Displaying items by tag: Pee Dee Electric

Friday, 19 April 2019 17:16

Afternoon storms down trees in Ellerbe

ELLERBE — A strong storm that passed through Richmond County this afternoon downed trees and left some residents without power.

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WADESBORO — The deadline is quickly approaching for rising sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders to apply for a scholarship from Pee Dee Electric to attend basketball camp this summer.

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019 20:28

Pee Dee Electric awards grant to Backpack Pals

WADESBORO — Helping Hands/Backpack Pals of Richmond County recently received a Pee Dee Electric Care to Share grant for a new forklift. The Care to Share program allows members to round their monthly bill up to the nearest dollar amount. In 2018 alone, members donated more than $100,000 that went to local nonprofits across our seven county service area. 

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WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric is giving two local middle school students the opportunity to hit the hardwood alongside their favorite college basketball athletes and coaches this summer, thanks to Touchstone Energy Sports Camp Scholarships. 

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WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric is awarding $13,566 in Bright Ideas education grants to eight teachers to fund engaging classroom learning projects. More than 3,000 students at schools in Anson, Richmond, Scotland and Stanly counties will participate in Bright Ideas projects funded by Pee Dee this year.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will hold orientation for its new Electric Lineman program on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. in the Grimsley Building, room 103, on main campus in Hamlet.

The first ever Electric Lineman class at RichmondCC will begin Nov. 26 with Scott Caulder of Rockingham preparing the next generation of linemen for a safe and successful career in the power distribution industry.

Caulder, who has 27 years of experience in the industry working for Pee Dee Electric, was hired to be the coordinator for the program. Caulder got his lineman training at Nash Community College, so he is looking forward to bringing this type of skills training to his hometown. Along with being the instructor, he will be recruiting students and networking to bring in business partners for the program who can help with supplies and equipment.

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Wadesboro, N.C. – Pee Dee Electric is now accepting applications from high school students who are interested in taking the trip of a lifetime to Washington, D.C., with the annual Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour.

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017 00:39

"Bright Ideas" Grant Application Deadline Extended

WADESBORO, N.C. - The application deadline for the 2017 Bright Ideas grant program has been extended through the end of September.

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