Into the darkness without power

Update: At 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night, 3,495 customers of Appalachian Power Company remained without power. That figure topped the list of outages for the area.  Montgomery County was second with 1,506 and Carroll County third at 1,253.  Throughout Southwestern Virginia, the outages totaled 8,150. At 6:50 p.m., Floyd County had more than 62 percent of […]

Snow? Is it Thanksgiving yet?

Yes, that’s snow on the ground. No, this is not Thursday — Thanksgiving Day — when the weather forecasters and “meteorologists” said was the day that snow “might or might not” arrive in our area. A mess of accidents for commuters using Virginia Rte. 8 between Floyd and Montgomery County and also along U.S. 221 […]