Power Outage in Smyrna Impacts Schools on Thursday

Jan 21, 2021 at 10:03 am by WGNS


A power outage caused issues in Smyrna, TN at several schools on Thursday morning.

Smyrna-area parents received an audio message from the schools their children attend when the issue began.

The schools impacted by the power outage included:

- Rocky Fork Elementary
- Rocky Fork Middle
- Stewartsboro Elementary
- Smyrna West Alternative
- Smyrna Middle
- Smyrna Primary
- David Youree
- Thurman Francis Arts Academy

Rutherford County Schools spokesperson James Evans stated, “The power went out about 8:15 this morning at those schools, and we were in contact with those principals while waiting for word from the electric company. We have now received word from the electric company that power is being restored throughout the next hour. Many of our affected schools have already been restored, but it will take a few more minutes before their phone systems reboot.” 

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