Walton EMC News

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.

When most Walton EMC customer-owners open their December electric bills, they’ll get something customers of other types of electric utilities don’t: a capital credit refund.

Lee Summers, a journeyman line technician, has been recognized for his efforts to render aid to the victim of a serious motorcycle accident.

Six electric line crews from Walton EMC are traveling to Coastal Electric Cooperative to help restore power to victims of Hurricane Matthew.