Sunday, July 01, 2012

Power could take until July 7 to restore, officials say; more than 1000 Vinton ...
Roanoke Times
According to Appalachian's website, the timeline for power restoration begins on Tuesday with Floyd County and ends on July 7 with “Amherst County, as well as portions of Bedford, Botetourt, Campbell and Roanoke counties.” Matheney said that once ...

Water becomes a concern in some parts of SWVA
The Botetourt Utilities Department is warning people to conserve water. We're told water is still available in the county but they are urging people to conserve due to power outages and not knowing when power might be restored. The Town of Gretna will ...

Cooling centers, shelter, and water sources
Botetourt County Emergency Services Director Carr Boyd tells 10 On Your Side Lord Botetourt High School will open as a cooling center starting at 9:00am. Campbell Co and Lynchburg. The following cooling centers will be open at these locations ...

McDonnell: 'This is a very dangerous situation for Virginia'
Roanoke Times
Jones called Botetourt Tree Service on Saturday morning, and once the workers arrived at his house on Dexter Road in Roanoke County about 4 p.m., they were able to remove the branches and cut other limbs off the tree in less than an hour. "We were ...

Power outage leaves 1400 in Vinton without water
Roanoke Times
See reader-submitted storm photos and more storm-related news at our community sites: Botetourt View, So Salem, SWoCo and The Burgs. As many as 1400 Vinton residents are without water indefinitely after power outages plagued the region, officials said.


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