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Yeah, we messing with things around here

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Regular readers may notice a few changes in the look, feel and layout of Blue Ridge Muse. Blame on me.  I can’t stop tinkering with things. I use a “web builder” instead of a tried and true “theme” and it allows me to play around with things

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Public hearing tonight on real estate tax hikes, road plans

Floyd County residents face a potential real estate tax increase of seven percent as part of the proposed fiscal 2019 fiscal year budget that begins on July 1. A seven percent tax increase is part of the current budget under consideration and homeowners have a chance to speak about the proposed hike at a public

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Volleyball lady Buffs enter playoffs

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes varsity volleyball team enters regional playoff competition Monday with a 6 p.m. game against Radford in their gym. The Lady Buffs take their 5-17 record against a strong district team that has beaten them twice in the regular season and enters the regional playoff with a “win or go

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Weekend: Community Market opens

Floyd’s increasingly popular Community and Farmers Market opens its Spring, Summer and Fall run Saturday at 9 a.m. just in time for the weather to hit a cool spell with highs expected in the mid 50s with a chance of thunderstorms.

The Floyd Radio Show wraps up the first part of its 2017 season Saturday night at The Floyd Country Store, hosted by old-time fiddlers Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller with guests Becky Hill & Kevin Chesser, The Downhill Strugglers and The Little River Missionary Baptist Church Choir.

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Correction! Kids fishing is not this weekend

My mistake.  A report Friday about weekend activities incorrectly listed the annual kids fishing day sponsored by the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department as Saturday, April 15. The fishing day is the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend — Saturday, May 13. My bad and my apologies to Sheriff Brian Craig and the kids who will have

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Alumni basketball Saturday

Basketball alumni action hits the floor of the Floyd County High School gym Saturday with action throughout the day and hosted by Joshua’s HOPE – Helping Out by Promotion Education. A report Friday also said this weekend was kids fishing day on Thunderstruck Road.  My mistake.  Kids fishing will be on the Saturday of Mother’s

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A busy weekend coming up

School started Thursday (yes, we know it is not even the middle of August yet) and summertime activities remain.  It’s not even Labor Day yet. Let’s start with Thursday:  The Commons appears at The Hotel Floyd Concert Season at their pavilion, starting at 6 pm. Friday, August 12 Floyd Artisan Market at the Community Market

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The weekend is here. Have a good time

The weekend, and a forecast of hot, hot weather, also provides a short but much-needed break from political conventions.  Those who enjoy life in Southwestern Virginia can listen to music, dance and bask in what the area offers. The National Weather Service in Blacksburg predicts temperatures into the high 80s with heat indexes reaching 100. 

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Need something to do?

Beat the heat, take cover from thunderstorms and enjoy a July weekend of music, art and more in our neck of the woods. If the weather is right, the crowds will pack South Locust Street for music on the streets.  If it’s raining, there’s music and more inside the various venues. The Floyd Artisan Market

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Get ready for delayed 4th of July fireworks

Missed out on fireworks after Floyd joined other communities in cancelling their display of booms and bangs on the 4th of July? No problem.  The fireworks fire off tonight (Friday) at the high school. Lots of other stuff on tap for the weekend too. Hotel Floyd has a gallery opening from 5 – 7 pm.

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