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FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON

FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON. Augusta-Rockingham-Western Highland-Eastern Highland-Central. Virginia Blue Ridge-Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton- Including the cities of Monterey, Wintergreen, Harrisonburg,. Staunton, Sugar Grove, Riverton, Ruddle, Brandywine, Hightown,. Franklin, Waynesboro, Oak Flat, and Stuarts Draft. 841 AM EDT Tue Jun 14 2022. …FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT...
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Augusta : Westbound I-64 Overnight Lane Closures for Paving on Afton Mountain Beginning June 13

Milling and paving operations on westbound Interstate 64 require overnight alternating lane closures on Afton Mountain in Augusta County. The work is scheduled for Monday through Thursday nights for about six weeks starting June 13. Motorists should be alert for lane closures from the Nelson/Augusta County line (near mile marker 100) to exit 96 (Waynesboro/Lyndhurst).
AUGUSTA COUNTY, VA

Happy Trails Liz!

I first met Liz Salas Fravel of the Nature Foundation at Wintergreen way back in the early 2000’s. Back then I was helping emcee the annual Sara Ott Golf Classic. It was a yearly fundraiser for the Nature Foundation. Fast forward to well over a decade Liz became a regular that I interacted for many years. She was legit. Hardworking, tirelessly coordinating events for the foundation.
NELSON COUNTY, VA

Unofficial Start To Summer Kicks Off At Wintergreen

It’s what’s commonly known as the the unofficial start to summer, Memorial Day weekend. Though summer doesn’t official start for another couple of weeks, this is the time when most people think of the kickoff. Wintergreen Resort hosted several events over the three day weekend which generally...
NELSON COUNTY, VA

VSP Investigating Fatal Sunday Night Crash In Lowesville

(Editor’s note: This is one of two fatal crashes that occurred over the weekend in Nelson. This is a link to the other one from Saturday morning.) “At 10:49 p.m. Sunday (May 8), Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 4500 block of Lowesville Road in Nelson County. A Toyota Tacoma and a Volkswagen Passat collided.There is one confirmed fatality. A second person was transported to UVA Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. The crash remains under investigation.
LOWESVILLE, VA

Virginia Distillery Company to Reopen Visitors Center May 12

Guests will be able to enjoy tours, tastings and a new Whisky Snack Bar in Lovingston. After more than two years of being closed due to the pandemic, Virginia Distillery Company is thrilled to announce that its Visitors Center will reopen to guests on Thursday, May 12. Once open, the Visitors Center will welcome guests Thursdays-Sundays from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
VIRGINIA STATE

Weekly Traffic Alert : VDOT Lynchburg District

Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. District-wide activities:. Crews will perform various activities throughout the district to include, but are not limited to bridge...
LYNCHBURG, VA

US Forest Service Continues Controlled Burns Across Area

If you were out Thursday afternoon, particularly south of Brents Gap in Southern Nelson County, you saw thick white smoke in the air. Some folks though a large fire had broken out across the area. That’s not totally wrong, but these fires were planned by the US Forest Service as part of an operation to help maintain the forests across the area.
NELSON COUNTY, VA