Traffic? We don’t need no stinkin’ traffic

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 elsewhere in America. Traffic, and the ability to get from point A to point B in about an hour is something that a “location...
Back to school in early August

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 this is now. Classes for public schools for Floyd County students begin on Thursday — the 10th of August — in the...
Floyd’s evolving restaurant scene

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 to open a new eatery over the Harvest Moon in Floyd. “We are pleased to announce…we will be opening our new...
Change and the Floyd County way

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 store near Check at the intersection of U.S. 221 and Daniels Run and the purchase of Floyd Pharmacy by CVS.  Lots of predictions of...
Goodbye to The Floyd Pharmacy

Goodbye to The Floyd Pharmacy

  Employees of The Floyd Pharmacy spent much of this week packing things that will no longer be sold when the building reopens Monday as a CVS chain drug store. The building that housed the Pharmacy was a Piggly Wiggly back in the 1960s.  On Monday, it opens as a...