Who turned out the lights? Power outage affects mo...
by Philip Clements
12:20 AM, Tuesday, June 30
MARIETTA — More than 33,000 Marietta and Smyrna residents lost power late Sunday night because of a broken transmission line that supplied the three main electrical providers in the area, officials say. Customers of Georgia Power, Marietta Power a...

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