News Releases

November 25, 2014
$5 Million Going Back to Walton EMC Customer-Owners
More than 90 percent of Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) customer-owners will get their share of a $5 million refund this December.

October 23, 2014
Walton EMC Customer-Owners Pump Dollars Into Community Organizations
Nineteen organizations as well as seven families are the beneficiaries of $115,565 in Operation Round Up grants announced during National Cooperative Month.

October 21, 2014
Walton EMC Employees Take Aim at Breast Cancer
Employees at Walton Electric Membership Corporation are celebrating National Co-op Month by contributing $14,000 to support local breast cancer programs.

June 24, 2014
Walton EMC Customer-Owners Get Rate Briefing at Annual Meeting
Customer-owners attending Walton Electric Membership Corporation's (EMC) 78th annual meeting on June 21 learned they pay some of the most reasonable rates in the state.

May 14, 2014
Students Earn 60 Local, Two Statewide Scholarships from Walton EMC
For the sixth year, students from all corners of Walton Electric Membership Corporation's (EMC) 10-county service area are the recipients of college scholarships from Walton Electric Trust.

May 13, 2014
Walton EMC Linemen Perform Well at Skills Competition
For the 20th year, electric line technicians from across the state gathered to test their skills in this year's Georgia Lineman's Rodeo. Several apprentice and journeyman competitors represented Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) at the event.

February 21, 2014
Walton EMC Operation Round Up Pours $100,000 into Local Communities
The latest grants from Walton Electric Membership Corporation's (EMC) Operation Round Up are being put to good use all over the cooperative's 10-county Northeast Georgia service area.

December 5, 2013
Walton EMC Customer Refunds Reach $49 Million
Most Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) customer-owners will find something nice on this month's bill -- a refund.

October 7, 2013
Walton EMC's Operation Round Up Pours $83,000+ Into Local Communities
The generosity of Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) customer-owners continues to have an astounding effect on local communities. Even more astounding is the fact that tiny donations - an average of only 50 cents - are making these huge impacts.

September 20, 2013
Walton EMC Employees Extra Busy Helping Charities
With back to back to back late summer events, employees at Walton Electric Membership Corporation continue to exemplify the cooperative principle "concern for community" by raising $20,600 for three worthy organizations.

June 17, 2013
A Third J.D. Power Award for Walton EMC Natural Gas
According to a just-released study by J.D. Power, Walton EMC Natural Gas ranks highest in Georgia natural gas retail customer satisfaction for a third consecutive year.

June 17, 2013
Walton EMC Customer-Owners Hear Message of Stability at 2013 Annual Meeting
Thousands of Walton Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) customer-owners and their families at the cooperative's June 15 annual meeting heard their electricity rates and reliability continue to remain stable.