There’s no business like snow business

Snow began falling at about 0500 (5:00 a.m.) in parts of Floyd County as the “big one” starts on a Friday morning. Schools, of course, are closed.  So are a number of businesses.  The Friday Night Jamboree is off and other musical events for Saturday are cancelled.k Reports of slick roads began appearing on social […]

Snow, and then some, is about to arrive

For a change, forecasts of an upcoming snow storm are not hedging. A major storm is headed our way and will arrive Thursday night. Winter storm Jonas will bring heavy snow, ice and strong winds. A massive winter storm warning goes into effect at midnight Thursday with Friday and Saturday bringing 14-20 inches of snow […]

‘Major winter storm’ could arrive Friday

The thermometer at 0500 Tuesday (5:00 a.m.) said six degrees and the projection by the National Weather Service today says Floyd County can expect a high of about 22 degrees. Yes, winter has arrived in the Blue Ridge with what the talking heads call “a brutal blast.” That may be the good news.  Friday and […]