Day: November 27, 2013

Yes, Virginia, there will be a recount in the state AG race

In the least surprising news out of a statewide election of surprises this year, Republican Attorney General Candidate Mark Obenshain is requesting a recount after the official canvass of this month’s election shows him trailing Democrat Mark Herring by 165 votes out of the 2.2 million cast. Recounts are virtually automatic in such races and

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Pre-Thanksgiving snow job

After freezing rain, then a day of mostly rain, snow moved into the area Wednesday with a slight coating and some slick roads. With a temperature at noon around 28 and brisk wind, venturing out was chilly. The weather forecasters tell us Thanksgiving Day will be sunny and and a little warmer with temperatures in

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Some fallout from the Wendell Berry event

Lots of aftermath, second guessing and some recriminations from author-activist Wendell Berry‘s visit to Floyd last week. Some are asking for refunds on the tickets they purchased to attend the appearance of Berry last Friday night, saying they were misled into thinking they were attending an evening listening to him and not a panel discussion

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