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TORNADO WATCH : For Some Counties In Central Blue Ridge Area - Canceled

TORNADO WATCH : For Some Counties In Central Blue Ridge Area – Canceled

[ 0 ] April 14, 2019

From Storm Prediction Center : A tornado watch is in effect until 8PM Sunday evening for the areas highlighted in red. Amherst-Appomattox-Buckingham are three of several other nearby counties included in the watch. Click image above for the absolute latest updated info from SPC.  Tornado Watch – CANCELED TORNADO WATCH 62…PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 […]

Potential For Strong To Severe Storms This Afternoon & Evening - The Severe Wx Threat Has Ended

Potential For Strong To Severe Storms This Afternoon & Evening – The Severe Wx Threat Has Ended

[ 0 ] April 12, 2019

Image from the Storm Prediction Center : As of 8:30 Sunday morning – Nelson and the immediate surrounding are are in the slight risk area (yellow) for severe weather on Sunday. An enhanced risk area (greater probability) is indicated in the orange shaded areas. Central Virginia Blue Ridge Nelson County, Virginia The threat for severe […]

Nelson County “Touch a Truck” : Board Of Supervisors Look Over Fire Equipment

Nelson County “Touch a Truck” : Board Of Supervisors Look Over Fire Equipment

[ 0 ] April 10, 2019

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia On Tuesday evening the fire & rescue agencies from within Nelson County held a private “Touch a Truck” event just for the Board of Supervisors. A few years ago the Supervisors started a program to assist county agencies with the acquisition of major capital items and the agencies wanted to say […]

Broadway Musical Coming to Wintergreen Resort

Broadway Musical Coming to Wintergreen Resort

[ 0 ] April 8, 2019

  Wintergreen Resort  –  A spring day at the end of snow season is an odd time to spot a man riding a ski lift. But Brian Clowdus is a theatre man doing theatre things and Wintergreen Resort is about to become a stage. “100% for me, theatre comes to life in the place it’s meant […]

Nelson : Afton : A New Decade At Afton Mountain Vineyards

Nelson : Afton : A New Decade At Afton Mountain Vineyards

[ 0 ] April 7, 2019

Afton Nelson County, Virginia It’s been 10 years since Tony & Elizabeth Smith purchased Afton Mountain Vineyards. We first told you about them in this story back in March of 2009 as they were taking over ownership from Tom and Shinko Corpora. Over the past 10 years the Smiths have made many major improvements, including […]

Enhanced Wildfire Threat - EXPIRED

Enhanced Wildfire Threat – EXPIRED

[ 0 ] April 3, 2019

  Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 1034 AM EDT Wed Apr 3 2019 VAZ011-018>020-023-024-035-WVZ042>044-507-508-032300- Giles-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Amherst-Mercer- Summers-Monroe-Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier- Including the cities of Pearisburg, New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Amherst, Bluefield, Flat Top, Hinton, Hix, Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Alderson, Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle 1034 […]

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 […]

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