Scenes from a Split-Rail Eco Fair

[slide] Shots of Saturday’s Split Rail Eco Fair in Floyd. The event also included dedication of the new community market next to The Station on South Locust.

Farmers Market roofing party

[slide] Community residents gathered on Locust Street Saturday morning for an old-fashioned roofing party to help put the roof on the new Farmers Market next to the Station on South Locust. The Market,  scheduled to be ready for the Split Rail Eco Fair next weekend, will host not only a Farmers Market but other events […]

Old rider

I generally don’t post pictures of myself on this web site but reader Jeff Blakley sent in this shot taken in front of the Floyd County Store a couple of Friday nights ago. Thanks Jeff for reminding me that some of us just never grow up.

A busy Friday night in Floyd

Any way you slice it, Friday nights are special in Floyd and a holiday weekend brings out even more of a crowd on the streets with music (top), street artists (right) and what Floyd is best known for: Bluegrass. This Friday night also featured the opening of new shops in the Station on South Locust, […]

Scenes from a town jubilee

By most measures, Floyd’s first annual Town Jubilee was a success. Estimates of the attendance ranged from 1,500 to 2,500.  Wind and a chance of rain did not deter those who visited the vendors, sampled the food and enjoyed the music.

I’ll have more details and photos in this week’s Floyd Press.