Day: April 22, 2008

Floyd’s most wanted

Blue Ridge Muse found itself on Floyd’s most-wanted list this week because the forgetful owner forgot to renew the studio’s business license.

Went down to the Town Hall to pay up and had to fork over an extra 10 bucks as a fine to get legal again with the jurisdiction.

Learned the "Most Wanted" list isn’t all that exclusive. Many businesses in town have to be reminded to renew that little cardboard certificate that goes up on the wall.

One of them was Town Attorney Jim Shortt: The man charged with collecting overdue license fees. Question: Did Shortt write himself a threatening letter?

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