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03 Apr, 2017, 12:00 ET Electric Utilities In Georgia Announce New Initiative To Honor Linemen

The electric utilities in Georgia have once again designated April as Lineman Appreciation Month to honor the men and women who restore and...


25 Jan, 2017, 16:00 ET EMCs Make Steady Progress in Power Restoration

Electric Membership Cooperatives (EMCs) continue demanding work to restore electricity following severe weather and tornadoes which slammed many...


24 Jan, 2017, 10:03 ET Electric Membership Cooperatives (EMCs) Continue Restoring Service

At 9:30 a.m., EMCs report approximately 5,300 customers without power across south central and southwest Georgia, down from 16,000 yesterday and...


23 Jan, 2017, 07:38 ET EMCs Make Significant Progress In Power Restoration

The severe thunderstorms and several tornadoes that hit parts of Georgia over the weekend left uprooted trees, downed power lines, and damaged or...


22 Jan, 2017, 19:07 ET EMCs Race To Restore Power Following Severe Weather And Tornadoes

The electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) have been hit hard as severe weather, and some tornadoes, have pounded much of Georgia this weekend,...


22 Jan, 2016, 20:15 ET Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs) are Braced for Winter Weather and Report Few Power Outages

 As of 8 p.m., Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 1,100 customers in north Georgia without...


12 Nov, 2015, 13:00 ET Chastain Named President/CEO of Georgia EMC

The Board of Directors of Georgia Electric Membership Corp. (EMC) has named Dennis L. Chastain as the association's next president/CEO, succeeding...


18 Feb, 2015, 05:40 ET Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) Line Crews Worked Throughout the Night

 EMC crews made great progress overnight. As of 5 a.m. EMCs report approximately 57,500 customers without power, down from 79,000 late last...


17 Feb, 2015, 20:20 ET Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) Outages Continue to Decline

 Since 5 a.m. today, electric membership cooperative (EMC) crews have restored power to 55,000 customers in hard-to-reach and remote areas of...


17 Feb, 2015, 15:15 ET Electric Membership Cooperatives (EMCs) Restore Power to Thousands

 As of 2:30 p.m., Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 89,000 customers in northeast Georgia without...


17 Feb, 2015, 10:15 ET Electric Membership Cooperatives (EMCs) Making Progress in Power Restoration

As of 10 a.m., Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 115,000 customers in northeast Georgia without power,...


17 Feb, 2015, 05:15 ET Electric Membership Cooperatives (EMCs) Report Severe Damage and Thousands Without Power

 As of 5 a.m., Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 134,000 customers in north Georgia without power,...


16 Feb, 2015, 22:30 ET Electric Membership Cooperatives (EMCs) Report 64,000 Outages

 As of 10 p.m., Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 63,000 customers in north Georgia without power,...


16 Feb, 2015, 20:00 ET Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs) Report Outages

 As of 7:30 p.m., Georgia's electric membership corporations (EMCs) are reporting approximately 15,000 customers in north Georgia without power...


20 Feb, 2014, 19:28 ET Georgia's Electric Membership Corporations Outage Update

As of 6:00 p.m. today, Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting less than 100 customers without power as a result of snow...


18 Feb, 2014, 11:43 ET Georgia's Electric Membership Corporations Outage Update

As of 11:00 a.m. today, Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 4300 customers without power as a result of...


17 Feb, 2014, 11:20 ET Georgia's Electric Membership Corporations Outage Update

 As of 11:00 a.m. today, Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 10,500 customers without power as a...


16 Feb, 2014, 11:08 ET Georgia's Electric Membership Corporations Outage Update

As of 11:00 a.m. today, Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 20,800 customers without power as a result of...


15 Feb, 2014, 11:12 ET Georgia's Electric Membership Corporations Outage Update

As of 11:00 a.m. today, Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 37,500 customers without power as a result of...


14 Feb, 2014, 20:57 ET Georgia's Electric Membership Corporations Outage Update

As of 9:00 p.m. today, Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 40,200 customers without power as a result of...


14 Feb, 2014, 16:36 ET Georgia's Electric Membership Corporations Outage Update

 As of 4:00 p.m. today, Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 53,100 customers without power as a...


14 Feb, 2014, 11:51 ET Georgia's Electric Membership Corporations Outage Update

 As of 11:00 a.m. today, Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 64,000 customers without power as a...


14 Feb, 2014, 08:10 ET Georgia's Electric Membership Corporations Outage Update

 As of 7:00 a.m. today, Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 70,400 customers without power as a...


13 Feb, 2014, 21:21 ET Georgia's Electric Membership Corporations Outage Update

 As of 9:00 p.m. today, Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 78,600 customers without power as a...


13 Feb, 2014, 17:25 ET Georgia's Electric Membership Corporations Outage Update

 As of 5:00 p.m. today, Georgia's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 103,747 customers without power as a...