Floyd County’s power restored

Appalachian Power now claims all power outages in Floyd County are restored as of 6:00 p.m. Friday. In a day that started with more than 1,000 customers remaining without power, the numbers dropped to around 500 near noon and then down to a little over 400 later. At 6:02 p.m. the power utility said 144 […]

More than a thousand still in the dark

On a cold Black Friday morning in Floyd County, 1,049 customers of Appalachian Electric Power remain in the dark, accounting for 11.3 percent of the 9,255 households and businesses who depend on the utility for electricity. At one point on Wednesday, 62 percent of Floyd County customers — more than 5,500. At 9:06 a.m. Friday, […]