Looking at horsepower and colorful vintage vehicles

A Cruise-In car show at Wildwood Farms added to events for places to go and visit on this Labor Day Weekend. Most of the photos were shot for The Floyd Press for the paper’s next edition so editor Ashley Spinks has first call on the photos. Monday is the final day of the three-day holiday […]

Here comes the weekend

Is Summer winding down? Good question.  Floyd County Public Schools open on Thursday, August 10, of next week.  Athletic practices have already begun. But wait.  The Galax Old Time Fiddler’s Convention kicks off Sunday when the campgrounds open and continues through next week with the finale next Saturday. The Mother of all Flea Market comes […]

A hot weekend before FloydFest arrives

  The upcoming weekend is the last before FloydFest opens its run for 2017 just off the Blue Ridge Parkway and the area in and around Floyd is expected to be hot with visits by those pesky thunderstorms that are part of our weather patterns this summer. It will be hot this weekend but 10 […]

Hot times in the county this weekend

Mid-July slogs through Floyd County and the region this weekend with hot temperatures, thunderstorms and lots of entertainment options for those seeking fun. The National Weather Service office in Blacksburg predicts temperatures in the high 80s for Thursday and just a little cooler in the midrange of the 80s Friday with afternoon and evening thunderstorms […]

A busy weekend awaits us

The last weekend in June brings The Floyd Fandango, the Annual House & Garden Tour, another chapter of Floyd Small Town Summer and the Relay for Life as well as much more. Keep your umbrellas handy as the National Weather Service in Blacksburg predicts scattered thunderstorms for Friday and a higher chance on Saturday on […]