Rutherfordton area scheduled power outage Monday

NOTICE: Duke Energy will have a scheduled power outage beginning Monday at 12:01 a.m. and is planned to last until 4 a.m. on Monday for a total of 4 hours.

The outage will affect most of the area within a ½ mile of Main St. Duke Energy notified all those customers that will be affected by this outage by phone.

Duke Energy will be improving the substation serving this area and some new additional switches that will drastically improve the system reliability of the power grid serving the affected customers.

The Rutherfordton Police Department will have additional patrols in area during this time