Still stuffed with Thanksgiving turkey? Then get some exercise with weekend activities in and around Floyd, culminating with the Christmas Parade Sunday afternoon through downtown with the arrival of Santa. Lots to do, places to go, music to hear and dancing awaits. Friday’s weather calls for a high near 50 with a low of 37
“The reality is that these sanctuary declarations are not worth the piece of paper that they are printed on.”
Earlier this year, I tried an experiment with this website. I dropped advertising because I felt it had gotten in the way of communicating with words and photos. Good intentions but one that violates the economic rules of survival. It takes money to put a comprehensive website on the internet and keep it up and
In 1997, I was at Ramstein U.S. Air Force Base at Rhineland-Palatinate, a state in southwestern Germany, on assignment when I heard an airman talking nearby and recognized the accent. “Excuse me,” I said, “are you by any chance from Southwestern Virginia?” “Yes, I am,” he answered. “How did you now?” “I recognized your accent,”
Floyd’s Famous Friday Nite Jamboree celebrated its 35th anniversary Friday night in the Country Store that hosts it. Current owners Dylan Locke and Heather Krantz honored original owner and founder Freeman Cockram as a weekend of festivities began. Cockram then joined in with other musicians to open the music before yielding to the traditional Gospel
Photos of the Floyd-Radford regional volleyball final in Christiansburg Tuesday night. The Lady Buffaloes lost the game in straight sets but open state tournament play Saturday at Union High School at Big Stone Gap in deep Southwest Virginia.