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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 […]

Nelson: Wintergreen : December Begins With Rain Down Below Ice Up Top

Nelson: Wintergreen : December Begins With Rain Down Below Ice Up Top

[ 0 ] December 1, 2019

Devils Knob Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia December started off with a cold rain for most people across the Blue Ridge, but if you are in the higher elevations ice has been forming on exposed surfaces like trees and railings. Scott Folsom sent us this photo Sunday morning. He tells us it’s, “Devils Knob near […]

NELSON : Another Sunday Morning Large Truck Accident : US 29 North Of Lovingston

NELSON : Another Sunday Morning Large Truck Accident : US 29 North Of Lovingston

[ 0 ] November 17, 2019

Photo courtesy of Wintergreen Fore & Rescue : A vacuum tanker truck rests upside down in the median along US 29 north of Lovingston near the Apple Shed. Crew are working to clear the scene late Sunday morning – November 17, 2019 US 29 North of Davis Creek Road Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford […]

Wintergreen : First Light Snow Of The Season

Wintergreen : First Light Snow Of The Season

[ 0 ] November 12, 2019

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia It wasn’t much, but the first few light flakes of the season fell Tuesday morning at Wintergreen Resort. Dima Holmes grabbed this shot for us on Devil’s Knob. At our BRL-Nature Foundation at Wintergreen WeatherNow station on Devil’s Knob, it was already in the upper 20s just before 10 AM […]

FREEZE WARNING & FROST ADVISORY : Early Saturday Morning

FREEZE WARNING & FROST ADVISORY : Early Saturday Morning

[ 0 ] November 1, 2019

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 917 AM EDT Fri Nov 1 2019 DCZ001-MDZ004>006-011-013-014-016>018-503>508-VAZ036-037-052>057- 505-506-020500- /O.UPG.KLWX.FZ.A.0002.191102T0600Z-191102T1300Z/ /O.NEW.KLWX.FZ.W.0002.191102T0600Z-191102T1300Z/ District of Columbia-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore- Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys- Calvert-Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery- Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford- Southeast Harford-Nelson-Albemarle- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania- King George-Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun- Including the […]

TORNADO WATCH : Canceled For Nelson & Counties West At 8:58 PM Thursday Night

TORNADO WATCH : Canceled For Nelson & Counties West At 8:58 PM Thursday Night

[ 0 ] October 31, 2019

Updated 8:58 PM – More counties canceled : THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED TORNADO WATCH 686 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN MARYLAND THIS CANCELS 1 COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND FREDERICK IN VIRGINIA THIS CANCELS 6 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA ALBEMARLE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE GREENE NELSON IN NORTHWEST VIRGINIA MADISON RAPPAHANNOCK THIS INCLUDES THE […]

Strong to Severe Severe Storms Likely This Afternoon

Strong to Severe Severe Storms Likely This Afternoon

[ 0 ] October 31, 2019

  Central Virginia Blue Ridge Area A potent storm system is developing this Halloween to our west. Conditions are ripe for severe weather this afternoon across a large part of Virginia. The areas just east of the Blue Ridge have a likely chance of seeing some type of severe weather, including very high winds, torrential […]

Nelson : Wingina :UPDATE : Investigation Into Wednesday Morning Fire Continues

Nelson : Wingina :UPDATE : Investigation Into Wednesday Morning Fire Continues

[ 0 ] October 23, 2019

Wingina Nelson County, Virginia As BRL first reported at 5:15 Wednesday afternoon, fatalities were involved in the Wingina Fire. VSP made their release and officially confirmed it late Wednesday night. That release is posted immediately below. Verbatim : “The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office is investigating a fatal fire in […]

FROST ADVISORY : Issued For Much Of The Area Early Saturday Morning

FROST ADVISORY : Issued For Much Of The Area Early Saturday Morning

[ 0 ] October 18, 2019

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 413 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019 Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore-Northwest Montgomery- Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard- Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-Augusta-Rockingham- Shenandoah-Page-Warren-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison- Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-Stafford- Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Highland- Eastern Highland-Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun- Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton- Including the cities of Frederick, Ballenger Creek, Eldersburg, […]

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