Floyd Town Manager position now a part-time job

After a few weeks on the job, new Floyd Town manager Lance Terpenny confirmed what many have suspected: A town of 435 people doesn’t need a full-time manager. So the Town Council Thursday night — on Terpenny’s recommendation — cut his hours, salary and benefits by one-fifth and made the town manager position a part-time […]

The Buffaloes bounce back

Floyd County High School’s varsity football team rebounded from a season-opening loss last week to Christiansburg by stomping Rural Retreat 48-20 Friday night for the home opener. Dorian Harris (above), aided by key blocking, shredded the RR defense with rushing touchdowns while the Buffalo defense stepped up (below) with key quarterback sacks an solid wall […]

Lance Terpenny is a good fit for Floyd

Floyd Mayor Will Griffin calls new town manager Lance Terpenny a “perfect fit” for Floyd. After spending more than three hours with Terpenny Thursday, talking about motorcycles, small town politics and several other things, I’m inclined to think Griffin is right. It’s clear that the 55-year-old Terpenny, who brings more than 20 years of municipal […]

More controversy over Lance Terpenny

The controversy over new Floyd Town Manager Lance Terpenny’s lucrative departure from his former job in Christiansburg just won’t die. Some angry Christiansburg Town Council members say they were kept in the dark about just how much money the town would be paying out in severance for the town manager they fired last month and […]

The Floyd County motorcycle mafia

Lance Terpenny’s controversial move to the Floyd Town Manager’s job after his ouster from a similar post in Christiansburg adds another player to the county’s growing motorcycle mafia — an increasing group of government officials, business leaders and other prominent citizens who ride. Terpenny not only owns three Harley-Davidsons (two customized Softails and a restored […]