Strawberry Limeade Cupcakes. Let that sink in for a minute. Sounds like spring and summer, all wrapped up in a nice little bow, doesn’t it? Yeah, it kinda does. Flavors like citrus and berries just shout warm weather, and these tasty cupcakes do not disappoint. I was challenged by Pillsbury to take a couple of […]
Take a guided tour of New River Cave, one of Virginia’s largest wild caves. Owned by the National Speleological Society, New River Cave in Giles County contains nearly 8 miles of mapped passages and many unusual cave formations.
Katie & The Bubbatones The weekend brings music, some break in the rain and warm weather. At the Friday Night Jamboree, Mac & Jenny Traynham kick off the evening with the Gospel Hour at 6:30 p.m., followed by Katie & the Bubbatones at 7:30 p.m. and The Lone Ivy String Band at 9:00. Down Locust […]
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 …read more : Floyd Press
By MELINDA WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Earth Day, Claytor Lake State Park would like you to come plant mulberry trees Saturday as part of Earth Week. Earth Day is April 22, but the state park is celebrating a little early by planting the fruit-bearing trees on the Saturday before. […]
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, …read more : Floyd Press
Musicians gather and play on Locust Street on a Friday night. Floyd is a diverse area and that diversity is most visible in the music heritage that dominates the county and Southwestern Virginia. I shot this photo on Locust Street on a Friday night in Floyd in 2007. It still is one of my favorites […]
Cindy Rosenbaum, fourth grade teacher at Kipps Elementary School, was announced as the 2016 Teacher of the Year for Montgomery County Public Schools today. Rosenbaum has worked at Kipps as a fourth grade teacher since 2007.
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 pa …read more : Floyd Press
Four Pulaski County students were among the 22 area students at Radford University recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Well, hell. Here I am, at the age-imposed “twilight” of my years, now being told that my life’s work is “the worst job of 2015″ in CareerCast’s Jobs Rated List. Being a newspaper reporter, CareerCast says, “displaced lumberjack as the worst job of 2015.” Adds this company that rates what we do for a living: […]