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Power restored to thousands in Hoke County

Posted July 27, 2010

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— A transmission line problem left about 4,200 Progress Energy customers in Hoke County without power Tuesday morning.

The Raleigh-based utility restored power to the area after about an hour.

There was no immediate word on the cause of the outage.

Raeford police reported no serious problems because of the outage, other than traffic lights being out of service.

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  • mamabearprotectinghercub Jul 27, 2010

    I am glad they got there power back. I stay on the other side of Fremont & we have times we loose power. Sometimes it goes off then comes back on then there will be a time that it stays out for a couple of hours.