Local News

Cooperative collaboration building state's largest solar development project and boosting economy

Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC), a consumer-owned utility with a reputation for energy innovation, has executed contracts with two solar developers for three new solar projects as part of its agreement to supply 100 percent renewable energy for Facebook's data center in Newton County, Georgia. The collaboration is the largest solar development project in Georgia.

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Judine Lynch

My name is Judine Lynch, and I have been providing care and staffing since 1987. Each month I will provide information on home care and resources available to people of all ages with constraints and the frail older population. I am not a scientist, nor a mathematician or can I claim to know it all, but I will work my hardest to get vital information to share with readers.

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Most Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) customer-owners will soon receive a nice refund. The cooperative's board of directors has approved the return of another $6 million capital credit refund. The latest refund brings the total returned by the co-op to $99,571,000.

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Mike and Terri Emery visiting staff and friends at I.T. Montgomery Elementary in Mound Bayou, Miss.

It started with a van, then a U-Haul full of school supplies — and then a bus full of high school students and a school willing to donate books, electronics and do anything they could to make a difference for the small, low-income elementary school in Mound Bayou, Miss.
There’s no doubt that the project Mike and Terri Emery started three years ago, when they made the first trek to the Miss. Delta, has grown.

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