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NC Co-ops and Employees Donate for Disaster Recovery

In 2017, nearly $12,000 has supported communities in times of need

Young Families are Moving to Rural North Carolina

Census numbers show 80 counties gained those ages 30 to 39

NC CEO Represents Co-ops on Capitol Hill

Roanoke Electric Cooperative’s Curtis Wynn discussed rural infrastructure

Help NC Track Broadband Coverage

A state resource aims to identify rural broadband need

Causes of Outages and Blinks

Weather, animals can cause power loss

U.S. Rep. Foxx Meets with Co-op Leaders

Surry-Yadkin EMC discussed topics important to its members

Cutting-Edge Co-op Jobs Power the Economy

Electric co-ops are a means to entering a high-tech workforce

Eight Ways to Stay Cyber Safe

Practice ‘cyber hygiene’ to protect personal data

Cape Hatteras EC, Tideland EMC Move Quickly During Crisis

Co-ops worked around the clock to restore service to the Outer Banks

Book Review — Poles, Wires and War

A new book explores co-op efforts to electrify rural South Vietnam

ECU Students Recognized by NC Electric Co-ops

Scholarship and internship programs cultivate future engineers

Union Power Funds VFD Pumper Truck

The new truck is serving communities in Cabarrus County

Four County EMC Supports Music Industry Manufacturer

Burgaw-based Mojotone produces audio equipment for music legends

Duke Energy Works Through Coal Ash Plans

Recent regulatory changes require new management of coal ash

Teachers: Bring Projects to Life with a Bright Ideas Grant

Meet the Aug. 15 early bird deadline for a chance at $100