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By Matt McGregor
The Transylvania Times 

Ice Storm Causes Multiple Outages


January 14, 2019

As of 9:30 a.m., today, Duke Energy was reporting that 688 out of its 15,821 customers in Transylvania County were without power because of the downed lines caused by freezing rain on Saturday night.

“The sleet and freezing rain that passed through the Carolinas over the weekend has resulted in significant damage to the electric grid across select counties of North Carolina,” according to Duke Energy’s website. “Crews are out in full force actively assessing damage and restoring power and will continuously update the outage map to provide more specific estimated restoration times a...

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