From Thanksgiving 2012 to today’s day of thanks

Thanksgiving: A special day for Amy and I. Two years ago, Thanksgiving 2012, she kept vigil at my hospital bed at Carillion Roanoke Valley’s intensive care unit after a motorcycle accident on Nov. 9th. I wasn’t expected to live.  Severe brain damage, a badly broken right leg, dislocated eye and facial injuries that required plastic […]

Thousands left powerless on Thanksgiving

The number of power outages for Floyd County on Thanksgiving Day stood at 1,652 at 5:02 p.m. Thursday. Earlier in the day, more than 3,340 Floyd County customers of Appalachian Electric greet Thanksgiving this morning without power after the company found itself ill-prepared for the wet snow that blanketed the area on Wednesday. The numbers […]