North Santa Rosa
Category archives for: Happenings

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

IMG_4940-0.gif

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 […]

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)

5D946F09-0EBD-42E2-91F1-7512A7BB3739

Covid 19 Updates

Santa Rosa County Probation is closed until Aug. 17. Individuals who are supposed to report to probation during these two weeks will report next month and will not incur any violations because of not being able to report.Cloth face masks are available at all county libraries (see locations and hours). For more details, call 981-READ […]

Santa Rosa County Sample Ballot

20150705-082544.jpg

SANTA ROSA COUNTY SAMPLE BALLOT August 18, 2020 | Primary Election Official Primary Election Ballot, August 18, 2020 Superintendent of Schools Karen Barber REP David Gunter REP Michael Alan Thorpe REP   Commissioner-District 5 Randal Lane LynchardREP Colten Wright REP School Board- District 2 Elizabeth Hewey   Clifton Buddy Hinote   School Board-District 4 Charles […]

Investments in Internet in Rural Areas

IMG_5460.JPG

Trump Administration Invests More Than $13 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Maryland CARES Act ReConnect Funding to Connect 3,447 Rural Households to High-Speed Broadband CORDOVA, MD, July 31, 2020 – The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $13 million to provide broadband service in […]

FHSAA Changes its Mind…

1B35FFB5-F735-4241-A378-D23534EEC96F

Gainesville-Three days after the Board of Directors voted 10-5 to keep the fall sports start date at July 27, a new vote was taken and a new date of August 24th was agreed upon as the new fall sports starting date. It passed by a 11-4 vote. The Board will meet again on August 17 […]

More employment and capital investment coming to Santa Rosa County Industrial Park

Santa Rosa County’s Industrial Park East (SRIP East) is filling with tenants who will soon be filling new high-paying jobs in the county. Economic development officials today announced three new projects that are expected to deliver at least 110 new jobs and invest another $22 million in the expanded park.  “Our vision has been to […]

EREC closes Lobby in Jay Office

 Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in our local area, the EREC lobby in Jay is closed to the public effective Monday, July 6, until further notice. The drive-through will remain open.   We encourage our members to utilize remote options for electric service. Payments may be made by mail, online at www.erec.com, […]