SWEPCO Power Outage - Sunday 4/26/15
SWEPCO has scheduled a planned outage to replace several
switches in the Atlanta substation. For safety reasons, an outage of the
entire substation will be required. The three hour outage will impact all SWEPCO customers in Atlanta, TX and Queen City, TX. SWEPCO crews will begin arriving around midnight
Saturday April 25th. The outage will begin at 1:00 am Sunday
April 26th with return of service by 4:00 am.
SWEPCO appreciates your understanding as we complete this necessary work.
Free Curbside Bulk Waste Collection - April 27th through May 1st
Atlanta City Manager David Cockrell said that free bulk
waste curbside collection is scheduled in Atlanta from April 27th
through May 1st. “Residents
will be serviced on their normal collection day. So if your normal trash collection day is
Monday, then your bulk waste will be collected on Monday, Cockrell said.”
“This is a great opportunity to make the community more
attractive, get rid of unwanted junk and save money and time by avoiding trips
to the landfill”, Cockrell said.
Acceptable items include household furniture, outdoor
furniture, clothing, green waste (properly bagged), sticks and limbs that are
bundled not exceeding four feet.
There are some limitations.
The City will not accept white good or appliances, electronic waste,
TV’s, tires, paints, oil, batteries or other hazardous waste. The City also reserves the right the refuse
any item deemed to pose a health or safety risk. Unacceptable items will be left at the curb.