Cardwell to be grand marshal for CFFD Parade

By Allen Worrellaworrell@civitasmedia.com Via:: The Carroll News

Floyd County hams talk about their work in the community

A meeting sponsored by the Foundation for Amateur International Radio Services (FAIRS), the Floyd Amateur Radio Society (FARS), and Triad on August 26 was an opportunity to spotlight the work of local Via:: SWVAToday

Floyd Story Center will be topic of Historical Society meeting Saturday

A few remarkable student short films featuring interviews with Floyd County WWII participants will be a highlight of the next Floyd County Historical Society meeting, Saturday, September 13, at 11 a.m Via:: SWVAToday

9/11 victims, heroes remembered during VFW ceremony

Around a hundred people gathered at VFW Post 1115 in Hillsville on Sept. 11 to honor the almost 3,000 Americans who died in the terrorists attacks on that same date in 2001. Via:: The Carroll News

Documentary on Floyd County water being shown Sunday

This Sunday, September 14, at 4:00, there will be a free community gathering at the Floyd EcoVillage at 718 Franklin Pike. The event is being arranged and supported by Partnership for Floyd and the Ec Via:: SWVAToday

Proposed plan would reduce Carroll’s athletic travel costs

While Carroll County’s athletic teams will remain in the River Ridge District for the upcoming two-year cycle (2015-16 and 2016-17), the Cavaliers may get some travel relief in postseason conference play. Via:: Carroll News Sports

Floyd County green boxes have new threat

After dealing successfully with a bear threat at waste disposal green boxes, Floyd County officials now face more serious problems from two-legged predators who sabotage and destroy equipment, dump tr Via:: SWVAToday

Small plane down on I-77 in Carroll County

Small plane down on I-77 in Carroll County

A single-engine plane appears to have crashed or made an emergency landing in the median of Interstate 77 in Carroll County, according a news release from the state police.

Plane crashes into median of I-77

Plane crashes into median of I-77

A California man was conscious and talking with rescue personnel Wednesday after crashing his small, single-engine airplane into the median of Interstate 77 in Carroll County. Via:: The Carroll News

Maze in Meadows of Dan open for ninth season

Maze in Meadows of Dan open for ninth season

Mountain Meadow Farm and Craft Market has announced that the “Corn Acoustics!” Corn Maze is now opened for the fall season in Meadows of Dan, Virginia, celebrating nine years. Visit their website

Sen. Warner Shares Va. Stories to Illustrate Need for Student Loan Reform

Today Senator Warner spoke on the Senate floor to give voice to hundreds of Virginia students and graduates concerned about the increasing burden of student loan debt. Via:: Senator Mark Warner

EQT plans to come to Floyd for meeting with Supervisors October 28

One of the two managing partners of the proposed natural gas pipeline proposed for construction through Floyd County is scheduled to meet with county officials and the public on Tuesday, October 28, a Via:: SWVAToday

Dollar General says Fancy Gap store clear of snakes

Dollar General says Fancy Gap store clear of snakes

The recent accounts of a snake infestation at Dollar General Store in Fancy Gap may have been exaggerated, according to Dan MacDonald, General Dollar’s senior director of corporate communications.  Via:: The Carroll News

Floyd County Arts and Crafts Festival to host over 180 vendors

Over 180 vendors are expected to display their handcrafted items for sale at the 48th Annual Floyd County Arts and Crafts Festival Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and 5. Via:: SWVAToday