Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In a daily newspaper city room in the 1960s, the noise of teletype machines provided […]

New Year and shutting down

Department store closings, a big part of changes in buying by consumers, hit stores where […]

At least the coffee is still good

As I watched my first pot of coffee drop into the pot from our trusty […]

Rain, then freezing rain and possibly snow

A brief respite from the arctic freeze that gripped the area over the weekend with […]

Warnings ignored before murder of student?

Kari Cook says she told a school official about an Nicole Lovell’s “inappropriate relationship with an adult man” weeks before the 13-year-old was abducted and murdered.

When danger lurks online

The murder of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell of Blacksburg is a harsh reminder of the dangers […]

Violence & murder from Virginia Tech?

Too much bad news locally as the first month of 2016 winds down. A day […]

Stupid is as stupid does

Interesting week and one that proves the point that fictional Forest Gump made: “Stupid is […]

Hills of snow in them, there hills

Floyd County public schools remain closed Tuesday as the area continues to try and dig […]

It’s showtime for Floyd County government

Spending this Tuesday morning with the micro-politics of Floyd County government. delivered to us by […]

Bigotry against Muslims: National shame

Walked away from a infuriating series of Facebook posts Tuesday because of the bigotry, hate […]

Don’t like ‘the media?’ That’s your problem

Randy Hallman, a friend from high school days and son of the the couple who […]