36.1 F
Monday, February 18, 2019

Cold, winter storms among us

As has happened too many other times in this winter, Floyd County and our part of Southwestern Virginia are "on the edge" of where rain turns to snow -- which means our rain could be mixed with ice.

If newspapers die, can journalism survive?

Over the last 15 years, I've watched newspapers around the nation cut back and now must ponder death of news profession itself.

Lady Buffaloes down Radford’s Bobcats

If the Radford Lady Bobcats planned on revenge against the Floyd County Lady Buffaloes Friday night, the plan didn't work. The Lady Buffs downed the...

Lots to do for this weekend

Here we are at the last weekend of January, the first month of 2019 and, perhaps, the first weekend where we have not had...

Mostly cold weather through January

Our latest "wintry mix" should end about 12:25 pm Thursday with temperatures continuing to drop after spending time in the 50s overnight...

More winter woes

Freezing rain and cold birds in a previous winter storm. So much for any hoped-for improvements in our...

Lady Buffs beat Giles as new week begins

Even with schools closed Monday, the Lady Buffaloes traveled to Pearisburg Monday evening to beat Giles 68-49 with Alexis Kiser scoring 21 points, Abby Spence 17 and Brookelynn Hall 11.

Yes, it is cold out there

The thermometer sits at three degrees this morning on our back porch at 7 a.m. Monday. With the heavy...

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

“I have a dream,” Dr. Martin Luther King told more than 250,000 people on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on August 28, 1963. “My four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”

High winds, chance of snow Sunday

High wind warning takes effect in Floyd and surrounding counties Sunday at 7 a.m. for the following 24 hours with northwest 25 miles per hour with gusts up to 65 mph.