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Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : These kids say so long to summer this past Labor Day, September 6, 2010, at Lake Monacan in Nellysford, Virginia.

Bye-Bye Summer : Unoffical End : 9.7.10

[ 0 ] September 7, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia Though there’s plenty of hot weather left, the unofficial end to Summer has arrived. Labor Day 2010 is done and most people are back at work today after taking the boats out of the water and at least thinking about getting ready to close the pool. People all across Nelson County had [...]

Photo By Paul Purpura : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylfe.com : A view WNW from Raven's Roost Overlook along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The mountain on the left is Torrey Ridge. Click on photo to enlarge.

I Can See For Miles & Miles : 9.6.10

[ 0 ] September 6, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway What a beautiful weekend it’s been! This post goes in the just because we can file. Our Paul Purpura grabbed this stunning photo Sunday afternoon along the Blue Ridge Parkway at Raven’s Roost Overlook. Once the clouds from Hurricane Earl cleared out Friday night, we have been left with severe clear skies [...]

Photo By Tommy Stafford : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : This couple did the, LUCY, grape stomping Saturday afternoon at Wintergreen Winery's annaul Romp, Stomp and Chomp. The popular event continues on Sunday. Click and photos to enlarge.

Labor Day Weekend Events Continue

[ 0 ] September 4, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia Mother Nature has been perfect for the start of the Labor Day weekend. Saturday was a fantastic day filled with all sorts of fun events across Nelson County. Down at Wintergreen Winery, the annual Romp, Stomp and Chomp got underway with afternoon temps in the upper 70′s to near 80°. Didn’t make [...]

A small sampling of the things to do this weekend in Nelson. Click to enlarge. Better yet, scroll down and check out the entire Datebook Events Section!

Lots To Do This Labor Day Weekend in Nelson

[ 0 ] September 3, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia Skies have cleared and temps are on their way down for the upcoming Labor Day Weekend. Earl is history for the Mid-Atlantic! The unofficial end to summer always has plenty to do! Be sure to check out our Datebook Events section on the front page of this website to see all of [...]

Photo By Paul Purpura : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : The outer cloud bands of Hurricane Earl move over Nelson County, Virginia this past Thursday afternoon. Paul Purpura grabbed this dramatic shot from the Afton Valley Overlook on the BRP. Click to enlarge.

Fantastic Weather For Nelson This Labor Day Weekend!

[ 0 ] September 3, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia Hard to believe, but it’s here. The unofficial end to summer is this weekend. Labor Day informally marks the end to summer, though it’s not official until September 22nd when fall begins. Here in Nelson we will get a prelude to fall on Saturday behind a cold front that will move through. [...]

Image Courtesy of NASA and www.wunderground.com : A sat image of Earl Wednesday evening. Click on image for the latest updates.

Earl To Affect Virginia Coastal Areas : 9.2.10

[ 0 ] September 2, 2010

The Atlantic According to the National Hurricane Center and local NWS offices, Hurricane Earl Continues to threaten the East Coast for some of the upcoming holiday weekend. Though the brunt of the storm should be north of those area as the actual weekend arrives. As of Wednesday evening numerous coastal watches and warnings had been [...]

Photo By Tommy Stafford : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : The developers, architect, and staff of Afton Family Medicine pose for an official shot at their ground breaking of the new clinic this past Tuesday afternoon (August 31, 2010) in Afton, Virginia. Click any photo to enlarge.

It’s Official. Martha Jefferson Breaks Ground On New Afton Family Medicine Clinic : 9.1.10

[ 0 ] September 1, 2010

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Decades ago a small country clinic was established in Afton at the intersection of Bland Wade Road and Route 151. Paging now retired, Dr. Bob Raynor. About 50 years later a brand new clinic is being built a few miles north of the current location. The original clinic was started by [...]

Via NASA and www.wunderground.com : Earl on the left followed by Fiona. Click to enlarge.

Earl Folllowed By Fiona: 8.31.10

[ 0 ] August 31, 2010

The Atlantic Hurricane Earl continues making progress toward the Eastern U.S. mainland on Tuesday morning. Earl is followed by a much weaker storm, Fiona. Current forecast have Earl nearing the NC coast by early Friday morning. Click here on Tommy’s Weather for latest tracking info. Tweet This Post

Photos Courtesy of CVEC : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : A worker examines the solar panels at CVEC. Click to enlarge.

CVEC Reaches Solar Milestone : 8.31.10

[ 1 ] August 31, 2010

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) announced that a recently-installed photovoltaic energy generation unit reached a milestone at the end of July 2010. The 2-kilowatt (kW) solar unit generated 1 megawatt-hour of energy during its first 100 days of service. The energy generated in the first 100 days is enough to power [...]

Photos By Tommy Stafford : ©2010 www.nelsolncountylife.com : Steve Crandall (left) owner of Devils Backbone Brewing and Jeff Stone, owner of Wintergreen Winery, cut up Sunday morning just before the start of The Stampede. They had a friendly rivalry of beer vs wine going the day of the race.  Click on any photo to enlarge.

Nelson County Bike Festival 2010 : 8.30.10

[ 1 ] August 30, 2010

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia For much of the weekend the grounds at Devils Backbone Brewing was covered in bikers. This was the second year in a row that biking events have been held at the brewery and on Horseshoe Mountain Trails over Brents Gap. The Stampede Sunday morning capped off the weekend. On Saturday the [...]

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