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They outperformed 22 other local champions Oct. More than of North Carolina's electric cooperative line workers began the year competing for the title. The championship, held every two years, demonstrates the skill and agility of co-op linemen in recognizing a victim in trouble on a power pole, reporting the incident, scaling the pole, safely lowering the victim and beginning a first aid process. Competitors with the fastest times win. This year's competition had two categories based on the type of protection competitors used to prevent themselves from falling.
Barbara Johnson gets ready to hand a doubly delicious treat, ice cream over a peach dumpling, to a customer. The Fullers, from Greensboro, stop by each year on beach trips. Peach dumplings come out of the oven.
Only one co-op is cited each year for this award. Consistent with electric cooperative's longstanding commitment to saving their members money through greater efficiency, Pee Dee Electric developed a program to install more efficient lighting at local poultry and livestock facilities, offering rebates to members who purchase the new bulbs. Pee Dee Electric makes high-efficiency agricultural lighting available to farmers to replace existing high-wattage incandescent bulbs in poultry houses and livestock barns. The LED bulbs pay for themselves in energy savings in six months. To date, Pee Dee Electric has sold , of these energy-efficient bulbs to more than farmers.