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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

North East Mississippi Electric Power Association

Local crews respond to disaster

Local emergency responders rushed to Lee County Monday afternoon to help with rescue, damage assessment and to restore power after a tornado wreaked havoc in Tupelo and around Lee County. (April 29, 2014, Page 1, 3)

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    TVA asks users to cut energy use

    TVA is urging consumers to reduce their electric use tonight as the temperature is expected to drop to 10 degrees. (January 23, 2014, Page 2)

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      Keeping up with the technology in the world of electricity

      North East Mississippi Electric Power Association wants to celebrate its 75th anniversary with its customers by sharing its history with them during a three-day celebration where everyone is invited to come to the station on Highway 30 and learn about the company’s beginnings and some of its newer services and maybe even win a mini-iPad. (May 10, 2013, Page 1B)

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        Power company’s tree trimming criticized

        The Oxford Tree Board criticized the North East Mississippi Electric Power Association’s limb-cutting job on a handful of trees along South Lamar recently. NE Power says it must do what it needs to do in order to prevent fires, power-outages and unsafe conditions. (April 5, 2013, Page 1A, 12A)

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          NEMEPA customers asked to cast ballots

          Customers who receive their electric from the North East Mississippi Electric Power Association can cast their votes for Board of Directors at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Oxford Conference Center. (December 7, 2012, Page 3A)

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            Judge to decide fate of race discrimination suit

            Attorneys for North East Mississippi Electrical Power Association have asked a U.S. District Court judge to throw out a $388,000 jury verdict against the utility company that resulted from a lawsuit filed by a former employee who claimed he was fired because of his race. (December 9, 2011, Page 2A)

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              Plans offered to save money by saving energy

              TVA is partnering with the city of Oxford, the University of Mississippi and local power distributors to promote to Kick-Off Energy Efficiency Challenge. The challenge offers four viable energy saving options to members of TVA in an effort to save money, energy and the environment. (April 19, 2011, Page 1A)

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                Cut trees along path concerns walker

                In December, trees were cut down by a contractor through North East Mississippi Electrical Power Association in December to clear them away from low-hanging power lines. The trees and branches have been left behind haphazardly along the walking and bike paths that are part of the Oxford Pathways project. (March 10, 2011, Page 2)

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                  Safe despite the odds

                  Everyone escaped injury when a North East Mississippi Electric Power Association truck flipped and crashed into a van at the intersection of Molly Barr Road and McElroy Drive on Wednesday morning. (January 14, 2010, Page 1)

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