***FYI - Gilmer Co. Dispatch has informed us there are reports of numerous trees down in and out of the power lines all over the county, especially reported in the Chatsworth Hwy. area, some trees even reported to have fallen on homes. Fire and power companies have been dispatched. We have also received information that over 3,000 customers are without power at this time. Crews will be working to restore power as quickly as possible. Please be patient. If you have an emergency, please dial 911. Otherwise, if you have a non-emergency request, call our non-emergency number at 706-635-8911. Possible house fire on Cherry Ct inside Coosawattee from a lightning strike. Units responding at this time. Multiple roadways blocked with power lines down. Do not get out if you dont have to. It will make the situation worse.

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