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Georgia Power crews continue work to restore power

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There are 31 Georgia Power customers in Statesboro and 490 customers in Swainsboro who are still without power, according to a company spokeswoman.

They have about 150 Georgia Power workers total between the two areas working on restoring power - the majority of whom are from the coastal region.

There are 8,000 Georgia Power workers are in the field nationwide working to restore power. A spokewoman said that since Monday, power has been restored to 99 percent, or 701,000 customers since the outages began.

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