- Real Estate
- Find It
In Floyd County Circuit Court this week, a 42-year-old man facing charges of sexual assault on an 11-year-old boy walked away from any trial or prosecution because the Virginia Department of Health does not have any laws that will allow him to be punished.
How should the town deal with mobile food vendors? That question drew several business owners to the Floyd Town Council meeting Thursday.
The 3rd annual Community Forum addressing the problems and solutions of methamphetamine addiction in Floyd took place Tuesday evening (March 24) at the Floyd County High School. The well-attended educational event was hosted by STOMP (Standing Together to Overcome the Meth Problem) and included a fellowship dinner, musical entertainment, door prizes and a host of speakers.
The Peaks of Otter Lodge and Restaurant opens Friday to kick off the Blue Ridge Parkway’s spring opening schedule.
A 76-year-old Floyd County man died in a single-vehicle crash in Roanoke County Wednesday afternoon, March 25.
Planning for ProjectFloyd ’15, the second annual community service day on Saturday, May 9, is progressing, and coordinators are looking for more adult volunteers to add to the youth work force. Ideas for individual community projects are also needed.
The Floyd County School Board will meet for a budget work session tonight at the School Board Administrative Office. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m.
The Floyd County Tourism Retreat - “Our Floyd Creative Pulse” was rescheduled on March 10 with over 65 people attending the day-long event.
The 7th Annual Service Fair, hosted by Floyd County Public Schools, has been scheduled for Thursday, April 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Floyd County High School. Dinner will be provided.
The Easter Bunny is coming to town for a Pancake Breakfast, courtesy of the Floyd County Volunteer Fire Department. The date is Saturday, March 28 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Floyd Station 1 Firehouse in Floyd.
Eleven students from Boston University spent their Spring break last week lending a helping hand in the area.
LewisGale Hospital Montgomery paid $1 million to settle allegations of medical negligence in connection with the death of radio personality Joseph Seth Williamson at the hospital in 2011.
Saturday, May 9th and Thursday, May 14, both dates from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.. at the Jessie Peterman Library, 321 W. Main St., Floyd, will be the dates, time and location that all Floyd County registered voters are invited to participate in Early Voting for the candidate of their choice for the Republican Nomination for the candidate who will be on the ballot in the November 3, 2015 General Election.
NEW CASTLE — The overflow crowd’s vigorous standing ovation provided evidence that the majority of those on hand wanted nothing to do with the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
National Down Syndrome Day will be observed Saturday, March 21 at Blue Ridge Restaurant in Floyd. Diners will get 20 percent off their meal, plus a free dessert and drink with the purchase of a pin, bracelet, lanyard or t-shirt. Children will receive stickers, balloons and coloring books. Funds raised will benefit Floyd County Schools and go directly to classrooms where children with disabilities are taught.
Beth Macy traveled to the past, the future and around the world to tell a large story about a small town, the big people who run businesses and the little people who struggle to earn a living.
In an effort to provide greater opportunity for growth, the annual Floyd Livestock and County Fair scheduled for Saturday, September 19, will make a change in venue for 2015.
State Senator Ralph Smith has announced he will not seek a third term for the 19th District.
A fire which destroyed the Meadows of Dan Baptist Church last week has been ruled accidental. A press release from the Patrick County Sheriff's Department said an investigation determined the fire's origin was an electrical malfunction in the furnace room.
Registration is now open for Floyd County Triad’s 2nd Annual Golf Tournament, set for April 17 at Great Oaks Country Club in Floyd.
RICHMOND - Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $226,000 in Building Entrepreneurial Economies (BEE) awards for 12 projects in the Commonwealth. The BEE program provides funding to nonprofits and local governments to assist with the development of local and regional entrepreneurial economies that foster job creation and expansion by micro- and small businesses.
The Floyd Town Council will hold it's March meeting Thursday. The last two scheduled meetings were cancelled.
Garden planning season, the time for contemplating last season’s successes and failures, is here. Farmers and serious gardeners alike are looking for inspiration and fresh ideas, and attending spring workshops is an excellent way to learn new production recommendations, vegetable varieties, and potential pest forecasts for the upcoming growing season. Floyd Cooperative Extension is conducting a Spring Vegetable Production Meeting on Thursday, March 26th, at the Floyd Innovation Center.
