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Augusta: Pre Christmas Fire Takes Lives Of Four – VSP Investigates

Augusta: Pre Christmas Fire Takes Lives Of Four – VSP Investigates

[ 0 ] December 22, 2012

Augusta County, VA Here is the verbatim press release via Virginia State Police – Richmond Three adults and a child are dead following a residential fire in Augusta County Friday night (Dec. 21, 2012). The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Culpeper Field Office is investigating the blaze that destroyed a single-wide trailer on [...]

Newly Released Book Highlights Tragedy On BRP And Comeback For UVA Student

Newly Released Book Highlights Tragedy On BRP And Comeback For UVA Student

[ 0 ] May 29, 2012

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia November 2, 2008 started off as a fantastic day for Matthew Miller. He was a 20 year old third year student at UVA. But all of that changed in an instant later that morning as he biked along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Via http://michaelvitez.com/ “Matthew Miller had just pedaled [...]

Via NWS: Various Freeze Warnings Or Watches are in effect for the counties highlighted in light & dark blue through Thursday morning. The mountains of Nelson along the BRP though not technically included should be aware of freezing temps. Low lying valley portions of Nelson may reach near freezing both Tuesday & Wednesday night.

Various Freeze Warnings & Watches Nearby & Mountains Along BRP

[ 0 ] April 10, 2012

FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT WED ALONG & WEST OF BRP CLICK HERE FOR FREEZE WATCH PRODUCTS IN AMHERST AND POINTS SOUTH URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 758 PM EDT TUE APR 10 2012 CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE- HAMPSHIRE-HARDY-EASTERN GRANT-EASTERN MINERAL- INCLUDING THE [...]

Brush & Forest Fires Burn Sunday Morning In Augusta West Of BRP

Brush & Forest Fires Burn Sunday Morning In Augusta West Of BRP

[ 0 ] November 13, 2011

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson/Augusta County, VA Many people east of the Blue Ridge Parkway in places like Afton reported seeing thick hazy smoke and a smoky smell Sunday morning. The cause of that was several fires on the west side of the BRP back in Augusta County. Crews from Rockfish Valley Volunteer FD and Wintergreen [...]

©2010 www.trafficland.com : A screenshot of I-64 East near Exit 99 around 7:40 PM Wednesday evening. Click to enlarge.

Accident : Major Traffic Delays On I-64 : CLEARED OPEN : 5.12.10 : 9:20 PM

[ 1 ] May 12, 2010

Afton Mountain @ I-64 Authorities continue to work a traffic accident at this hour along I-64 near mile marker 98.4 in Augusta County. Accident CLEARED CBS-19 has more detail here in their story. NBC-29′s coverage here Here is information from VA511: INCIDENT CLEARED – INTERSTATE OPEN Location:Augusta (County) Description: On I-64 West at mile marker [...]

©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : The scene Monday night where two people were shot on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

BREAKING : Police Say BRP Shooter Arrested : 4.7.10

[ 5 ] April 7, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia Various news outlets are confirming at this hour that an arrest has been made in the Blue Ridge Parkway shootings that NCL first broke to readers on Monday night. According to this online article in The Roanoke Times, the shooter was arrested in Stuarts Draft around 3:15 this afternoon. [...]

Photo By Tommy Stafford : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Wintergreen Rescue crews helps ready one of the victims April 5th to be airlifted from Reeds Gap.

Gunman On Blue Ridge Parkway : Busy Night For Lawmen & Rescue : 4.6.10 : Update 8:30 PM

[ 0 ] April 6, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia Update 8:30 PM EDT The search continues late this evening for a 50-60 year old white male with gray thinning hair. Police think suspect possibly driving a red Ford Taurus armed with a shotgun is their man. They say he shot an 18 year old female and her 27 [...]

All Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2009 www.nelsoncountyife.com : Better scoring Friday night for the Governors against The Staunton/Augusta Riverheads, but no victory. Click any image to enlarge.

Better Night For NCHS Govs – But No Win : 9.12.09

[ 1 ] September 12, 2009

Lovingtson Nelson County, Virginia Our Paul Purpura was off the mountain once again Friday night to grab the action in Lovingston as The Nelson County High Govs took on the Staunton/Augusta Riverheads. This was the second game of the season for Nelson. The Riverheads won by a final score of 37-21. Last week NCHS kicked [...]

Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2009 NCL Magazine : The Highlander String Band plays at Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm this past weekend on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Summer Music @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm Along The Blue Ridge Parkway : 6.29.09

[ 0 ] June 29, 2009

Humpback Rocks Nelson/Augusta County, Virginia As June winds down and the hotter days of July get ready to set in, the music series is underway at Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It’s always cool and comfortable up there! Our Paul Purpura made the journey up onto the parkway this past weekend [...]

Augusta Countiains Still Bucking Property Tax Increase & In Bath County It Worked!

Augusta Countiains Still Bucking Property Tax Increase & In Bath County It Worked!

[ 1 ] February 9, 2009

Augusta County, VA We’ve been telling you about the move in neighboring Augusta County, Virginia to raise property taxes after reassessments there ringing so familiar to those we saw in Nelson County saw last year. The fight continues in Augusta with only one BOS member thus far standing with the people over the outrage of [...]

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