Montevallo power outage displaces students

Residence Hall Director Oliver Smith looks out from Napier Hall, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 (Photo by Zoe Hall) Late in the morning on Friday, Aug. 28, a power outage occurred that took out power to several buildings on campus, including Napier Hall.   “The cause was an old faulty splice on an existing underground high voltage electrical transmission line,” said Coty Jones, the director of the physical plant.  The result of this faulty splice was the shutting down of Napier hall.   “Original message concerning issues with the power were received at the Housing office at 10:45 a.m. and a message was...

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