The AEP rate suspension scam

If you buy into the propaganda surrounding the new law suspending Appalachian Election Power’s (AEP) latest rate increase then your momma failed to drown the dumb ones. The bill, signed into law by Gov. Bob McDonnell with lots of fanfare Wednesday, suspends AEP’s latest highway-robbery rate increase until state regulators can approve it later this […]

Many roads closed by storm

The Virginia Department of Transportation this morning declared both US 221 and Virginia Route 8 in Floyd County “extremely hazardous and impassable in some areas” and many secondary roads are closed as a pre-winter blizzard dumped more than a foot and a half of snow on Southwestern Virginia. Sections of Interstates 81 and 77 were […]