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Last week, representatives of Radford/Floyd Victim Witness, the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, Sheriff’s Office, Women’s Resource Center and Children’s Trust of the New River Valley participated in a program to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Virginia Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights. The event on Wednesday in the Floyd County courtroom took place during Crime Victims Rights’ Week, April 19-25, which was designated as part of a resolution by the local Board of Supervisors.
Floyd County Supervisors, including Indian Valley’s Fred Gerald voting for his first-ever tax levy, unanimously approved increasing real estate taxes to 55 cents per $100 in assessed valuations Tuesday night.
A Floyd rock quarry has closed for upgrades as a federal Mine Safety and Health Administration investigation continues into the fatal injury of a worker there last year.
A free event, the Floyd Earth Day/Eco Expo is set to be held 10-4 this Saturday, May 2 at the Floyd EcoVillage, located off 718 Franklin Pike, near town.
Employees of Citizens Telephone Cooperative (Citizens), will be partnering with the Floyd County Humane Society to host a special community event on Saturday, May 2nd from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. (rain date Saturday,May 9th). The “Dog Walk” will be held at Citizens, located at 220 Webbs Mill Road in Floyd.
ProjectFloyd is looking for adult participation to double in light of the needs. This second annual community service day is just over a week away, and over 30 projects have been requested locally to be completed on May 9th. Projects range from window washing for elderly community members to clean up projects for community groups such as the schools, town, Plenty!, Historical Society, and many, many more. ProjectFloyd is all about serving Floyd in one day, but with the mission of developing a love for giving back throughout the year. Adult volunteers are needed to make this day a success.
Gravel Road didn’t need a spot in the sun to attract a crowd at MerleFest.
A final vote on the Floyd County budget is expected when Supervisors meet tonight.
Denna Harris had a plan.
Floyd County Triad Program’s 2015 Golf Tournament drew 10 teams of competitors. Held at Great Oaks Country Club Friday, the annual fundraiser brought in $1,000 more than last year, a profit of $3,014 after expenses.
Milestones Childcare has announced it will be expanding to accommodate its growing after school and summer program.
Tourism spending along the Blue Ridge Parkway accelerated in 2014.
The Floyd County Tea Party is having a candidates’ forum on Thursday, May 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Jessie Peterman Library in Floyd.
An overflow crowd filled the meeting room of the Floyd County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night, and 20 of 22 speakers praised and thanked their elected leaders for proposing a five cent increase in property tax rates to support the schools and other programs.
The Floyd County Historical Preservation Trust is looking for continued funding. At the Floyd Town Council meeting, Robert Shelor spoke on behalf of the organization, and requested for the 2015-2016 fiscal year the $5,000 donation Council has made in previous years.
A program is scheduled for Thursday, April 23 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Courtroom of the Floyd County Courthouse to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Virginia Crime Victims’ Bill Of Rights. The Floyd County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution to designate April 19-25 2015 as Crime Victims Rights Week.
Floyd County Supervisors will host a public hearing tonight, April 21, on the county’s proposed $34 million fiscal 2016 budget and five cent real estate tax increase (to 55 cents per $100 in assessed valuation) at the county administration building at 7 p.m.
Jimmy Howery, who had been the bailiff for the Floyd County Courthouse, said he showed up at work last Thursday just like he had been every day for the last eight years. He arrived promptly at 7:30 a.m., wearing his uniform, ready for another day of courthouse security.
Chantilly Farm in Floyd, Virginia will be presented with a banner acknowledging their recent inclusion as a Crooked Road Affiliated Venue. Affiliated Venues represent the best in traditional music gatherings that the region has to offer. As an Affiliated Venue, Chantilly Farm will be represented in Crooked Road publicity and promotional materials and recognized as a regional destination to Trail followers. The Crooked Road will present the banner to representatives of Chantilly Farm on Saturday, May 23rd, at 2:40pm as part of their 5th Annual Bluegrass and BBQ Festival.
The Martinů String Quartet from the Czech Republic along with Olga Vinokur, pianist fromNew York City, formerly of Russia, will perform at the Jacksonville Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 25 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Nathalie Shishkevish, owner and operator of the former Natasha’s Market Café in Floyd, entered a guilty plea in Circuit Court Tuesday, admitting embezzlement of $13,152 from sales taxes charged to her customers but never passed on to the Town Government.
It’s been a year filled with promise for those who have loved ones with Cystic Fibrosis, said a Floyd County mother.
There isn’t a cure, a treatment or a way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease from affecting more Virginians, but the state is looking for ways to better care for the 130,000 Virginians now affected by the disease.
Floyd County has now begun to use the Everbridge Resident Alerts, which will sent out emergency communications on preferred contact paths – cell phone, SMS (Short Message Service), home phone, email, fax, pager and more – to residents and businesses.
The Floyd Town Council meeting at W. Skip Bishop Jr. Town Hall will be Thursday, April 16, 2015 6:30 p.m. The agenda includes:
SustainFloyd will have a beans and rice dinner with a screening of the documentary “Thomas Berry: The Great Story” at 6:30 p.m. at the Floyd Country Store this Saturday night, April 18th. An expert panel will lead a brief discussion after the film for those who’d like to stay.
The Floyd Innovation Center has a new tenant. Jon Beegle, chairman of the Economic Development Authority, signed a lease on behalf of the EDA this morning with Henry’s Healthy Pets in Willis.
The Barefoot Puppet Theater will be entertaining at the Jacksonville Center for the Arts Saturday, April 18th, at 3 p.m.
