An event intruder

An event intruder

A loud visitor helped Floyd County government kick off the new, and presently unoccupied, Innovation Center at the Economic Development Park on Christiansburg Pike Monday. The Navy Prowler was one of two that screamed low overhead for early in the speeches by various...
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...
Raindrops keep falling on my dread

Raindrops keep falling on my dread

Like an idiot, I believed the “meteorologists” who predicted Monday’s thunderstorms would strike in late afternoon so I rode my motorcycle to my mother’s assisted living facility in Radford to pick up some clothes to take to her at the rehab...
Back to school

Back to school

After a brutal winter that left some Southwestern Virginia school systems closed for an entire month, administrators aren’t taking any chances. Students return to school in Floyd County this morning, joining their counterparts in other counties who started even...
The Floyd County motorcycle mafia

The Floyd County motorcycle mafia

Lance Terpenny’s controversial move to the Floyd Town Manager’s job after his ouster from a similar post in Christiansburg adds another player to the county’s growing motorcycle mafia — an increasing group of government officials, business...