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Augusta & Nelson County Residents Arrested On Gun & Drug Charges

Augusta & Nelson County Residents Arrested On Gun & Drug Charges

[ 0 ] January 18, 2021

Lovingston / Lyndhurdst Nelson & Augusta Counties – Virginia Below is the verbatim press release from Virginia State Police: “Four residents from Augusta and Nelson counties face a multitude of illegal gun and drug charges following multi-agency criminal investigations. The joint investigative operation was conducted by the Skyline Drug and Gang Task Force and the […]

A Christmas Memory : The Late Earl Hamner (John-Boy) Of Nelson County : Merry Christmas 2020!

A Christmas Memory : The Late Earl Hamner (John-Boy) Of Nelson County : Merry Christmas 2020!

[ 0 ] December 24, 2020

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 then Memphis KWAM 990 Radio host, Earle Farrell. Earle now has […]

Winter Storm Warnings & Watches Take Effect - EXPIRED

Winter Storm Warnings & Watches Take Effect – EXPIRED

[ 0 ] December 15, 2020

  Snow arrives from south to north tomorrow and it could come down at a good rate shortly after it starts. The problem is, ice is likely to be a bigger issue for us. Ice totals (sleet & freezing rain combined) of 0.25" or more are possible. Hope for more sleet than freezing rain. pic.twitter.com/oX9H3t0QNx […]

Nearly 30 Years Later Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Medic Ralph Bickley Retires

Nearly 30 Years Later Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Medic Ralph Bickley Retires

[ 0 ] December 14, 2020

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Story By Olivia Carter For nearly three decades Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Medic Ralph Bickley made the hour and 15 minute commute from Louisa to the station. Curtis Sheets, Chief of Wintergreen Fire & Rescue, said Bickley has answered at the very least 5,000 calls in Nelson County, but that number […]

Happy Trails Kat - Welcome Lisa!

Happy Trails Kat – Welcome Lisa!

[ 0 ] November 1, 2020

Nelson County, Virginia It’s not overly glamorous, but it’s major important and you get to see some the most beautiful views anywhere in the country. Getting Blue Ridge Life in the hands of readers like you doesn’t magically happen. The printer has to deliver here to Nelson, then it gets broken out and delivered to […]

Nelson : Another Day, Another Semi(s) Stuck On Reeds Gap

Nelson : Another Day, Another Semi(s) Stuck On Reeds Gap

[ 0 ] October 21, 2020

Reeds Gap Blue Ridge Parkway Near the Nelson / Augusta County Line By Tommy Stafford For years we’ve been telling you about the problem with semi trucks getting stuck on mountain crossings here in Nelson. Lately that number seems to be on the increase. Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets says it’s easily been […]

Frost Advisory :  For Much Of The Blue Ridge Area Late Saturday Into Sunday Morning

Frost Advisory : For Much Of The Blue Ridge Area Late Saturday Into Sunday Morning

[ 0 ] October 17, 2020

FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 225 PM EDT Sat Oct 17 2020 Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll-Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah- Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison- Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-Spotsylvania-Northern Fauquier- Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson-Hardy- Including the cities of Hagerstown, Frederick, Ballenger Creek, Eldersburg, Westminster, Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts […]

News Alert : 5.1 Magnitude NC Earthquake Felt As Far North As Nelson / Augusta County

News Alert : 5.1 Magnitude NC Earthquake Felt As Far North As Nelson / Augusta County

[ 0 ] August 9, 2020

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia I’ll admit it. I felt nothing. But our neighbors down the road sent me a text. “Did you just feel that, was that an earthquake?” Apparently it was. A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit near Sparta, North Carolina around 8:07 AM. Our BRL Facebook page is lighting up with comments from all […]

Nelson / Albemarle : Severe Storms Cause Damage In Parts Of Area

Nelson / Albemarle : Severe Storms Cause Damage In Parts Of Area

[ 0 ] July 22, 2020

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Severe thunderstorms that popped up around noon Wednesday caused some damage in the Northern part of Nelson County. Additional damage and some flooding was reported as well when the storms drifted eastely in adjoining Albemarle. Above the severe thunderstorm warning that caused some of the damage around noon Wednesday. A Severe […]

UPDATE : 8:38 PM ROAD OPEN - Wintergreen : Beech Grove : Tractor Trailer Accident / Fire Blocks Traffic

UPDATE : 8:38 PM ROAD OPEN – Wintergreen : Beech Grove : Tractor Trailer Accident / Fire Blocks Traffic

[ 0 ] July 20, 2020

Photo Courtesy Of Wintergreen Fire & Rescue : Firefighter – EMT Robbie Bryant brushes debris from the road after an 18 wheeler missed the curve coming down mountain on Route 664 just below the Blue Ridge Parkway. Monday – July 20, 2020   Near Wintergreen Resort Entrance Beech Grove / Nelson County, VA Updated 8:38 […]

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