The company’s transition will affect the local community’s economy and environment. Georgia Power aims to close nearly all of its coal fleet in a shift toward natural gas and renewable energy. On Monday, the company filed its 2022 Integrated Resource Plan, which sets Georgia Power’s agenda for the next 20 years. This plan calls [read more...]
This story was originally covered on WBHF Radio airwaves. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division heard many speakers during a recent virtual public hearing, and nearly all of them had the same message: Georgia Power must change course on its plans to close a coal ash pond at Plant Bowen. The attendees are not [read more...]
It's time for a Tuesday edition of Bartow's Morning News, broadcasting the very best in local news, weather, traffic and sports on your award-winning community radio station. We have two guest segments today. At 7:40AM, David Franklin, with the Bartow Baptist Association, will join us in studios to talk about SPLASH Bartow. Then, at 8:40AM, Tamara Brock, with City of Cartersville [read more...]
It's time for a Tuesday edition of Bartow's Morning News, broadcasting the very best in local news, weather, traffic and sports on your award-winning community radio station. We have two guest segments today. At 7:40AM, Jessica Mitchum, Executive Director of the Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter, will join us to talk about their upcoming silent auction fund raiser, taking place [read more...]
Good morning! It’s time for a Tuesday edition of Bartow’s Morning News, bringing you the best in news, weather, traffic and sports on your award-winning community radio station. We have one guest segment on the calendar today. At 7:40AM we will speak with Dr. Paul Sabin, with the Bartow County College and Career Academy, and Janet [read more...]
Here is the latest outage map as of 8:30AM today, courtesy of Georgia Power:
The Georgia Power Outage map (click here to open) shows over 200,000 customers across the state of Georgia are reporting outages. Here in Bartow County we have a little over 800 affected. The hardest hit areas are the Atlanta metropolitan area, along I-20 eastbound and throughout all of Augusta. You can use the Georgia Power [read more...]
POWER OUTAGES: In just the past 10 minutes since our last update, Georgia Power map now shows over 36,000 customers without power around the Metro area. That number is expected to continue to grow as they are bearing the brunt of the freezing rain.