Special Weather Statement by NWS
Target Area: Alleghany; Amherst; Appomattox; Bath; Bedford; Bland; Botetourt; Buckingham; Campbell; Carroll; Charlotte; Craig; Floyd; Franklin; Giles; Grayson; Halifax; Henry; Montgomery; Patrick; Pittsylvania; Pulaski; Roanoke; Rockbridge; Smyth; Tazewell; Wythe.
Pets of the Week
Meet Floyd County Humane Society foster kittens Umber and Uno. These bonded brothers were born around mid-August and are ready for their forever home. Umber is a sweet, shy kitty that enjoys cuddles and playing "hide and seek" with everyone. Uno is the energizer kitty and will chase a laser like he's in fast forward. He also has the cutest white ear tufts.
McDaniel, Henry Evans
Henry Evans McDaniel, 86, of Floyd went to be with the Lord on November 13, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years Ronnie Jeanne McDaniel; his parents, Charles McDaniel and Mary Elizabeth McCauley. Brothers, John McDaniel, Butch McDaniel, Roger McDaniel, and Jim McDaniel. Sisters, Juanita Johnson and Charlene Sissler.
Hardee’s Friday Night Blitz VHSL Region 2C Quarterfinals: Floyd County at Gretna
GRETNA, Va. (WFXR) — Gretna beats Floyd County in overtime 28-27 in the VHSL 2C Quarterfinals. Gretna will host Glenvar in the regional semifinals next week.
Series revolves around keeping legacies alive
Handmade Music School is presenting a Harmonic Heritage CD release party celebrating the music of Ross Peacemaker on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at The Floyd Country Store. Admission to the 6 p.m. event is free with a suggested donation of $10. Proceeds go to HMS. CDs will be available for purchase.
Voting to take place Nov. 27-Dec. 11
All Floyd County residents and businesses are invited to take part in the 2023 Holiday Light Contest. Entries must be submitted by Nov. 26. To enter, simply take a photo of your decorations and email them to email@example.com. Only one photo will be accepted for judging. Participants will be featured...
FloydFest organizers announce additional music lineup
FLOYD COUNTY, Va. – Excitement is building as music lovers across the region look forward to the highly anticipated FloydFest. On Friday morning, event leaders announced an additional lineup of performers, with more to come. Here’s a look at the performers expected to grace the stage at Festival Park...
Twelve bands added to FloydFest lineup
FLOYD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Twelve bands have been added to the 2024 FloydFest lineup. The event will be held at its new venue at FestivalPark. The following bands have been added to the 2024 lineup:. Joe Russo’s Almost Dead. Victor Wooten & The Wooten Brothers. Jupiter & Okwess.
Floyd County voters overruled lies and hate of Republicans
(Writer’s note: My apologies for any typos. I broke multiple bones in my left hand, and arm wrist last week in a fall and a cast prevents me from using it to type or write. For a left-hander, that makes writing damn near impossible. Friends have pointed out some and they have been corrected.)
Community supports firefighters as they battle growing flames
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The wildfire in Patrick County is spreading at a very fast pace. While firefighters continue to battle the flames, the community is supporting them. First responders say they are not used to fighting fires of this magnitude. The wildfire now spans around 850 acres and has crossed into Floyd County. Crews are fighting the flames, trying to keep people safe.
Virginia High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Floyd County This Week
If you're questioning how to stream this week's local high school football action in Floyd County, Virginia, keep your browser fixed on this page. All of the details are outlined below. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and...
Pet of the Week
Meet Floyd County Humane Society foster dog, Dottie, who is very loving and energetic. A one-year-old, spayed female, Dottie is just the right size at about 40 pounds. Anyone interested in meeting/adopting Dottie should complete and submit an Adoption Application, available online at www.floydhumanesociety.org or call (540) 745-7207 and leave a message, if prompted.
Local wildfire risk leads to burn bans in Southwest Virginia
VIRGINIA – Fires have been popping up all throughout Southwest Virginia, and a big reason is the weather. From Thaxton to the New River Valley, multiple agencies have been fighting the flames. While most are contained, the Quaker Run wildfire in Madison County near Shenandoah National Park is growing. It’s scorched thousands of acres, forcing some evacuations.
Floyd County Board of Supervisors announce burn ban effective immediately
FLOYD COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – The Floyd County Board of Supervisors announced they have placed a burn ban emergency ordinance effective immediately on Monday, Nov. 6. Floyd county joins Galax County in effecting burn bans due to the recent wildfires happening in Southern Virginia. The burn ban will be effective in the entire territory of Floyd County, which is continuing to experience abnormally dry and moderate drought conditions that creates a high risk for wildfires. According to the Board of Supervisors, to protect the public health, safety, and welfare of Floyd County citizens, they deem it necessary to adopt the burn ban ordinance.
Crews dispatched to Montgomery, Patrick counties
A burn ban is effective immediately in Floyd County. Local firefighters have been dispatched to a number of blazes in the area since the beginning of the month. Four wildfires throughout the Southwest region have prompted response from the Virginia Department of Forestry, the organization announced Friday, Nov. 2:. Pulaski...
Floyd County RTA to meet next week
The Floyd County Retired Teachers’ Association will meet on at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Members will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal at Floyd Presbyterian Church (169 Newtown Rd.), prepared by the women of the church. Each attendee is asked to contribute $12 for the meal. FCRTA will...
Cast your vote for the Virginian Review Alleghany Cougars Football Player of the Week Nov 3 Game against Floyd County.
Cast your vote for the Virginian Review Player of the Week Award for November 3 game against Floyd County. Final score: Alleghany: 61 The Buffaloes: 18. Voting closes Tues November 7, 2023 at 11:30 p.m. Candidates: Des Jordan: 5/6, 165 passing yards, 4 passing TDs, 2 rushing TDs, 3 rushes for 75 yards Hunter Depriest: 1 […] The post Cast your vote for the Virginian Review Alleghany Cougars Football Player of the Week Nov 3 Game against Floyd County. appeared first on The Virginian Review.
Video Report: Alleghany takes down Floyd Co., 61-18
Witness the thrilling match where Alleghany takes down Floyd County with a score of 61-18. Experience the intense moments, from unexpected recoveries to decisive scores, that led Alleghany to their 9th win of the season.
Alleghany Cougars come out on top, dominate Floyd Co.
In the Region 3C, Friday was a chance for a nine-win regular season for Alleghany. The Cougars were victorious, 61-18.
Senate District 7 race pits veteran legislator Bill Stanley vs. challenger Renie Gates
There are two candidates seeking the redrawn 7th Senate District seat that includes the counties of Henry, Patrick, Franklin, Floyd, Carroll, Grayson, and part of Wythe, and the cities of Martinsville and Galax. Bill Stanley, R-Franklin, is the incumbent. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1989 and the University of...