Notice to all: See you in the Spring

Notice to all: See you in the Spring

Gov. Bob McDonnell has a message for all of us: If you don’t have to go out, stay off the roads and don’t leave home. Give the Virginia Department of Transportation a chance to clear the roads. Given VDoT’s record of service since the agency’s...
Taxing questions for taxing times

Taxing questions for taxing times

While counties and cities throughout Southwestern Virginia raise taxes on both real estate and personal property, Floyd County Supervisors appear determined to hold the line. Which creates problem for the cash-strapped county but could be a relief for equally...
Census deadline: Mail it or get a visit

Census deadline: Mail it or get a visit

One day after Tax Day comes the drop-dead date for mailing in Census forms. Fail to mail it today and a census worker will come knocking on the door. We don’t like strangers knocking on our door, particularly those who work for the Federal Government, so we will...