Public hearing on county budget

Floyd County residents have a chance to comment Tuesday night on the fiscal 2018 budget of $37.6 million needed to run government operations — including $22.974 million to operate public schools. The board of supervisors’ public hearing on the budget, which is an increase of $3.6 million over the current fiscal year, goes before a […]

Coleman wins GOP nod for Supervisor

Floyd County Deputy Sheriff Justin Coleman handily defeated Susan Peters for the Republican nomination for the Indian Valley Board of Supervisors to replace Fred Gerald, who is retiring. Coleman captured the nomination in an overwhelming victory over Peters, 168 to 38 votes in a GOP mass meeting at Indian Valley Elementary School Saturday afternoon. With […]

Floyd wins Tuesday without support from county leaders

As members of the Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes and their fans celebrated a solid semi-final win over Clarke County in Richmond Tuesday afternoon, assistant coach and athletic director Travis Cantrell was not happy with the county’s board of supervisors and government leadership — a group he says does not exhibit support for the […]