Gunfight at the VDoT corral

Gunfight at the VDoT corral

Floyd County’s Board of Supervisors is not a confrontational government entity. The five members of the board seldom get in anyone’s face. But months of sustained abuse of the county by the re-aligned Virginia Department of Transportation has some members...
The Buffaloes bounce back

The Buffaloes bounce back

Floyd County High School’s varsity football team rebounded from a season-opening loss last week to Christiansburg by stomping Rural Retreat 48-20 Friday night for the home opener. Dorian Harris (above), aided by key blocking, shredded the RR defense with rushing...
A welcome addition to Floyd's music scene

A welcome addition to Floyd's music scene

New this year on Floyd’s ever-expanding music scene is the Thurday night series of concerts at Hotel Floyd. At a time when the cost of enjoying music is going up at some venues, the Hotel Floyd series if free to the public and features popular area bands with a...
VDOT is AWOL

VDOT is AWOL

Virginia’s Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an all-but-missing entity in Floyd County since the department reorganized and shut down the Hillsville residency office earlier this year and transferred us to the Christiansburg residency. Since the...
Yeah we need the rain but…

Yeah we need the rain but…

Another day, another round of storms, another flood watch. Another day of watching helplessly as my driveway washes away and ends up somewhere in Franklin County. Another day when another tree will probably fall and/or more limbs will come cascading down. If I dare...