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Nelson : Another Incident For Another Driver On Route 151

Nelson : Another Incident For Another Driver On Route 151

[ 0 ] March 12, 2020

  Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford We first told you about the death of 58 year old Veronica L. Jones of Lynchburg in this post back on March 2nd. Troopers believe she was killed after someone likely threw a large rock through the windshield of her car while traveling along Route 151 on […]

Nelson : VSP Continues Investigating Fatal Crash Likely Caused By Thrown Rock

Nelson : VSP Continues Investigating Fatal Crash Likely Caused By Thrown Rock

[ 0 ] March 10, 2020

Piney River / Roseland Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford BRL has been following this case since it first happened on March 1st. Initial story here. Since the first fatal accident another incident occurred on March 7, 2020. (see below) VSP Troopers have been in South Nelson for several day investigating the case. Below is […]

VDOT Updates Road Conditions / Closures After Tornado - 3 PM

VDOT Updates Road Conditions / Closures After Tornado – 3 PM

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

LYNCHBURG, VA As of 3 pm, most roads are now open across the Lynchburg District after the strong storms and possible tornadoes that occurred Sunday night. Two locations with significant damage, Route 130 in Amherst County and US 460 Business in Campbell County, are now open. VDOT is working to bring all signals back on […]

Amherst / Lynchburg : Severe Storms & Tornadoes Cause Widespread Damage

Amherst / Lynchburg : Severe Storms & Tornadoes Cause Widespread Damage

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

Amherst County, Virginia A line of severe storms spawning tornadoes across a large part of Central Virginia Sunday night is responsible for significant damage in Amherst County and The City of Lynchburg. The hardest his area in Amherst is in Elon. Above aerial video from WDBJ-7 Roanoke of the damage in Lynchburg. Additional coverage on […]

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT : September 18-22, 2017

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT : September 18-22, 2017

[ 0 ] September 12, 2017

Via VDOT LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County: Route 29 Bus S over NS RR- Bridge deck overlay project with one 16’ lane. Est.comp. 12/15/17. Route 130 over Pedlar River- New bridge is […]

VDOT Projects Underway - Lynchburg District

VDOT Projects Underway – Lynchburg District

[ 0 ] March 6, 2017

LYNCHBURG Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County: Route 130 over Pedlar River- Bridge work; road closed. Detour to new construction/existing Rt. 635. Messages boards, signs and barriers in use. Est. comp. 11/27/17. Route 501/130 (Hunting Club […]

Former Nelson County Sheriff Pleads To Two Counts : Will Not Serve Jail Time (Via CBS-19 & WDBJ-7)

Former Nelson County Sheriff Pleads To Two Counts : Will Not Serve Jail Time (Via CBS-19 & WDBJ-7)

[ 0 ] November 28, 2016

Lynchburg, Virginia “A former Nelson County Sheriff has entered a plea that prosecutors say will effectively end his law enforcement career. According to WDBJ, David Brooks entered Alford pleas on Monday to malfeasance and illegally disseminating images of another person. An Alford plea means Brooks maintains his innocence while admitting there is enough evidence to […]

VDOT Prepares For Approaching Winter Snow & Ice Storm

VDOT Prepares For Approaching Winter Snow & Ice Storm

[ 0 ] February 14, 2016

Central Virginia Blue Ridge As Tommy has been mentioning in his recent weathercasts, a Winter Storm and an accompanying warning, are headed for the Blue Ridge area of Central Virginia late night Sunday into Monday and early Tuesday. A mix of snow, sleet & freezing rain are likely before the system ends. VDOT released the […]

Lynchburg: Michael Learned (Olivia Walton) Visits Waltons' Fan Club Reunion Over Weekend

Lynchburg: Michael Learned (Olivia Walton) Visits Waltons’ Fan Club Reunion Over Weekend

[ 0 ] November 2, 2014

Lynchburg, Virginia For over 2 decades the Waltons International Fan Club has been holding their annual reunions. The fan club is 22 years old and was founded by Carolyn Grinnell after she met Earl Hamner (the series creator) and Michael Learned (Olivia Walton) at the cast reunion when the Waltons Mountain Museum opened in Schuyler. […]

Winter Weather Advisory  -  CANCELED

Winter Weather Advisory – CANCELED

[ 0 ] March 18, 2014

Winter Weather Statement Statement as of 9:56 AM EDT on March 19, 2014 …Winter Weather Advisory is cancelled… The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has cancelled the Winter Weather Advisory. Temperatures are slowly rising above freezing across the central Blue Ridge. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 11 AM EDT WEDNESDAY […]

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