The Floyd Free Press?

The Roanoke Times got around to the Pizza Inn sales tax story Friday but made an interesting error in telling it. According to The Times, the story emerged in “The Floyd Free Press.” The Floyd Free what?  Sounds like one of those alternative weeklies that one finds in big cities.  OK, we also have the […]

Little old-fasioned Karma coming down?

My Page One story in today’s Floyd Press tells of a a consistent overcharging of customers of Floyd’s Pizza Inn Restaurant, owned and operated by county board of supervisors chairman Case Clinger. Pizza Inn has been charging customers 10.3 percent sales tax on purchases for at least a year — almost double what was really […]

Clinger’s restaurant overcharged customers

A story of mine posted Wednesday morning on The Floyd Press web site — and scheduled to appear in Thursday’s paper — details how the Pizza Inn restaurant owned by Board of Supervisor Chairman Case Clinger routinely and incorrectly overcharged customers for at least a year with sales taxes almost double the legal amount. This […]

New technology and cold weather

I write this post not on a desktop computer or a laptop — although I have one at disposal at home and the other while on the road. Nor is is composed on a Motorola Droid X — a smartphone capable of producing decent copy and adding a photo to any of my various blogs […]