Sunday, July 22, 2018

FloydFest Warm-Up at Small Town Summer event

Floyd's Small Town Summer Events show this Thursday night, billed as a FloydFest Warm-Up, featured South Hill Banks and Los Chupacabras for a free evening of music and fun in Warren Lineberry Park. FloydFest 18 kicks off on Wednesday of next week by the Parkway...

Adrian Cronauer: RIP to an old friend

Many people around the world knew Adrian Cronauer as the Armed Services Disc Jockey played by Robin Williams in the movie "Good Morning Vietnam." We...

Doing what one loves for a living

Ground fog hugged the landscape at 0500 this Tuesday morning as I turned our Jeep Liberty onto U.S. 221 south for the four-mile drive...

Yes, Virginia, there is a madman out there

Lots of emails and texts over the past couple of days about the latest travesties in Washington, punctuated with an increasingly dismal outlook for...

Danger, threats to local members of the press

From time to time during my 55 years in journalism, I've written about a controversial issue that drew public protests and threats. I've received some...

Weekend: Goodbye June, hello July

Call it the transition weekend with Saturday the end of June and Sunday the first day of July as well as the weekend before...