Many roads closed in Lumpkin County due to fallen trees and power lines


LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — Lumpkin County Sheriff Stacy Jarrard reported the following this morning at approximately 6:45 a.m.: “We have roads, state and county, that are completely impassable due to trees and wires down. We are unable to update the exact streets due to the number of closures. Please avoid the roads while the storm passes so that emergency personnel can work the roadways. Always assume that any wire down on the roadway is live and to avoid the area.

South Chestatee was closed down at approximately 7:15 a.m. in the area of Pizza Hut. Long Branch Road is closed due to many trees and wires down. Slow down and avoid the area while emergency personnel are on the scene.

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