Floyd Town Manager position now a part-time job

After a few weeks on the job, new Floyd Town manager Lance Terpenny confirmed what many have suspected: A town of 435 people doesn’t need a full-time manager. So the Town Council Thursday night — on Terpenny’s recommendation — cut his hours, salary and benefits by one-fifth and made the town manager position a part-time […]

Lance Terpenny is a good fit for Floyd

Floyd Mayor Will Griffin calls new town manager Lance Terpenny a “perfect fit” for Floyd. After spending more than three hours with Terpenny Thursday, talking about motorcycles, small town politics and several other things, I’m inclined to think Griffin is right. It’s clear that the 55-year-old Terpenny, who brings more than 20 years of municipal […]

More controversy over Lance Terpenny

The controversy over new Floyd Town Manager Lance Terpenny’s lucrative departure from his former job in Christiansburg just won’t die. Some angry Christiansburg Town Council members say they were kept in the dark about just how much money the town would be paying out in severance for the town manager they fired last month and […]

More questions about Lance Terpenny

Lance Terpenny, Floyd’s new Town Manager, took an $80,000 pay cut to move from Christiansburg — where the Town Council told him to resign after saying they had “lost confidence” in his ability to serve their needs — but he’s not about to go broke. New details of his severance package from Christiansburg shows he […]

Terpenny trauma taunts town

Stop by for breakfast at Blue Ridge Restaurant or lunch at the Floyd Country Store this weekend and conversation is dominated by the town’s decision to hire fired and tainted Christiansburg Town Manager Lance Terpenny for the same job here. The tenor of the conversation is usually the same: “What is the Floyd Town Council […]