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Nelson: Afton : Blue Mountain Brewery Celebrates 10 Years!

Nelson: Afton : Blue Mountain Brewery Celebrates 10 Years!

[ 0 ] October 29, 2017

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Ten years ago in October 2017 Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton celebrated 10 years in business. They were the first craft brewery established in Nelson County. Above our October 2017 store in the printed edition of Blue Ridge Life Magazine where writer/photographer Marcie Gates remembers and helps celebrate 10 years of […]

Afton : Blue Mountain Gets Best Brewery Award From VRLTA

Afton : Blue Mountain Gets Best Brewery Award From VRLTA

[ 0 ] October 7, 2017

Richmond / Afton The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association (VRLTA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 VRLTA Ordinary Awards. Recipients were honored at a special dinner at The Westin Richmond on October 2, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. The winners were announced in front of a sold out audience of more than […]

Afton : Valley Road Vineyards Is Newest Member Of Our BRL WeatherNow Network

Afton : Valley Road Vineyards Is Newest Member Of Our BRL WeatherNow Network

[ 0 ] August 1, 2017

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Ten years ago we put our first BRL weather station on the air in Afton. That was March 1, 2017 at our then magazine office in Greenfield. Today that flagship station is still reporting the weather 24/7 from Trager Brother Coffee 2.0 at RVCC. Since that early beginning we have added […]

Rockfish Gap Turnpike : Tree Trimming Will Close One Lane On Westbound Route 250

Rockfish Gap Turnpike : Tree Trimming Will Close One Lane On Westbound Route 250

[ 0 ] July 28, 2017

Afton Mountain Route 250 – Rockfish Gap Turnpike Albemarle County, Virginia Motorists should use caution approaching work zone, expect delays Next week, (July 31 – August 4th) motorists should plan for extra travel time and expect delays on westbound Route 250 (Rockfish Gap Turnpike) in Albemarle County for tree trimming operations. From 7:30 a.m. to […]

Band Fair 2017 Held This Past Weekend At Cardinal Point To Benefit North Branch School

Band Fair 2017 Held This Past Weekend At Cardinal Point To Benefit North Branch School

[ 0 ] May 24, 2017

Afton Nelson County, Virginia When May of each year rolls around, you know it’s Band Fair time! It’s the annual fundraising event held at Cardinal Point Vineyards & Winery to benefit North Branch School. Above click on our Facebook album to see more photos Jenn took at the event. In spite of the never ending […]

Nelson : Perfect Launch Of Inaugural Rockfish River Elementary Earth Day 5K & Fun Run

Nelson : Perfect Launch Of Inaugural Rockfish River Elementary Earth Day 5K & Fun Run

[ 0 ] April 23, 2017

Afton Nelson County, Virginia It looked like rain and it felt like rain, but for a few hours it held off for the first ever Rockfish River Elementary School Earth Day 5K and Fun Run. Blue Ridge Life was a sponsor of the charter event along with many other area businesses. In spite of the […]

Afton : Skyline Drug Task Force Arrests Three Area Residents For Marijuana Distribution

Afton : Skyline Drug Task Force Arrests Three Area Residents For Marijuana Distribution

[ 0 ] March 31, 2017

Augusta & Nelson County, Virginia Investigation Leads Task Force to Indoor Marijuana Growing Operation Release sent Via Virginia State Police Richmond “Three people have been arrested on various drug charges related to an investigation by the Skyline Drug Task Force. The incident began Wednesday, March 29, 2017, with a call from a concerned citizen about […]

VDOT : Area Road Improvement Projects Well Underway

VDOT : Area Road Improvement Projects Well Underway

[ 0 ] March 24, 2017

As the weather continues to warm many road improvement projects are getting into high gear across the region. Here’s a list of the latest as of Friday – March 24, 2017. LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 27-31, 2017 LYNCHBURG – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. […]

Nelson : Greenfield / Afton : Free Shed Reopens

Nelson : Greenfield / Afton : Free Shed Reopens

[ 0 ] March 24, 2017

Greenfield / Afton Nelson County, Virginia Back in December of 2016 we told you about the closure of the very popular Re-Use (Free Shed) at the recycle center in Greenfield adjacent to RVCC. (the two entities are not related) An effort was made by Nelson resident Tori Jenkins to get the shed reopened. On Friday […]

Albemarle : Afton - TEMPORARY SIGNAL BEING INSTALLED AT ROUTE 250/151

Albemarle : Afton – TEMPORARY SIGNAL BEING INSTALLED AT ROUTE 250/151

[ 3 ] March 8, 2017

Afton Albemarle County, Virginia News release via VDOT Culpeper Division: To improve safety, the Virginia Department of Transportation is installing a temporary signal at the intersection of Route 250 (Rockfish Gap Turnpike) and Route 151 (Critzers Shop Road) in Afton, near the Nelson County line. An advance warning flasher on Route 250 eastbound, which has […]

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