| Dec 1, 2012
| 3:22 PM
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has been around for just over a century. Today members of the Roanoke NAACP welcomed a special guest for their annual banquet and fundraiser. Appalachian Power President and CEO Charles Patton...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Because of the strong storms expected Tuesday, Appalachian Power has asked for an additional 500 line mechanics and 100 damage assessment specialists to be "secured and staged" across the company's Virginia and West Virginia service area.
"We do expect...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Richard Hurt has placed Appalachian Power on speed dial. In the weeks since a fierce wind storm knocked down power lines throughout the region, Hurt says homes on his Roanoke street have lost power a half dozen times. And he's frustrated.
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Appalachian Power has added up the costs from June's derecho and that could one day have an impact on your bill.
At one point during the crisis, 243,000 of its customers were without power in Virginia.
Appalachian Power estimates it cost $37 million...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Thousands are without power in Carroll and Grayson Counties tonight.
Appalachian Power reports nearly 2,000 homes or businesses are in the dark tonight in Carroll County and the City of Galax. Another 1,400 are without power in Grayson County....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Employees of Appalachian Power have just returned from New Jersey where they were helping to restore power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Appalachian employees saw plenty of downed lines and damaged homes in the area around Paramus, New Jersey where...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 8:22 PM
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Appalachian Power is asking Virginia regulators to increase what it charges customers to recover costs related to renewable energy.
The company said Friday it has filed a request with the Virginia State Corporation Commission.
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:01 AM
According to Appalachian Power spokesperson Todd Burns, Wednesday morning's power outage was caused by a tractor-trailer that hit a power pole near Roanoke Regional Airport.
The tractor-trailer accident happened around 6 a.m.
About 330 customers were...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Power has been restored to Appalachian Power customers in Montgomery County.
Around 2,500 customers were without power after an electric substation went down in the Price's Fork area around 11:15 a.m. Thursday.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:52 AM
A Lynchburg non-profit is making sure kids have healthy food to eat, no matter where they are.
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is getting ready to start its annual "Back Pack" program.
More than 500 children in the Lynchburg area will get bags of food...