Burks Fork Supervisor forum – Part I

Coverage of a candidate’s forum for two of the three candidates running for the Burks Fork District on the Floyd County, Virginia Board of Supervisors.

Oops! My bad for missing a candidate

In our roundup of contested races for Floyd County, I omitted Michael Schumann’s name from the list of three candidates for Burks Fork Supervisor.

No slight intended. I mentioned a third candidate for the post but stupidly failed to list Schumann’s name.

Get mad. Then run for office

Politics, even locally, is often driven by anger, and people who are mad at the way things are are driving a surge of entries into races this year for Floyd County elections. Kerry Underwood, co-owner of Oddfellas Cantina and distiller of legal moonshine whiskey, got mad over things like an appointment to the Floyd County […]

Election Day Tuesday, if anyone cares

Election Day Tuesday. Time to make up our minds on just who we will vote for — or against — when we make selections on those touch screens. Not much choice when it comes to the Floyd County Board of Supervisors. The only contested race — between longtime Locust Grove supervisor David Ingram and challenger […]