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Nelson County Life™2005-2012 : On the left NCL Publishers Tommy & Yvette Stafford in their debut publisher's in 2005 when Nelson County Life Magazine was launched. In those days it was just the two! (Right) Tommy & Yvette plus daughter Peyton & son Adam who have joined the crew since the magazine's launch. January 2013 Nelson County Life became Blue Ridge Life Magazine.

Farewell Nelson County Life – Come Join Us Now At BlueRidgeLife.com!

[ 2 ] December 31, 2012

Greenfield Nelson County, VA This is our final post from the NelsonCountyLife.com website. From here on everything has now migrated to our new rebranded site, BlueRidgeLife.com. Saying so long to this old friend is bittersweet. For years and years we have been covering news, events and happenings here on the NCL website. Some good. Some [...]

Nelson: Longtime Stoney Creek Bartender ‘Monty’ Montgomery Passes

Nelson: Longtime Stoney Creek Bartender ‘Monty’ Montgomery Passes

[ 0 ] December 11, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, VA Nelson County just became a bit more lonely Tuesday. Gerald “Monty” Montgomery passed on just before noon today. According to one of his former co-workers, Tabitha Nickell, now of Blacksburg, VA – “Monty had been ill over the past several months, but had good days and bad during his recent illness [...]

™©2012 Nelson County Life : Photos By Tommy Stafford : Nelson County, Virginia Deputy Sheriff Vasco Wright directs traffic around a serious motorcycle and car crash Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Virginia Lane and Route 151 just north of Nellysford.

Sunday Afternoon Crashes Slow Traffic In Central & Northern Nelson

[ 1 ] September 23, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Updated info from Virginia State Police in Richmond, received at 4:30PM – 9.26.12 Virginia State Police Trooper D.L. Hughes investigated the two-vehicle crash in Nelson County at the intersection of Routes 151 and 612. The crash occurred at 1 p.m. A 2008 GMC Envoy was stopped on Route 151 in the [...]

Severe Thunderstorm Watch – CANCELED

Severe Thunderstorm Watch – CANCELED

[ 0 ] September 8, 2012

CANCELED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Statement as of 4:47 PM EDT on September 08, 2012 The National Weather Service has cancelled Severe Thunderstorm Watch 636 for the following areas The District of Columbia In Maryland this cancels 6 counties In central Maryland Howard Montgomery In north central Maryland Carroll Frederick In northern Maryland Baltimore Harford In [...]

In this shot Paul used his super duper telephoto lens to get up close on the August 31st Blue Moon. Depending on which calendar you go by, it will be at least 2015 before we see another one.

Once In A Blue Moon

[ 0 ] September 1, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA I’t s a good thing the Blue Moon came on Friday night and not Saturday night. Cloud cover certainly would have spoiled it for sure! NCL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura camped out for a little while Friday evening as the rare Blue Moon started rising over the Rockfish Valley of [...]

©™2012 Nelson County Life - Photo By NCL Mountains Photographer Paul Purpura : After a very soggy weekend blue skies finally started showing through Sunday afternoon. This is a look toward the Rockfish Valley from the slopes at Wintergreen Resort.

Part of Labor Day Weekend Rain Free : Then Isaac’s Leftovers

[ 0 ] August 26, 2012

Nelson County, VA August is outta here! Part of Labor Day Weekend will be dry. Unfortunately, we will be dealing with some tropical rainstorms courtesy of what was hurricane Isaac. Tommy talks more about it in his audio weather. And, a look back at the numbers for August. Listen above! Tweet This Post

Watching Tropics Over The Next Several Days

Watching Tropics Over The Next Several Days

[ 0 ] August 23, 2012

Until now the start of hurricane season back on June 1st has been quiet. With soon to be hurricane Isaac, that’s about to change. Exactly where he will come ashore in the US is still unknown, though better projections will probably be in place by Saturday of the coming weekend. As of Thursday evening Isaac [...]

After A Stormy Friday Afternoon – Better Weather For Weekend!

After A Stormy Friday Afternoon – Better Weather For Weekend!

[ 0 ] August 10, 2012

Nelson County, VA After a stormy Friday afternoon, the majority of the weekend will be nice with milder temperatures and less humidity, especially by Sunday. As a matter of fact, we may see overnight temps Saturday night falling into the upper 50′s! Enjoy! Tweet This Post

Via SPC: The areas highlighted in blue (including Nelson & Wintergreen) are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9PM Sunday evening.

Nelson & Wintergreen : Severe Thunderstorm Watch : CANCELLED

[ 0 ] August 5, 2012

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Statement as of 6:45 PM EDT on August 05, 2012 The National Weather Service has cancelled Severe Thunderstorm Watch 564 for the following areas The District of Columbia In Maryland this cancels 8 counties In central Maryland Anne Arundel          Howard                Montgomery            Prince Georges         In north central Maryland Carroll               Frederick              [...]

©™ 2012 Photo By NCL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura Cumulonimbus Cloud (Thunderstorm) as seen looking NE from near The Evans Center Tent. He took the picture Monday afternoon as thunderstorms were moving across portions of Albemarle County.

More Scattered Thunderstorms For First Day Of August

[ 0 ] July 30, 2012

Wintergreen Nelson County, VA The summer days of July are gone. If you didn’t enjoy Tuesday, you missed it. We now kickoff into August! Generally speaking the forecast will be pretty typical for the start of August with hot temps and widely scattered thunderstorms Click the player above to hear Tommy talk about the highs [...]

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