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 […]

Budget public hearing May 27

A public hearing on Floyd County’s proposed $30.5 million budget for fiscal year 2015, which begins July 1 of this year, is officially set for May 27th at 7 p.m. at the County Administration Building on Oxford Street. While the budget is not final, a decision not to raise taxes to fund increases is set […]

‘I’ll bust your nose’

Elmer Underwood of Indian Valley believes the best way to deal with elected officials is to threaten them. During a public hearing two years ago, Underwood told the board of supervisors that the best way to treat them for raising real estate taxes “involves tar, feathers and a rail.” “I got rails out on my […]