blue ridge parkway

Johnson's journey: Parkway chase ends in naked capture
Published on May 2nd, 2012
2 comments An early Wednesday police chase on the Blue Ridge Parkway ended with a crashed-and-burned sport utility vehicle and a driver who, by the time a canine team caught up with him, had ditched his clothes...
Ravens Roost: Rock-climbing death deemed accidental
Published on Sep 9th, 2011
3 comments What may be Virginia's most beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway overlook was also the scene of one of its most tragic accidents, the June 15 rock-climbing death of Alabama resident Jonathan "Sully" Sullivan...
Parkway shooter sentenced
Published on Jun 9th, 2011
2 comments The man who fired upon two strangers and terrorized the Blue Ridge Parkway in April 2010 was sentenced June 9 in federal court in Harrisonburg. Ralph Leon Jackson, 57, previously had pleaded guilty...
Mistaken identity defense? Parkway shooter pleads guilty, gets life
Published on Mar 23rd, 2011
7 comments Ralph Leon Jackson, 57, pleaded guilty March 23 in federal court to the murder last spring of WNRN DJ Tim Davis, 27, and the wounding of Christina Floyd, 18, as they sat at Rock Point Overlook on the...
'Family man': Parkway shooting suspect's family, boss express shock
Published on Apr 8th, 2010
29 comments Ralph Leon Jackson, 56, was arrested for the sunset shooting of Christina S. Floyd and Timothy P. Davis at Rock Point Overlook. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER; INSET: AUGUSTA A day after 56-year-old Ralph...
Ralph Leon Jackson arrested in Parkway shooting
Published on Apr 7th, 2010
73 comments Ralph Leon Jackson, 56, was arrested today at his residence for the shooting of Christina S. Floyd and Timothy P. Davis at Rock Point Overlook. AUGUSTA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE A Valley man is in...
Parkway terror: Radio personality in critical condition after shooting
Published on Apr 6th, 2010
39 comments The friends had stopped for views from Rock Point Overlook. FLICKR/AZZ. INSET: FACEBOOK PHOTO AND FLICKR/STINKY GRINCH-GREG GUTIERREZ What was supposed to be an idyllic sunset excursion turned to...
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