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  • American Red Cross, Salvation Army, & Appalachian Power from Roanoke are helping hurricane victims

    American Red Cross, Salvation Army, & Appalachian Power from Roanoke are helping hurricane victims
    Southwest Virginia is helping its friends to the east.  Several relief organizations are currently stationed in the Richmond and Norfolk areas to help with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. The Southwest Virginia chapter of the American Red Cross has...
  • Fossil fuel firms get audience with lawmakers, others

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Officials representing four top donors to Gov. Bob McDonnell's upcoming energy conference are among a select group of speakers guaranteed an audience before a group of southern lawmakers, government officials and business...
  • Republican Party of Virginia asks television stations to pull Democrat's ads

    Republican Party of Virginia asks television stations to pull Democrat's ads
    With a week to go until Election Day, the truthfullness of a campaign commercial is fueling the debate in at least one local race. The Republican Party of Virginia has asked local television stations to pull the advertisements.   At issue is Democrat Ward...
  • Visitors Center reopens at Smith Mountain Dam

    Visitors Center reopens at Smith Mountain Dam
    The Smith Mountain Project Visitors Center is open again. A dedication ceremony was held today for the re-opening. The visitors center was closed for a few months for renovations. It’s being renamed for Joseph Vipperman. Vipperman was the...
  • Power crews heading North to help restore power

    Power crews heading North to help restore power
    Power crews from the South are heading North and some are stopping in Roanoke along the way.  More than fifteen trucks have stopped in Roanoke on their way from Alabama to New Jersey.  That's where more than one million customers are without power after...
  • Electric rates, entertainer's endorsement making news in 9th House District race

    Electric rates, entertainer's endorsement making news in 9th House District race
    Democratic Delegate Ward Armstrong maintained his focus on electric rates Wednesday afternoon during a news conference outside the Roanoke headquarters of Appalachian Power.  Speaking to reporters, Armstrong continued his criticism of the electric...
  • Appalachian Power gets green light for small rate increase

    Appalachian Power gets green light for small rate increase
    Appalachian Power Company is getting the green light for a small rate increase.  Customers can expect to pay about one-half of a percent more for electricity beginning in February. For example, a bill that runs about $100 will go up nearly 50 cents....
  • Appalachian Power President sends letter about House of Delegates race; urges shareholders to vote

    Appalachian Power President sends letter about House of Delegates race; urges shareholders to vote
    Appalachian Power is weighing in on the 9th District House of Delegates race between Democrat Ward Armstrong and Republican Charles Poindexter. In a letter to shareholders who live in the 9th district, Appalachian President Charles Patton said "there...
  • Federal agency may force Smith Mountain Lake community to tear down its docks

    Federal agency may force Smith Mountain Lake community to tear down its docks
    Some people who live along Smith Mountain Lake are in a fight with the federal government. Residents of one condo community in Franklin County say they're being forced to follow an unfair rule. With the help of a local lawmaker, they're preparing to...
  • Claytor Lake water level lowered this week

    Claytor Lake water level lowered this week
    The water in Claytor Lake is getting lower, temporarily. Appalachian Power is lowering the water level at the Claytor Lake hydroelectric facility, to allow for shoreline maintenance. The drawdown started Wednesday and the water will go down by a foot...
  • Appalachian Power Company Fights Back with New TV ad

    Appalachian Power Company Fights Back with New TV ad
    If you had the television on recently it was hard to miss all of those political advertisements.  The election may be over, but the power company isn't forgetting the ads that slammed electric rates. Now Appalachian Power is taking to the airwaves with...