Help for the county's small businesses

Help for the county's small businesses

Floyd County’s Economic Development Authority (EDA), invited for the first time to participate in the comprehensive planning process, is looking beyond traditional roles for an economic development entity and working on plans to help existing small businesses....
Money, morality and business deals

Money, morality and business deals

A long-time local resident, and former member of our county government, sat down at my breakfast table recently. He wanted to talk about the recently-aborted data center deal between Data Knight 365 and Floyd County’s Economic Development Authority (EDA)....
Floyd, the con man, and a data center that never was

Checkmate on Data Knight 365

Data Knight 365 (DK3), the data services company that really wasn’t one, defaulted Wednesday on the controversial deal to purchase 51.5 acres of undeveloped land in Floyd County’s Commerce Park for a data center plan that existed only in the grandiose...

Data Knight 365 and Floyd County: How much more?

As my story in today’s Floyd Press reports, the county’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) Tuesday approved issuing a formal “final demand for closing” for the twice-aborted sale of 51.5 acres of undeveloped land in the largely-empty...