Monthly Archives: June 2014

Piedmont EMC Helps Local School Grow

Piedmont EMC, located in Hillsborough, NC, secured a $300,000 grant from USDA Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program to assist Bethel Hill Charter School in their construction of a new classroom building. The Bethel Hill Charter School, located in Person County, NC, will spend $1.3 million total for the… Read More»

N.C. ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES STAND READY FOR ARTHUR, ENCOURAGE SAFETY

RALEIGH, N.C. (July 3, 2014, 10:00 a.m.) – North Carolina’s electric cooperatives stand ready to respond if power outages result from Hurricane Arthur, which is forecasted to bring heavy rain and strong winds to coastal North Carolina counties Thursday night into Friday afternoon. Local electric cooperative crews, equipment and vehicles… Read More»

Summer Storm Safety

Summer Storm Safety Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation encourages members to practice caution and safety during summer storms, which at times can be severe. Beware of flooded areas caused by heavy rains—water and electricity do not mix! Below is safety advice to use following a summer storm: Flooded areas — Be… Read More»