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Valley Line Crews Answer The Call – Again

Scant days after helping restore power on the East Coast after Hurricane Florence, TVPPA-member line crews got – and answered – the call to help with power restoration in parts of Florida and Georgia ravaged by Hurricane Michael. Through the APPA Mutual Aid Working...

TVPPA Remembers Jimmy James

Longtime TVPPA line instructor Jimmy James died Sept. 18, in Arizona, at the age of 85. An Indiana native, James worked in Cleveland, TN, as a lineman for Volunteer EC while he was earning his undergraduate degree at what is now Southern Adventist University. He later...

Iverson, Hardin, Pratt, Schmitz Snag Power Play Win

Mark Iverson of Bowling Green, KY, MU and Ray Hardin of Decatur, AL, Utilities teamed with TVA’s Dan Pratt and Max Schmitz of Altec to win the Power Play Golf Tournament, played Oct. 1 in Bowling Green. With their 10-under-par 62 at The Club at Olde Stone, Iverson,...

Clark Takes Over At 4-County EPA

Brian Clark has been named CEO/general manager at 4-County EPA, Columbus, MS. A 13-year veteran at the cooperative, Clark is set to succeed the retiring Joe Cade Oct. 1. “We are excited to introduce Brian as CEO/general manager,” said Jay Gilliland, 4-County EPA’s...


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