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Watching Chances For Wintry Weather Through Wednesday Night

Watching Chances For Wintry Weather Through Wednesday Night

[ 0 ] December 14, 2020

  URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 443 AM EST Mon Dec 14 2020 Eastern Highland-Central Virginia Blue Ridge- 443 AM EST Mon Dec 14 2020 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON… …WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT… […]

Updated 12.8.20 : Crews Finish Recovery Of Crashed Auto & Victim On BRP

Updated 12.8.20 : Crews Finish Recovery Of Crashed Auto & Victim On BRP

[ 0 ] December 6, 2020

Blue Ridge Parkway Near Milepost 24 Nelson County, Virginia Also the Stanton News Leader is reporting the Augusta County Sheriff believes the person found may be Karen Sue Koogler, 56, who has been reported missing since Oct. 22. Click here for their article. Original Post from 12.6.20 In what appears to be at least a […]

Blue Ridge Bucha Announces Sale & Transition To New Owner

Blue Ridge Bucha Announces Sale & Transition To New Owner

[ 0 ] December 1, 2020

Waynesboro Augusta County, Virginia Since 2010, Blue Ridge Bucha’s Co-Founders Kate and Ethan Zuckerman and their team have been handcrafting organic kombucha in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. From the early days of slinging six-packs out of the back of a beat-up old Honda Civic, to opening a full production facility and taproom in […]

Wintergreen : Snowmaking Begins! (Video)

Wintergreen : Snowmaking Begins! (Video)

[ 0 ] December 1, 2020

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Though not exactly official, Wintergreen Resort switched some of the snowmaking gear on Tuesday morning to begin the process of building a base while the temps cooperate. Above Paul’s video showing the snowmaking gear in action Tuesday – December 1, 2020 at Wintergreen Resort, Virginia. Our BRL-Nature Foundation At Wintergreen station […]

Rockfish Valley Foundation Hires Robert Jennings As Administrative Assistant

Rockfish Valley Foundation Hires Robert Jennings As Administrative Assistant

[ 1 ] November 12, 2020

  Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Rockfish Valley Foundation announces that Robert Jennings has joined their organization as a part-time administrative assistant. RVF says “Robert brings years of experience working with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. He currently also serves as volunteer president of the Central Blue Ridge Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists.  Robert was already a […]

Toy Lift Goes Virtual : Runs Until December 4th

Toy Lift Goes Virtual : Runs Until December 4th

[ 0 ] November 10, 2020

  Central Virginia Blue Ridge In the past the annual Toy Lift operation had drop off locations around the area where people could donate toys for kids that might otherwise not have a very Merry Christmas. This year due to covid concerns the annual event has gone virtual. “This year, due to the ongoing pandemic, […]

Happy Trails Kat - Welcome Lisa!

Happy Trails Kat – Welcome Lisa!

[ 0 ] November 1, 2020

Nelson County, Virginia It’s not overly glamorous, but it’s major important and you get to see some the most beautiful views anywhere in the country. Getting Blue Ridge Life in the hands of readers like you doesn’t magically happen. The printer has to deliver here to Nelson, then it gets broken out and delivered to […]

In Spite Of New Signs - 2 Trucks Block Reeds Gap Again On Thursday

In Spite Of New Signs – 2 Trucks Block Reeds Gap Again On Thursday

[ 0 ] October 30, 2020

Reeds Gap Blue Ridge Parkway Near The Nelson-Augusta County Line, VA By Tommy Stafford If you’re keeping count, this makes 6, yes, 6, semi trucks in the past 10 days that have gotten stuck and blocked the area near Reeds Gap on Route 664 where it crosses the Blue Ridge Parkway. The latest happened Thursday […]

Fall Back 1 Hour This Weekend : Daylight Saving Time Ends 2 AM Sunday (Nov 1, 2020)

Fall Back 1 Hour This Weekend : Daylight Saving Time Ends 2 AM Sunday (Nov 1, 2020)

[ 0 ] October 30, 2020

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Sadly the time has come once again, that is if you like those carefree long summer days! Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend. It officially ends at 2AM Sunday morning (November 1, 2020). But for those of us that turn in at a reasonable hour, it’s best to set your clock […]

Reeds Gap - Day 3, Yet Another Semi Blocks Road : And A Historical Look Back

Reeds Gap – Day 3, Yet Another Semi Blocks Road : And A Historical Look Back

[ 0 ] October 24, 2020

Near Reeds Gap Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson-Augusta County, VA Line By Tommy Stafford (some editorial content included) On Friday yet another semi tractor trailer blocked Route 664 near Reeds Gap. This is the forth big rig this week to get stuck there and block the roadway. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday law enforcement and  emergency crews […]

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