10 December 2019
Lighted tour of homes an early Christmas gift for many transit riders

Lighted tour of homes an early Christmas gift for many transit riders


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com There was no shiny wrapping paper to tear into and not a bow in sight, but this Christmas present...
Public support of school facilities bonding waning, according to survey

Public support of school facilities bonding waning, according to survey


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The good news for the district is, the public’s general perception of the Charles City School District ...
Firefighters battle fire, smoke, cold in Charles City house fire

Firefighters battle fire, smoke, cold in Charles City house fire


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Units from four departments responded to a house fire in Charles City Tuesday morning in frigid 10-...
 
Floyd County will switch from MLK Jr. Day to President’s Day for paid holiday

Floyd County will switch from MLK Jr. Day to President’s Day for paid holiday


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Employees of Floyd County will get President’s Day off as a paid holiday next year instead of Mar...
Which new comic strip would you like to see in the Press?

Which new comic strip would you like to see in the Press?


Dear Readers: “The Pajama Diaries” comic strip which appears daily in the Press is stopping publication in January. Published here are several ...
09 December 2019
Fisher asks board to consider ‘common sense changes’ to early retirement policy

Fisher asks board to consider ‘common sense changes’ to early retirement policy


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City School District will not be offering early retirement incentives this year, at the recomme...
 
A Floyd County time since passed relived through donated memorabilia

A Floyd County time since passed relived through donated memorabilia


By Kelly Terpstra, kterpstra@charlescitypress.com If you’ve called Floyd County home for the last half century or so, you’re probably well awar...
Supervisors continue budget discussions, set possible pay increase

Supervisors continue budget discussions, set possible pay increase


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Floyd County government departments will begin the budgeting process for the next fiscal year by incl...
Four-semi pileup north of Floyd including collision with moving train causes minor injuries

Four-semi pileup north of Floyd including collision with moving train causes minor injuries


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com A train and four semi trailer trucks were involved in an accident Monday morning north of Floyd on ...
 
08 December 2019
Singers and Community Chamber Orchestra combine again for winter concert

Singers and Community Chamber Orchestra combine again for winter concert


By Bob Steenson, bsteenson@charlescitypress.com Another full house enjoyed the music of the Charles City Singers and the Charles City Community Cha...