My friend Michael Abraham is offering a great evening of info-tainment this Sunday at the Floyd Country Store. If you don’t know No Strings or the Kovicks, you’ll be delighted to hear what they have to offer. If you don’t know Michael and you think it’s time to usher in a more enlightened way to manage our natural resources, educational resources, and to foster overall well-being in the Floyd, Pulaski and Montgomery County area of southwest Virginia–you’ll be pleased at the alternatives Mike offers …

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Calm and 17 degrees this morning beats Saturday’s 2 degrees and 30 mph winds that sent sudden squalls of snow east, west or south. Our valley was a great mixing bowl, an eddy in the great current of polar air that settled over southwest Virginia for the weekend. Less than a minute after I snapped this shot with frozen fingers on my way back from replacing the chickens’ bowl of ice with a bowl of tap water, another gust sent stinging crystals of ice …

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