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Power Restoration Complete 

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September 21, 2020, 5:40 pm – Power restoration to the EREC membership following Hurricane Sally is now complete. Every member able to receive electricity has had their power restored. We thank our membership for their patience and tremendous show of support as our line crews worked to restore power as safely and quickly as possible. […]

EREC Update

September 19, 2020, 10:00 am – EREC line crews and assisting cooperative crews are making great progress in power restoration efforts. The total number of outages has been reduced to 2,607 with 1,727 in Escambia County and 880 in Santa Rosa County. 76% of outages from Hurricane Sally have been restored at this time.  “Our […]

EREC Update

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September 18, 2020, 11:00 pm – EREC line crews and assisting cooperative crews continue to make great progress in repairs to our power system. We are following the proper steps in power restoration to bring the largest number of members back online in the shortest amount of time. All substations are energized, and crews are […]

EREC Update

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September 17, 2020, 6:00 pm – EREC’s power system took a heavy hit from Hurricane Sally. Our system presently has 7,668 members without power representing 67% of the membership. The transmission lines to the Bratt and Oak Grove substations have been repaired which immediately brought several hundred Escambia County members back online.  Crews are working […]

Hurricane Updates and Information 

The majority of water rescues are for motorists stranded in standing water. Turn around, don’t drown! It is not possible to see if the road is compromised under standing water. Deep washouts are possible and not visible to drivers.Residents on Blackwater River, Coldwater Creek and Pond Creek should make preparations and plans (that include pets) […]

EREC Update

As conditions begin to improve from Hurricane Sally, our line crews are able to do damage assessment on our power system and begin restoration. As of now, 95% of our members are without power. We have line crews arriving from Florida and Mississippi to assist our linemen with power restoration. There are specific steps we […]

Hurricane Sally Pics around Jay…(updated)

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Latest on Sally…9/15-4pm

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Santa Rosa Cancels School thru Wednesday

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9/13-A call-out was sent out Sunday evening by Superintendent of School Tim Wyrosdick letting parents and students know that there will be no school on Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday due to Hurricane Sally. The storm is predicted to be a category 1 hurricane and winds from the storm should start on Monday. The message […]

Living With Purpose

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    The federal holiday we celebrate on the first Monday of September, Labor Day, was created from the labor movement and constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contribution workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. It’s a worthy dedication to the social and economic achievements of American workers.  […]