The campus of Western Carolina University and surrounding areas that receive power through WCU Electric Resale will lose power for four hours starting at 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 10. This power outage is required for Duke Energy to repair a WCU campus substation damaged during a recent storm.
The outage will affect all residences and businesses on Little Savannah Rd., including the SECU; Cullowhee P.O.; Huddle House; faculty and staff housing behind Huddle House; Rabbit Ridge apartments; Cullowhee VFD; the Sunrise trailer community west of the fire department; the construction site of the WCU Health and Human Sciences Building; Cullowhee Quik Tan; Laurel Oaks apartments; and the Jackson County Recycling Center.
Other affected areas, including residences, include the N.C. Center for the Advancement of Teaching; Wake Robin Rd.; Forest Hills; Oak Forest; Catamount Peak apartments; Cullowhee Heights, residences and churches adjacent to E.J. Whitmire Stadium; Blackhawk Rd.; Briar Patch Rd.; Summit apartments; Reservoir Ridge; and the Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority and WCU water tanks.