Tourism: Old as the hills around here

Interestingly, and sometimes controversially, tourism and the attention of traveling visitors are issues treated as things recent for Floyd County and the environs of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia. But tourism, as an active part of the county, goes back to well before the turn of the current century and can be found […]

A bittersweet championship night for Floyd County’s Darian Grubb

Amid the hugs and tears of winning NASCAR‘s Sprint Cup championship Sunday night at Homestead Motor Speedway in Florida hung a bittersweet reality for Floyd County native Darian Grubb. The crew chief for Tony Stewart‘s incredible surge towards the title learned a month ago that he would be out of a job as soon as […]