Power restored for more than 4,000 in Conway area

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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — More than 4,000 Horry Electric Cooperative customers were without power in the Conway area.

As of 3:30 p.m., Horry Electric Cooperative was reporting 4,136 people without power due to a broken circuit pole off of Highway 90. Replacement takes at least four hours. Crews also discovered three other broken circuit poles.

Power was restored to those affected by around 8 p.m., according to Horry Electric Cooperative.

Santee Cooper also reported about 300 people affected by sporadic outages in Conway, Surfside Beach, and the northern areas of Myrtle Beach earlier in the day.

Power outages were also reported across the Pee Dee.

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