Boothe challenges Clinger for Supervisor

Boothe challenges Clinger for Supervisor

The race for the Floyd County Board of Supervisors got more interesting last week with the return of former Courthouse member Jerry Boothe, who is running for ¬†third possible term in the seat he retired from in 2009. “To be honest, I miss public service,”...
County schools — new faces, old problems

County schools — new faces, old problems

With increasing turnover now part of the Floyd County High School teaching staff, the students and veteran faculty start a new year Tuesday with 22 new faces in front of students. Part of that turnover comes from retirements and part from teachers who are moving on to...
The Floyd Free Press?

The Floyd Free Press?

The Roanoke Times got around to the Pizza Inn sales tax story Friday but made an interesting error in telling it. According to The Times, the story emerged in “The Floyd Free Press.” The Floyd Free what?¬† Sounds like one of those alternative weeklies that...
Little old-fasioned Karma coming down?

Little old-fasioned Karma coming down?

My Page One story in today’s Floyd Press tells of a a consistent overcharging of customers of Floyd’s Pizza Inn Restaurant, owned and operated by county board of supervisors chairman Case Clinger. Pizza Inn has been charging customers 10.3 percent sales...
Clinger’s restaurant overcharged customers

Clinger’s restaurant overcharged customers

A story of mine posted Wednesday morning on The Floyd Press web site — and scheduled to appear in Thursday’s paper — details how the Pizza Inn restaurant owned by Board of Supervisor Chairman Case Clinger routinely and incorrectly overcharged...