Aspiring business owners and those with established businesses are being invited to participate in a business development series, being offered weekly April 6-May 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Floyd Innovation Center. The free business training sessions, Floyd C4 (Creators, Curriculum, Coaching and Challenge), are being sponsored by the Floyd County Economic Development Authority.
A 2014 project in Floyd County has now ended up in the Guinness Book of World Records.
SALEM, VA – PCA Healthcare announced this week that it intends to join Carilion Clinic in June.
Floyd County School Board members agreed Tuesday night to construct a budget that would ask for a 1½ percent pay increase for all employees. The decision came after a long day of meetings for both them and local Supervisors.
Central Wise took the state girls' basketball title, with Floyd County High School the runner-up in the game at the Siegel Center in Richmond this afternoon.
The Floyd County High School Lady Buffs are leading in the state championship final with Central Wise at the Siegel Center in Richmond.
Rhonda Fleming Smith, manager of the Floyd County Historical Society Museum, will be the guest speaker at a Historical Society program Saturday, March 14 at The Jacksonville Center for the Arts. Smith’s presentation – “History of Rosehill through the Years” From Colonel Jacob Helms to the Present Day - will begin at 11:00 a.m.
It may not be a reality TV show, but local businesses will be competing for prize money.
All are invited to a free STOMP event, March 24th, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Floyd County High School. STOMP (Standing Together to Overcome the Meth Problem) is putting on its third annual event.
With collaborative efforts and a variety of products, Good Food - Good People continues to make an impression with its fresh, local food and marketing approach.
Representatives from various sectors of the community came together last week to discuss food, poverty and children in Floyd County. At Plenty!, said McCabe Coolidge, one of its founders, there has been an increase in people visiting the food bank. Plenty! volunteers and others are also concerned about the numbers of school children receiving free or reduced lunch.
Two suspects were in custody Thursday after a reported armed robbery and assault in Radford in which police say alleged victims in the case initially gave misleading information.
The Floyd Artists Association’s First Friday event, originally planned for March 6, will be held instead on Friday, March 13, due to the weather.
Due to the current weather conditions, the Floyd Town Council meeting, scheduled for tonight, has been been cancelled.
McCabe Coolidge and wife Karen Day were asleep in their house Sunday night when suddenly they heard someone knocking on their windows and doors. Coolidge jumped up and went into the living room. “There was smoke everywhere,” he said.
What a difference a day makes. Today’s high temperature is expected to be in the 60 degree range before a cold front rushes in overnight, bringing with it freezing temperatures and 1-3 inches of snow.
Appalachian Power is introducing a new outage alerts system. The new system allows customers the option to be notified by text message or email when their home or business is affected by a power outage.
The Floyd Town Council meeting at W. Skip Bishop, Jr. Town Hall is set for Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
A Floyd County jury took less than 45 minutes in Circuit Court Tuesday to convict a former Indian Valley resident of violent and repeated rapes of an underage girl of 12 and 13 in 2013 and 2014 and then less than 15 minutes to recommend sentencing him to six life terms for the crimes.
The Floyd County Triad program is beginning the first of its 2015 library sponsored programs.
“I think this is a wonderful model, and when you have a good model, it doesn’t necessarily go out of style,” said Polly Hieser after 25 years of working with the Seven Springs Farm CSA in Check.
By the time her term as a State FFA officer ends June 25, 2015, Alice Cox will have a year’s worth of experiences on which to reflect. The most recent adventure was a 10-day trip to South Africa. It was her first time out of the United States.
Floyd County School Superintendent Dr. Kevin Harris told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday night he will need at least $367,090.84 in new funds for next year’s budget and would like to see up to $1,155,090.84 to cover needs of the system.
Restaurateurs in the Town of Floyd have been invited to attend the Floyd Town Council meeting on Thursday, March 5. The Council plans to discuss the potential impacts of mobile food vendors on the current restaurant infrastructure, and the Council wants input.
