News

Frost Hurt Local Peach and Apple Crops

Frost Hurt Local Peach and Apple Crops

Photo: WINA

Local winemakers’ grape crops weren’t the only ones facing danger in the recent late spring frosts.  Tim Henley of Henley’s Orchard in Albemarle County says half of his peach crop was literally nipped in the bud by cold temeratures.  His apple crop was also affected, but not to the same extent.  Henley says Jack Frost actually did him a favor by thinning the peach crop. He’s found a full crop typically leaves him with more peaches than he knows what to do with.

Latest Stories

in Viral Videos

WATCH: Chris Farley in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

Fresh
13-overlay19

This mashup is both hilarious and impressive.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

Fresh
votto

Here's a look at some of the major sporting events happening this weekend.

in Sports

This week’s best sports shots

Fresh
AP_525787848997

A look back at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.