Entries by Jessica Smith

Powell Valley Electric Cooperative manager announces retirement

NEW TAZEWELL – Powell Valley Electric Cooperative today announced the upcoming retirement of long-time co-op general manager Randell Meyers. Meyers began working at the co-op as a laborer in 1964 and was named general manager in 1992. During his time at Powell Valley Electric Cooperative, Meyers has overseen several significant improvements to the operation of […]

PVEC sends short-story winners on Washington Youth Tour

Students from Powell Valley Electric’s service area spent a week in our nation’s capital as delegates of the 2018 Washington Youth Tour.   Bailey Hopkins, Hancock County High School, Taylor Kinsler and Katie Nichols, Clinch High School, and Brittany Cruz, Claiborne High School were among 135 students from across Tennessee on the weeklong trip that began […]

Local Students Depart for Nation’s Capital

More than 135 students from across Tennessee are headed to Washington, D.C., as a part of the 2018 Washington Youth Tour later. The annual event, which begins on Friday, June 8, provides young leaders with an opportunity to explore the nation’s capital, learn about government and develop their leadership skills. Participating in this year’s trip […]