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Power restored after storm punishes county

Power restored after storm punishes county

A tree fell across Park Street and power lines in Asheboro during the storm. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) ASHEBORO — About one-third of the accounts for Randolph Electric Membership Corporation experienced some sort of power outage stemming from the leftovers from Hurricane Ian. REMC reported that all power had been restored by early Sunday morning. “I am proud and appreciative of our line personnel and support team for going the extra mile for our members,” said Dale Lambert, CEO of REMC. “As always, our team worked as safely and efficiently as possible to repair the damage.” The cooperative said that crews…
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Power restored after storm blows through

Power restored after storm blows through

ASHEBORO — Winter Storm Izzy struck Randolph County during the weekend, but power outages were mostly limited and crews worked to restore service quickly in many instances. By mid-morning Monday, Randolph Electric Membership Corporation reported that things were in good shape for its customers. “Crews worked into the late evening to restore damage from Winter Storm Izzy,” Randolph EMC said in a statement. “We’re happy to report no remaining outages at this time. We’ll continue to closely monitor conditions until the remnants of Izzy are long gone.” Across Randolph EMC’s five-county area, there were 1,865 members reported with outages. The…
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