Time to Spring ahead for Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time (DST) starts at 2 a.m. Sunday so remember to set your clocks ahead before going to bed — assuming of course that you are in bed asleep at 2 a.m. after a Saturday night out. In this computerized and digitized world, our computers set themselves ahead overnight. I have a watch that […]

Terpenny trauma taunts town

Stop by for breakfast at Blue Ridge Restaurant or lunch at the Floyd Country Store this weekend and conversation is dominated by the town’s decision to hire fired and tainted Christiansburg Town Manager Lance Terpenny for the same job here. The tenor of the conversation is usually the same: “What is the Floyd Town Council […]

Questions about Floyd's new town manager

In a series of back room deals, Christiansburg’s soon-to-be-former town manager is leaving his $130,000 a year job under a cloud of controversy and will assume the Floyd town manager post that currently pays 43 grand a year. Of course, Floyd’s town government — which operates with all the transparency of BP in an oil-spill […]

Dickens of a night…

Floyd takes on an wispy, historic look tonight with the annual “Dickens of a Night” celebration in downtown. It kicks off the start of seasonal weekend that culminates Sunday with the Christmas Parade. The Jacksonville Center is also hosting its annual Winterfest for the weekend and the Floyd County High School girls’ basketball teams kick […]

Remember to vote today

It’s primary day in Virginia with spirited races for the Democratic nomination for Governor Lt. Governor..

Polls opened at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

Remember to vote.