Author: darkstar

Halloween is the most festively frightening night of the year. But don’t make yours fraught with danger. Here are some safety reminders: As you’re decorating, make sure you check for cracked sockets, frayed, loose or bare wires, and loose connections. Fasten all outdoor lights securely...

The Tennessee Valley Authority has scheduled a four-hour planned power outage for DREMC members served out of the Mt. Pleasant Substation. This outage is necessary for TVA to perform system improvements within the substation. The outage is scheduled for midnight Saturday night, October 17 until approximately...

November at DREMC has become synonymous with Ann Throneberry’s Holiday Foods presentations. For over four decades, the retired home economist has been delighting crowds with her exquisite food displays and cooking tips. Throneberry begins preparing for this much anticipated program months in advance. She gets many of...

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has scheduled a brief (estimated 15 minute) planned power outage for DREMC members living in the Sewanee area on Friday, Oct. 9.This outage is scheduled from 12:00 midnight until approximately 12:15 a.m. Saturday morning and is necessary for TVA replace...

Join Duck River EMC in celebrating the cooperative difference in Tennessee and across America during National Cooperative Month. Every October, cooperatives are recognized for the qualities that make the business model unique: local democratic control, commitment to supporting the communities they serve and improving quality of...

Utility bill scammers and other cheats have been hard at work in the Duck River EMC service area. The latest con game has targeted rural stores and businesses and involves a telephone caller threatening to disconnect electric service for an unpaid bill. Thankfully, awareness of...

[caption id="attachment_16434" align="alignright" width="300"] Fifth grade students at East Coffee Elementary School participated in the TVA Science Kids World Monitoring Challenge. From left are Holli, Zaylan and Frank.[/caption] Vicki Stevens-Valentine, Tennessee Valley Authority Program Manager, visited the fifth-grade students at East Coffee Elementary in Manchester as part...

Beat the Peak™ will be activated Friday afternoon, Sept. 4, between the hours of 4 and 6 p.m. when high electricity demand for air conditioning is predicted due to temperatures forecasted in the mid-90s. Duck River EMC urges its members to adjust their AC thermostats upward...

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation is warning members about phone scam calls in the service area. Callers are falsely linking themselves to DREMC, claiming the member’s account is past due and if payment is not made, electricity would be disconnected. The calls originate from 818-359-0121. “These...

Utility bill scammers continue to work in Duck River EMC’s service territory. One of the latest attempts targeted a convenience store in Maury County where the owner was threatened with electricity disconnection if he did not make a draft payment by telephone. Fortunately, he alerted DREMC’s...