Thousands Without Power


There has been multiple power outages affecting Bluefield, West Virginia and into Virginia. This extends into Bland County, too. According to Appalachian Power, the restoration time for power to be back on is by 5am. What caused the outage to leave thousands in the dark is unknown at this time. Stay with WOAY NewsWatch for the latest.

Tyler Barker

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