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Missing photography

One of the most frustrating parts of the rehab from the motorcycle accident from last fall has been the inability to shoot photos, due to restrictions on my activity by the doctors and physical therapists. It has hurt a lot with basketball season underway.  I love shooting high school sports and both the boys and

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Winter blows back in with a frigid blast

Winter arrived back in the area with a vengeance overnight, with temperatures in the teens, wind chills near or below zero and a howling wind. Call it the latest twist in a strange and volatile winters season that has brought snow and sharp turns in highs and lows to the area. If the weather forecasters

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Monday’s Floyd County power outage count: 292 customers

Monday morning’s Floyd County power outage count:  292 customers. Appalachian Power Company officials say the number of electrical customers without power in the county is below 300 and the company is hoping to restore power fully locally by midnight Monday. The outages, down to 3.2 percent of the customer base in Floyd County, is far

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Floyd County power outages down to 500 customers

Appalachian Power is now reporting 500 customers without electricity in Floyd County at 8 pm. That is a significant drop from this morning’s total of more than 1,000. The company is now saying power could be restored to all county customers by sometime Monday. At the peak of power outages, more than 5,000 county customers

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Power outages in Floyd County stands at 1,175

Appalachian Power crews, aided by crews from other utilities, restored power to more than 200 Floyd County customers Saturday night, reducing the power outages from 1,423 to 1,175 by 7:30 a.m. today. The company still estimates that power will not be restored to all county until Tuesday night. APCO says the rough terrain of the

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