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Nelson : Afton / Piney River : Before All Of the Storms It Was A Beautiful Day For Annual Spring Events

Nelson : Afton / Piney River : Before All Of the Storms It Was A Beautiful Day For Annual Spring Events

[ 0 ] April 15, 2018

Afton / Piney River Hard to believe with all of the severe storm destruction that moved through on the second part of the weekend that yesterday was beautiful and sunny. Two very popular annual events were held on Saturday. The Rockfish River Elementary Earth Day 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run kicked off the […]

Nelson : Rockfish River Elementary School Earth Day 5K & Family Fun Run Set For April 14th

Nelson : Rockfish River Elementary School Earth Day 5K & Family Fun Run Set For April 14th

[ 0 ] April 2, 2018

Afton Nelson County, Virginia The final touches are being put on the April 14th Rockfish River Elementary School Earth Day 5K and Family Fun Run. Blue Ridge Life Magazine is a sponsor and a participant in the race. This year’s race will be held on Saturday, April 14 at 8:30 AM – 12 PM. All […]

Area Businesses Setup Drop Locations For Annual Christmas Toy Drive

Area Businesses Setup Drop Locations For Annual Christmas Toy Drive

[ 0 ] November 16, 2017

Nelson County, Virginia Many local businesses are acting as drop points for the annual Toy Drive coordinated through the Rockfish Valley Volunteer Fire Department in Afton. They’re asking people to buy a new boxed up toy and drop at any of the following locations before December 1st: Mountain Area Realty – Nellysford Afton Service Center […]

Foster Fuels Brings Out The Big Truck For Rockfish River Elementary School's Community Worker Day

Foster Fuels Brings Out The Big Truck For Rockfish River Elementary School’s Community Worker Day

[ 0 ] November 6, 2017

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Students at Rockfish River Elementary School recently got the chance to see the different kinds of jobs people do across the area. We’ve been telling you about the very interesting day they hold each year for many, many years. The day gives students a chance to ask questions and check out […]

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 […]

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