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Monday, December 10, 2018

A Parkway paving mess

Had a chance to climb onto my Harley this weekend and cruise county roads to enjoy the good weather. Of course, if you want to...

The winds of change

Heavy rain continues to fall in Houston, Texas, this morning and floodwaters rise even more on what is considered the monster storm of all...

Race, flags, statues and…

America is an angry nation, sparked by partisan divides over politics, race, income and living standards.  Anger too often leads to violence and, in a country overloaded with strong emotions fed by hatred, we live too often in a powder keg.

Rubber ducks in the water

The annual rubber duck race on Little River by Thunderstruck Road hit the water Saturday afternoon as they were ceremoniously dumped into the drink...

Skin on display at Liberty University

The Miss Virginia Pageant is leaving Roanoke to take up residence at Liberty University in Lynchburg, starting next year. To make sure we have this...

Power out from Indian Valley to Pilot

Power went out to 2,173 Floyd customers of Appalachian Power at 5:37 a.m. Thursday morning, leaving people without electricity in an area that ran...

Traffic? We don’t need no stinkin’ traffic

Traffic, a topic that normally doesn't come up in conversations in a town like Floyd, is a hot issue that sparks lots of debate...

Back to school in early August

  At one time, summer consisted of the full three months between Memorial and Labor days but, as the cliché goes, that was then and...

Floyd’s evolving restaurant scene

  A notice on Facebook last week said the operators of the former Hardware Bar and Grill in Hlllsville, closed after a fire, are planning...

Change and the Floyd County way

A lot of anger over change circulates among us nowadays.  We saw much of it on social media recently over a new Dollar General...