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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Troopers crack down on ‘Farm Use’ misuse

A sports utility vehicle (SUV) adorned with a "Farm Use" license plate pulled out of Hardees on Main Street in Floyd recently and soon...

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...

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...

New Year, old driveway blues

I knew before daylight dawned that I would not like what I would find in our driveway.  After battling the torrential rainfalls that kept...

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...

Virginians overwhelmingly oppose tea party tactics in Washington

A new poll from Quinnipiac University says Virginians, by nearly a 3-1 majority, oppose Congress using Obamacare as a way to delay approval of...

Fake cop is not offering a blue light special

The fake cop that is pulling over drivers in Floyd County and other areas struck again this past weekend, posing as an unmarked police...

Parkway’s Gestapo?

An increasing number of drivers on the Blue Ridge Parkway in and around Floyd County say a new Park Ranger is overly-aggressive, rude and condescending. Even worse, some say, he abuses his power

Disagree with the school chief? Here comes the law

Two Floyd County deputy sheriffs showed up at Rob Neukirch's home in town recently with a letter from School Superintendent Kevin Harris. The letter warned...

Bob McDonnell: The Klan’s governor

Gov. Bob McDonnell, playing to his mostly-white, Conservative base, restored Confederate History Month to Virginia's Hall of Shame recently, reversing an eight-year trend of...