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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: Caroling On Horseback For Christmas

Nelson: Caroling On Horseback For Christmas

[ 0 ] December 23, 2012

Rodes Farms Nelson County, VA Almost from a page decades ago, riders from Rodes Farm Stables spread Christmas cheer by caroling from horseback as they trotted around the the valley areas of Stoney Creek. Henri & Elaine Weems grabbed this shot for us as they came by. What a great way to celebrate Christmas! Tweet [...]

Nelson: Temps Cooperating – Wintergreen Resort Making Snow!

Nelson: Temps Cooperating – Wintergreen Resort Making Snow!

[ 0 ] December 21, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA Several attempts to put down snow at Wintergreen Resort few days haven’t worked out because of warm temperatures. That’s not the case now! After a strong cold front moved across Virginia early Friday morning, temps in the mountains dropped to the 20′s. Our BRL weather station (above) on Devils Knob [...]

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 [...]

Virginia Distillery Company Gets Go Ahead To Release New Whisky Into VA ABC Stores Before Christmas

Virginia Distillery Company Gets Go Ahead To Release New Whisky Into VA ABC Stores Before Christmas

[ 0 ] December 8, 2012

Lovingston Nelson County,VA For over a couple of years now we’ve been telling you about Virginia Distillery Company and plans to eventually open their own distilling facility here in Nelson just north of Lovingston on Route 29 where the whisky will be made locally. They started out marketing their varieties of Eades whisky which was [...]

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 [...]

Nelson: Flashing Yellow Arrow Signal To Be Installed On Route 29 In Lovingston

Nelson: Flashing Yellow Arrow Signal To Be Installed On Route 29 In Lovingston

[ 0 ] December 6, 2012

Lovingston Nelson County, VA Portions Via VDOT LYNCHBURG: The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to activate a new type of traffic signal with a flashing yellow arrow that will be used for the first time in VDOT’s ten-county Lynchburg District. The signal will be installed on Route 29 in the Lovingston area of Nelson County [...]

Nelson: Lovingston Christmas Parade 2012

Nelson: Lovingston Christmas Parade 2012

[ 0 ] December 3, 2012

Lovingston Nelson County, VA For years our founding publication (Nelson County Life Magazine) has been covering the ever popular Lovingston Christmas Parade. It’s a favorite for kids and adults! Blue Ridge Life Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura came down from the higher elevations this past Sunday to capture some of the fun at the 2012 parade. [...]

Nelson: Grinch Visits Rockfish Valley Community Center – Christmas Trees Stolen

Nelson: Grinch Visits Rockfish Valley Community Center – Christmas Trees Stolen

[ 0 ] December 2, 2012

Afton Nelson County, VA Not the kind of news you want to hear just before the holidays. Rockfish Valley Community Center just had over 1000 dollars worth of their Christmas Trees stolen. Below is the email blast they sent out. If anyone has any information on this, please let them or the Nelson County Sheriff’s [...]

Nelson: Winter Warmup 5 & 10K Fun Run At Devil’s Playground

Nelson: Winter Warmup 5 & 10K Fun Run At Devil’s Playground

[ 0 ] December 2, 2012

Roseland Nelson County, VA With temps hovering in the mid 60′s at start time, it was a perfect afternoon for the Winter Warmup Fun Run 5 & 10K held this past Saturday on the grounds at Devils Backbone Brewing in Roseland, VA. About 100 runners made it out for the race that winds through the [...]

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