Live from Floyd! It’s Saturday Night…via the Floyd Radio Show

A capacity crowd of both locals and visitors who shelled out five bucks each for a night of music, cornpone comedy and storytelling showed up Saturday night for the first broadcast of the Floyd Radio Show at the Country Store. The show, which airs the first Saturday Night of each month was broadcast live over […]

A Floyd Friday night

With more and more Springlike weather (while not forgetting the cold weather in the weekend’s forecast), the streets of Floyd are packed with music and listeners on Friday nights. The traditional “First Friday” observations at The Jacksonville Center, Winter Sun and Station on South Locust added to the crowd this past Friday night as the […]

A marriage made in bluegrass heaven

Serena Wimmer and Donald Jacobs tied the knot at the Jamboree in Floyd Friday night. The met at the Jamboree, danced many a night away and fell in love amid the clogging, flatfooting and bluegrass music. So the music stopped briefly Friday night and the dance floor and stage became a wedding chapel for the […]

A national honor and playing with the master

Two of Mike Mitchell’s music students got the chance to play on stage with the legendary Wayne Henderson Wednesday as the Floyd County Store and Virginia’s Crooked Road took to the national stage for special recognition by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Hannah and Laurel Brooke joined Henderson on stage at the Country Store […]

Where is the support for our veterans?

With Daylight Savings Time coming earlier than ever nowdays, the afternoon shadows ran long Sunday afternoon for the annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Floyd and the crowd was a far cry from what it once was in a county where service to country was once considered important and worthy of more respect and attention. […]