Tenth District Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville) will hold a series of town hall meetings on American Electric Power rate hikes this weekend in Southwest Virginia.
The purpose of the meetings is to discuss concerns of area businesses and citizens pertaining to rate hikes requested by Appalachian Power Co.
Three separate meetings will be held in Abingdon, Bluefield and Wytheville.
The Abingdon meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. in the William King Museum Board Room at 415 Academy Drive.
The second meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at Shott Hall on the Bluefield College campus.
Wytheville Community College will host the final meeting at 4 p.m. It will be held in Galax Hall Rooms 201 and 202 at 1000 East Main St.