Publication Issues

Christmas Art Contest

Dec. 2016 · Alabama LIVING Magazine

“Larry Galloway remembers a time when rural folks would send postcards to let Wiregrass Electric Cooperative dispatchers know about a power outage. Fortunately, those days are long gone, says Galloway, manager of WEC’s service department.” Read More

Welcoming United Way

Nov. 2016 · Alabama LIVING Magazine

“Wiregrass Electric Cooperative’s Hartford headquarters recently hosted a group of Wiregrass United Way volunteers and leaders as they kicked off the organization’s 2016 fundraising campaign with an all-day bus tour.” Read More

The Ice Cream Man

Oct. 2016 · Alabama LIVING Magazine

“A few years ago, Smith realized that that particular bit of Americana had changed after he and his family encountered a more modern, less impressive version of the ice cream man. That’s when Smith decided he would be the ice cream man.” Read More

2016 Annual Report

Sep. 2016 · Annual Report

All of us at WEC were ecstatic in 2016 when our member survey showed astronomical marks across the board for our commitment to customer service. Read More

Anatomy of an Outage

Sep. 2016 · Alabama LIVING Magazine

“Wiregrass Electric Cooperative recently sponsored all-expense-paid trips to Washington, D.C., for two local high school students to meet with their elected officials, tour the sites and learn more about the importance of rural electricity.” Read More

Capitol Gains

Aug. 2016 · Alabama LIVING Magazine

“Wiregrass Electric Cooperative recently sponsored all-expense-paid trips to Washington, D.C., for two local high school students to meet with their elected officials, tour the sites and learn more about the importance of rural electricity.” Read More

Learning the other side

Jul. 2016 · Alabama LIVING Magazine

“You’ve probably seen linemen tending to our distribution system or spoken with a member services representative, but you might not think about the people working to map new projects before they start, manage equipment in the warehouse or track the cooperative’s finances.” Read More

Operation Round Up Foundation celebrates one year

Jun. 2016 · Alabama LIVING Magazine

“Operation Round Up is a voluntary program that allows WEC members to round up their monthly bill to the nearest dollar as a tax-deductible donation to benefit communities in the WEC coverage area. Members are automatically placed into the program but can choose to opt out at any time.” Read More

Youth Tour

May. 2016 · Alabama LIVING Magazine

“The trips included $500 scholarships for each participant, as well as the chance to be one of two students selected to attend the national rural electric conference in Washington this summer.” Read More