Day: March 15, 2014

Another hit of winter

Monday, at the beginning of the last week of Winter, Mother Nature is expected to bitch slap the area again with freezing temperatures and a “wintry mix” that will include freezing rain, sleet and snow. A below freezing drop in the temperature Sunday night is expected to turn rain into more solid precipitation and a

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Mabry Mill restoration

Mabry Mill begins a “major restoration project” Monday that closes the section of Blue Ridge Parkway in front of the attraction and reroutes traffic behind the historic structure. The National Park Service says the mill will undergo a series of repairs that will “restore much of the site’s historical integrity.”  Part of the project involves

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Lady Buffs’ seniors

Five seniors finished out their high school basketball careers on the Floyd County High School Lady Buffs this season. They will be missed, and for many teams, losing five players could be a disaster but a key strength of the Lady Buffs has long been a deep bench and upcoming stars from the junior varsity

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