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Nelson : BRL Online Poll Ends With 277 People Posting Votes On 151 Speed Limit Issue

Nelson : BRL Online Poll Ends With 277 People Posting Votes On 151 Speed Limit Issue

[ 0 ] December 21, 2012

Rockfish Valley Nelson County, VA A few days ago we placed an unscientific poll up here at BRL to see what people generally though about a plan by some petitioners to reduce the speed limit to 45 MPH all along Route 151 through the Rockfish Valley from Route 250 south to Route 664. 664 is [...]

Tell us what you think! Click on the image above to go to our online survey post over at BRL.

Online Poll: Lowering Route 151 Speed Totally To 45 MPH In Rockfish Valley?

[ 0 ] December 16, 2012

Rockfish Valley Nelson County, VA More detail by clicking here to our updated story. We recently told you about a move by petitioners in the Rockfish Valley along Route 151 to lower the speed limit completely along the stretch from Royte 250 at Rockfish Gap, to Route 664 (Beech Grove Road). The measure is asking [...]

Nelson: Petitioners Want Consistent 45 MPH Speed Limit – From Rockfish Gap Down 151 – 35 MPH In Nellysford

Nelson: Petitioners Want Consistent 45 MPH Speed Limit – From Rockfish Gap Down 151 – 35 MPH In Nellysford

[ 0 ] December 15, 2012

Rockfish Valley Nelson County, VA A move is underway by some people living along and near Route 151 in the Rockfish Valley of Nelson County to make a consistent 45 MPH speed limit all along the highway with it dropping to 35 MPH in Nellysford before jumping back to 45 MPH all the way down [...]

©2011 : Photos By Tommy Stafford : Smoke rises from the chimney here at NCL Sunday evening as the moon just starts to rise over the Rockfish Valley.

A Cozy Pre Christmas Evening

[ 2 ] December 11, 2011

Greenfield Nelson County, Virginia Every once in awhile you get lucky when taking a picture. We did just that Sunday night as the moon was just starting to come up over NCL here in the Rockfish Valley. I was actually heading out to grab some more firewood and noticed the spectacular moon rising over the [...]

Photo By Tommy Stafford : ©2011 : Amy Webb, owner of Blue Ridge Floral Designs, places a commerative wreath on the historical marker at the Rockfish Valley Trailhead to remember the dozens killed in Nelson County during Hurricane Camille in August 1969.

42 Years Ago. The Skies Opened Up. Then Silence.

[ 0 ] August 19, 2011

South Of Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Back in 2008 Peter and Betsy Agelasto of Elk Hill made sure there was a permanent marker put up to remember the dozens of people that died here in Nelson. Hurricane Camille was their fate. Camille was one of the 10 most devastating hurricanes in history. Each year The [...]

Photo By Ann Strober : ©2011 : Fog settles in the Rockfish Valley near Nellysford, Virginia

Summer Fog In The Shadow of The Blue Ridge

[ 0 ] July 9, 2011

Near Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Summer can be very hot in Virginia, but it also makes for some of the most beautiful scenes too. Ann Strober captured this shot on Saturday of fog settling over the Rockfish Valley near Nellysford, Virginia. Tweet This Post

Photo By John Taylor : ©2010 : The sun rises over a frosty Saturday morning, October 23, 2010 in the Rockfish Valley. Fogs remains in pockets below where a killing frost hit. Click to enlarge.

A Frosty Saturday Morning : 10.23.10

[ 0 ] October 23, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia Thanks to John Taylor up on Devils Knob for this nice shot of the sun coming up over the Rockfish Valley on a frosty Saturday morning. A pretty widespread killing frost occurred in the valley while it was mild up in the mountains overnight. Listen to Tommy’s Audio Weather for more updated [...]

Photo By Tommy Stafford : ©2010 : Cancer survivor, Cheryl Tompkins looks over some of the items at Saturday's event. Click photos to enlarge.

Cheryl’s Celebration of Life : 2.21.10

[ 0 ] February 21, 2010

Afton Nelson County, Virginia It’s been about a year since Cheryl Tompkins, owner of Stoney Creek Pharmacy in Nellysford, was diagnosed with breast cancer. After months and months of chemotherapy and radiation, she on the mend, coming back strong! We’ve been telling you about Chery’s battle over the past year, both here on our web [...]

©2009 : Photos By Tommy Stafford : For the thrid year, The Indoor Holiday Community Market kicked off this past weekend. Click any photos to enlarge.

3rd Annual RVCC Holiday Market Kicks Off! : 12.6.09

[ 0 ] December 6, 2009

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Though the weather was pretty wintry in the higher elevations of Nelson County, it was just perfect in the Rockfish Valley. People packed the house at The 3rd Annual Holiday Market held indoors at the Rockfish Valley Community Center. The RVCC Indoor Market held held each first Saturday of the month [...]

Photos By Tommy Stafford : ©2009 : It won't be long before this skateboard and its owner get to use the new halfpipe under construction at RVCC.

SK8 Nelson Skateboard Park Becoming Reality @ RVCC : 8.24.09

[ 2 ] August 24, 2009

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Nothing, nothing was going to stop Tim Gorman from having a skateboard park in Nelson County, Virginia. For months and months Tim has been quietly, and sometimes not so quietly, raising money to begin construction of the first phase at The Rockfish Valley Community Center in Afton, Virginia. Within the past [...]

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