Scheduled power outage this weekend for 5,400 Haywood Electric customers

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TRANSYLVANIA CO., NC (WSPA) – 5,400 customers of Haywood Electric Membership Corporation in Transylvania County will lose power for several hours on June 2 and June 3 because of power line repairs.

The outage is expected to begin at 11:00pm on June 2 and will last until around 7:00am on June 3.

The outage will also affect 25 customers on Owen Mountain in Jackson County.

Duke Energy is performing repairs on a damaged power pole that supplies power to Haywood Electric’s Rosman and Quebec substations.

Officials say they cannot guarantee that the outage won’t last longer than the planned eight hours.

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