Planned power outage postponed

WELLSBURG – A planned power outage that had been set for Saturday afternoon and evening has been postponed until a later date, according to officials with MonPower.

The outage was set to occur so crews could make repairs to a substation north of Wellsburg. It would have affected about 1,000 Wellsburg area customers north of 10th Street, including the bottom of Rabbit Hill Road, sections of Commerce Street, Pleasant Avenue and Charles Street, as well as Valley View Drive, Brinker Road, White Bell Circle and the lower portion of Skull Run Road.

A new date for the work has not been announced.