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REC installs smart automation devices or faster outage detection and restoration

AHOSKIE – In an effort to further increase reliability and build on its modernized smart energy grid infrastructure, Roanoke Electric Cooperative is deploying sophisticated new ... Read more

2 years ago by Crystal Outlaw.

Perdue’s Lewiston-Woodville plant achieves safety milestone

SALISBURY, MD – Associates at Perdue’s harvest operation in Lewiston-Woodville achieved a safety milestone recently after working four million production hours without experiencing an Occupational ... Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

Roseburg Resources supports local VFDs

Roseburg Resources, in the interest of supporting the communities in the area of its new ownership, has provided five $1,000 grants to local fire departments ... Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

Labor Dept. recognizes Central Ford as 10-year SHARP participant

AHOSKIE— The N.C. Department of Labor recently recognized Central Ford as a participant in the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) for more than ... Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

Hampton Farms expands in Southampton County

SEVERN – Hampton Farms, a division of Severn Peanut Company, Inc., will invest $5.735 million to install a bulk peanut butter production line at its ... Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

Joyner receives two awards from Edward Jones Financial

AHOSKIE – Edward Jones Financial Advisor Don Joyner of Ahoskie recently received the firm’s Eagle Award for his “clear vision of both client and business ... Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

Perdue donations help support Mobile Food Pantry

ELIZABETH CITY – Food Bank of the Albemarle announces that the Mobile Food Pantry serving western Bertie County will continue to provide nutritious food to ... Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

Dollar General opens in Merry Hill

MERRY HILL – Dollar General’s newest store at 2110 US 17N in Merry Hill is now open. In its new location, Dollar General will offer ... Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

Local farmers assist Ridgecroft

AHOSKIE – Each year, the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program partners with local farmers to provide grants to local nonprofits. Grow Communities, which is sponsored ... Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

Roanoke Electric Cooperative launches Community Solar Program

AHOSKIE – Roanoke Electric Cooperative announces its new community solar energy program, Roanoke SolarShare. The program will utilize the co-op’s 100 kW community solar farm ... Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

NCSO K9 receives protective vest

JACKSON – Blitz, a Northampton County Sheriff’s Office dog handled by Deputy Timothy Worrell, has received a bullet and stab protective vest through a charitable ... Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

Tractor Supply kicks off semi-annual 4-H fundraiser

Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the country, is hosting its ninth year of Paper Clover, a fundraising campaign that provides millions ... Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

Governor appoints REC’s Marshall Cherry for Education &Workforce Innovative Council

AULANDER – N.C. Governor Roy Cooper has appointed Roanoke Electric Cooperative Chief Operating Officer Marshall Cherry to serve as an at-large member of the Education ... Read more

2 years ago by Sarah Morris.

Enviva’s newest Track & Trace™ data confirms sustained forest growth

BETHESDA, MD – Enviva, the world’s largest producer of industrial wood pellets, recently released its latest Track & Trace sourcing data, marking one year of ... Read more

2 years ago by Contributor.

REC allocates $500,000 in capital credit refunds

AHOSKIE – For the second year in a row, Roanoke Electric Co-op has allocated more than $500,000 in capital credit checks, which were mailed to ... Read more

3 years ago by Contributor.

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