‘Disgust’ and ‘disappointment’

Most Floyd County Supervisors claim they hear lots of support from constituents over their hardline stand against increasing funding of the school system and determination to hold the line on taxes to pay for increases. But the majority of speakers that come before both the Supervisors and the county school board say otherwise. Twelve of […]

‘I’ll bust your nose’

Elmer Underwood of Indian Valley believes the best way to deal with elected officials is to threaten them. During a public hearing two years ago, Underwood told the board of supervisors that the best way to treat them for raising real estate taxes “involves tar, feathers and a rail.” “I got rails out on my […]

The people speak: January 24, 2012

Public comments before the Floyd County Board of Supervisors at their meeting Tuesday night. Presented without editing or comment for public benefit.