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10 Feb, 2014, 16:53 ET Electric Membership Corporations In Georgia Brace For Winter Storm

 The electric membership corporations (EMCs) in Georgia are bracing for the probability of a second significant winter storm this season....


20 Dec, 2013, 15:13 ET Georgia Transmission Selects Jerry Donovan as CEO

Georgia Transmission Corporation's (GTC's) board of directors has named Jerry Donovan president and chief executive officer.  Donovan has...


11 Jul, 2013, 13:53 ET Enhanced metals theft laws contribute to reduced crime

 Georgia Transmission reports a significant reduction in metals theft at the utility's substations since new state laws were enacted one year...


14 Dec, 2011, 11:40 ET Georgia Transmission Issues First Reward for Information Leading to Copper Theft Conviction

 Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) recently paid its first $3,000 reward to citizens whose report led to the conviction of copper thieves...


11 Jan, 2011, 05:24 ET Final EMC Update -- EMCs Enter Final Phase of Restoration

As of 5:15 a.m., less than 300 Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) customers statewide are without power as a result of the snow/ ice storm, and...


10 Jan, 2011, 21:32 ET Georgia EMCs Working Throughout Night to Restore Power

As of 9 p.m., EMCs have completed power restoration work in the metro Atlanta area. In other parts of the state, there are approximately 800...


10 Jan, 2011, 15:55 ET Georgia EMCs Continue Power Restoration

As of 4:00 p.m., Georgia's EMCs are reporting approximately 1900 customers without power.  Those affected are in north and middle Georgia....


10 Jan, 2011, 11:13 ET Georgia EMCs Continue to Restore Power

As of 10:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 10, the electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are reporting approximately 600 customers without power. The 600...


08 Aug, 2007, 01:00 ET Georgia's Electric Transmission Company Handles Record Electric Use

TUCKER, Ga., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A statewide network of high-voltage power lines and substations that transmits power to 39 electric...


16 Mar, 2006, 00:00 ET EMCs Add 334 Miles of High-Voltage Power Lines in Last Five Years

TUCKER, Ga., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The state's electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) completed 862 electric transmission construction...


29 Aug, 2005, 01:00 ET EMCs Send Line Crews to Help in Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

TUCKER, Ga., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Personnel from electric membership corporations (EMCs) across Georgia are headed to Alabama, Louisiana and...


31 Jan, 2005, 00:00 ET The Lights are Coming Back on in Georgia

ATLANTA, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- As of 10:30 a.m. today, approximately 16,800 customers of Georgia's 42 electric membership cooperatives (EMCs)...


30 Jan, 2005, 00:00 ET Georgia's Electric Cooperatives Restoring Power

ATLANTA, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia's 42 electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) are continuing to repair storm-related power outages as...


06 Sep, 2004, 01:00 ET Georgia Transmission/EMCs Repair Power Outages

TUCKER, Ga., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Transmission Corporation and Georgia Electric Membership Corporation have activated part of their...


06 Sep, 2004, 01:00 ET Georgia Transmission Activates Disaster Center, Repairs Outages

TUCKER, Ga., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Transmission Corporation and Georgia Electric Membership Corporation have activated part of their...


08 Oct, 2003, 01:00 ET GTC Names Michael Smith as New VP & CFO

TUCKER, Ga., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) announced today that Michael Smith, of Roswell, Ga., has joined the...


14 Apr, 2003, 01:00 ET Georgia Transmission Corporation Elects Everett Williams as New Director

TUCKER, Ga., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) Board of Directors elected J. Everett Williams of Madison, GA to...


14 Apr, 2003, 01:00 ET Roy Tollerson, Jr. Re-elected as Georgia Transmission Corporation Secretary

TUCKER, Ga., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Roy Tollerson, Jr. of Warm Springs, GA was re-elected recently to a one-year term as Secretary of the Board...


14 Apr, 2003, 01:00 ET Charles Fendley Re-elected as Georgia Transmission Corporation Board Chairman

TUCKER, Ga., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles R. Fendley of Jasper, GA was re-elected recently to a one-year term as Chairman of the Board of...


14 Apr, 2003, 01:00 ET Ray Jones Re-elected as Georgia Transmission Corporation Vice Chairman

TUCKER, Ga., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ray C. Jones of Chestnut Mountain, Ga., was re-elected recently to a one-year term as Vice Chairman of the...


14 Apr, 2003, 01:00 ET Steve Rawl, Sr. Re-elected as Georgia Transmission Corporation Treasurer

TUCKER, Ga., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve E. Rawl, Sr. of Waverly, GA was re-elected recently to a one-year term as treasurer of the Board of...


04 Nov, 2002, 00:00 ET GTC Announces Statewide Initiative to Protect Cultural Resources

TUCKER, Ga., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), the Georgia Transmission...


31 Jul, 2002, 01:00 ET GTC Wins National Honors for Wildlife Habitat Preservation Efforts

ATLANTA, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Transmission Corporation's (GTC's) long-standing efforts to create a wildlife-friendly environment in...


05 Apr, 2001, 01:00 ET Georgia Transmission Corporation Re-Elects Roy Tollerson, Jr.

ATLANTA, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Roy Tollerson, Jr. of Warm Springs, GA was re-elected last week to a one-year term as Secretary of the Board of...


05 Apr, 2001, 01:00 ET Georgia Transmission Corporation Re-Elects Steve E. Rawl, Sr.

ATLANTA, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve E. Rawl, Sr. of Waverly, GA was re-elected last week to a one-year term as Treasurer of the Board of...