Whew, what a year! Normally, I am sad to see a year pass by so fast, but this year seems to have been long and full of unexpected historical events. Hopefully, going into the holiday season, we can all take a break from the “new normal” and get back to enjoying family and friends like […]
Archives for 2020
When COVID-19 presents challenges, South Carolina’s electric cooperatives seem to find ways to overcome them. The pandemic forced a temporary halt to in-person classes at the Hoyt L. Williams Training Center, the facility operated by The Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina where many of the state’s lineworkers develop their skills and knowledge and earn lineman […]
Little River Electric Cooperative members who register for the Beat The Peak program by December 15, 2020, will be eligible to win a $500 Visa gift card in a statewide prize drawing. In addition, one Little River Electric Cooperative member will win a $100 gift card from a local prize drawing. If you are already […]
Planning an annual meeting during this pandemic was quite challenging. After many obstacles, you helped Little River Electric make this year’s meeting a total success. Our employees rose to the challenge and did a phenomenal job making it happen. We set up drive-thru registration and voting in three counties over a two-week period in August. […]
Bill Davis elected board chair. The Little River Electric Cooperative board welcomed three new trustees and elected a new chair following the cooperative’s annual meeting activities Aug. 4–14. A total of 1,533 members took advantage of the multi-day, multi-site event to register and vote as Travis Burriss, Terry Ricketts, and Patsy Wilson were elected to […]
I hope that each of you is healthy and taking care during this pandemic. COVID-19 has taken a toll on many things this year, including our Annual Meeting. At press time, we were in our second week of drive-thru registration and voting, and it is working well. We will consider using this technology for future […]
Safety is a top priority for Little River Electric, and that’s why it’s going to be the only priority for Josh Strickland. Strickland is succeeding Drayton Freeman as the cooperative’s new director of loss control and risk management. “Drayton really got our safety program going well, but he’d been filling dual roles,” says Strickland. “Now […]
The Annual Business Meeting of the members of Little River Electric Cooperative, Inc., was live-streamed by Little River Electric Cooperative, Inc. on Saturday, August 15 at 12:30 p.m.; see the prize winners and meeting video below. Congratulations to all our 2020 Annual Meeting prize winners. Look for your credit on your September bill. Bill […]
Faith Simmons from Berkeley Electric Cooperative answers the question: How have the events of 2020 affected your generation?
Jeremy Hollowell from Newberry Electric Cooperative, Britt Ramirez from Palmetto Electric Cooperative and Dafne Santos from Horry Electric Cooperative answer the question: How have the events of 2020 affected your generation?