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New Indictments From Shenandoah Valley Multi-Jurisdiction Grand Jury

New Indictments From Shenandoah Valley Multi-Jurisdiction Grand Jury

[ 0 ] July 26, 2021

Daniel L. Rutherford, Nelson County Commonwealth’s Attorney On Monday afternoon, Nelson County Commonwealth’s Attorney Daniel Rutherford announced that, after a ten-month investigation, the Shenandoah Valley Multi-Jurisdiction Grand Jury returned indictments on twenty-two individuals involved in distributing methamphetamine within Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley. The Multi-Jurisdiction Grand Jury returned indictments of racketeering and distributing 250 […]

Community Mourns Loss Of Brewing & Building Icon

Community Mourns Loss Of Brewing & Building Icon

[ 0 ] May 6, 2021

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford (More reflections on Steve at updated link near bottom of story) There will much more to say about this man in the coming days and weeks. But, I wanted to acknowledge his passing here on our site without invading the privacy his family has asked for during this […]

Near Wintergreen : Another 18 Wheeler Blocks Reeds Gap

Near Wintergreen : Another 18 Wheeler Blocks Reeds Gap

[ 0 ] April 16, 2021

Reeds Gap Near Wintergreen Augusta/Nelson County Line Once again another 18 wheeler has gotten stuck near the Reeds Gap intersection at the Blue Ridge Parkway. We go work just before noon Friday. We’re told there’s a small area where a car can get by, no official word on traffic or delays so far. It’s hung […]

This Day Would Eventually Come - Final Printed Blue Ridge Life Magazine

This Day Would Eventually Come – Final Printed Blue Ridge Life Magazine

[ 3 ] March 29, 2021

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford It’s amazing how fast 16 years can go by when you’re an adult, and you’re adulting. Not so much when you’re a kid and you’re waiting on the 16th birthday so you can drive! April 1, 2021 makes 16 years to the day we launched then Nelson County […]

My Farewell Letter To Rafael Tal : Longtime Co-Owner Of The Mark Addy Inn

My Farewell Letter To Rafael Tal : Longtime Co-Owner Of The Mark Addy Inn

[ 1 ] March 12, 2021

Rafael Tal (left) and his wife Leslie on the steps of The Mark Addy Inn back in April of 2006 shortly after they purchased the B & B from then owner John Stork Maddox. Rafi passed away a few days ago after a lengthy battle with cancer. Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford  Dear […]

VDOT : Nelson County Roads Closed For Crossing Replacement

VDOT : Nelson County Roads Closed For Crossing Replacement

[ 0 ] March 4, 2021

  Lynchburg, Virginia  “Five roads in Nelson County will be closed temporarily while Norfolk Southern Railroad (NSRR) replaces crossings. Closures will last up to two days each with traffic being detoured. On Monday, March 8, 2021, work will begin on River Road (VA route 56) near the Shipman community and will continue north to the […]

NEWS ALERT : Body Of Alexis Murphy Recovered In 7 Year Old Murder Case

NEWS ALERT : Body Of Alexis Murphy Recovered In 7 Year Old Murder Case

[ 0 ] February 17, 2021

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Alexis Murphy would have been 25 years old in June of this year. She never got the chance to see that birthday. Seven years ago we broke the story about the missing teenager in this post.  Eventually Randy Taylor received two life sentences in connection with Alexis’ death, but a body […]

Arrington - Area Fire Departments & VSP Investigating Fatal House Fire

Arrington – Area Fire Departments & VSP Investigating Fatal House Fire

[ 0 ] February 1, 2021

Verbatim Press Release via Lovingston Volunteer Fire Department:  Arrington / Nelson County, Virginia “Lovingston and Piney River Fire Departments were dispatched to their first due, along with the County-wide Tanker Taskforce, for a reported structure fire with someone possibly inside the home. Upon arrival of the first personnel, heavy smoke and fire conditions were present […]

Chopper Pilots Save Family Vacation For Nelson Native

Chopper Pilots Save Family Vacation For Nelson Native

[ 0 ] September 23, 2020

Ocracoke Island, NC By Tommy Stafford Betsy and Stuart Smith of Roseland decided it was time to get the family together for a vacation in North Carolina. “Well, because of Covid and not really being able to go out, we decided to rent a house on Ocracoke with all of our family in September but […]

Nelson Receives VA Tourism Corp DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant for Tourism Marketing

Nelson Receives VA Tourism Corp DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant for Tourism Marketing

[ 0 ] July 23, 2020

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Nelson County Tourism has received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a new grant made available to Virginia’s Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) across the Commonwealth that have been heavily impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic to fund recovery marketing initiatives. $866,504 in marketing grant funds […]

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