| Jan 14, 2011
| 12:27 PM
It's going to be a long cold night even more so for thousand in Giles County. The electricity is off for customers in Rich Creek, Narrows and Glade after a transformer failed this afternoon. The outage affects about 1,800 customers in Giles County and...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 6:54 PM
Efforts to change the way Virginia regulates electricity rates hit a road block tonight in a General Assembly committee. The panel refused to endorse legislation proposed by Martinsville Delegate Ward Armstrong and Henry Co. Senator Roscoe Reynolds....
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:35 PM
A House of Delegates subcommittee has killed legislation prompted by concern over rising power bills.
Martinsville Delegate Ward Armstrong introduced the measures. He wants to change the way Virginia regulates Appalachian Power and other utilities,...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 12:27 PM
A power struggle of sorts is going on in one South Roanoke neighborhood. It's known as Jefferson Hills, located behind Virginia Western Community College.
Appalachian Power plans to replace existing power poles with ones that are five feet taller...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 8:07 AM
The Appalachian Power Visitor Center, above Smith Mountain Dam, has reopened.
It was closed for about a month so exhibits could be updated. Regular maintenance needs of the facility were also taken care.
Now, the center better presents the history of...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Appalachian Power's regulations on Smith Mountain and Leesville lakes have some residents fighting back.
It’s called the shoreline management plan; A set of rules and regulations put together by Appalachian Power for residents on Smith Mountain and...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 7:37 PM
Appalachian Power's regulations on Smith Mountain and Leesville Lakes have some homeowners fighting back.
It's called the Shoreline Management Plan; A set of rules and regulations put together by Appalachian Power for residents on Smith Mountain and...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Has the mild weather made a difference in your heating bills? Appalachian Power and Roanoke Gas say many of their customers are benefitting from the warmer temperatures this winter.
Friends Kristen Whitaker and April Johnson say they're still...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 2:28 PM
As high temperatures linger, Appalachian Power is less concerned about the heat itself.
Thunderstorms tend to be more of a problem this time of year.
Debris like fallen trees and branches on power lines can cause outages and keep people...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 5:34 AM
Appalachian Power's website indicates service has been restored.
Appalachian Power hopes to have a Roanoke Valley outage repaired by about 9:00 a.m.
About 4,000 customers lost power around 7:40 Thursday morning, according...