Tag: Floyd County

Supervisors approve 2nd Amendment Sanctuary

Floyd County Supervisors Tuesday night unanimously became the latest of (to date) more than 60 counties and cities to approve declare themselves a “Second Amendment Sanctuary” in response to plans by the new Democratic majority of the General Assembly to create new gun control legislation in the Commonwealth next year. As several speakers pointed out

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Floyd County moonscapes

Another beautiful autumn moon over Floyd County. Been shooting moon photos for more than 55 years and with newer equipment and long lenses, getting sharper and more detailed images is easier. This month’s full moon was captured with a 400 mm Canon lens with a 2X Tele-Extender on a EOS-1DS digital body from the top

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Post sunset on a Thursday night

As a photographer, I should be ashamed that I seldom use the camera that is always attached to my belt — my iPhone. It’s a good camera with decent resolution and usable color definition. I had just finished packing up my “professional” cameras in their padded bag Thursday night after shooting volleyball game photos for

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Ducks ahoy on the Little River Saturday

More than 60 rubber ducks hit the newly-cleaned Little River Saturday afternoon for the Annual Rubber Duck Race, sponsored by the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce. Details and more photos in the next edition of The Floyd Press.

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Tractors, heat and fun on a Saturday ride

Some 90 or so tractors and hundreds of passengers toured the roads of Floyd County Saturday in the 13th Annual Tractor Fun Run. A large crowd lined Main Street of Floyd as the caravan roared through town shortly after the 10 a.m. start and headed north on Locust Street, then right on Needmore Lane and

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Flash Flood Watch for our area Monday and Tuesday

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect Monday through noon Tuesday for Floyd and surrounding counties in the New River Valley, Roanoke Valley and much of Southwestern Virginia. Advised The National Weather Service office in Blacksburg: …FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A * FLASH

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