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Celina Substation Maintenance To Impact Tri-County Electric Customers

Tri-County Electric members in Clay County could experience a brief power outage Wednesday night due to scheduled maintenance. The planned outage will last about an hour beginning at 8:00 p.m. Customers east of the Cumberland River in Clay County should expect disruptions in service. Those areas include Celina, Burksville Highway, Pea Ridge, Livingston Highway and Gainesboro Highway. The outage has ... Read More »

Sparta Substation Overheats, Needs Over $100 K In Repairs

Sparta has purchased some $110,000 worth of electrical supplies to fix an overheating problem at its substation. Utility Manager Belva Bess said workers found a red flame at its industrial park circuit while conducting a daily check. “We did an emergency bypass on that, because it already melted some of the steel behind it,” Bess said. “So we called in ... Read More »

Sparta Looking At Mobile Transformer For Power Option

A spare transformer at the West Sparta Substation looks to be irreparable leaving the city without a back-up power plan. Sparta Electric Utility Manager Belva Bess said if the main transformer were to go out, the city would be without power for at least 12 hours. “I did talk to them, to TVA, we have no back up plan,” Bess ... Read More »

Dekalb County Exploring Locations For Wolf Creek Fire Station

The Dekalb County Volunteer Fire Department is exploring locations in the Wolf Creek area to establish a new fire station. Wolf Creek is located on Highway 141 five miles west of Silver Point. Fire Chief Donny Green said a new substation is needed to accommodate the increased population and to reduce response times. “That is an area that we are ... Read More »