New Innovation Center opens

Floyd County cut the ribbon for its new, but currently unoccupied Innovation Center at the Commerce Park on Christiansburg Pike Monday, with a good gathering of local officials, a Congressman and others. A planned “anchor tenant,” a bio-tech startup, bailed out of the Center and Floyd late last year, leaving the county Economic Development Authority […]

An event intruder

A loud visitor helped Floyd County government kick off the new, and presently unoccupied, Innovation Center at the Economic Development Park on Christiansburg Pike Monday. The Navy Prowler was one of two that screamed low overhead for early in the speeches by various county officials. With an increase of air strikes in Iraq and Syria […]

Opening an empty ‘Innovation Center?’

Floyd County’s Innovation Center, built largely from tobacco fund grants, planned for a big launch today with a bio-tech anchor tenant and high hopes for the future. Didn’t work out that way. The center opens with a ribbon-cutting today with no anchor tenant and adjoins the empty Branwick Building that — until this summer — […]