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May 5, 2014

Customers without power down to 1,600

— Limestone County is down to 1,600 customers without power, according to Athens Utilities on Sunday afternoon.

With the help of crews from 12 other utilities, AU went from a peak of 16,000 outages to 2,800 by Friday evening.

Crews continue to work on U.S. 72, setting poles and restoring lines. Officials are asking motorists to use caution in this area and reduce speed for the safety of the crews. 

— Kim West

 

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