Campbell County phone lines down; 911 and online services not impacted

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CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Campbell County Department of Public and Employee Relations issued a notice to community members on Monday about the county’s phone lines, which are currently inoperable and sending callers straight to voicemail.

According to county officials, 911 calls and online services have not been affected by these phone issues.

“We apologize for the inconvenience; however, please know that our technicians are aware and we will advise citizens as soon as it is resolved,” the department wrote on Facebook shortly before noon on Monday, Oct. 11.

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