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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...

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...

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...

Sweltering conditions caused by a major heat wave across the TVA region will result in Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) activating Beat the Peak™ from 3-5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 22-23. High temperatures forecasted for Friday and Saturday could reach the upper 90s,...