The Virginia Department of Transportation closed a Floyd County road Friday morning. VDOT announced that Route 790, in the northeastern part of the county is closed from Griffith Creek and Lick Ridge to the Floyd/Montgomery County line because of ice.
Gardner's Family Pawn Shop began serving the Wytheville community in the fall of 2011. We are the youngest of four stores in the Gardner family with our other locations in Pulaski, Hillsville, and Galax. We have recently added an auction house in Pulaski a few doors down from our store. In addition to loans, we also buy items and trade as well. We take many different items including guns, electronics, knives, jewelry, coins, gaming systems, DVD's, games, musical instruments, amps, ATV's, boats, vehicles, and much more.
Craftsmen of Quality Outdoor Furniture and More Founded in 2001, Yoder Woodcrafters is nestled in the scenic mountains of Virginia's southwest. For over 13 years we have provided our community and surrounding area with fine handcrafted outdoor furnishings. We enjoy our work, and the many fine clients we have been privileged to work with. We offer a wide variety of outdoor furnishings: this includes LuxCraft Poly Lawn Furniture, Oakridge hunting blinds and our own hand crafted, custom made outdoor furniture including; porch swings, rockers, gliders and picnic tables. Our store features some of the finest recycled plastic furniture on the market. These products are not only virtually maintenance free; they come with an industry leading Lifetime warranty. From the beauty of the sea side to the seclusion of your mountain cabin; Yoder Woodcrafters has what it takes to take your relaxation to a whole new level. We would love to help you and your families create a lifetime of pleasant memories and make your "outdoor dreams come true"! Your happiness guaranteed! Thank you for visiting!
The website address for Southwest Virginia community newspapers, including the Wytheville Enterprise, the Richlands News-Press, The Clinch Valley News, The Bland County Messenger, The Floyd Press, the Smyth County News & Messenger, the Washington County News and the Mountain Planner.
At Royal Oak Pediatrics, we consider it both a great joy and responsibility to care for children. Most of us are parents ourselves, so we strive to be understanding and available to the families we are privileged to serve. We are honored that you have chosen us as your child's primary medical provider and are confident that you will be pleased with the quality of care and service that we can provide you and your family. A vital part of our service to children begins with our outstanding staff who works hard to manage and maintain a professional, caring and supportive environment for our patients in a timely manner. Our doctors are lifelong learners. Not only have they received advanced medical training in pediatrics, they continually pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest in child health care. Your child's health is as important to us as it is to you. We look forward to providing you with excellent medical care your child deserves.
We have been serving the residents of Smyth County for over 34 years. We are here for you and your family whenever you need us. We are proud to be able to say that we treat all our patients as if they were our own family. Here are some of the Services we provide: Emergency Transports to the Hospital Transports from One Hospital to Another From Home to the Hospital for Test From Home to Cancer Treatments and Dialysis Treatments Transports from a Skilled Nursing Facility Transports from a Nursing Home Transports to a Physicians Office How Do I Qualify?We take most insurances, just call us at 276-783-9795 during business ours and 276-783-4773 after hours and we will review your medical information with you and advise you at that time.
Floyd's Outdoor Equipment Specialists At T&E Small Engine we are here to help you with all your outdoor equipment needs. Family owned and operated since 2004, we pride ourselves on being honest and dependable with a hometown atmosphere. Unlike large retailers and box stores, at T&E Small Engine you will get the personal attention you need from our knowledgeable friendly staff. Our certified service department can handle all your equipment repair and maintenance needs, from a minor tune up to a complete overhaul.
The dermatology professionals at New River Dermatology are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all of our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That’s why we’ve developed a web site loaded with valuable information about dermatology and dermatological problems and treatments. Our web site also provides you with background about our physicians, staff, office hours, financing policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in Blacksburg and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. We want you to feel confident that when you choose New River Dermatology, you’re working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring. Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for New River Dermatology’s capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call either of our offices at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.
Pharmacy, specializes in prescriptions, OTC meds, personalized friendly service. Carries Dr, Scholl's orthopedic shoes. Serving the Richlands area for over 20 years. Locally owned by Edwin Pruett, MPH.