| Nov 3, 2011
| 7:49 PM
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....
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:21 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:15 PM
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...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 8:07 AM
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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 1:49 PM
Remember the Megastorm of 2009.
It slammed Southwest Virginia, bringing traffic to a standstill and left more than 100-thousand customers in the dark.
"It was - unprecedented, it was the largest single weather event that Appalachian Power has ever had to...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:11 PM
Get ready to start paying more money for your electricity.
The State Corporation Commission has approved revenue increases for Appalachian Power.
For an average customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per month, their monthly bill will...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 2:16 PM
With so much paper used every day, you might not think of a printing company as being good for the environment.
Bison Printing in Bedford is out to to change your mind.
"God has given us our resources and we are supposed to take care of them, and...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 3:50 PM
The colder weather will soon be here and that means most of us will be paying higher utility bills to keep warm.
According to the Salvation Army in Roanoke, it's the winter months when they'll receive hundreds of requests for assistance.
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:01 AM
We're learning why some of your homes may have lost power overnight Tuesday.
Roanoke County police heard reports of power being out in areas near Plantation Road, Williamson Road and Peters Creek Road.
Police called Appalachian Power to help.
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:24 AM
A copper thief is blamed for leaving about 34-hundred Appalachian Power customers in the dark.
Police say they got the call just before 2 o'clock Tuesday morning.
Power was back, less than 3-hours later.
Appalachian Power doesn't think...