Day: March 12, 2014

Winds kill power

Hard, driving winds gusting to 60-65 miles per hour are causing power outages throughout the region with  more than 7,000 Appalachian Power Virginia customers in the dark at 10:00 p.m. The outages included 751 customers in Floyd County  as well as the surrounding counties of Roanoke, Franklin and Montgomery along with Henry and Bedford. An

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The wayward wind

Stand fast today in Floyd County and most of Southwestern Virginia because the region is under a high wind warning starting at noon and and running for the next 48 hours. This means sustained winds of 25 to 35 miles-per-hour and gusts up to 65 — a pace that would get a speeding ticket from

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Pure political propaganda

A longtime friend sent an email the recently quoting a sheriff comparing “liberal paradise” to life in prison. The shameless piece of propaganda read: A “Liberal Paradise ”   Would be a place where everybody has guaranteed employment, free comprehensive healthcare, free education, free food, free housing,  free clothing, free utilities, and only Law Enforcement

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