Day: August 10, 2010

More controversy over Lance Terpenny

The controversy over new Floyd Town Manager Lance Terpenny’s lucrative departure from his former job in Christiansburg just won’t die. Some angry Christiansburg Town Council members say they were kept in the dark about just how much money the town would be paying out in severance for the town manager they fired last month and

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NASCAR’s fading glory

When Amy and I attended the inaugural Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis in 1994, a NASCAR official arrogantly predicted the race would “be bigger than the Indy 500 in the coming years.” An overflow crowd of more than 300,000 packed the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that year. A decade and a half later, empty seats outnumbered those

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