A case of COVID-19 connected to Floyd County High School

Social media lit up Monday over a notice to parents from Floyd County’s School Superintendent that “an individual who is associated with Floyd County High School has been diagnosed with COVID-10.” The notice continues: The person has not been on school premises for the last seven days. The New River Health District confirmed the case […]

Snow outside is not that frightful

Conditions of the second snowfall of 2017 depended on where you live and/or work on this cold Monday morning. Some parts of Floyd County got about an inch while others saw greater accumulations, accompanied by blustery winds of 15 miles per hour or so with cloudy conditions and a few minor snow showers. Floyd County’s […]

Dominating wins by Lady Buffs (again)

After the JV Lady Buffaloes stomped Glenvar 41-9, the Floyd Varsity ran into stiff competition that stalled their game in the first quarter and trailed 7-5 in the first quarter but got on track in the second to take the lead in the first 20 seconds of the second and started pulling away, leading 38-12 […]

Cleanup continues; better weather ahead

Floyd County Schools remain closed Tuesday, along with many other jurisdictions in the New River/Roanoke valleys as freezing temperatures keep last weekend’s snowfall on the ground, topped by ice. After a relatively mild winter finished out the old year, the first 10 days of 2017 reminds us that these are the mountains of Southwestern Virginia […]

Schools return today after a two-hour delay

Floyd County Public Schools scheduled to return to class today, opening two hours late. The opening followed basketball Tuesday night at the FCHS gym. Reopening of school is another step in attempts to return to normal after last weekend’s snowfall that left a foot or so on the county and still leaves residents fighting slick […]