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News Alert : Man Sentenced For NC Murder Will Return To Nelson For Additional Trial

News Alert : Man Sentenced For NC Murder Will Return To Nelson For Additional Trial

[ 0 ] September 13, 2019

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Nelson County Commonwealth Attorney Daniel Rutherford confirmed to BRL late Friday afternoon he will bring a NC man back to Nelson to stand trial for shooting a Rockfish woman in 2017. “I directed the Virginia State Police to proceed with securing Sean Damien Castorina from North Carolina authorities and bring him […]

NC Inmate Charged With Burlington Murder & 2017 Shooting In Nelson Planned Bombing Of NC Jail

NC Inmate Charged With Burlington Murder & 2017 Shooting In Nelson Planned Bombing Of NC Jail

[ 1 ] December 14, 2018

Alamance County, NC BRL learned late Friday evening that Sean Damion Castorina, age 43, has been charged in connection with a plot to blow up the North Carolina jail where he’s being held on charges of first degree murder of a Burlington, NC man in August 2017. The plot information was published in The Times-News […]

News Alert : Search Widens For NC Fugitives After Person Shot In Nelson County : 8:00 AM Update

News Alert : Search Widens For NC Fugitives After Person Shot In Nelson County : 8:00 AM Update

[ 0 ] August 23, 2017

Near Rockfish Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford The manhunt continues this morning for a couple charged with a shooting in Nelson County, Virginia and an investigation into the disappearance of a North Carolina man. As BRL reported first in stories here and here, local law officers became concerned after a request for help was […]

Nelson: Fire Crews Battle Sunday House Fire On Lobbans Lane in Afton

Nelson: Fire Crews Battle Sunday House Fire On Lobbans Lane in Afton

[ 0 ] October 26, 2014

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Crews from five different fire departments responded to a house fire just before noon Sunday at 89 Lobbans Lane in Afton. Crews with Rockfish Fire, Wintergreen, Faber, Lovingston and Crozet responded to the blaze. When units arrived fire was reported as coming through the roof. “No one was hurt in the […]

Kites & Triathlons This Past Weekend

Kites & Triathlons This Past Weekend

[ 0 ] April 15, 2013

Piney River / Nellysford Nelson County, VA The weather was picture perfect this past weekend for events across the Blue Ridge. Here in Nelson, where we are based, several event took place. Two of those were annual favorites. You can view the results from the PRMT website by clicking here. See you at next year’s […]

Rockfish Valley Foundation Kite Festival This Sunday  - April 14, 2013!

Rockfish Valley Foundation Kite Festival This Sunday – April 14, 2013!

[ 0 ] April 11, 2013

Near Nellysford Nelson County, VA The weather should be nearly perfect for the 2013 Rockfish Valley Foundation Kite Festival this coming Sunday – April 14, 2013 Blue Ridge Life Magazine has been a sponsor of the annual festival since it began several years ago. This year’s will be bigger and better than ever! Come on […]

After The Storm - Beautiful Skies

After The Storm – Beautiful Skies

[ 0 ] April 17, 2011

Nelson County, Virginia After a Saturday full of flooding and tornadoes, it was nice to see clear blue skies. NCL Mountain Photographer, Paul Purpura, captured it perfectly Sunday after all of the storms had moved well east into the Atlantic.

Checking The Weather In Rockfish, Virginia : 6.11.09

Checking The Weather In Rockfish, Virginia : 6.11.09

[ 2 ] June 11, 2009

Rockfish Nelson County, Virginia Not a whole lot happens these days in Rockfish, Virginia. That’s just fine with folks living there. But even if you have never been to Rockfish, thanks to Kevin Rose you can see what the weather is doing there on the internet. And, you can take a peek along the railroad […]

Mystery Benefit For Oak Ridge Fox Hounds : 5.11.09

Mystery Benefit For Oak Ridge Fox Hounds : 5.11.09

[ 0 ] May 11, 2009

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Folks with The Oak Ridge Fox Hunt Club got together this past weekend for a mystery event to support the hounds. “Inspector”, Kathy Johnson was on hand to help solve the mystery in the skit held Saturday night at The Rockfish Valley Volunteer Fire Department. The Oak Ridge Fox Hunt Club […]

Brush Fire Near Nellysford Keeps Firemen Busy Thursday Afternoon : 4.9.09

Brush Fire Near Nellysford Keeps Firemen Busy Thursday Afternoon : 4.9.09

[ 0 ] April 9, 2009

Near Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Area fire departments were pretty busy Thursday afternoon just before dark fighting a brush fire just off of Route 151 north of Nellysford, Virginia. Ann Strober who always sends in fantastic weather shots was nearby as firefighters worked to get the blaze under control. Thanks Ann for grabbing these shots!

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