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13 WMAZ Macon
Coal ash dewatering plan approved for Georgia PowerAfter more than 3 months of information sessions and presentations, Georgia Pow
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 23 hours ago
After more than 3 months of information sessions and presentations, Georgia Power has gotten the green light to move forward with their plans to remove coal ash ponds at Plant Branch in Milledgeville. Along with the closing of Georgia Power's Plant... Read more
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The Madison County Journal
D’ville roundabout work on schedulein at the construction site. He also noted that power, phone and cable lines h
The Madison County Journal / Posted yesterday
in at the construction site. He also noted that power, phone and cable lines had to be relocated, in that order, and that Georgia Power had already installed new power poles and lines. Work on Windstream telephone lines and gas lines will now... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Conservative group taking Georgia Power to task on Vogtle costs overrunA conservative Georgia group is calling out Georgia Power on the cost overruns
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
A conservative Georgia group is calling out Georgia Power on the cost overruns on two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle and wants to repeal a state law that allows the company to pass along those costs to ratepayers while construction is... Read more
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New Kerala
Georgia Power offers electrical safety tips during National Fire Prevention Week - newkerala news #280587the third leading cause of home fires nationwide, with more than 50,000 fires a
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
the third leading cause of home fires nationwide, with more than 50,000 fires attributed to electrical issues each year. Georgia Power offers the following electrical safety tips during National Fire Prevention Week and year-round: •Focus on... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
News Leader 9 recaps and top stories for Fridaywill show if News Leader 9 is not airing a live newscast. GBI assists with dou
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
will show if News Leader 9 is not airing a live newscast. GBI assists with double murder investigation in Fort Gaines Georgia Power closes Columbus business office The office at 1112 Veterans Parkway has closed for good as of Thursday... Read more
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New Kerala
Georgia Power prepared for threat of Tropical Storm Nate - newkerala news #280015ATLANTA: Georgia Power is closely monitoring the threat of Tropical Storm Nate,
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
ATLANTA: Georgia Power is closely monitoring the threat of Tropical Storm Nate, including potentially heavy rain and moderate winds in western and northern Georgia over the weekend. The company is mobilizing crews and preparing to respond to any... Read more
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WALB Albany
Georgia Power closes Columbus business officeCOLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Georgia Power's business office in Columbus has closed it
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Georgia Power's business office in Columbus has closed its doors for good. The office at 1112 Veterans Parkway has closed for good as of Thursday afternoon, according to a Georgia Power representative. The reason for the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Georgia Power closes Columbus business officeCOLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Georgia Power's business office in Columbus has closed it
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Georgia Power's business office in Columbus has closed its doors for good. The office at 1112 Veterans Parkway has closed for good as of Thursday afternoon, according to a Georgia Power representative. The reason for the... Read more
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WALB Albany
Consider This: Picnic in the Parkrain, a huge crowd turned out to enjoy the picnic while listening to the Savann
WALB Albany / Posted 5 days ago
rain, a huge crowd turned out to enjoy the picnic while listening to the Savannah Philharmonic. Along with Parker’s and Georgia Power, WTOC is a proud sponsor of Picnic in the Park. And finally, the day before the Picnic in the Park, more than... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Consider This: Picnic in the Parkrain, a huge crowd turned out to enjoy the picnic while listening to the Savann
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
rain, a huge crowd turned out to enjoy the picnic while listening to the Savannah Philharmonic. Along with Parker’s and Georgia Power, WTOC is a proud sponsor of Picnic in the Park. And finally, the day before the Picnic in the Park, more than... Read more
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PRWeek US
How Georgia Power communicated with customers before, during, and after Irma Georgia Power Company suffered one of the largest outages in recent years whe
PRWeek US / Posted 5 days ago
Georgia Power Company suffered one of the largest outages in recent years when Hurricane Irma passed over the state last month. ATLANTA: If there’s any company that knows... Read more
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Barrow Journal
BOC approves energy conservation proposalnext several years. The county board of commissioners voted Tuesday to approve
Barrow Journal / Posted 6 days ago
next several years. The county board of commissioners voted Tuesday to approve an energy conservation services proposal by Georgia Power following the completion of an investment grade energy audit. A formal contract between the county and Georgia... Read more
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WALB Albany
Augusta Economic Development Authority Board Launches Search for New LeaderAugusta’s key contact for the Georgia Department of Economic Development and st
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
