Instead of a crowd of tourists or locals visiting downtown Floyd in the Spring, we have a couple of motorcycles from North Carolina, a drive through ice cream buyers and a couple walking their two dogs — a change of pace brought on by the coronavirus threat that has killed three in Virginia and infected 219 as of Sunday.
We may live in the one region of Virginia without a single reported case of COVID-19 coronavirus but the impacts that are affecting the Commonwealth, then nation and the world are affecting all of us.
The spread of what is officially called COVID-19 has brought athletic seasons to an end, shuttered Broadway theatres, canceled the March Madness NCAA basketball tournaments and killed more than 5,000 people worldwide.
Wonder how many people missed church this morning, a brunch date or another scheduled event because they went to bed Saturday night without moving their clocks ahead one hour for daylight savings time (DST). DST has become so routine that its arrival wasn’t mentioned a lot by news organizations or discussed on social media. It
Biden’s win in South Carolina Saturday was not a fluke. He swept nine states on Super Tuesday and, at last count, has the delegate lead. Most voters found him the man who could beat Donald Trump in November.