Giles Code Red System Alert Notification

As a result of the March 24th snowstorm that impacted the Giles County more than 5,000 customers remain without electricity. Appalachian Power has given preliminary estimates of Thursday, March 29th by midnight, for restoration of all customers. They have mobilized more than 1,000 employees and contractors from outside the region to assist in this effort. A warming shelter has been established at the Pembroke Volunteer Fire Department located at 102 Cascade Drive, in Pembroke. A Red Cross shelter has been established at Giles Lifesaving and Rescue Squad Building located at 175 Industrial Park Drive in Pearisburg. The Giles County Wellness Center is also open for individuals wishing to utilize the shower facilities. The Wellness Center Hours of Operation are from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. If you need transportation, please contact the Giles County Administrative offices at 540-921-2525.

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