Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation, a division of Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation (Sawnee EMC), has approved giving $200,000 to twenty local food pantries within their service area, which includes Hall, Forsyth, Dawson and Lumpkin counties.
Customers of Sawnee Electric will see a change on their April bill, and some may be surprised to discover it will be in the customer’s favor. Sawnee EMC announced on Thursday, March 26th that they have approved a refund to all members who received electric service in 2019.
Nurses, doctors and healthcare workers can’t stay home, away from crowds and quarantined like the rest of us, so their wellness should be a priority. But, instead of protecting themselves against illness, they bravely go to work, often faced with putting themselves at risk - especially when they don’t have the masks that they need to help protect them.
The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest has announced they are indefinitely closing camping and group recreation sites in response to the spread of coronavirus. Effective Saturday, March 21, this includes picnic pavilions and restrooms – even those at the trailheads.
Veterans who have served our country often can experience a difficulty transitioning back to civilian life once they get home. Now, there is a retreat designed specifically to address the issues that those veterans might be facing.