Launched in March, the “Red, White & You” contest invited people nationwide to share why their community deserved an all-American, spectacular July 4 celebration. Charleston resident Jama Jarrett’s entry, which described Charleston as a “capital city with small town charm,” won the sweepstakes.
The fireworks display, to be held at 9:30 p.m. at Haddad Riverfront Park, will follow Charleston’s “Live on the Levee” concert series.
Thank you to everyone who entered.
We also introduced Suddenlink High Speed Internet 50.0, with download speeds of up to 50 Mbps.
MAX 107 service was first launched in the Georgetown, Pflugerville and Leander, Texas, area. Subsequently, MAX 107.0 was introduced in Tyler, Whitehouse, Amarillo, Tulia, Lubbock, Post, Shallowater and Wolfforth, Texas, in Gallia, Meigs (Ohio), Mason and Jackson (West Virginia) counties. Later, the service was rolled out in Midland, Texas, Bossier City (including Barksdale Air Force Base), Haughton, Lake Charles and Sulphur, La., and Nixa and Ozark, Mo.. Most recently, MAX 107.0 was launched in Conroe and Lake Conroe, Texas.
We’re calling it the WWYBW series, for “What Will You Be Watching?” — and yes, we’d love to know how you’d respond.
This first video features (in order of appearance) West Virginia State Senator David Nohe; Jim Strawn, marketing director of Highland Hospital in Charleston, W. Va.; and Tammie Lucas, marketing director of Ramey Auto Group in Beckley/Princeton, W. Va.
Though commercial power outages occurred in other Suddenlink-served communities in West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky, Suddenlink master technical facilities remained in continuous service using backup power. Suddenlink people are working to restore any lost service because of storm damage in neighborhoods or at customers’ homes, once cleared to safely do so by local authorities.