Many HEMC Customers still without power

Due to the weather events of the weekend, many residents of Northeast Georgia lost power.

From the Habersham Electric Membership Cooperative, as of 10 A.M., HEMC still has 2,000 members without power, which is down from around 10,000 at 8 A.M. Crews have worked through the night, and will continue to work today, until all customers have power again. Full restoration is not expected until sometime tomorrow, as this is a major outage.

Members are urged to report outages via phone: (706)754-2114, (706)865-4362, or (800) 640-6812. You can also report outages online at HEMC says that outages should not be reported via social media, as those platforms are not monitored around the clock.