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Large power outage affects downtown, and East Rome area

October 6th, 2021 – 10:00 AM

Staff Reports –

***UPDATE: According to the Georgia Power Outage Map, all services have been restored.

Previously: Floyd County E-911 GA has reported that there is a power outage in the downtown, east Rome area due to a blown transformer.

This ranges from Broad St all the way down Turner McCall Blvd past E 8th St.

The Georgia Power outage map reports that 830 customers in the Maple Street area have been affected, as well as 825 customers in the area of Truner Mccall Blvd and East 2nd Ave. Restoration of services has been slated to be completed in most affected areas before 12:30 PM.

If driving in these affected areas or near downtown, please use caution and treat all intersections as 4 way stops when the traffic lights are not functioning.

Georgia Power has been notified of the situation and Rome Police are monitoring traffic as well.