Phone, Internet service fully restored

By Vicki Hyatt | May 08, 2014

Phone and Internet service was disrupted for many in the county has been fully restored.

"The outage was caused by a fiber optic outage which affected several communications service providers," according to a news release from the Haywood County Sheriff's Office. "This outage took down our primary and secondary internet connection as well as phone service to most county phones. Our tertiary internet service remained in operation and the 911 center remained functional during this outage."