Floyd’s evolving restaurant scene

  A notice on Facebook last week said the operators of the former Hardware Bar and Grill in Hlllsville, closed after a fire, are planning to open a new eatery over the Harvest Moon in Floyd. “We are pleased to announce…we will be opening our new...

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 store near Check at the intersection of U.S. 221 and Daniels Run and the purchase of Floyd Pharmacy by CVS.  Lots of predictions of...
Goodbye to The Floyd Pharmacy

Goodbye to The Floyd Pharmacy

  Employees of The Floyd Pharmacy spent much of this week packing things that will no longer be sold when the building reopens Monday as a CVS chain drug store. The building that housed the Pharmacy was a Piggly Wiggly back in the 1960s. ¬†On Monday, it opens as a...

Justin Coleman: Indian Valley Supervisor

Had a chance to sit down with Justin Coleman, who is running for the Indian Valley Supervisor seat where longtime board member Fred Gerald is retiring. I filmed Justin’s comments, without editing, to let him tell his story and reasons for seeking office in our...

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 he was shutting down his newspaper because of an increase of killings of journalists in that country. “Everything in...