(WHNT) – Athens Utilities crews have restored power to customers affected by an outage Wednesday morning, including James Clemens High School.
In all, about 700 customers lost service when a circuit involving the Greenbrier Substation went out. This substation serves the southeast Limestone County area.
Power was restored by 10:25 a.m. Wednesday, according to Holly Hollman, Communications Specialist for the City of Athens.
Athens Utilities began communicating with Madison City Schools Superintendent Dee Fowler about the situation at 7 a.m. Fowler decided to close James Clemens High School for the day shortly after 9 a.m. Madison City Schools operated on a two-hour delay Wednesday.