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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...

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,...

The Pokemon GO mobile game craze sweeping the nation has now raised public safety concerns and produced warnings from law enforcement and utilities. Players have been involved in minor mishaps such as tripping, running into walls or trees, and falling off bikes and skateboards due to...

Part of the 150th anniversary celebration of Jack Daniel’s in Lynchburg, Tenn., included the official opening of Barrel House 1-14 and the reconstructed Motlow House. The opening of these buildings was commemorated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 13 and special remarks by Gov. Bill Haslam. The...