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March edition of South Carolina Living available online

The March 2015 edition of South Carolina Living magazine will soon be delivered to the mailboxes of members and subscribers,  but you can view it online NOW!horrymarchcover

 HEC local highlights include:

  • CEO Column  Working hard, working smart: Linemen are geared up for safety and equipped with know-how
  • HEC hosting free workshop for K-12 STEM teachers March 21
  • HorryElectric.com has new look
  • Teachers, let’s see how creative you can be!  Bright Ideas deadline is June 1
  • Watching for wildfires – a 30,000 acre blaze in 1976 set the Horry County record
  • Rising deductible plans an opportunity for  Co-op Connections® cardholders – always present both your insurance card and discount card to find the lowest price because every dollar counts
  • Co-op Connections® can benefit golfers
  • Got spring fever?  Remember to ‘look up and around’ before planting– tips for landscaping around overhead and underground electric equipment

South Carolina Living for February 2015 packed with news and information

febsclcoverThe February 2015 edition of South Carolina Living magazine will  be delivered to the mailboxes of members and subscribers mid-month,  but you can view it online NOW!

HEC local highlights include:

  • CEO Column  Always call before you dig: Projects big or small; make sure you call
  • Operation Round Up Report: HEC members generously helped 208 neighbors in need with $54,000 in aid during 2014
  • WIRE Jenny Ballard Opportunity Scholarship deadline is June 1
  • In Burgess, memories of another time – Mules and oxen helped bring co-op power to the Freewoods, member says
  • She ‘loved everything on the farm’ – except for one thing – Annie Plowden remembers growing up on her family’s farm in Burgess’ Freewoods
  • Right back where he started He followed opportunity up North, then followed his instincts back to Burgess – and farming – featuring Cad Holmes. 

January 2015 edition of South Carolina Living packed with news and information

januarycoverscl2015The January 2015 edition of South Carolina Living magazine will soon be delivered to the mailboxes of members and subscribers,  but you can view it online NOW!

Horry Electric Cooperative local content includes :

  • CEO Column  – Resolve to modify energy use
  • Two opportunities for high school students! Juniors may apply for Youth Tour 2015 (deadline 2/27) and Seniors may apply for the $1500 WIRE scholarship (deadline 3/1)!
  • Co-op Connections® Feature: Heating and air and savings to spare, just for co-op members!
  • Hooray for Hollywood! A touch of Tinseltown in Tabor City helped their teen romance take root in Green Sea
  • Authors share an easy-flowing tale of two rivers –

Other January 2015 highlights available online:

November/December edition of South Carolina Living online NOW

This edition of South Carolina Living is the last for 2014. The publication will resume in January 2015.

This edition of South Carolina Living is the last for 2014. The publication will resume in January 2015.

The November/December 2014  edition of South Carolina Living magazine won’t be delivered to mailboxes in Horry County until mid-month, but you can get access to our local content NOW!

Local highlights include:

  • CEO Column  – “The cooperative difference”
  • News: New program taps savings in existing water heaters; CNB adds branches to pay station options
  • Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year’s holiday greetings and office schedule
  • Member Feature: Members help HEC  by reporting street-light outages
  • Safety and reliability – HEC helps members avoid hazards with MOPs (and more)
  • Annual Meeting: How to become a trustee of Horry Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Your Annual Meeting Time Schedule

Other highlights from the online edition of South Carolina Living magazine:

 

 

September 5, 2014 – September edition of South Carolina Living online NOW

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Always full of news and information for members of Horry Electric members, Page 5 of the September edition of South Carolina Living includes an important warning about a scam involving individuals posing as representatives of an electric cooperative.

The September 2014  edition of South Carolina Living magazine won’t be delivered to mailboxes in Horry County until mid-month, but you can get access to our local content NOW!

Local highlights include:

  • CEO Column  – “Electricity remains a good value”
  • Include us in your plans; co-ops warn of scams
  • Co-op Connections local feature – Alternative Health
  • Member Feature: “One of the greatest things that ever happened”; A child of the Depression reminds us what a difference rural electrification made – Mr. Travis Reynolds of Galivant’s Ferry
  • Powering Up – the four steps of restoring power
  • Please use generators safely

Other highlights from the full edition of South Carolina Living magazine:

 

 

July 31, 2014 – August edition of South Carolina Living online NOW

The August 2014 edition of South Carolina Living magazine won’t be delivered to mailboxes in Horry County until mid-month, but you can get access to our local content NOW!

Paying your bills has never been easier with convenient payment options; mobile apps and pay stations at 3 different local banks with multiple locations!

Paying your bills has never been easier with convenient payment options; mobile apps and pay stations at 3 different local banks with multiple locations!

Local highlights include:

  • CEO Column  – “Training, safety make a difference daily
  • DC trip pays special dividends for students
  • Have you thought about Surge Guard? 
  • Free workshop for K-8 teachers coming to HEC September 27
  • Carry the card – River Dogs Pet Spa offers 20% discount on full grooming
  • Cherishing the simple things – Sisters recall life before electricity; Roberta Gerald and Allene Hardee
  • HEC has gone mobile, PLUS we’re adding MORE pay stations
  • It’s like a shower of money! Get up to a $250 rebate when you install a new electric water heater.

 

 

 

July edition of South Carolina Living online NOW

The July 2014 edition of South Carolina Living magazine won’t be delivered to mailboxes in Horry County until mid-month, but you can get access to our local content NOW!

JULY 2014 COVER

Local highlights include:

  • CEO Column  – “An independent streak” – It’s as American as Apple Pie
  • More convenient places to pay your HEC bill – Anderson Brothers Bank is now accepting payments.
  • Carry the card – The Mermaids Parlor Salon
  • A century of sights – Ruth King Fowler, who is 101, remembers when the lights first came on in Horry County
  • DIY Electrical Safety – Are yo up to the task?  If not, don’t risk life or limb

 

Other highlights in the main part of the magazine:

COVER STORY:  Young guns

Receiving the Medal of Honor – watch as USC student Kyle Carpenter is awarded the Medal of Honor

A congressman shares his story – U. S. Rep. James Clyburn faced a number of challenges to his dream of becoming a politician.