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NELSON : VSP Investigates Shooting In Wingina

NELSON : VSP Investigates Shooting In Wingina

[ 0 ] January 18, 2020

Verbatim release from Virginia State Police : ”The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Thursday (Jan. 16, 2020) in Nelson County. Shortly after 8:30 p.m., the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a shooting inside a residence in the 500 block of […]

Nelson : Nellysford Landmark Restaurant Begins A First!

Nelson : Nellysford Landmark Restaurant Begins A First!

[ 0 ] January 17, 2020

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia If you live in Nelson County, you know Strawberry and The Blue Ridge Pig. Even if you don’t live in Nelson you’ve probably heard of the notoriously famous BBQ restaurant in Nellysford. We’ve been covering them for our entire 15 years publishing, but their history stretches way beyond that. Above our […]

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Parts Of The Area - CANCELED

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Parts Of The Area – CANCELED

[ 0 ] January 17, 2020

For the absolute latest updates click on the screen image above from NWS. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been expanded to include more counties across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge Area on Saturday. Tommy URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 133 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020 Augusta-Rockingham-Page-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison- Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-Northern Virginia […]

Traffic Returning To Normal After a Very Messy Tuesday

Traffic Returning To Normal After a Very Messy Tuesday

[ 0 ] January 8, 2020

Central Virginia Blue Ridge A brief but intense snowfall dumped anywhere from 2-4 inches of snow across the area on Tuesday. Early in the morning not much was happening. By mid morning that changed dramatically as snow was falling, heavy at times, across the area. Many school remained on a delay Wednesday or were closed […]

Winter Weather Advisory Expanded For Many Areas On Tuesday : EXPIRED

Winter Weather Advisory Expanded For Many Areas On Tuesday : EXPIRED

[ 0 ] January 6, 2020

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 215 AM EST Tue Jan 7 2020 Augusta-Rockingham-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Orange- Western Highland-Eastern Highland-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton- 215 AM EST Tue Jan 7 2020 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM […]

First Winter Weather Advisories Issued For Tuesday - EXPIRED

First Winter Weather Advisories Issued For Tuesday – EXPIRED

[ 0 ] January 6, 2020

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY AREA EXPANDED FOR TUESDAY. Click here for that update. URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 335 AM EST Mon Jan 6 2020 …Accumulating Snow Likely on Tuesday… .A vigorous upper-level disturbance will move across the region Tuesday, moving east of the forecast area by Tuesday evening. This disturbance […]

Snowmaking Resumes At Wintergreen Resort

Snowmaking Resumes At Wintergreen Resort

[ 0 ] January 5, 2020

Snowmaking Cranks Back Up At Wintergreen Resort from Tommy Stafford on Vimeo. Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia After many days of rainy and mild weather, temps finally cooperated and allowed the crews at Wintergreen Resort to turn the snowmaking machines back on! This video was shot on Sunday – January 5, 2020. We might even […]

A Christmas Memory : The Late Earl Hamner (John-Boy) Of Nelson County : Merry Christmas 2019!

A Christmas Memory : The Late Earl Hamner (John-Boy) Of Nelson County : Merry Christmas 2019!

[ 0 ] December 24, 2019

Click play above to listen now. Schuyler, Virginia & Memphis, Tennessee In what’s become our annual tradition here at BRL, enjoy this special radio interview from the December 2011 Christmas season as Nelson native Earl Hamner, Jr. talks with BRL Publisher Tommy Stafford and Memphis KWAM 990 Radio host, Earle Farrell. Press the orange play […]

Montebello : So Long Mrs. Grant : Longtime Matriarch Of Landmark Store Passes

Montebello : So Long Mrs. Grant : Longtime Matriarch Of Landmark Store Passes

[ 1 ] December 21, 2019

Montebello Nelson County, Virginia Back in the fall of 2005 just months after launching our charter magazine, Nelson County Life, we did a story on one of the most notable landmarks in Central Virginia not far off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Montebello Country Store has been around for more than a century! Sadly, we […]

Buckingham : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash

Buckingham : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash

[ 1 ] December 21, 2019

Verbatim Press Release from VSP: At 3:55 p.m. Friday (Dec. 20), Virginia State Police Trooper J.P. Campbell responded to a crash involving a horse-drawn buggy in Buckingham County. The crash occurred on Route 60 near High School Road. The buggy was traveling east on Route 60 when it was struck from the rear by an […]

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