Area Breaking News

UCEMC DISPATCHES CREWS TO NORTH CAROLINA

UCEMC DISPATCHES CREWS TO NORTH CAROLINA Crews from Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation (UCEMC) are working in hurricane ravaged North Carolina this week. Crews and equipment departed for the region on Friday. Hurricane Florence resulted in widespread damage in the eastern section of North Carolina. UCEMC crews were in place to assist Four County Electric…

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DEFEATED BRIDGE REPLACEMENT TO REQUIRE DETOUR

DEFEATED BRIDGE REPLACEMENT TO REQUIRE DETOUR Construction of a replacement bridge on Friendship Hollow Lane South in the Defeated community is about to begin. The bridge, located a short distance from Defeated Creek Highway, has been in a badly deteriorated state for several years. Plans were to halt traffic traveling across the bridge as soon…

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COBLE INJURED IN HORRIFIC ACCIDENT

COBLE INJURED IN HORRIFIC ACCIDENT Road Superintendent Steve Coble is recovering at home following a horrific accident. The road superintendent was on top of a ladder in a barn at his residence when it kicked out from under him. Coble managed to land on his feet but on a concrete surface. Both heels were crushed…

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