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 […]


While standing in line to pay our bill at Target in Christiansburg Thursday, a man came up behind, looked at my motorcycle leathers, and commented: “Well, I’m sure you’re not riding your bike today.” I smiled. “Yes, I am.” “You’re nuts,” he said. “It’s cold as hell out there.” Actually, it was about 45 degress. […]