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Local utilities prepare for potential winter storm

Laurens, South Carolina – Utility companies servicing Laurens County and the South Carolina Department of Transportation are taking steps to prepare for the projected winter storm tonight and tomorrow. The SCDOT announced it was to begin sanding or salting roads on Thursday and would continue work as needed, and encouraging motorists to stay off roadways…

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Utility pole fire requires cooperation, short-term outage Tuesday

Laurens, SC – A Duke Energy utility pole fire Monday night led a required power outage Tuesday afternoon for about 75 electric customers of the Laurens Commission of Public Works. The incident began when CPW was contacted by Laurens County Dispatch about a fire high up utility pole on Church Street Monday night. “Someone had reported…

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Small scale power outage required by CPW Tuesday afternoon

Laurens Commission of Public Works has cut electric power for a couple of hours near Lakeview and Lynn Ave.  Tuesday afternoon (today) as it assists Duke Energy with an issue regarding a fire on a Church Street utility pole. CPW crews assisted Duke Energy Monday night and again Tuesday morning when a Duke Energy utility pole on…

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