Augusta’s key contact for the Georgia Department of Economic Development and statewide economic development partners like Georgia Power Company and Georgia EMC. The AEDA also works with other stakeholders including industry leaders, developers and... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Augusta Economic Development Authority Board Launches Search for New LeaderAugusta’s key contact for the Georgia Department of Economic Development and st
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
Augusta’s key contact for the Georgia Department of Economic Development and statewide economic development partners like Georgia Power Company and Georgia EMC. The AEDA also works with other stakeholders including industry leaders, developers and... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Gulf Power restores service to 38,000 residents in 24 hoursof skills has really paid off in helping us quickly and safely get our customer
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
of skills has really paid off in helping us quickly and safely get our customers’ power back on in the wake of Nate.” Georgia Power crews from Southern Company along with energy providers from Tennessee, Kentucky and Florida pitched in to... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
FIRST TO ALERT: Nate downgraded to a Tropical Depressionthe gusty winds comes the threat of power outages across the area. Alabama Powe
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 9 days ago
the gusty winds comes the threat of power outages across the area. Alabama Power customers, click here for the latest. Georgia Power customers, click here to view any outage numbers. The threat of seeing tornadoes in our area has diminished,... Read more
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FOX News
Strengthening Hurricane Nate bares down on US Gulf CoastState (@Louisiana_sos) October 7, 2017 9:47 a.m. CDT Saturday: Power companies
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
State (@Louisiana_sos) October 7, 2017 9:47 a.m. CDT Saturday: Power companies deploying trucks ahead of Hurricane Nate. Georgia Power trucks heading south on I65 toward Mobile to position for #HurricaneNate assist @breakingweather... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Power providers gear up for Natethrough all the motions as if it's going to be another big storm because it's a
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 10 days ago
through all the motions as if it's going to be another big storm because it's always ready to be ready than not ready." Georgia Power is also keeping track of the storm. In a phone call with their spokesman Craig Bell, he said the company is... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hit and run leaves more than 4,000 people without power in Atlantain turn hit another car which kept driving But that car soon crashed into a po
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
in turn hit another car which kept driving But that car soon crashed into a pole outside Wendy's and knocked out power Georgia Power fixed the problem overnight and restored power to most homes Nearly 5,000 people were plunged into darkness... Read more
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New Kerala
Georgia Power names Xia Liu executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer - newkerala news #277889ATLANTA: The Georgia Power's Board of Directors has elected Xia Liu as executiv
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
ATLANTA: The Georgia Power's Board of Directors has elected Xia Liu as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective October 1. In her new role, Liu will be responsible for overseeing the company's accounting and... Read more
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ajc.com
Car accident leaves thousands without power in MidtownJUST IN: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Thousands of Georgia Power custome
ajc.com / Posted 11 days ago
JUST IN: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Thousands of Georgia Power customers are without power in Midtown. (Credit: Georgia Power) Power is expected to be restored about 2 a.m. “We... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Georgia Historical Society announces 2018 trusteesEd Bastian, CEO of Delta Air Lines, and Paul Bowers, Chairman, President, and C
Savannah Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Air Lines, and Paul Bowers, Chairman, President, and CEO of Georgia Power, have been selected as the newest Georgia Trustees. Bastian and Bowers will be inducted by Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Historical Society. The... Read more
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WALB Albany
Tifton deadline for debris pickup is FridayCollege recently added bricks and cinder blocks to the roots to keep it from fa
WALB Albany / Posted 13 days ago
College recently added bricks and cinder blocks to the roots to keep it from falling. Danforth said he's called Georgia Power, who cannot help with preventative measures. He's also tried calling local tree services to help remove... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Tifton deadline for debris pickup is FridayCollege recently added bricks and cinder blocks to the roots to keep it from fa
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 13 days ago
College recently added bricks and cinder blocks to the roots to keep it from falling. Danforth said he's called Georgia Power, who cannot help with preventative measures. He's also tried calling local tree services to help remove... Read more
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New Kerala
Georgia Power celebrates 25th anniversary of PowerTOWN safety program - newkerala news #277202ATLANTA: Georgia Power is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its award-winning
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
ATLANTA: Georgia Power is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its award-winning electrical safety education program, PowerTOWN. Since its launch in 1991, the program has presented electrical safety information to thousands of students, youth groups,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Plant Vogtle owners get Toshiba payments Georgia Power, Dalton Utilities and other owners of Plant Vogtle in Georgia g
