Hours-long power outage planned for Saturday

WINSTON COUNTY- A planned eight-hour power outage will be in effect this Saturday, Oct. 17, for the eastern third of Winston County, which will include Addison, Arley, Houston, Helicon, Grayson and Moreland. The outage is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. and could be out up to 2 p.m. Cullman Electric Cooperative and Tennessee Valley Authority are the ones who have scheduled the outage.

“Members who will be affected by this planned power outage and have a current telephone number listed on their Cullman EC account will receive a courtesy call this week, and an additional reminder phone call prior to the event,” a press release from Cullman EC stated. “The outage is necessary for TVA to perform maintenance on its main transmission line that delivers electricity to the Addison and Helicon substations. Cullman EC will use this opportunity to perform maintenance inside the Addison substation as well.”

For more information, contact the Cullman EC at (256) 737-3200 or (800) 242-1806.

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