| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 7:42 AM
Investigators with the Grayson County sheriff's department are calling it the largest indoor marijuana growing bust in the county's history.
The plants were found at a home in the woods off of Pine Branch Road. More than 500 pot plants were found,...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 10:13 AM
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...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:38 AM
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...