A line of strong thunderstorms moved through Chattooga County on Friday afternoon. Chattooga County EMA Director Eddie Henderson told AM 1180 that as of 4:30 PM East Washington Street in Summerville remains closed. Also there are reports of a power line across Highway 27 near Stansells Furniture in Trion.
Henderson told AM 1180 that several engine comapnies are out with local fire departments clearing trees and making sure power lines are not a danger. The power remains off in downtown Summerville and other areas as well. Chattooga County 911 is currently operating on back up generators now due to the power outages.