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Power restored after storm punishes county

Power restored after storm punishes county

A tree fell across Park Street and power lines in Asheboro during the storm. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) ASHEBORO — About one-third of the accounts for Randolph Electric Membership Corporation experienced some sort of power outage stemming from the leftovers from Hurricane Ian. REMC reported that all power had been restored by early Sunday morning. “I am proud and appreciative of our line personnel and support team for going the extra mile for our members,” said Dale Lambert, CEO of REMC. “As always, our team worked as safely and efficiently as possible to repair the damage.” The cooperative said that crews…
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REMC stresses ‘Stronger Together’ as members gather again

REMC stresses ‘Stronger Together’ as members gather again

ASHEBORO — The theme for the Randolph Electric Membership Corporation’s annual meeting was “Stronger Together.” That certainly held relevance Friday night. The gathering for the 84th annual meeting was the first in-person event in three years for the cooperative. “Randolph EMC invests in our communities and in our young people because we believe we are stronger together,” said Jerry Bowman, board president of REMC. “We also invest in you, our member-owner, by returning excess revenue to you in the form of capital credits.” Secretary-treasurer Billy Maness reported that REMC the cooperative’s total assets and liabilities is at nearly $185 million,…
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Utilities brace for potential snow and ice this weekend

Utilities brace for potential snow and ice this weekend

ASHEBORO – As locals make sure their cupboards are stocked and snow gear is located, energy providers are making sure they have enough spare power poles, transformers and wires as snow and ice are in the weekend forecast. Randolph Electric Membership Corporation has activated its Storm Response Plan and is currently monitoring winter weather advisories issued for its service area in Randolph, Moore, Montgomery, Chatham, and Alamance Counties.  Recent models from the National Weather Service predict significant snow and ice accumulation this weekend. “We are preparing for a multi-day outage event,” said Randolph EMC CEO Dale Lambert. “We want our…
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