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Saturday, December 15, 2018

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...

Street Music on a Friday Night

A warm Friday night heading into the last weekend of May 2017 brought street music out in force for Floyd.

Justin Coleman: Indian Valley Supervisor

Had a chance to sit down with Justin Coleman, who is running for the Indian Valley Supervisor seat where longtime board member Fred Gerald is retiring.

Open wars against a free press

At a time when the President of the United States has declared all-out war against the press, a newspaper publisher in Juarez, Mexico, announced...

Sometimes it hurts to cover the news

After a day covering cases in Floyd County Circuit Court recently, a family member of a defendant who deputies led away to begin a...

Stop texting! Try talking to someone

A young woman texting on her smartphone while pushing a grocery cart in the aisle of Floyd's Food Lion t-boned my cart the other...

New superintendent for county schools

Floyd County's school system dominated news and breakfast table discussions this week with announcement of a new school superintendent and retirement of a legendary...

Cantrell retires from coaching basketball

Alan Cantrell, the legendary coach of the Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes, announced his retirement from basketball this week, ending a run that brought four state titles to the ladies and one for the boys. The school Tuesday promoted JV coach Jason Dalton to varsity the job for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Cantrell ends his 37-year-run coaching basketball at five high schools in Virginia but the Buchanan native began his coaching career in Floyd County in 1977 and returned there after stints at Grundy, Whitewood High in Buchanan, Tazewell and Pound.

Better check your AEP electric bill

Do you receive your Appalachian Power bill electronically and pay it automatically each month with auto-pay withdrawal? If so, double-check yours to make sure a...

New signs of the times

Two new signs in downtown Floyd highlight changes in the community. Over the weekend, signs for Bank of Floyd disappeared as the new logo and...