Displaying items by tag: Pee Dee Electric

WADESBORO — Not-for-profit electric cooperative Pee Dee Electric is looking to the future as it announces plans for a new industrial park and co-op facility to be located on U.S. Highway 74, near Vintage Road in Lilesville and the I73/74 Rockingham Bypass being built nearby. Pee Dee recently completed the purchase of 70 acres for the industrial park and 50 acres across the road for a new facility to be completed in 2022.

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WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric is proud to award Feed My Lambs Ministries, Inc. the CoBank/Pee Dee Electric “Sharing Success” matching grant.

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WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric Awareness Committee recently awarded $8,000 in college scholarships to eight students across its service area who are seeking to further their academic goals. Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence and live in a home served by Pee Dee Electric. 

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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 sending up to two students on the annual Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. and is seeking applications from interested students.

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WADESBORO — Time is running out for local K-12 teachers to apply for grants of up to $2,000 from Pee Dee Electric through the Bright Ideas Education Grant Program.

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WADESBORO — With the start of the school year just around the corner, Pee Dee Electric is reminding local K-12 teachers to submit their applications for a Bright Ideas education grant. Teachers who submit their applications by the early-bird deadline of Aug. 15 will be entered into a statewide drawing to win one of five $100 gift cards. 

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WADESBORO — Paul L. Turner III, of Ansonville, has been appointed to fill the District 1 seat on the Board of Directors for Pee Dee Electric Membership Corporation.

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HAMLET — A suspected copper thief left hundreds in the dark for several hours early Tuesday morning.

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WADESBORO — Two local Pee Dee Electric Linemen have completed a volunteer project to bring electricity to a rural Bolivian village for the first time. 

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