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City of Statesville sends electric crew for Irma recovery

PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Electric Utilities has dispatched an eight-man crew to Georgia Wednesday to help restore power in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Trey Norton, Jamie Bishop, Latney Lowtharpe, Garrett Tomlin, Jeremiah Christopher and James Bowers are taking two City bucket trucks, two pickups, a trailer, line truck and tree truck, along with two […]

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Josephine Royal says she got behind on her electric bills and ultimately lost her home - WSIC Photo

Concerned about high electric bills, citizens meet with Statesville officials

Statesville residents who say their electric bills have been unusually high met with city officials Wednesday night.  Josephine Royal says she got behind and lost her home.  (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this quote).  According to Royal, she had private electricians and the City of Statesville examine her home.  City officials answered […]

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Lineman training school held in Statesville

Electric utilities linemen from across North Carolina have been at the Statesville Regional Airport this week for an intermediate training course. David Young is leading that effort for public utility organization ElectriCities and says there’s great need for people in the industry. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this quote). Students this […]

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Statesville recognizes electric utilities linemen

PRESS RELEASE The City of Statesville is one of hundreds of electric utilities honoring its linemen on Tuesday, April 18, in observance of National Lineman Appreciation Day. This special day has been set aside to recognize the selflessness in building, maintaining and repairing the infrastructure that powers the country. “I truly respect the work and […]

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