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Annual Meeting Postponed

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the annual meeting has been rescheduled for September 18, 2020.



A Message for Our Members and Our Communities

MEMC is joining the many that have made changes in their working environment in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Because we are a service provider to more than 24,630 residential and commercial members in Mitchell, Worth and Dougherty counties, our concern for our communities, our members and our employees is paramount in our decision process. Keeping our workforce healthy and ready to respond to any situation that arises on our system is our priority. Our lobbies at all locations...



Normal Billing and Collection Procedures to Resume June 8

Starting on June 8th, Mitchell EMC will resume normal billing and collection procedures. Disconnections will resume at this time. Our office lobbies will remain closed until further notice. Drive-thru services will still be available at all office locations. You can access your account information and make payments by calling in and speaking to one of our CSR’s, on our website at www.mitchellemc.com, Checkout, or on our mobile app.



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Westover receives the Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award

Mitchell EMC and 29 other participating electric membership cooperatives announced that Westover High School has received the prestigious Georgia High School Association’s Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award. The award was announced in a letter from Mitchell County EMC Vice President Chad Carden to Westover principal William Chunn. This awards program honors schools that exhibit exemplary sportsmanship during competitive events. The awards program is sponsored by Georgia’s Electric...



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Mitchell EMC Recognizes U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson

Together with the nation’s more than 900 electric cooperatives, the 41 electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) in Georgia, including Mitchell EMC, recently presented the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Distinguished Service Award to U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) in recognition of his outstanding record of service on issues affecting EMCs not only in Georgia but across the nation. “This award recognizes public officials who have gone above and beyond in furthering...



Mitchell EMC Receives Spotlight on Excellence Award

Mitchell EMC Receives Spotlight on Excellence Award Mitchell EMC recently received recognition in the 2019 Spotlight on Excellence Awards program nationally, sponsored by the Council of Rural Electric Communicators and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Mitchell EMC received a Silver Award in the Best Individual Ad category for “Mitchell EMC Supports Georgia Grown.” WALB and Mitchell EMC, coordinated and produced the award-winning commercial. “Electric...



Tony Tucker Re-elected As Georgia Transmission Director

Tony Tucker Re-elected As Georgia Transmission Director Tony Tucker of Camilla, Ga. was re-elected to the Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) Board of Directors at the company’s annual meeting held recently in Braselton, Ga. He has served as a manager director on the board since 2013. During Tucker’s tenure, Georgia Transmission has: Completed nearly 900 transmission projects, including more than 140 miles of transmission lines and 50 substations; Consistently improved...



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THANK YOU!

Mitchell EMC would like to say “Thank You” to Rhonda Hilliard, owner of Diggity Dogs in Camilla, Georgia. Recently our crews were out working all night on extended outages due to an extensive storm in our service area. Rhonda donated hot meals to the Mitchell EMC Lineman who were out restoring power after the storm. Rhonda prepared lunch for the 30 lineman, dispatchers and other staff working the storm. We love being a part of the communities we serve and we love the support that we...



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Farm Bill Update

Farm Bill Update By Dan Riedinger Every five years, the U.S. Congress considers the Farm Bill, a bill that has huge implications for America’s electric cooperatives, including Mitchell EMC. The bill sets food and agriculture policy for the entire nation, affecting everything from what crops are grown to funding for food nutrition programs. The Farm Bill is due to be reauthorized by the federal government this year. The Farm Bill is about much more than agriculture policy. It...



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Really! I Am Not A Crook

I have been accused of everything in the book-- running when nothing was operating in the house—creeping—making too much noise—and even running at outrageous speeds. Getting down to it, I’m really a very capable guy. I am an electric meter. I am one of the most accurate measuring devices in modern times. I work day and night, and I don’t have any ill feelings toward anyone. I only do my job of letting you know how much electricity has been used. I don’t use kilowatts, I just...



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What Our Members Say

Mitchell EMC would like to say thank you to our members for their understanding and many kind, encouraging words after the recent tornadoes that caused widespread damage and outages across much of our service area. “To the hard working crews of Mitchell EMC. Thank you for your tireless work and devotion to the people under your area. Thanks for getting the power back on in the Oliver rd and Woodcrest rd area. Many thanks to you all.” ~ Eric S. Murphy “I am so proud and...