Republic of Floyd grand re-opening (video) by Doug Thompson | Jun 6, 2013 | Musings, Video News clip of the grand reopening of the late Tom Ryan’s Republic of Floyd shop on Locust Street. 2 Comments Colleen@LooseLeafNotes on June 7, 2013 at 1:11 pm Warms my heart and the last shot brings tears to my eyes. Ellen Ambrose on June 7, 2013 at 2:55 pm It is so nice to be able to see what goes on in this small town. U captured it perfectly. I totally forgot about it and now I feel like I was there.:) Well kinda anyway. Thanks Doug.