Floyd County High School’s varsity football team came as close as possible to winning their second game of the season at Friday night’s clash but fell one point short: 26-25. Two blocked point-after attempts and a failed two-point conversion didn’t help as Glenvar capitalized on turnovers and other mistakes to spoil a homecoming game for […]
A new poll from Quinnipiac University says Virginians, by nearly a 3-1 majority, oppose Congress using Obamacare as a way to delay approval of a budget and forcing a partial shutdown since October 1. The same poll also shows that voter anger over the shutdown is playing in the favor of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry […]
One thing seldom changes when it comes to the Virginia High School League state golf tournament: If there is a Hollandsworth on the Floyd County team, she will probably be leading. Amanda Hollandsworth shot a one under par 70 at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal Monday to take the lead in Group 2A, […]
Floyd County Buffaloes returned to the gridiron after a bye week but lost to Radford 17-0 in a an away game. The loss leaves the Buffs at 1-5 and 0-1 in district play. The final score marked the first shutout of the Buffaloes this year. They face Glenvar in a home game next week.
After Wednesday’s video about traffic in Floyd, we’ve received a number of emails and comments from readers who say something along the lines of “yeah, maybe traffic in Floyd is getting worse but it’s still not as bad as (insert name of town or event here).” Mentioned often is the annual Carroll County Flea Market […]
Morning fog in Floyd County after three days of rain. Is better weather on the way? That depends on who you talk to.
The power outage from Thursday’ storm that Appalachian Power called “minor” still has 28,000 Virginia customers without power and no firm prediction from the company on when the lights may be back on. Roanoke city and county still have about 15,000 in the dark while more than 5,000 in Franklin County are powerless. APCo claims […]
After first claiming power outages from Thursday’s storms and high winds were “minor,” Appalachian Power Company now admits the loss of electricity by its Virginia customers are “significant: with 56,000 customers remaining powerless in the early afternoon. Although power was restored to most of the nearly 300 Floyd County customers who woke up in the […]
Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes, riding a 16-game winning streak after a victory in the state quarter-final tournament in Salem on Friday, will face George Mason in the semi-final next Friday at the Siegel Center at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. The winner of that game plays for the championship Saturday at 3 p.m. […]
They say an ice storm is coming Tuesday, right at the time most people are heading for work and school. So much for an early Spring. Let’s be careful out there.