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Lady Buffs take district title, boys come very, very close

The Floyd County High School Lady Buffs varsity basketball team dominated the Three Rivers District title game in Christiansburg Friday night, trouncing Glenvar 79-45. The boys team, in their first district final since 1998, came close to making it a sweep, losing to perennial district champion Radford by just two points: 61-59. But the boys

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Tanner’s 41 points paces Floyd’s 87-51 win over EastMont

Caleb Tanner paced the Floyd County High School Buffaloes boys basketball 87-51 win over Eastern Montgomery to win the first round of the Three Rivers District Tournament Tuesday night. Tanner’s 41 points included 10 three-point goals in the rout.  He only missed one in the game. The Buffaloes face Glenvar in the semi-finals in Christiansburg

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The groundhog lied

That pesky groundhog up in Pennsylvania claimed a couple of weeks ago to see his shadow and predicted an early Spring. Damn rodent lied. After a high-wind warning for Monday night, we face being on the edge of another snowfall/wintry mix on Wednesday and more snow on Saturday. Spring?  Not likely.

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Jammin’ on a Sunday afternoon in Floyd

The Bluegrass Jam Session is a fixture on Sunday afternoons at the Floyd County Store.  It was threatened last year because of some internal conflicts but is back in force in front of appreciative crowds at the center of bluegrass in the area. Music is such a basic part of Floyd’s culture and jam sessions

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The Floyd Radio Show: A good time for all

The Floyd County Store presented its February 2013 edition of the Floyd Radio Show Saturday night before an appreciative live crowd and an internet audience. Now in its second year, the radio show has become part of the permanent entertainment venue of Floyd County.  It is an hour-long compilation of music, comedy, skits and off-the-cuff

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Tanner’s 38 points paces Floyd County’s win against Giles

Floyd County High School’s boys basketball team celebrated senior night Wednesday with a 66-47 district win over Giles, lead by junior Caleb Tanner’s 38 points. The win capped a night when the junior varsity also posted a last-minute victory in a tough match at the beginning of the evening. More photos and Roger Mannon’s story

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