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News May 10 power outage scheduled for WCU

The campus of Western Carolina University and surrounding areas that receive power through WCU Electric Resale will lose power for four hours starting at 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 10. This power outage is required for Duke Energy to repair a WCU campus substation damaged during a recent storm.

The outage will affect all residences and businesses on Little Savannah Rd., including the SECU; Cullowhee P.O.; Huddle House; faculty and staff housing behind Huddle House; Rabbit Ridge apartments; Cullowhee VFD; the Sunrise trailer community west of the fire department; the construction site of the WCU Health and Human Sciences Building; Cullowhee Quik Tan; Laurel Oaks apartments; and the Jackson County Recycling Center.

Other affected areas, including residences, include the N.C. Center for the Advancement of Teaching; Wake Robin Rd.; Forest Hills; Oak Forest; Catamount Peak apartments; Cullowhee Heights, residences and churches adjacent to E.J. Whitmire Stadium; Blackhawk Rd.; Briar Patch Rd.; Summit apartments; Reservoir Ridge; and the Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority and WCU water tanks.

For more information, contact Manware at (828)227-3563 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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