Lots of food, music and dancing at the annual Floyd Country Store New Year’s Eve dinner and dance with a packed dance floor for music and fun that rung out the old year and rang in 2017.
With calendar year 2016 coming to an end at midnight Saturday, the usual attempt to look back at the previous 12 months is a mixture of grief, gratitude, anger, happiness and relief. Amy and I felt the pain of loss of too many people in 2016, including some she or I have known over the […]
We head into the final week of 2016, finishing the year in controversy but heading into another 12 months of much concern, controversy and consternation.
In Floyd County, we wrap up a year that saw a shooting of a deputy, firing of a controversial school superintendent, news of sexual abuse by a hardware store employee in Harrisonburg who talked a county high school student to pose nude and pleasure herself on a webcam and smartphone and merger of Floyd’s local bank with one in Grayson County.
New Year’s Eve for 2015 proved popular in Floyd where crowds filled the Floyd Country Store to hear and dance to the music of the Dry Hill Draggers and another large crowd overflowed Dogtown Road House just down a little further on South Locust Street. Those who made it to midnight and beyond provided a […]