Englehard power outage closes school

( photo)

A power outage affecting the Hyde County town of Englehard has closed one school for students on Monday, school officials report.

Mattamuskeet Early College High School was initially on a two-hour delayed start due to the power outage. However, that was changed to a full closure for students. Staff are asked to report at 10 a.m. for a work day.

The Tideland Electric Membership Corporation reported at 7 a.m. that crews found a downed tree and broken power lines, which was causing the outage at the Englehard substation. Power restoration is estimated for 9:30 Monday morning.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off