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Photos By Ann Strober : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : A fall scene just north of Nellysford in Nelson County,Virginia.

Fall Leaves Going Fast

[ 0 ] October 28, 2010

Nelson County, VA There’s plenty of fall left, but a recent killing frost, high winds, and rain have the leaves flying off of the trees fast! Ann Strober grabbed these shots of fall here in Nelson just north of Nellysford. Lots of leaves remain in the valley, but along the BRP, they are going fast. […]

Beautiful Fall Scenes In Nelson : 10.19.10

Beautiful Fall Scenes In Nelson : 10.19.10

[ 2 ] October 19, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia The fall colors in Nelson County are reaching peak, particularly in the higher elevations. Ann Strober of Nellysford sent us some of her beautiful images taken near Crabtree Falls in the southern party of the county. Though many weeks of fall colors remain, rains, wind and impending frosts will take their toll […]

Labor Day Weekend Events Continue

Labor Day Weekend Events Continue

[ 0 ] September 4, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia Mother Nature has been perfect for the start of the Labor Day weekend. Saturday was a fantastic day filled with all sorts of fun events across Nelson County. Down at Wintergreen Winery, the annual Romp, Stomp and Chomp got underway with afternoon temps in the upper 70’s to near 80°. Didn’t make […]

Grand Discovery Days Covered The Weekend : 6.14.10

Grand Discovery Days Covered The Weekend : 6.14.10

[ 0 ] June 14, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia It was a busy weekend across Nelson as the summer season is kicking into full gear. Grand Discovery Days highlighted Saturday and Sunday’s events all over the county as part of the Nelson Scenic Loop. The official celebration commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway will be held later this […]

Nelson Scenic Loop - Grand Discovery Days Gearing Up : June 11th Kickoff!

Nelson Scenic Loop – Grand Discovery Days Gearing Up : June 11th Kickoff!

[ 0 ] June 2, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway and to coincide with the anniversary, organizers of The Nelson Scenic Loop have a long list of events that will kick off starting the evening of June 11th. That’s the night of the square dance at Rockfish Valley Community Center sponsored […]

Wintergreen Squad Reenacts Parkway Shooting Rescue : 5.26.10

Wintergreen Squad Reenacts Parkway Shooting Rescue : 5.26.10

[ 0 ] May 26, 2010

Rock Point Overlook Nelson County, Virginia It’s been almost two months since a gunman shot two people on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Tim Davis a Charlottesville DJ, died a few days later, the other, Christina Floyd, was seriously injured, but did recover. Authorities say Davis was either thrown or fell hundreds of feet down below […]

Blue Ridge Parkway Shooting Survivor Tells Story To Roanoke Times : 4.28.10

Blue Ridge Parkway Shooting Survivor Tells Story To Roanoke Times : 4.28.10

[ 0 ] April 28, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia Nelson County Life Magazine first broke the news to Central Virginia of the horrible shootings on the Blue Ridge Parkway April 5th. One of our 800+ NCL Facebook friends posted a tip to us. The incident unfolded as the sun went down, eventually leaving one person dead and another […]

One Victim In BRP Shooting Dies : 4.10.10

One Victim In BRP Shooting Dies : 4.10.10

[ 2 ] April 10, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia As we first told readers Friday afternoon via our Facebook page and via Twitter, WNRN Radio DJ, Tim Davis passed away Friday afternoon after being shot on the Blue Ridge Parkway this past Monday evening. Police say Ralph Leon Jackson is responsible and previous charges of attempted murder will […]

BREAKING! Gunman At Large - 1 Confirmed Shot (So Far) On Blue Ridge Parkway : Updated 9:37 PM

BREAKING! Gunman At Large – 1 Confirmed Shot (So Far) On Blue Ridge Parkway : Updated 9:37 PM

[ 0 ] April 5, 2010

Humpback Rocks Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia 10:37PM – Sheriff Brooks tells us the victim transported to UVA Medical Center in critical condition is a female. The gunman appears to be her ex-boyfriend. A male (victim #2) has been rescued from the side of the mountain and is on his way to the hospital. […]

Blue Ridge Parkway Reopens After Months of Winter Weather Closure : 3.17.10

Blue Ridge Parkway Reopens After Months of Winter Weather Closure : 3.17.10

[ 0 ] March 17, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia For the first time in months, all of The Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia is now open. The December 19th blizzard shut the parkway down for weeks. It briefly opened for a few days then another series of storms kept it closed in Nelson until Tuesday of this week […]

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