Due to high winds, we are experiencing scattered power outages primarily in Gilmer and Pickens counties. Currently, there are 78 members out in Gilmer County, in the Rock Creek Church area off Hwy 515, and 250 members out in Pickens County in the Sharp Top Cove/Young Life/Bent Tree areas.
We are aware of at least two broken poles, which are in the process of being replaced. Crews have been assigned to all current outages and all power will be restored as soon as is safely possible. Please remember to stay away from any downed power lines and always assume they are still energized.
To report a power outage, please call one of these numbers: 706-253-0359 OR 706-276-0359 OR 706-864-0359. By doing so, you are entering the information directly into our automated outage management system and it is the most efficient way to report an outage.
Be cautious as you travel this afternoon in our service area, as high winds are forecasted to continue throughout most of the afternoon and into the evening.