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Georgia Power announced on Friday their estimates of when power may be restored after the impact of Hurricane Michael.

On Thursday evening, power was restored to 255,000 Georgia Power customers, with more than 4,800 personnel working around the clock.

The Estimated Restoration Times for Georgia Power customers are as follows ( per Georgia Power):

Savannah and Coastal area, Friday by midnight

Augusta area, Friday by midnight

Columbus and West Georgia area, Saturday by 5 p.m.

Americus area, Sunday by 10 p.m.

Macon and Central Georgia area, Sunday by 10 p.m.

Albany area, Monday by 8 p.m.

Bainbridge area, Tuesday by 8 p.m.

Georgia Power will continue to work with local Emergency Management Agencies to restore power and services to the most heavily impacted areas.

Georgia Power encourages customers to keep safety first following Hurricane Michael:

Watch for downed wires. Downed power lines may be hidden by debris or fallen trees.

Never touch any downed wire or attempt to remove tree branches from power lines – it can kill.

Don’t step in standing water or saturated ground where downed lines may be present. They could be electrified.

 Avoid chain link fences. They may be electrified by a downed line out of sight and conduct electricity over great distances.

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Jeremy Spencer
Jeremy Spencer grew up in rural South Georgia and has served as a healthcare provider, high school science teacher, school administrator, and state education official. Jeremy is currently the market and content manager for All on Georgia-Camden and Glynn Counties. Jeremy’s focus is local news, statewide education issues, and statewide political commentary for the All on Georgia News Network. Jeremy has served as an education policy analyst for local legislators and state education leaders as well as a campaign strategist for local and statewide political campaigns. Jeremy holds degrees in science and education from the University of Georgia, Piedmont College, and Valdosta State University. Jeremy has lived in Camden County for over 17 years.

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