Floyd and Southwest Virginia is an area filled with fascinating things to do, no matter what your interest may be! Finding events and planning a trip to the area can be challenging, but these useful sites can make it significantly easier! These websites are all great for finding the best in restaurants, hotels, and attractions in […]
Grayson Van Beuren, a grad student at Virginia Tech, has completed another semester of work at the Bugbook Historical Microcomputer Museum in Floyd. He returned this school year as the museum agreed to host his Project & Report as part of his Masters work, related to public humanities. Grayson worked very hard to bring many […]
Chantilly farm has been granted the honor of receiving the 2015 “Business of the Year” award, presented by the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce. Chantilly Farm is home to a wide variety of growing regional events that include the Chantilly Farm Bluegrass & BBQ Festival, Floyd Auto Fair, Floyd Livestock & County Fair, and an […]
Roanoke, Virginia – The AmRhein’s name has been known around the Roanoke Valley since 1921, when their first branded jewelry store opened. Since then, it’s been associated with fine jewelry, bridal gowns, and award-winning Virginia wines. In 2015, the AmRhein’s family wants to associate their name with weddings and bring their slogan to life.
Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts launches its 2015 series of live classical, jazz, and blues music concerts, again with the longtime financial help of prime sponsor, WDBJ7, Your Hometown News Leader. WDBJ7’s President and General Manager, Jeff Marks says, “Floyd’s Jacksonville Center is an amazing place where artists of the highest caliber perform […]
We donated a new Apple iPad computer to the Dominica community of Bioche to help raise funds for repairs at the fishing village and start up of sustainable agricultural projects. Bioche is a small fishing village of about 200 on the North West coast of Dominica. I am normally discussing vintage computers here on the […]
Chantilly Farm invites all readers of the Floyd Press and invitees to come out for an amazing event to kick off the summer season. Spend the whole day enjoying the newly improved outdoor venue, with lots of music and activities…
In its fourth year, the Chantilly Farm Bluegrass and BBQ Festival will feature performances from some of […]
Grammy award winning Christian artist Jason Crabb is traveling the country on his ‘Love is Stronger’ tour and will be making a stop on Saturday, June 14 at Chantilly Farm in Floyd. The show is being presented by Jeff Dalton Ministries and will take place from 3pm until 8pm.
“This is something that I’ve wanted to put together […]
Very interested visitors at the “Bugbook Historical Microcomputer Museum” from the Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Club on Friday. The group arrived at 5:30 and we talked and looked at historical microcomputers until 9:30 – just a great time sharing my stories during the start up days of microcomputers..
On Friday, May 2, 2014, members of […]
Floyd, VA May 9, 2014
The Floyd Artisan Market kicked off their new season of Friday Fest on Friday night, with face-painting,
fabulous arts and crafts and music under the Community Pavilion. Vendors brought wares varying from
soaps and body products to paintings, ocarinas, painted gourds and jewelry.
Friday Fest is […]