People can call 911 for emergencies again.. The county experienced phone issues that affected most of the Southeast, but that has been corrected by AT&T as of 12:39 p.m. today. According to Emergency Services staff, no 911 calls were missed that they're aware of. They alerted the news media as soon as they knew about the issue and published an alternate 10 digit number to call. A Code Red alert was sent to all county residents. With the problem corrected, people can call 911 again in emergencies as they normally would.