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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Virginians overwhelmingly oppose tea party tactics in Washington

A new poll from Quinnipiac University says Virginians, by nearly a 3-1 majority, oppose Congress using Obamacare as a way to delay approval of...

Is APCo telling the truth about power outages?

The power outage from Thursday' storm that Appalachian Power called "minor" still has 28,000 Virginia customers without power and no firm prediction from the...

Appalachian Power now admits to ‘significant’ power outages

After first claiming power outages from Thursday's storms and high winds were "minor," Appalachian Power Company now admits the loss of electricity by its...

More snow coming but not that much forecast

More snow predicted for Friday but the forecasters are claiming only 1-3 inches from a fast-moving storm.  It could be worse, as this photo...

Overflow crowd celebrates the life of Tom Ryan

An overflow crowd said goodbye to Tom Ryan at Gardner Funeral Home in Floyd Wednesday night then most marched in a parade down Locust...

APCO misses another deadline: 345 Floyd County customers still without power

At 2:30 p.m., Appalachian Power Company said 345 Floyd County electric customers remained without power -- the only APCO customers in Virginia who still...

Floyd County only area left with APCO power outages

At 10:30 p.m. Friday, 622 customers in Floyd County remained without power. That was also the total of power outages in all of Appalachian Power...

At least 1,756 Floyd County electric customers still without power

At one point Friday, spokesmen for Appalachian Power Company predicted they would have power restored to all electric customers in Floyd County by midnight...

Power outages continue to increase in county

The winds have died down but the power outages continue to increase. APCO reports at 2 p.m. that 2,999 customers in Floyd County are powerless...

High winds, icy limbs leave more Floyd Countians in the dark

Power outages in Floyd County climbed overnight, topping 3,500 early today as high winds continued to spread the misery. Appalachian Electric Power says the count...