New signs of the times

Two new signs in downtown Floyd highlight changes in the community. Over the weekend, signs for Bank of Floyd disappeared as the new logo and name for Skyline National Bank went up on the building of the longtime financial institution next to the county courthouse. Just across Main Street from the bank and courthouse, Blue […]

Couple of big changes on Floyd’s Main Street

  Changes on the surface and internally on two long-time institutions along Main Street in Floyd this weekend. Blue Ridge Restaurant is now Blue Ridge Cafe. ┬áSale of the long-time eatery closed on Tuesday of this week and artist/sign master Greg Locke painted the new name on the windows this week. Whittney Petersen bought the […]

How a new bank name evolved

The new logo of Skyline National Bank, now the name of the combined forces of Bank of Floyd and Grayson National Bank, was designed by a bearded, tattooed Harley Davidson riding designer who — bank president Allan Funk says — made him think of Floyd. Funk told the story of the designer to a gathering […]