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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

[ 0 ] 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 […]

Happy 4th Of July 2020!

Happy 4th Of July 2020!

[ 0 ] July 4, 2020

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Fallout from Covid-19 has impacted everything in 2020 and that includes traditional 4th of July celebrations as well. Wintergreen Resort opted to not hold their annual fireworks display this year due to covid concerns. But, we thought we’d share our favorite from 9 years ago when BRL Mountain Photographer Paul […]

New Life Popping Up On Route 151 In Nellysford

New Life Popping Up On Route 151 In Nellysford

[ 1 ] June 10, 2020

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Earlier in the day Wednesday we first told you about a new sighting along Route 151 in Nellysford. The building that was most recently the Blackburn Art Gallery was sold last year and will now be known as the Black Bear Creamery. One of the commenter to our Facebook page said […]

Afton : Search Underway For Missing Autistic Teen

Afton : Search Underway For Missing Autistic Teen

[ 0 ] June 5, 2020

Afton Nelson County, Virginia The search continues for a missing autistic teenager from Nelson County. 14 year old Azalia Berrian was last seen on June 4th around 8 PM on Russel Way in Afton.   PLEASE CONTACT THE NELSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WITH ANY INFORMATION REGARDING THEIR WHEREABOUTS AT 434-263-7050 OR YOU MAY FIND COMPLETE […]

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