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A.H. Roberts Elementary School Closes For Remainder Of School Year

Overton County Schools closed A.H. Roberts Elementary School for the remainder of the year due to electrical issues. A mass power outage that happened Thursday morning caused malfunctions in the school’s main panel. The components needed to repair the issue are in short supply and are not readily available. “We know there will be many questions, the faculty and staff ... Read More »

Overton Co. Man Dies After Days Without Power

A 70-year-old Overton County man died Thursday while trying to seek help after being without power for multiple days. County Executive Ben Danner said fatalities from the cold have been a worry in Overton County with about 2,300 homes without power. “He had been out without power for a few days,” Danner said. “And, he was walking trying to get ... Read More »

New Putnam Co. Outage Causes Setbacks In Restoration Efforts

A set back in power restorations occurred in Putnam County Wednesday with a new outage reported near Bunker Hill Road. Mayor Randy Porter said the number of outages remain about the same with some 6,000 customers without power. “Today, they had a new area down on Bunker Hill Road along Lovelady Road southbound down Ditty Road and Burgess School Road ... Read More »

Power Outages Likely Approaching 20K Across UC

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Power issues remain across the Upper Cumberland after Monday’s freezing rain with crews back at it as sunrise approaches. More than 13,000 Upper Cumberland Electric customers are without power as of Tuesday morning. Crews are dealing with downed lines and poles as well as falling trees. Putnam County Emergency Management reports the outages could take as long as 24 hours ... Read More »

Fallen Trees Increasing Livingston Power Outages

The number of homes without electricity is climbing in Livingston with fallen trees causing outages. Police Chief Greg Etheredge said the Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation has crews on ground working on restoring power. “We are having some trees coming down and some power lines down,” Etheredge said.”Specifically, here over around Carr and Airport Road. That general area and over ... Read More »