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
Georgia Power, Dalton Utilities and other owners of Plant Vogtle in Georgia got $300 million in payments Monday from Toshiba for failing to complete the nuclear expansion project near Waynesboro, Ga. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Nestle Purina to create as many as 240 jobs in Hart County, Georgia - newkerala news #277060Global Commerce division throughout the project in collaboration with the Hart
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
Global Commerce division throughout the project in collaboration with the Hart County Industrial Development Authority and Georgia Power. "The entire Hart County community has been steadfast in developing their local workforce and working to find... Read more
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Bizjournals
Plant Vogtle expansion wins $3.7B in U.S. loan guaranteesto $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to further support the construction of two n
Bizjournals / Posted 17 days ago
to $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to further support the construction of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle in Georgia. Georgia Power Co. will receive $1.67 billion in loan guarantees, Oglethorpe Power Corp will receive $1.6 billion, and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Agency proposes aiding 2 reactorsbelow the level Congress anticipated when it created the program. The new loan
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
below the level Congress anticipated when it created the program. The new loan guarantees would provide $1.67 billion to Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co.; $1.6 billion to Oglethorpe Power; and $415 million to three subsidiaries of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Energy Secretary Rick Perry proposes sweeping new moves to support coal and nuclear plantsbelow the level Congress anticipated when it created the program. The new loan
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
below the level Congress anticipated when it created the program. The new loan guarantees would provide $1.67 billion to Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co.; $1.6 billion to Oglethorpe Power; and $415 million to three subsidiaries of the... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Federal government shows support for Georgia nuclear plant projectElectric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan’s Toshiba Corp., filed for bankrup
Savannah Morning News / Posted 17 days ago
Electric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan’s Toshiba Corp., filed for bankruptcy in March. The Department of Energy said Georgia Power Company, the main partner in the project, would get $1.67 billion. Company chairman, president and CEO Paul... Read more
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The Madison County Journal
Power plant still comingis planning power plants generating 65-megawatts per facility in the two counti
The Madison County Journal / Posted 18 days ago
is planning power plants generating 65-megawatts per facility in the two counties. That electricity will be added to the Georgia Power electrical grid. Madison County officials anticipate at least $1 million in tax income annually from the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Perry urges FERC to help coal, nuclear plantsannouncement reflects the wide-ranging governmental support for nuclear energy
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
announcement reflects the wide-ranging governmental support for nuclear energy in America," said Paul Bowers, CEO of Georgia Power. "The administration, Secretary Rick Perry, the entire cabinet and members of Congress from both sides of the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Federal govt shows support for Georgia nuclear plant projectElectric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp., filed for bankrup
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
Electric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp., filed for bankruptcy in March. The Department of Energy said Georgia Power Company, the main partner in the project, would get $1.67 billion. Company chairman, president and CEO Paul... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Federal govt shows support for Georgia nuclear plant projectElectric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp., filed for bankrup
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
Electric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp., filed for bankruptcy in March. The Department of Energy said Georgia Power Company, the main partner in the project, would get $1.67 billion. Company chairman, president and CEO Paul... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Purina manufacturing plant in Hartwell expected to begin production in 2019Global Commerce division throughout the project in collaboration with the Hart
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Global Commerce division throughout the project in collaboration with the Hart County Industrial Development Authority and Georgia Power. “The entire Hart County community has been steadfast in developing their local workforce and working to find... Read more
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WALB Albany
'Save the Trees' movement fails, parking deck in Atlanta's Grant Park will move forwardAuthority. Those details are likely confirmed, but a last battle is the 131 tr
WALB Albany / Posted 19 days ago
Authority. Those details are likely confirmed, but a last battle is the 131 trees to be sacrificed to build it. Pruned by Georgia Power, arborists say few are very healthy. Even the promise to replace them with Olmsted-favored new trees, inch for... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
'Save the Trees' movement fails, parking deck in Atlanta's Grant Park will move forwardAuthority. Those details are likely confirmed, but a last battle is the 131 tr
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
