Duke Energy and Energy United continue to bring customers back on line today. At 9am today Duke had over 4,000 customers without service in Alexander County. AS of 3:45, that number had been reduced to 2,600.
County Emergency Management Director Russell Greene says that one section of Highway 127 remains closed between Blankenship Road and Atioch Church Road. Several other roadways are closed or partially blocked across the county.
The Alexander County YMCA is offering their facilities for citizens who would like to shower. The YMCA is located at 260 Black Oak Ridge Road in Taylorsville. The facility will be available during normal operating hours from 5am till 9pm. The YMCA will request that non-members sign a waiver form.
We will continue to post updates as they become available.