Seventeen-year-old Kyla Robbins likes to sing and listen to music. She also enjoys photography; inspiration is plentiful, she says, “living in such a beautiful place.” Looking forward to getting her driver’s license, she is a typical teen in many respects. A few weeks ago, however, life took a turn.
Robert Carpentieri left his law enforcement job last month, but he hasn’t strayed too far from the profession.
Beginning April 11th - the 2nd Saturday Makers Market of Floyd will be featured at The Jacksonville Center for the Arts in Floyd.
It’s been a week since a fire claimed a family home that housed three generations.
A Check man out driving a pickup truck with “Farm Use” plates after losing his license admitted guilt in Circuit Court Tuesday to leading deputies on a high speed chase from Floyd to Check in February of this year, trying to ram them head on and finally crashing into a tree.
Three cases of rabies in wildlife were confirmed in Montgomery County through March, and health department and wildlife officials are reiterating awareness and prevention.
With two months until the first week of summer camp, a lake at the Blue Ridge Scout Reservation in Pulaski County is dry and it will stay that way unless the organization can raise about $250,000 to make repairs to the attached dam.
COPPER HILL, VA - A Floyd County School Bus was involved in a traffic accident on U.S. 221 North this afternoon. The wreck occurred at 2:50 p.m. As the bus made a routine stop, it was struck from behind by another vehicle. Approximately 40 students were on board at the time.
Announcement season — the precursor to more active political campaigning — is in full swing, with New River Valley candidates seemingly declaring their interest each week.
The Floyd County Young Farmers will host an Agriculture Safety Day and Trade Show on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Floyd County High School. Exhibitors, equipment dealers, financial institutions will all be on hand to visit with attendees.
The Floyd County Historical Society will be having an Open House at its museum on Saturday, April 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will highlight the 2015 World War II exhibits and will honor Floyd County’s WWII Veterans.
Applications for “Art Works for Us”, a county-wide, year-long exhibit of public art are being received by the Jacksonville Center for the Arts. The program will result in sculptures displayed at various venues throughout the county with a map to guide visitors to their locations.
Floyd County Supervisors, in a 5-0 vote Thursday night, approved a tentative 2016 fiscal year budget of $32,422,746 with a five cent increase in real estate taxes and set April 21 at 7 p.m. for a public hearing.
Meet folks from both sides of the law April 12 and 19 on the 11th annual "Moonshine Express" tour of Rocky Mount, county seat of the "Moonshine Capital of the World". The first departure is at 1:30 p.m.
National Library Week 2015 lasts from April 12th-18th but Jessie Peterman Memorial Library in Floyd is celebrating all April. This year’s theme for National Library week is "Unlimited possibilities @ your library®." Stop by JPML (or post to Facebook) and let the staff know how you use the library. They’d also like to add those comments to their writing wall.
FLOYD, VA – Bank of Floyd unveiled its newest banking service - TellerVision® on March 24th in a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce. The community was invited to experience this new technology as well as enter for a chance to win a free Kindle.
Paul D. Allen, the Englishman who came to Floyd in 2009 with promises of a multi-million dollar data center at the county’s Commerce Center and jobs but disappeared with the deal in default, entered guilty pleas in federal court Monday on multiple counts of $1.2 million in bank fraud and faces prison and deportation when he is sentenced in June.
Three-year-old Vanessa Burnette was released from a Manhattan hospital Monday, one week after undergoing surgery for neuroblastoma. She was expected to be on her way home this week.
The Floyd County School Board has presented the school budget to the county. On Monday night after a public hearing, the School Board adopted the proposed $22.1 million budget by a unanimous vote.
All food vendors for the annual Hillsville Memorial Day Flea Market and Gun Show must submit an application for a temporary food permit, along with food safety certifications and fees. Landowners who lease space to food vendors are also required to submit a landowner/coordinator information packet.
The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce is presenting a Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, April 7th, Noon to 1 p.m., at the Bank of Floyd Community Room. The topic is Effective Online Presence for Businesses, which includes websites, social media, online advertising, traffic tracking, search engine optimization, mass email communication, etc. This will be a roundtable with three panelists: Jason Gallimore from Chantilly Farm, Andy Moreno from Mountain Song Inn, and Keith Toler from Chateau Morrisette Winery and Restaurant. There will be a question and answer session after the panelists speak. This is a bring-your-own lunch event, and the chamber will provide iced tea, lemonade and water.
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.
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.
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.
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 hours 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.
Insurance for Home and Business Our client's needs always come first. We will strive to always provide value far in excess of our client's expectations. Our constant goal is mutual respect, and long-term relationships that are beneficial to all parties. Our agency will be a great place to work and do business. We will be positive, helpful, and enthusiastic at all times, always focusing on solutions, not challenges. We will take care of business first and foremost, but have fun and enjoy ourselves in the process. We will run a clean, organized, and efficient operation, and always adhere to the highest standards of integrity and ethical business practices. We will never rest on our accomplishments. We will constantly strive to create, develop, and implement new ideas, strategies, and services that will benefit our clients. We will continue to seek continuing education in all aspects of our business to increase the level of service we offer our clients. Core Values • Honesty & integrity at all times and in all situations• Continually improve our services to exceed client's expectations• Create and nurture a fun, exciting, creative and productive work environment• Tirelessly pursue personal & team growth while reaching well-formulated goals• Work only with the most enjoyable and motivated clients and co-workers
New and Pre-Owned Motorcycles, ATV'S, Trailers, Utility Vehicles, Parts, Supplies and Accessories. Hilltop Cycles has a fully equipped service department to meet all your service needs. We specialize in Harley Davdson repirs and service. If you want it, we will get it for you at the best price around!