Hot times in the county this weekend

Mid-July slogs through Floyd County and the region this weekend with hot temperatures, thunderstorms and lots of entertainment options for those seeking fun. The National Weather Service office in Blacksburg predicts temperatures in the high 80s for Thursday and just a little cooler in the midrange of the 80s Friday with afternoon and evening thunderstorms […]

Mother’s Day weekend activities

Rain, music and Mother’s Day highlight the upcoming May weekend in and around Floyd County, The annual kids fishing day on the Little River along Thunderstruck Road, however, was postponed from this Saturday until next week (Saturday, May 20), because of the wet conditions from the hard rains Thursday night and Friday. Citizens Co-op hosts […]

Going out? Check weather and event first

Severe weather may be the primary activity on most people’s mind this weekend as Floyd and surrounding areas are still trying to recover from the severe storm and flooding on Tuesday and more of the same is possible, starting Friday evening. Floyd County and surrounding areas head into an uncertain weekend from a weather standpoint. […]

A musical Saturday night

Lots of music and dancing to go around in Floyd County on a Saturday night. And “Old Time Country Dance” at the Country Store with the Mountain Boomers, music from the New Ballard Branch Bogtrotters at Wildwood Farms, Floyd Contra Dance at Dogtown Roadhouse and probably a few others that we missed. ‘Tis the season […]

Chili cookoff, radio show and more

Lots of action in Floyd for the weekend. The annual chili cook-off, sponsored by the Floyd Rotary Club, serves up competing concoctions behind the United Methodist Church on Main Street from 4-7 p.m. Friday. The cook-off features competition between the county’s volunteer fire department and the rescue squad. On Saturday, the last Floyd Radio Show […]