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Power Outage in Greenville Affects 11,000

Greenville Utilities dealt with a major power outage Sunday evening, which left 11 thousand customers without electricity.Power shut off to the areas of Winterville, Frog Level, McGregor Downs, Bells Fork, Bell Arthur and Along 903, County Home Road and Stanstonburg Road In Pitt County causing flashing traffic lights and dark businesses. Power Technicians tell us it happened after 7:30pm when a failure at one of the transformers stopped the transmission of electricity to the substations. It took workers 35 minutes to restore power back to those areas.


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