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Nelson: Santa Makes Stop At Stoney Creek For Annual Tree Lighting

Nelson: Santa Makes Stop At Stoney Creek For Annual Tree Lighting

[ 0 ] December 6, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, VA Every year in the early days of December people make sure to attend the annual tree lighting, caroling, and visits with Santa at Stoney Creek Bar & Grill in Nellysford. This past Wednesday night everyone headed over for a wonderful evening. Santa even ditched the sleigh and reindeers for the night [...]

Blue Ridge Life™2012 - Nelson County Life@2012 - Photos By Tommy Stafford : Peter Slack (seated looking away) along with photographer Bob Scheroni produced and shot a segment for Al Roker this past week on Chris Barksdale. Chris was one of the survivors of the HMS Bounty shipwreck that went down in Hurricane Sandy in Late October.

Nelson: Nellysford Man Tells Atlantic Survival Story To National Audience

[ 1 ] November 17, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, VA We first told you about Chris Barksdale and his survival stories here and here. Since our original interviews with Chris, numerous national and international media outlets have been talking to Chris about his stunning survival story. “I am a freelance producer for Al Roker Productions out of New York,” said Peter [...]

Blue Ridge Life™2012 - Nelson County Life ©2012 : Photos By Tommy Stafford : Chris Barksdale of Nellysford prepares for a television interview Sunday afternoon - November 11, 2012 with reporter Rachel Ryan of our media partner CBS-19 in Charlottesville.

Nelson: Chris Barksdale Back Home After Harrowing Experience In Hurricane Sandy – Update Video

[ 1 ] November 11, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, VA Several days ago we told you about Chris Barksdale’s near death experience out in the Atlantic during hurricane Sandy. He and his shipmates went down with the HMS Bounty. The Bounty was built for the 1962 movie Mutiny on the Bounty with Marlon Brando. “I knew we were getting in trouble [...]

™2012 Blue Ridge Life / ©Nelson County Life: Hundreds lined the streets in Lovingston Halloween night 2012 to check our the scary siet and to do a little trick or treating too!

Spooky! October Closes Out With Ghosts, Goblins & Trick Or Treaters

[ 0 ] November 1, 2012

Nelson County, VA October is gone for another year and November is upon us. Soon the smell of turkey cooking in the oven and sweet potatoes on the table will fill the air. People closed out October 2012 celebrating Halloween in style. In Lovingston the main drag is always a popular spot for adults and [...]

Chris Barksdale of Nellysford, Virginia, was one of 14 crew members rescued by the Coast Guard after abandoning the HMS Bounty. (c) / Blue Ridge Life™ 2012

Chris Barksdale of Nellysford rescued after ship sinks in Atlantic during Hurricane Sandy

[ 1 ] October 29, 2012

Nellysford native Chris Barksdale is alive after abandoning the HMS Bounty, about 90 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Barksdale was one of 14 crew members rescued from life rafts by the Coast Guard. A 15th crew member, Claudene Christian, 42, was pulled from the water unresponsive and was taken to Elizabeth City Hospital, [...]

™Blue Ridge Life : Photos By Tommy Stafford : Bill Schutte stands next to one of the tents taken down Saturday afternoon October 27, 2012 at The Nelson Farmers Market in Nellysford. The season officially ended this past weekend until 2014.

Nelson: Bye Bye – Nelson Farmers Market Ends Season Until 2013

[ 0 ] October 27, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, VA You know the cold winds of winter aren’t very far away when the tents come down at the Nelson Farmers Market Coop in Nellysford. The 2012 market kicked off back in early May. After a fantastic season, this weekend marked the end of the 2013 season. This is actually the second [...]

©™2012 Nelson County Life : Photos By Central Virginia Photographer Marcie Gates : FIre crews from the Rockfish Valley Volunteer Fire Department refill their pumper Sunday afternoon from a pond on Lakeside Dr just outside of Nellysford. They were battling a blaze on nearby Gullysville Lane on October 14, 2012

Near Nellysford: Area Fire Crews Battle Blaze On Gulleysville Ln Off Of Adail

[ 0 ] October 14, 2012

Faber / Near Nellysford Nelson County, VA Area fire crews didn’t get Sunday off. They spent much of the afternoon battling a house fire on Gulleysville Lane. That’s just off of Adial Road outside of Nellysford, VA. “They told me the house was more or less a loss, but was very hard to get to,” [...]

Photo Courtesy of TWNF: Dick Kolar of Stoney won a brand new Subaru Outback after making a hole in one at the 2012 Sara Ott Golf Classic that benefits The Wintergreen Nature Foundation.

Long Time Nellysford Golfer Makes Hole In One : Wins Car!

[ 0 ] September 28, 2012

Stoney Creek / Nellysford Nelson County, VA On Friday, September 14th The Wintergreen Nature Foundation celebrated its 19th Sara Ott Memorial Golf Classic with great weather, good turnout and a HOLE IN ONE!!! Longtime Stoney Creek resident Dick Kolar won a brand new Subaru Outback from Staunton Nissan, Subaru & Hyundai with a hole in [...]

™©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 [...]

©™2012 Nelson County Life : Photos By Tommy Stafford : Kay Pfaltz, the original founder of Basic Necessities back in July of 1997, cuts a celebratory cake this past Sunday afternoon when the restaurant shared the anniversary with customers, friends, along with present and former employees of the French style cafe in Nellysford.

Happy 15th Basic Necessities – A Great Sunday Celebration!

[ 0 ] July 16, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, VA 15 years ago this month Basic Necessities was born. Back then it was little more than a shack. Today it still has its own special feel, but with thousands and thousands of customers over the years always making the stop whenever they are in Nelson. Sunday afternoon with the clap of [...]

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