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We received information from a member that a man came to her house trying to collect money for an outstanding bill around 5:30 p.m. Please remember that South River EMC DOES NOT collect money in the field. Do not pay individuals like this. And if you have questions about your bill, contact the Cooperative at 910-892-8071. The individual was wearing black pants and a blue shirt.

The Cause Of The Western Harnett Outage

The cause of today's outage was a breaker in the Western Harnett Sub was malfunctioning causing the multiple blinks experienced by many members. When the breaker was "opened" to be worked on, it caused an outage on four substations causing a 30-45 min. Outage to about 4000 members.

Payment site unavailable for an hour today (Beginning at 2:30 p.m.)

The Cooperative will be conducting maintenance on our payment site beginning at 2:30 this afternoon. You will not be able to make payments online through the web site for approximately an hour. You should be able to make payments through our automated phone system.

Outage affecting Cumberland County and Western Harnett County

We are experiencing a very large outage affecting thousands of people in the Cumberland County, Western Harnett area. Duration of outage is not expected to be long, please call 910-892-8071 to report an outage and follow the automated prompts.

Short Maintenance Outage

Please make note that South River EMC will have a planned outage tomorrow, Saturday 9 at 2 a.m. lasting up to 15 minutes. This outage will impact members on Harrington Substation (Harnett County areas around Raven Rock, Cameron and Patterson Road).

Members Round Up To Help Local Non-Profit Organizations And Schools

In March, the Community Assistance Corporation, or CAC, a not-for-profit foundation established by South River EMC, awarded $44,800 through Operation Round Up grants. Thanks to members’ continued participation in the program, the CAC is able to award grants quarterly to non-profit organizations and educational institutions.

Don’t Be A Fool, Apply For A Bright Ideas Grant

The start of the next school year is probably far from your mind as you get closes to finishing the current one. But before you know it, you’ll need to be ready for a new year of bringing engaging projects and lessons to your students.

Each year, teachers find new and innovative ideas to help keep their students engaged. Thanks to the Bright Ideas Grant Program, teachers across North Carolina are using an assortment of classroom aids, kits and technology to keep learning interesting.

Easter Closing Friday, March 25

South River EMC offices will be closed Friday, March 25 in observance of Easter. Wishing you and your family a safe and happy holiday. Need to make a payment? You can still do so by using the automated phone system, or logging into your online account.

Do You Have Your Tickets For The Oyster Roast And Shrimparoo?

The annual Oyster Roast & Shrimparoo is here to help raise funds for two very important programs in our community and the deadline to purchase tickets is approaching swiftly.

The United Way of Harnett County and the Power Source Volunteers are joining forces to hold their annual Oyster Roast & Shrimparoo on Tuesday, March 22 at Central Carolina Community College’s culinary building, located at 660 E. Johnson Street, in Dunn.

Has Your Child Entered For A Spot At Basketball Camp?

Basketball scholarships are being offered to rising 6th, 7th and 8th grade males and females. Males selected will attend the Roy Williams Basketball Camp at UNC-Chapel Hill and females selected will attend the Wes Moore Wolfpack Women’s Basketball Camp at N.C. State University.

South River EMC, as one of North Carolina’s Touchstone Energy cooperatives, has partnered with the schools as an opportunity to offer scholarships to students in the community. The Cooperative is able to issue one scholarship to each camp in 2016.


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