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So Many Reasons to be Thankful

As we quickly approach the holiday season, I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to you, the member-owners of our electric cooperative. Because of your connectionto JOEMC, together, we are able to make our community a better and brighter place. I generally use this column to provide updates on new projects and developments or update you on current events…

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Down and Dangerous

With unpredictable weather being a common theme in Eastern North Carolina, we want you to know that downed power lines are a hazard that comes along with that— typically from high winds. Member safety is important at all times; however, it is crucial when there is a downed power line.   Here are a few safety tips to protect yourself…

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CHARGE ON! NC Youth Tour 2023

High school juniors, experience a week you’ll never forget! Apply for a free trip to Washington, D.C., June 17–23, 2023, for the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. Your week in D.C. will allow you to: • Meet with our state legislators and get a close-up look at our government in action. • Visit the Capitol, Smithsonian museums, memorials, and historic sites like Arlington National Cemetery.…