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 […]

Terpenny saga is democracy at work

Whether you agree with the Floyd Town Council’s desire to hire Lance Terpenny as the new town manager or not, Thursday night’s meeting — which drew about 50 interested citizens of the town and county, was democracy at work. Council members took a rare and open step of explaining their position and their interview process […]

New faces in government

Some new faces joined the ranks of elected officials Monday as Circuit Judge Ray W. Grubbs administered the oath of office in the courtroom of the county courthouse. Among those taking the oath of office were newly-elected town Mayor Will Griffin, council members Bruce Turner and Karen Agnew Bingham, Courthouse district supervisor Casey Clinger and […]