Authority. Those details are likely confirmed, but a last battle is the 131 trees to be sacrificed to build it. Pruned by Georgia Power, arborists say few are very healthy. Even the promise to replace them with Olmsted-favored new trees, inch for... Read more
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WALB Albany
Residents worried about destroying trees for parking deckAuthority. Those details are likely confirmed, but a last battle is the 131 tr
WALB Albany / Posted 19 days ago
Authority. Those details are likely confirmed, but a last battle is the 131 trees to be sacrificed to build it. Pruned by Georgia Power, arborists say few are very healthy. Even the promise to replace them with Olmsted-favored new trees, inch for... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Residents worried about destroying trees for parking deckAuthority. Those details are likely confirmed, but a last battle is the 131 tr
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
Authority. Those details are likely confirmed, but a last battle is the 131 trees to be sacrificed to build it. Pruned by Georgia Power, arborists say few are very healthy. Even the promise to replace them with Olmsted-favored new trees, inch for... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Day of Caring: 500 volunteers help at Athens area agenciesNakanishi, St. Mary’s Hospital and St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia,
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Nakanishi, St. Mary’s Hospital and St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia, The Classic Center, Ethicon, Janssen and Georgia Power. Paulk, who said planning meetings with volunteer leaders have been taking place since the spring, added that... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Georgia Power says Vogtle construction contract doesn't keep customer costs from risingcontinue to mount for the construction of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 20 days ago
continue to mount for the construction of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle even if regulators reject cost overruns, Georgia Power Co. executives testified Tuesday. The testimony was the first from the utility’s representatives since it... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Drunk driver crashes, flips car into pole causing power outage for local collegefor Piedmont Technical College in DeKalb have caused the school to delay classe
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 22 days ago
for Piedmont Technical College in DeKalb have caused the school to delay classes until noon. It was also reported that the wreck is what caused the power to go out and Georgia Power is on the scene repairing the pole at this time. © 2017... Read more
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ajc.com
Georgia Piedmont Technical College closed after crash, power outagefront of the college on North Indian Creek Drive, according to Channel 2 Action
ajc.com / Posted 22 days ago
front of the college on North Indian Creek Drive, according to Channel 2 Action News. Officials are waiting to hear from Georgia Power to determine if the school will reopen this afternoon or remain closed the rest of the day. Details about the... Read more
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New Kerala
Georgia Power and Atlanta Braves celebrate Nuestra Cultura - newkerala news #274587ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2017 : Georgia Power and the Atlanta Braves today announced
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2017 : Georgia Power and the Atlanta Braves today announced a new partnership highlighting and celebrating Nuestra Cultura during Hispanic Heritage Month. The new program is a community initiative created to educate, engage and... Read more
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Barrow Journal
Bridges: Taking things for grantedin Florida were dealing with even more damage and many power crews were in that
Barrow Journal / Posted 24 days ago
in Florida were dealing with even more damage and many power crews were in that state. My house gets its electricity from Georgia Power. Typically the company gets the power back on very quickly whenever it goes out. However, my mind immediately... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga, Huntsville could get jobs, tax credits from nuclear planttax credits, would give him new reactors with a 60- to 80-year life for about $
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
tax credits, would give him new reactors with a 60- to 80-year life for about $4 billion each, or only about half of what Georgia Power Co. is now spending to build new reactors at its Plant Vogtle. Because of its design, Bellefonte also could... Read more
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WALB Albany
Columbus fire crews respond to house fire on Orchard Dr.were able to get out safely. News Leader 9 was told the house is completely de
WALB Albany / Posted 24 days ago
were able to get out safely. News Leader 9 was told the house is completely demolished and cannot be saved. According to Georgia Power, the power was briefly turned off in the area but is now back on. This is a developing story. Stay tuned for... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Columbus fire crews respond to house fire on Orchard Dr.were able to get out safely. News Leader 9 was told the house is completely de
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 24 days ago
were able to get out safely. News Leader 9 was told the house is completely demolished and cannot be saved. According to Georgia Power, the power was briefly turned off in the area but is now back on. This is a developing story. Stay tuned for... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Avista crew returns home from helping Georgia turn lights on after Irmahave a lot of poplars there were extremely large that took out a lot of the pol
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 24 days ago
have a lot of poplars there were extremely large that took out a lot of the poles, lines and infrastructure in the area." Georgia Power – the local company – coordinated what sites Avista would respond to, and Schlothauer said they typically... Read more
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