Boothe challenges Clinger for Supervisor

The race for the Floyd County Board of Supervisors got more interesting last week with the return of former Courthouse member Jerry Boothe, who is running for  third possible term in the seat he retired from in 2009.

“To be honest, I miss public service,” Boothe said in an interview Friday.  “I like serving our residents. I also think we need more open communication between the board, the schools, and the public.”

County schools — new faces, old problems

With increasing turnover now part of the Floyd County High School teaching staff, the students and veteran faculty start a new year Tuesday with 22 new faces in front of students.

The Floyd Free Press?

The Roanoke Times got around to the Pizza Inn sales tax story Friday but made an interesting error in telling it. According to The Times, the story emerged in “The Floyd Free Press.” The Floyd Free what?  Sounds like one of those alternative weeklies that one finds in big cities.  OK, we also have the […]

Little old-fasioned Karma coming down?

My Page One story in today’s Floyd Press tells of a a consistent overcharging of customers of Floyd’s Pizza Inn Restaurant, owned and operated by county board of supervisors chairman Case Clinger. Pizza Inn has been charging customers 10.3 percent sales tax on purchases for at least a year — almost double what was really […]

Clinger’s restaurant overcharged customers

A story of mine posted Wednesday morning on The Floyd Press web site — and scheduled to appear in Thursday’s paper — details how the Pizza Inn restaurant owned by Board of Supervisor Chairman Case Clinger routinely and incorrectly overcharged customers for at least a year with sales taxes almost double the legal amount. This […]