DEVELOPING: Lineman electrocuted in Irwin County during Irma recovery

Arkansas Linemen Shocked In Ocilla, Georgia While Working On Power Restoration Following Irma
Deal says Irma damage is widespread; hard to tell which areas were hit hardest
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18 September, 2017

According to our sister station WSAV, the worker was checking out an area with power outages.

Georgia Power estimated about 75,000 of a 920,000 impacted customers remain without electricity, the company posted on Facebook late Thursday.

The utility tweeted a list this afternoon that showed when power should be restored to the major cities in Georgia affected by Tropical Storm Irma. Georgia Power expects power to be restored in most places in the county by Friday at 10 p.m. The safety of Georgia Power crews and all of the personnel working with us around the clock to restore power for customers following Hurricane Irma is our top priority. "Thank you again for your support and patience!"

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The declared aim is for everyone of VW's roughly 300 models to be globally available in an electric version by that date. And only then will electric cars come out of the niche - and achieve relevant market share in years to come.

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Liverpool will face Spanish outfit Seville in their next Champions League match. The 23-year-old has under 10 months remaining on his contract with Liverpool .

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Chris Coleman's side found it tough to break their opponents down, with Hal Robson-Kanu netting a vital 80th minute goal. We were sleeping in our tracksuits because the beds were so damp.

Flint has only one circuit with more than 50 members waiting for restoration, according to a company news release.

Stone said restoration efforts were about 24 hours ahead of schedule, and Georgia Power hopes to have the lights back on for 95 percent of its customers by Saturday night.


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