Outage Update – Friday, May 10, 2024 10:00 AM

Our crews are working hard to restore power across our service area. Currently we have 4,821 outages in 102 separate locations. The count of broken poles continues to rise.

At this time, we have confirmed details regarding the following areas:

  • Big Creek Rd, Doublehead Gap, Roy Rd and Bucktown – These areas have 3+ broken 3 phase poles
  • Owltown, Blackberry Mtn and 52 to Maple Village – Several broken poles have been found in the area of Mt Zion. The exact number is not yet confirmed
  • Pike Rd – At least 4 broken poles
  • Ridgeway Church Rd – Multiple broken 3 phase poles
  • Woodbridge Dr, Crooked Ct and Nugget Ln out HWY 282 – Multiple broken single phase poles
  • Craigtown and Pike Rd area – Several broken poles, with an exact number not yet confirmed

Parts of Dawson, Lumpkin, Murray and Pickens County are experiencing a smaller number of outages, which have been accessed and crews are working to restore the power as soon as is safely possible.

In addition to our Amicalola EMC crew members, thanks to our statewide mutual aid agreement, the following sister EMCs have sent assistance to us: Carroll EMC, Coweta-Fayette EMC, and Snapping Shoals EMC. We also have multiple crews from PIKE Electric and MasTec.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to strive to get everyone’s power restored. Please remember to stay away from any downed power lines and always assume they are still energized. Please report all outages to one of the following numbers: 706-253-0359 OR 706-276-0359 OR 706-864-0359.

Posted on May 10, 2024

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