Walton EMC News

Thousands of Walton EMC customer-owners and their families at the recent annual meeting learned that requests for new electric service are on an upward trend.

Because of a grant from Operation Round Up, a local superhero can further his crusade against evil blood diseases.

Throughout the week of Dec. 12, Walton EMC presented more than $300,000 to 30 schools through 62 School EmPOWERment Grants.

Up to 32 $4,000 Walton Electric Trust college scholarships will be awarded during the 2016-17 school year to graduating high school seniors and incoming college freshmen whose homes are served by Walton EMC for electric power.

Several apprentice and journeyman line technicians recently competed and placed at the International Lineman’s Rodeo.