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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Sounds of music

[vimeo 45959074 w=630 h=354] So often, visitors ask: "What is Floyd?"  Floyd is many things: Agriculture, history, tradition, art, music, sports, natural beauty. But one thing...

Floyd breaks first-round regional tourney jinx

Floyd County High School's Lady Buffaloes varsity softball team broke its first round jinx in regional tournaments Tuesday with a 10-2 pasting of Chilhowie...

Visual journalism

Elmer Broz, city editor of The Alton Telegraph when I signed on as a reporter in 1969 -- and the man I would replace...

Bassett Furniture’s fire destroyed more than just a building

Carlie Boyd retired from Bassett Furniture Company in 1998 after working there all his life.  It was his life, he says, and watching a...

Goldenrod memories

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5df90zL8dU?rel=0] Amy was an accomplished actress when we met in the 1970s and worked for a while as the resident heroine on The Goldenrod...

The Floyd Radio Show returns Saturday but video of the shows will not

The Floyd Radio Show, broadcast once-a-month over the Internet, returns for a second season at the Floyd Country Store Saturday after a summer hiatus. However,...

School bus drivers: Another underpaid group

A reader reminds me that school bus drivers in Floyd County are another underpaid and often unrecognized group. My Social Security check is higher than...

At peace with life and myself

Lunch with an old friend the other day.  At one point, she looked at me and said: "You really seem to be at peace...

A season to cheer about

The basketball season may have ended prematurely for both the boys' and girls' basketball teams for Floyd County High School this year but it...

High winds, icy limbs leave more Floyd Countians in the dark

Power outages in Floyd County climbed overnight, topping 3,500 early today as high winds continued to spread the misery. Appalachian Electric Power says the count...