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  • Thousands without electricity in Giles County and West Virginia

    Thousands without electricity in Giles County and West Virginia
    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...
  • UPDATED: Effort to address power company rate increases hits a roadblock in Richmond

    UPDATED: Effort to address power company rate increases hits a roadblock in Richmond
    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....
  • General Assembly subcommittee kills legislation prompted by concern over electric rates

    General Assembly subcommittee kills legislation prompted by concern over electric rates
    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,...
  • South Roanoke neighborhood fighting Appalachian Power over trees

    South Roanoke neighborhood fighting Appalachian Power over trees
    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...
  • Appalachian Power Visitor Center re-opens at Smith Mountain Lake

    Appalachian Power Visitor Center re-opens at Smith Mountain Lake
    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...
  • Residents Form Group Against Appalachian Power

  • Residents Form Group Against Appalachian Power

    Residents Form Group Against Appalachian Power
    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...
  • Homeowners fight regulations set by Appalachian Power

    Homeowners fight regulations set by Appalachian Power
    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...
  • Mild winter brings relief from high heating bills

    Mild winter brings relief from high heating bills
    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...
  • Thunderstorms more of a concern than heat for Appalachian Power

    Thunderstorms more of a concern than heat for Appalachian Power
        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...
  • UPDATED Power outage affecting several thousand customers in Roanoke Valley

    UPDATED Power outage affecting several thousand customers in Roanoke Valley
    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...