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Equipment failure cause of outage in Jonesboro area
A brief service interruption was experienced by 2,300 Central Electric members at 6:47 a.m. this morning in the Jonesboro area. The outage occurred due to…
Central Electric awards grants to teachers for Bright Ideas
Central Electric recently awarded $15,000 in Bright Ideas education grants to twelve teachers to fund engaging classroom learning projects. More than 3,800 students at local…
Local non-profits receive grants through ORU
Thanks to Central Electric’s Operation Round Up program, powered by donations from Central Electric members, several nonprofits are benefiting from grant funding. Over $28,000 is…
Co-op partners with CoBank to provide grants
Christian United Outreach of Lee County and Buddy Back Pack Program of Harnett County were both recently presented with $2,000 “Sharing Success” grants thanks to…

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