dog digging

Don’t Dig Up Trouble: Call 811 First!

Before embarking on any outdoor project involving digging, it’s crucial to consider the potential risks and take the necessary precautions.  Whether planting a garden, installing a fence, or simply landscaping your yard, digging can pose significant dangers if utility lines are inadvertently struck.  By contacting 811, homeowners and contractors can request a utility locate, ensuring…

Line Crew

The Heart of Our Grid: Paying Tribute to Lineworkers this Month

 It’s Lineworker Appreciation Month, a time of reflection and gratitude for those who diligently serve our community. These dedicated individuals work tirelessly, often in challenging conditions, to ensure that our homes stay powered and our lives remain uninterrupted. As we honor this special month, we’d like to offer a glimpse into the world of linework…

power guard

Protect Your Electronics with PowerGuard Surge Protection

Protect Your Electronics with PowerGuard Surge Protection In today’s technology-driven world, our homes are filled with electronic devices that simplify our lives. From essential appliances to entertainment systems and intelligent gadgets, these devices play a vital role in our daily routines. However, they’re vulnerable to damage from power surges, which can occur unexpectedly due to…

sports camp scholarships

Dream to Play Ball?

Do you know a rising sixth or seventh-grader with dreams of honing their basketball skills on a college campus? We’re delighted to share exciting news about JOEMC’s ongoing partnership with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and NC State University. It offers a fantastic opportunity for two deserving students in our service area…

wise choices

Wise Choices, Wise Savings

In the pursuit of sustainability and cost savings, managing energy consumption is crucial for homeowners. A powerful tool in this endeavor is the Home Energy Calculator, especially when paired with the resources available in the EnergyWise section of joemc.com. This combination empowers homeowners to make informed decisions about their energy usage, identifying opportunities for significant…