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Scholarships Awarded By South River EMC’s Power Source Volunteers

South River Electric Membership Corporation’s volunteer organization, the Power Source Volunteers, awarded scholarships to five admirable high school seniors this year.

Ashley Darroch, daughter of Hank and Kristey Darroch of Bunnlevel, will receive a $1,000 scholarship to attend Campbell University to study biology.

Brief Outage Saturday, March 20

This will impact members in the area of Western Harnett, including Raven Rock, L.D. Black and Leaflet Church Rd. Members will see a brief, 15 minute outage, beginning at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20.

Large Mother's Day Outage Restored

Crews have been able to feed the services impacted by this morning's outage from other sources. All members have been restored at this time. Those impacted might experience a five to 10 minute outage at a later date when all power is switched back to the original source. About 8000 Members in Harnett and Cumberland counties were affected by a large transmission outage this morning that lasted about one hour. The cause of the outage has been narrowed down to an equipment problem.

Repair Means Outage For Members In Benson Saturday, May 13

Members served by the Benson substation, including members in Benson and some in Four Oaks, will see an outage Saturday, May 13, beginning at 5 a.m. and lasting approximately one hour to work on equipment.

Brief Outage Wednesday, April 26 For Members In Bentonville

Members in the Bentonville area will experience a brief outage, lasting no more than 15 minutes, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go For Bright Ideas!

A bright idea can happen to an educator at any time. However, April 1 opened the submission period for those ideas at

The Bright Ideas grant program offers grants to teachers for innovative, classroom based projects and ideas. Thanks to the Bright Ideas program, teachers across North Carolina are using an assortment of classroom aids, kits and technology to keep learning interesting.

Schools And Non-Profits Benefit Big From Members Rounding Up

South River EMC’s not-for-profit foundation, The Community Assistance Corporation, or CAC, awarded $54,796 in Operation Round Up grants during the March funding cycle.

Get Your Tickets For The Oyster Roast And Shrimparoo!

The annual Oyster Roast & Shrimparoo is here to help raise funds for two very important programs in our community and the deadline to purchase tickets is approaching.

The United Way of Harnett County and the Power Source Volunteers are joining forces to hold their annual Oyster Roast & Shrimparoo on Thursday, March 9 at Central Carolina Community College’s culinary school, located at 660 E. Johnson Street, in Dunn.

Could Your Child Go To Basketball Camp?

Basketball scholarships are being offered to rising 6th, 7th and 8th grade males and females. NCAA rules prohibit scholarships to students who will be in ninth grade next year (eighth graders currently) as they are considered prospects.

Males selected will attend the Roy Williams Basketball Camp at UNC-Chapel Hill and females selected will attend the Wes Moore Wolfpack Women’s Basketball Camp at N.C. State University.

Power Source Volunteer Scholarship Deadline Approaching

South River EMC’s Power Source Volunteers Committee is offering at least one $1,000 and two $500 college scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year. Time is growing short to gather the required material for this opportunity.

To be considered, those applying must live in a home, which receives electric service from South River EMC. Factors considered in granting scholarships included: character, moral standards, citizenship, past and present academic performance, letters of recommendation, statements of career goals and qualifications and extra-curricular activities.


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