TVA & MEC ANNOUNCE SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE

A power outage is scheduled for 11:30 p.m. Saturday night, April 13, 2019. The outage will impact 14,500 customers over much of Avery County including the following communities: Newland, Cranberry, Minneapolis, Banner Elk, Sugar Mountain, Grandfather, Montezuma, Linville, Pineola, Crossnore, Jonas Ridge, Linville Falls, Heaton and Old Beech Mountain. This outage will NOT affect Elk Park and Beech Mountain. The outage is necessary to replace and/or repair TVA/MEC high-voltage equipment at the Cranberry Substation. Work should be completed, and power restored by 8:30 A.M. Sunday morning.