Murder on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Timothy Davis, a 27-year-old Charlottesville disc jockey known as DJ Prolapse, and an 18-year-old friend, Christina Floyd, drove up to Rock Point overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway last Monday to watch the sunset. Davis and Floyd sat at the edge of the overlook when a car pulled into the overlook. The driver stuck a […]

Buster Carico: legend, mentor and friend

Mel “Buster” Carico was already a legend in journalism when I went to work for The Roanoke Times as a copy boy in 1965, shortly after graduation from Floyd County High School. Carico started his 45-year career at the Times as a clerk in the mail room and later worked the switchboard at the paper. […]