Blue Ridge Energy restored power outages after Thursday morning’s icy weather impacted service to nearly 300 members.

The High County and foothills were spared from the severe, icy weather originally predicted. Only Seven members in the Pottertown community in Watauga lost power from 7:02 am until 8:38 am from a downed tree on power lines.

In Ashe, 154 members in the Lansing, Shatley Springs and Laurel Springs communities lost power from 8:21 am until 10:20 am due to trees on power lines and an equipment malfunction.

There were no outages in Alleghany.

There were 134 members in the Dudley Shoals and Hudson communities of Caldwell that lost power from 8:47 am until 11:24 am when a tree fell on power lines.

Blue Ridge Energy advises members to always be prepared, and report outages by phone at 800-448-2383, the Blue Ridge Energy mobile app, or sign up for outage texting.

You can learn more, and check the status of any outages, at