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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 […]

NEWS ALERT : Dominion Pulls The Plug On Atlantic Coast Pipeline

NEWS ALERT : Dominion Pulls The Plug On Atlantic Coast Pipeline

[ 2 ] July 5, 2020

Nelson County, Virginia “Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) and Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced the cancelation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (“ACP”) due to ongoing delays and increasing cost uncertainty which threaten the economic viability of the project.”   According to a news release in Dominion Energy’s website Sunday afternoon, they have pulled the plug […]

UPDATE 6.29.20 ID Released : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County

UPDATE 6.29.20 ID Released : VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Nelson County

[ 0 ] June 28, 2020

Tyro Nelson County, Virginia Verbatim Release From VSP: Updated 6.29.20: At 7:55 p.m. on Saturday (June 27), a Virginia State Police Trooper responded to a single-vehicle crash on State Route 56 (Crabtree Falls Hwy.) just west of Battery Hill Ln. in Nelson County. A 1991 Nissan Terrano was traveling east, ran off the right side […]

Nelson : Traffic Bulletin - Major Accident Stops Drivers On 29 SB Near Lovingston

Nelson : Traffic Bulletin – Major Accident Stops Drivers On 29 SB Near Lovingston

[ 3 ] June 23, 2020

Near Lovingston 29 SB Nelson County, Virginia We have received numerous reports this evening of a major vehicle accident on 29 SB near Sunny Mountain Store in Nelson County.   We are awaiting official details.   Expect delays.   Tommy

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