power outages

Snap: Reinforcements?
Published on Aug 16th, 2011
0 comments A half dozen cherry pickers were lined up in the Omni parking lot Tuesday morning, August 16, following the storm the previous Sunday that left much of Charlottesville powerless. The Progress reports...
Snap: Firewood time is upon us
Published on Nov 5th, 2010
9 comments One of the local sellers makes a household delivery on October 30. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER It's that time of year when firewood sellers are busily delivering loads to eager warmth-lovers. As anyone...
13,515 out: Power outages skyrocketing (5:29am update)
Published on Feb 5th, 2010
23 comments 5:23am Saturday update: As snow- and ice-coated tree limbs crash down on overhead electric wires, 13,515 customers in the Central Piedmont and Shenandoah Valley find themselves withou electricity...