With winter weather heading to the Carolinas, it's important to know who to call when you need them. In the event of a power outage, here are the numbers you need to know.
In the event of a power outage, visit http://bit.ly/1fiiWlv or call 888-769-7688.
Horry Electric Co-op:
To report an outage, call automated Outage Reporting System PowerTouch at 843-369-2212.
Horry Electric has also posted an online FAQ answering common questions when the power goes out: http://www.horryelectric.com/faqPowerOutages.aspx
South Carolina Electric and Gas:
You can report outages with the SCE&G Mobile site (http://ow.ly/l9dZU. If your account is registered for it, simply text the word "OUT" to 467234 (gosceg) to report the outage. You can also call any of these numbers:
Duke Energy Progress:
Pee Dee Electric:
To report an outage, please call 866-747-0060 or 843-665-4070.
If you are using a Wi-Fi enabled device and may not have internet access when the lights go out, take a screen capture of this story to keep these numbers handy when you need them.