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Duck River EMC has been recognized as a 5-Star Co-op by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) “Co-ops Vote” program for efforts to promote this important get-out-the-vote campaign at various events and through print and social media outreach. ...

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) linemen answered the call for help to restore power in in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a category 3 storm that scraped the Atlantic coast of Florida on Friday after causing death and destruction in the Caribbean. Eight line workers...

The future of rural America in the 21st Century depends on broadband connectivity. This is why Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) has launched a broadband feasibility study in its service area. Information will be gathered from various sources, including surveys and meetings with business and...

Rate adjustments go into effect Oct. 1 for Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) residential members and commercial-industrial accounts. In addition, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will implement a wholesale rate increase. The TVA Board of Directors in September approved a 2% hike in the wholesale...

Highest electricity demand for the month is predicted to occur on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 3-5 p.m. across the Duck River EMC service territory. Beat the Peak™ will be activated, asking co-op members to reduce their power use during the two-hour peak period. Temperatures that afternoon...

Among all the telephone and on-line scams involving threats to disconnect electric service and attempts to gain personal identity information or account numbers, now comes a new one: the “Redeem Redemption” con game. This fraud has been reported in Lincoln County and possibly will be attempted...

More than 250 Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) members, employees and guests gathered for the 2016 Annual Meeting and 80th anniversary observance Saturday, Aug. 20, at Tennessee Farm Bureau headquarters in Columbia. Five unopposed incumbent directors were re-elected to new terms, and board officers were...

Duck River EMC members will observe the co-op’s 80th anniversary this Saturday, Aug. 20, at the 2016 Annual Meeting to be held at the Tennessee Farm Bureau Headquarters, 147 Bear Creek Pike, in Columbia. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., with the business session to follow at...

Did you know that in the 2012 presidential election, participation by rural voters declined more than 18%? Politicians and special interests take note of such trends. They also know that, in the current composition of Congress, more than 80% of lawmakers have no rural constituents. This...

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation will hold its Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, August 20th, starting at 9:30 a.m. in the Farm Bureau Headquarters located at 147 Bear Creek Pike, Columbia, Tenn.  Those attending the meeting will have an opportunity to elect their representatives...