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Update on power outages
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Covington - Covington Utility Director Tim Morris said around 11:30 a.m. that outages continue to pop up around Covington's service area, with two of the more persistant areas being the Alcovy Road and Alcovy Trestle Road area and the Odum Street area.

He said the outages are isolated, usually limited to between 10 to 30 residents at a time; falling trees are still an issue, Morris said.

Georgia Power is no longer reporting any major outages, according to its power outage map on its website.

The City of Oxford has only one house that without power as of around 9:30 a.m., according to utility superintendent Jody Reid.

Reid said the city had a more major outage around 5:20 a.m. when trees fell on power lines on Bonnell and Haygood streets, but he said the power was back up within an hour. We said the cost of the damage was minimal.

Snapping Shoals spokeswoman Leigh-Anne Burgess said, as of 1:45 p.m., that the company still has 1,800 customers without power, primarily in Rockdale County.

Mansfield said it did not have any power outages or damage. A tree fell down on 6th Avenue, and city workers are cutting up. A city employee said a resident called and said a tree from a neighbor's yard fell on her fence and damaged it.