Living on Floyd Time? Yeah, right

Call this a week that violates all claims of “living on Floyd time.” Monday came with a trip down to Roanoke to cover a sentencing hearing in federal court — a hearing that explains a lot about what has been happening with one of our local businesses.  A visit to a short story on the […]

Summer finally arrives

Welcome to the Solstice, the longest day of the year and the “official” beginning of the summer season. In a culture dominated by calendar designations controlled by sales and promotions, most feel like summer has been upon us for a while.  Memorial Day is often considered the “start of summer.”  Whenever schools let out for […]

Chantilly Farms Bluegrass and BBQ 2015

The Fifth Annual Chantilly Farm Blugrass and BBQ Festival brought thousands to the sprawling landscape off Franklin Pike in Floyd County on Friday and Saturday of this three-day Memorial Day Weekend for listen to headliner Rhonda Vincent plus Meadows of Dan’s Sammy Shelor and Lonesome River Band, Junior Sisk and much more.

In the good old Summertime…

Officially, the Memorial Day weekend that arrives a few days from now is the start of summer but the heat of summer, along with afternoon thunderstorms, is already on us.

Spring arrives this week, so does motorcycle mania

After a strange, and often nasty, winter in our area, Spring officially arrives on the calendar this week and it appears Mother Nature is cooperating as well.

For many of us, the focus, of course, is on motorcycles. Why? Why not?