Tommy Stafford on Vimeo. Above in this video, Steve & Heidi Crandall (co-founders of Devils Backbone Brewing) join charter staff member to talk about 10 years leading up to […]

Emergency Crews Complete Lengthy Night Rescue In Blue Ridge

Emergency Crews Complete Lengthy Night Rescue In Blue Ridge

[ 2 ] November 19, 2018

Three Ridges Wildlife Area Nelson County, Virginia Release via Wintergreen Fire & Rescue: Last night Wintergreen Fire & Rescue was again requested to assist an injured hiker on the Mau-Har spur off of the Appalachian Trail. The call originated at 8:56PM as a “911 Hang-up” in the Three Ridges Wilderness area. Immediately a request for […]

After The Storm : Beautiful Scene In The Mountains

After The Storm : Beautiful Scene In The Mountains

[ 1 ] November 16, 2018

  Devils Knob Nelson County, Virginia Way up there around 3500 feet beauty is unfolding Friday morning after Thursday’s ice storm. We’ve been telling you about the damage that hit in our posts here and here. In spite of the extensive damage in the higher elevations and to the west of the Blue Ridge Parkway, […]

The Day After : Ice Storm Takes Take Down Many Trees - Closes Roads

The Day After : Ice Storm Takes Take Down Many Trees – Closes Roads

[ 0 ] November 16, 2018

Near Wintergreen Nelson / Augusta County, Virginia Many roads across the area remained closed Friday morning after an ice storm hit area. Most locations affected were in the higher elevations in places like Wintergreen and along the Blue Ridge Parkway. However, locations on the western side of the parkway were hit hard. Waynesboro has numerous […]

Ice Covered Trees Bring Down Power Lines & Trees : Blocks Roads (updated 6:30 PM)

Ice Covered Trees Bring Down Power Lines & Trees : Blocks Roads (updated 6:30 PM)

[ 0 ] November 15, 2018

Photos via Wintergreen Fire & Rescue : A WFD crew blocks Route 151 at Brents Gap in Nelson County after ice covered trees came down in high winds taking down powerlines in the process. Thursday – November 15, 2018 Nelson County, Virginia 6:30 PM – Paula Jones VDOT Lynchburg : Crews are finishing and opening […]

MOTORISTS WILL ENCOUNTER WET, POSSIBLY FLOODED/ICY ROADS TODAY

MOTORISTS WILL ENCOUNTER WET, POSSIBLY FLOODED/ICY ROADS TODAY

[ 0 ] November 15, 2018

LYNCHBURG, Va. – As of 4 a.m., roads across the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) are merely wet from an overnight storm; however, motorists may encounter flooded or icy roads before the storm abates. Currently, there are approximately 20 roads across the 10-county district closed by flooding or downed trees from […]

Various Winter Weather Watches, Warnings & Advisories In Effect Across The Blue Ridge On Thursday

Various Winter Weather Watches, Warnings & Advisories In Effect Across The Blue Ridge On Thursday

[ 0 ] November 14, 2018

Press play above to listen now as I discuss the various warnings and advisories out for our area. WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM THURSDAY TO 1 AM EST FRIDAY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 354 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 Augusta-Western Highland-Eastern Highland- Central Virginia […]

Village Of Lovingston Readies For 'The Magic Of Christmas' Parade On December 8, 2018

Village Of Lovingston Readies For ‘The Magic Of Christmas’ Parade On December 8, 2018

[ 0 ] November 13, 2018

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia 2017 marked the return of the annual Christmas parade to Village of Lovingston. After a two to three year hiatus at Oak Ridge, it returned last year with the theme of Welcome Home. “I don’t know the entire story, but maybe there were some traffic issues that caused it to be […]

WINTER STORM WATCH : Parts Of The Blue Ridge :  Late Wednesday PM Through Thursday PM

WINTER STORM WATCH : Parts Of The Blue Ridge : Late Wednesday PM Through Thursday PM

[ 0 ] November 13, 2018

WINTER STORM WATCH URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 346 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018 More info above from Meteorologist David Reese from our media partners over at CBS-19 News in Charlottesville. Augusta-Western Highland-Eastern Highland- Central Virginia Blue Ridge- 346 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018 …WINTER STORM WATCH […]

Blue Ridge Parkway : Crews Complete Lengthy Rescue Of Hiker Near Love, Virginia

Blue Ridge Parkway : Crews Complete Lengthy Rescue Of Hiker Near Love, Virginia

[ 1 ] November 11, 2018

Blue Ridge Parkway Near Love Nelson County, Virginia Verbatim press release from Wintergreen Fire & Rescue: “On 11/11/18 at 9:50 AM Wintergreen Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a possible foot fracture at the Reeds Gap access to the Appalachian Trail. Upon arrival crews were met by a hiker who informed them the accident actually […]

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