It would be nice to blame the crappy weather we’ve had this year for putting a damper on this Christmas season. The sideshow in Washington with the guaranteed impeachment of Donald Trump next week, making him just the third president to reach that sordid level, and the sham trial in a Senate that cares nothing
Friday the 13th arrived overnight with freezing rain and sleet, closing Floyd County Public Schools while many schools in surrounding countries posted delayed openings. A winter weather advisory, issued by the National Weather Service Office in Blacksburg, went into effect at midnight Thursday and runs through 3 p.m. Friday with warnings from the Virginia State
Lots of pre-Christmas events for this weekend plus The Junior Sisk Band at the Floyd Country Store on Saturday night, Butch Robins Band at Dogtown on Friday evening, the Madrigal Dinner at Floyd County High School (also on Friday) and much more at music venues like Buffalo Mountain Brewery, Dogtown Roadhouse, and Wildwood Farms General
Floyd County Supervisors Tuesday night unanimously became the latest of (to date) more than 60 counties and cities to approve declare themselves a “Second Amendment Sanctuary” in response to plans by the new Democratic majority of the General Assembly to create new gun control legislation in the Commonwealth next year. As several speakers pointed out
Current law is clear. No weapons on school property, except for law enforcement officers. If you leave your weapons in your car while parked on school property, you will also be breaking the law. Leave your weapons at home.
The surgeon who sliced and diced my arm ruled out riding motorcycles for a while because of the many stitches attempting to hold a long incision together.
Because of stitches from surgery on my left arm the day before, I could only shoot photos in the first part of the Lady Buffaloes-Auburn game at the Floyd County High School game Friday evening but the ladies appeared in control of the match by the end of the first quarter and went on to
Calling sunlight “solar radiation” makes one wince. It does remind us that much of Earth’s sun-filtering ozone layer is less protective now. Oops. Forgot. One does not mention climate change around here.
Senior Haylee Dalton of the Floyd County High School varsity volleyball team was named to the first team of the Virginia High School League Class 2 state team Thursday. Sister Kenzee Dalton and Madison Ramey made the second team. The Lady Buffaloes came within one game of making the state final match last month with
Crisp, cold weather greets the holiday partygoers and shoppers this weekend in and around Floyd. Gusty overnight winds ease Thursday as temperatures rise a bit to the mid-40s Thursday before dipping back down to near freezing overnight, then 50 degrees on Friday and 43 on Saturday and Sunday. Good times to be inside as much