The Virginia Department of Health has received one report of a child developing acute neurological illness similar to the limb weakness reported in a cluster of nine Colorado children sickened by a severe respiratory illness.
The Shelor Family Foundation is pleased to sponsor for the general public a free educational agriculture seminar and tour on Saturday, October 11, 2014 beginning at 1 PM in the Floyd County High School auditorium.
Are you ready to jam in the Alexander Black House? The Old Time Jams at the Alexander Black House & Cultural Center begin Thursday, Oct. 2, 7-9 p.m., and continue every first Thursday through May. Come join the fun at 204 Draper Road, SW.
The Starlite Flea Market opens this weekend at The Starlite Drive-In, starting SAT, OCT 4, 2014. Now that the 2014 movie season has ended The Starlite will be hosting a Flea Market on the grounds every SAT and SUN during the month of October.
The Bank of Floyd is holding its first Annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Floyd County Cares Inc. The tournament will be held at Great Oaks Country Club on Saturday, October 18 with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m.
Bisset Park is a familiar environment for Ryan Linkous and his mother Cheryl Shepherd. They’ve spent the last 13 Octobers doing two things: raising money for the American Heart Association through the New River Valley Heart Walk and celebrating Ryan’s birthday.
The Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine (BRCCM) is presenting Tui Na and the Ancestral Sinews on October 18-19, 2014. Peter Shea, Licensed Acupuncturist and Faculty and Clinical Supervisor from Daoist Traditions Acupuncture College in Asheville, NC will present a two-day intensive course designed for Acupuncturists and Massage Therapists.
In previous columns I have noted I am of the belief the President does not have the authority to wage an extended war on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) without Congressional approval. I agree we must see that ISIS is destroyed.
Gilbert Linkous Elementary School was named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2014 today. U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, made the announcement to all schools via live webcast. The award recognizes excellence in academics.
The First Annual Ignite Floyd event to raise money for the Floyd County Volunteer Fire Dept. Station 1 will feature the Worx, performing at the Warren G. Lineberry Park, today. The opening band will perform beginning at 4:00 p.m.