Athens Utilities: Power Restored to 700 Customers, Including James Clemens H.S.

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(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.