Branscom, Craig win GOP Convass

Branscom, Craig win GOP Convass

Interim Commonwealth’s Attorney Eric Branscom took the Republican nomination for election to the job in the GOP Canvass Saturday, easily defeating Harrison Schroeder and Travis Epes. Long-time Deputy Brian Craig won a tight race for Sheriff against...

Commonwealth’s Attorney candidates

Two of the three candidates for the Republican spot on the ballot for Floyd County Commonwealth’s Attorney in their opening statements at the candidates forum sponsored by the Tea Party. Eric Brancom, the interim prosecutor appointed by Circuit Jude Marc Long...
We don’t make no stinkin’ endorsements

We don’t make no stinkin’ endorsements

Floyd County voters face more choices and/or new faces than normal in several local elections this year:  Sheriff, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Little River Supervisor and Circuit Clerk. Retirements leave openings on three and an appointment to a judgeship created...
Schroeder running for Commonwealth’s Attorney

Schroeder running for Commonwealth’s Attorney

Floyd attorney Harrison Schroeder is running for the open seat for Commonwealth’s Attorney. Schroeder posted a new Facebook page on Wednesday: His announcement: I am pleased to announce that I will seek the Republican nomination for Commonwealth’s Attorney of...
Several seek county offices

Several seek county offices

As local elections take center stage in Floyd County and throughout the Old Dominion in 2015, voters here will have a variety of choices for races where incumbents are retiring or have moved on to other positions. One candidate, veteran deputy Brian Craig, appears the...