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Living With Purpose


    Most people should get married, unless they’re truly called to the single life. It was not good for Adam to be alone, so God made Eve to be his wife (Genesis 2:18-25). It may not be good for you to be alone. A personal longing for connectedness is one of God’s ways of […]

Canes Beat Royals


@Jay-The Royals (0-1) had a tough time stopping the Flomaton (5-0) run game as the Canes came to Merle V. North Stadium and got a big win, 42-0. The Royals played the Canes tough the first half, but a costly turnover that killed a drive for the Royals early in the 2nd quarter and a […]

Royals Sweep Chiefs


@ Jay- Thursday night was senior night for the Royals and they made the most of it, sweeping Northview 3-0. 25-18 25-16 25-21

Week 1…It’s finally here!


After much debating, football season is finally here in Santa Rosa County! Even though the teams in Santa Rosa have had the ability to practice for the last 3 weeks now, Hurricane Sally limited the time these teams have had to prepare for their week 1 opponents. Be that as it may, the players and […]

Power Restoration Complete 


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


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


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 […]