It’s FloydFest week

FloydFest 2017 arrives this week, bringing music fans from around the world to this corner of Southwestern Virginia. With campers arriving in force Wednesday and music beginning at 5:00 p.m. with Mad Iguana on the Pink Floyd Garden Stage, the festival kicks off five days of music and activities. Weather for the five days looks […]

More laws in Floyd County. Why?

Floyd County does not have a law requiring owners of pets to be on a leash when out in public.  Dogs, in particular, are free to run where they want, bark whenever the mood strikes, and galavant throughout the county. It’s been more than a decade since consideration of a proposed leash law in Floyd […]

A snowfall, not a blizzard

Winter storm Jonas wasn’t a blizzard here in Southwestern Virginia. It wasn’t even close. Most of the snowfalls in and around Floyd County came in short of a foot on the ground during the height of the Friday snowfall and the 1-4 inches that might fall Saturday will leave the area far short of the […]

Yes that was snow Friday night

Yes. that was spitting snow as the sun set over our part of Southwestern Virginia Friday night.  For a while it looked like it might stick. It came in right at nightfall and went away as quickly as it appeared. Some of the white stuff made U.S. 221 and Virginia Route 8 slick in a […]