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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 […]

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 […]

Nellysford : Margaritas Marks Five Years In Business With Sunday Celebration

Nellysford : Margaritas Marks Five Years In Business With Sunday Celebration

[ 0 ] February 10, 2019

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Five years ago this month the doors of Margaritas opened in Nellysford. This Sunday evening the crew there will be holding a celebration to mark all of their years in business.     The celebration begins at 5PM Sunday. There will be all sorts of live music from Jacob Allen along […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nellysford : Basic Necessities Holds 20 Year Anniversary Party  (Photos)

Nellysford : Basic Necessities Holds 20 Year Anniversary Party (Photos)

[ 0 ] June 10, 2017

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia A few days ago we told you about a big celebration that was taking place commemorate 20 years of being in business at Basic Necessities in Nellysford. That happened this past Friday. The turnout was tremendous. Past and preseent customers and employees dropped by to celebrate two decades. Congrats to everyone […]

Blue Ridge Life Celebrates 12th Anniversary Today : No Foolin!

Blue Ridge Life Celebrates 12th Anniversary Today : No Foolin!

[ 0 ] April 1, 2017

Central Virginia Blue Ridge 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. Above a CBS19 News clip on our 12th anniversary. Click […]

Nelson's Earl Hamner, Jr. Turns 91

Nelson’s Earl Hamner, Jr. Turns 91

[ 2 ] July 9, 2014

Click on the magazine image above to read Woody Greenberg’s story on Earl turning 91 in our July 2014 issue. Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford Almost 10 years ago I had the distinct honor and privilege of meeting one of the nicest people on this planet. Earl Hamner, Jr. At the time a […]

Bold Rock Hard Cider Celebrates 2 Years!

Bold Rock Hard Cider Celebrates 2 Years!

[ 0 ] June 28, 2014

Near Nellysford Nelson County, VA We’ve been telling you about Bold Rock Hard Cider since the beginning. This past Saturday June 28, 2014, the cidery celebrated its 2nd anniversary here in Nelson County. In less than two years the hard cider company has already outgrown the current capacity and will soon open a new processing […]

We Turn 9 Years Old Today : Happy Birthday Blue Ridge Life!

We Turn 9 Years Old Today : Happy Birthday Blue Ridge Life!

[ 0 ] April 1, 2014

Nelson County, VA Nine years ago today we started a journey that’s been one of the most exciting and rewarding ones ever. Back on April 1, 2005 Tommy & Yvette Stafford started Nelson County Life Magazine. We’d been in the TV news business for years back in the mid-south. The idea for the magazine was […]

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