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 […]

Better weather coming?

If you can believe the talking heads who claim to be “meteorologists” on television, we’re headed for a warming trend where snow and ice will melt, draits will disappear and mud will replace slush when rain moves into the area over the weekend. But believing that depends on accepting the concept that these folks with […]