Good Luck Hawkeye!

Still no news from Hawkeye after the catostrophic hurricane, Ian made landfall earlier this week in Hawkeye's vicinity: Hawkeye, if you are able to read this, know you are in our thoughts and prayers not just from me but the readers of TBW too. Take care dear lady!

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Irma continues her devastation: Georgia Power is reporting more than 340,000 remaine without power statewide

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The number of homes and businesses without electricity in the Athens area continued to drop Wednesday afternoon, according to figures provided by Georgia Power Co. and area Electric Member Co-ops. Thousands were left without power Monday when the remnants of Hurricane Irma tore through the state with high winds and rain. Georgia Power is reporting that about 340,000 remained without power statewide as of Wednesday afternoon with about 1,900 outages remaining in Athens-Clarke County. Jackson EMC reported about 18,000 outages in its 10-county area,with 339 outages in Clarke County, 2,609 in Jackson County, 200 in Madison County and 1,322 in Barrow County. The majority of outages are in Hall County, Jackson EMC Director of Communications April Sorrow said.

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