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HEMC Members Experience Outages Following an Overnight Storm

High winds and a hail storm late last night caused outages in areas of northern Habersham and White counties.  HEMC linemen, along with the Forestry and Service Departments worked throughout the night and into this evening to restore power to residents in both counties. 

 

HEMC Sends Crews to Virginia

Two HEMC crews are heading to Virginia this evening to help with power restoration after a severe storm caused thousands of homes and businesses to be without power.

Additional crews from other EMCs in Georgia will assist in this effort.

One of the guiding principles among electric cooperatives is coming to each other's aid in times of need.  When news of the destructive storm was received, HEMC linemen Ray Morrison, Chad Waters, Jason Reepe and Cody Thomas volunteered to go.

HEMC Member Dialogue Session Set for Tuesday, March 6

HEMC members are invited to participate in a Member Dialogue Session on Tuesday, March 6 in the community room at the Clarkesville office from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

During the first part of the meeting, members can choose to visit key areas focused on power quality and reliability; member engagement; and customer service, billing and rates.

 

Employees will be available for several topics of discussion including:

 

Infrastructure Inspections Improve Reliability

In order to improve system reliability, HEMC contractors have been conducting infrared inspections of all major three-phase infrastructure such as lines, poles, transformers and insulators in the service territory.  Planned inspections will continue in the Tiger area of Rabun County including Bethel Road, Bridge Creek Road, Rickman Airfield Road, Davis Gap Road, Seedtick Road and Hwy. 441 South.

Members may receive an automated call from HEMC as further notification.

Employees and their vehicles will be identified as HEMC Contractors.

HEMC Partners with NGN Connect for Wireless Service

Earlier this year, HEMC partnered with NGN Connect to acquire the HEMC Wireless customer base and assets. Approximately 100 customers, all in Habersham County, were notified in February about the transition.

Inspections Improve System Reliability

In order to improve system reliability, Habersham EMC contractors have been conducting infrared inspections of all major three-phase infrastructure such as lines, poles, transformers and insulators in the HEMC service territory.

In the next two weeks, inspections will continue into the northern area of White County including Skylake Road and Hwy. 356 (Chimney Mtn. Road).

Vehicles and employees will be identified as HEMC Contractors.

Members may receive an automated call from HEMC as a further notification effort.

Infrared Inspections Continue

In order to improve system reliability, Habersham EMC contractors have been conducting infrared inspections of all major three-phase infrastructure such as lines, poles, transformers and insulators. This is slated to be an eight-to-ten-week project.

In the next two weeks inspections will be in the northern area of White County including Gold Valley, Bean Creek Road, Hwy. 356 and the Unicoi vicinity.   Vehicles and employees will be identified as HEMC Contractors.

If you have questions, please call HEMC at (706) 754-2114.

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