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Haywood Electric To Turn Off Power For A Few Hours


Last updated 3/18/2019 at 4:19pm

Beginning this Saturday night at 10 p.m. through Sunday, at around 5 a.m., about 5,400 Haywood Electric Membership Corporation (HEMC) members will be without electricity in Transylvania County, as well as another 25 members on Owen Mountain in Jackson County.

This scheduled power outage is a request by Duke Energy to replace a bad 44 thousand volt (44kV) power pole on their transmission line that supplies HEMC’s Quebec and Rosman Substations.

The areas affected will be all HEMC members in Transylvania County with exceptions for Sapphire communities and parts of Connestee Falls, whic...

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