Day: June 15, 2013

Power still out to some 19,000 in the region

Some 19,000 Appalachian Company customers remain without power at 6 p.m. today and the company is saying it will be late Monday night, at the earliest, before the bulk of electricity is restored in the region. Roanoke city and county remain the hardest hit, with more than 11,000 still in the dark, followed by Franklin

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Is APCo telling the truth about power outages?

The power outage from Thursday’ storm that Appalachian Power called “minor” still has 28,000 Virginia customers without power and no firm prediction from the company on when the lights may be back on. Roanoke city and county still have about 15,000 in the dark while more than 5,000 in Franklin County are powerless. APCo claims

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