Engineering Technician

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN – Oxford Utilities Primary daily duties: The Engineering Technician assists in the administration and coordination of marketing in promoting the safe use of electricity.  The Engineering Technician performs both the roles of Staking...

Better Together

“We are better together in this time of unprecedented change.” That is the message that kicked off TVPPA President & CEO Doug Peters’ report to the association at the 2020 All Member Meeting, held February 5 in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The gathering of 144 managers...

Middle Tennessee EMC to buy Murfreesboro ED

The Murfreesboro, Tenn., City Council voted 6-1 on Thursday, Jan. 9 to sell Murfreesboro ED (MED) to Middle Tennessee EMC (MTEMC). The vote clears the way for MTEMC, also based in Murfreesboro, to buy its municipal counterpart for $202 million to be paid over 15 years...

TVPPA Directors Approve Funding, Budget

The TVPPA Board of Directors took a number of actions in its final quarterly meeting of 2019, including a vote to approve TVPPA’s 2020 budget. Meeting Dec. 9 in Chattanooga, the board also: • Approved two requests from the TVPPA Rates & Pricing Committee; one...

Athens, Tenn., UB Linemen Pull Off Rooftop Rescue

What started out as a routine run for three Athens, Tenn., UB linemen turned out to be anything but. Athens UB journeymen Abe Aziz, Josh Finnell and Dickie Slack were headed out to replace street lights Nov. 27 when they saw a house engulfed in flames – and another...