A fiber-optic cable hut stopped working as a result of freezing conditions, disrupting the Internet connections and phone service across two local governments. Emergency services were not impacted.`
By Laura Arwood
(TNS) - The severe cold froze the internal systems of Madison County and the city of Anderson on Wednesday.
Sometime between 6 and 7 a.m. Wednesday, a fiber-optic cable hut stopped working, causing the two governments' internal phones and Internet servers to crash, Madison County IT Director Lisa Cannon said.