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Monday, February 18, 2019

Grin and Bear it

Meet Bear, the motorcycle riding cat. Bear is from Roanoke and he and his staff rode into Floyd Sunday for a visit. That's right, we said...

Floyd wraps up a busy week

The Floyd Country Store closes out a 10 day celebration of its 100th anniversary today with the Sunday afternoon Oldtime Slow Jam, a weekly...

Bikertown USA

Motorcycles were out in force in Floyd over the weekend as riders near and far took in the colors on the Parkway and then...

Thar she blows…

Yep. That's wind you hear howling outside the door this morning. High wind warnings from the National Weather Service include: The wind warning covers...

So much snow, so little clearing

The sidewalk that borders the Floyd County Courthouse on Locust Street remained uncleared Tuesday -- nearly one month after he snowfall that covered it...

Remixing and revisiting ‘Pistol Packin’ Mama’

[vimeo 32393353 w=633 h=356] As any regular reader of this site knows, I love shooting music -- both with still and video.  Changes in technology...

A one-minute tour of Washington

[vimeo 43554602 w=630 h=354] Just for fun: A one-minute tour of Washington's National Mall. Your narrator: Brian Setzer, singing Eddie Cochran's "Summertime Blues."

Standing room only at Mickey G’s

Michael Gucciardo opened his new Mickey G's Italian Bistro and Pizzera in the middle of this week's ice storm but that didn't slow business...

Soaked

When the skies darkened before sunset Wednesday, I knew I was in trouble. Three miles from home the skies opened up, sending a torrent of...

Say goodbye to Chevron and Texaco

Chevron and Texaco service stations in Southwestern Virginia began to disappear over the weekend as some locations closed and other changed to other brands...