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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Klan’s favorite ex-congressman is running for President

Virgil Goode, one of the more embarrassing political bigots spawned by a commonwealth that excels in producing racists for public office, walked the streets...

Ron Paul won Floyd County but little else in Virginia’s GOP primary

Maverick Libertarian Ron Paul carried Floyd County, along with four other adjoining counties in the Republican Presidential Primary Tuesday, edging former Massachusetts Govenor Mitt...

Public hearing draws 47 speakers

The crowd for the public hearing on a proposed ordinance to ban ridge line development in Floyd County didn't overflow the high school auditorium....

The people speak: January 24, 2012

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ny-zPWtFeg?rel=0&w=620&h=345] Public comments before the Floyd County Board of Supervisors at their meeting Tuesday night. Presented without editing or comment for public benefit.

Sulzen new school board chairman

David Sulzen is the new chairman of the Floyd County School Board, replacing Doug Phillips, who ended an 18-year-reign over the county's educational system. Phillips,...

Know your county government

[vimeo 35062235 w=620 h=349] With two new members and a new chairman and vice chairman, the Floyd County Board of Supervisors has a new look...

Status quo rules in Floyd County elections

In the end, an election that some felt would restructure Floyd County's school board and redefine county government turned into an endorsement of the...

When politics overwhelms friendships, we all lose

Lunch last week with two friends who approach life from opposite ends of the political spectrum:  Fred First, Floyd County's "first blogger" and Jim...

When a candidate comes to your door, ask some tough questions

Don't get many political candidates at our door.  Maybe it's the sign in the driveway that says "we shoot every third politician and the...

Calling all Democrats. Hello, any Democrats out there?

Seen any Democrats around here lately?  You know, the party of the donkey...or jackass, depending on your point of view. With the ballot set for...