Dancing the night away at the Jamboree

Dancing the night away at the Jamboree

A dry Friday night greeted a large and enthusiastic crowd at The Friday Night Jamboree this weekend with The Black Twig Pickers and a film crew from a North Carolina aquarium filming with a 360-degree camera to capture the music and fun. As Floyd’s tourism...
Music on a Friday night in Floyd

Music on a Friday night in Floyd

Friday night is the night for old-time and bluegrass music at the Friday Night Jamboree and music on the streets of Floyd. The first weekend of August provided a good evening of music and fun.
Jerry Boothe, candidate for Supervisor

Jerry Boothe, candidate for Supervisor

In contested Floyd County elections, we try to interview each of the candidates and let them describe, in a video setting, why they are running for a position and what they would do with the job. In this year’s local elections, set for vote on Tuesday, Nov. 7,...

Music and sun on a Floyd Friday night

Tropical storm Cindy’s threatened visit to our area turned into more worry than actuality and sun and beautiful weather greeted Floyd’s Friday night musical offerings for those who ignored the weather forecast that originally threatened rain and storms.