The storms of summer

Some 249 customers of Appalachian Power remained without electricity as of 4:30 a.m. Tuesday as a wave of storms swept through Floyd County Monday night with wind toppling tress, downing power lines and blocking roads throughout the area.

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, […]

Has Spring sprung?

As what appears to be Spring settles in for at least a five-day run this week, electric customers in Patrick County and Roanoke city remain without power from more than 24 hours of sustained high winds which downed trees and electric lines throughout Southwestern Virginia. At one time, thousands were in the dark.  On Monday […]