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Roger Watson, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

Editorials

EDITORIAL — SEC members’ questions need to be answered

After the last broken pole has been replaced and all the downed power lines put back into place, plenty of questions will remain about why ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:24 pm

DEVELOPING NEWS

Only 64 remain without power

After 11 days of widespread power outages over Southside Electric Cooperative’s (SEC) 18-county area, the coop’s online outage map is showing signs the crisis will ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:19 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

Power outages drop below 1,000

The slow work of restoring power to Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) customers continued with more than 900 workers in the field Monday as the coop ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:27 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

500 get power back Sunday, 1,712 remain without

More than 4,000 Southside Electric Cooperative customers (SEC) had their power restored Friday over the cooperatives 18-county service area. The company brought in more crews ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Monday, February 22, 2021 8:35 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

SEC brings in more crews as frustration grows

Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) said it made significant progress over the past 24 hours restoring power to more than 1,000 homes, but still have 15,500 ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Sunday, February 21, 2021 9:05 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

Power restoration still moving slowly

The number of power outages in Charlotte County Saturday morning continue to show painstakingly slow progress for Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) a full week after ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Saturday, February 20, 2021 8:28 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

Despite storm, outage numbers go down

Despite dealing with a second ice storm in a week, the number of customers without power in Charlotte County declined slightly from Thursday to Friday. ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Friday, February 19, 2021 9:58 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

Power outages down to 3,400 before today’s weather

Power outages in Charlotte County are down to less than 3,400 Thursday morning, but the number is expected to increase today as the area is ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:25 am

DEVELOPING NEWS

600 had power restored Tuesday; 4,300 still out

Another 600 electrical customers had power restored Tuesday, but approximately 4,300 Charlotte County residents remain without power Wednesday following this past weekend’s ice storm. All ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:57 am

BREAKING NEWS

4,900 still waiting on power to be restored

Approximately 600 Charlotte County residents saw power restored Monday and overnight but 4,900 people are still waiting for power to be restored following last weekend’s ... Read more

by Roger Watson, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:38 am

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