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Recently the Blairsville-Union County Chamber of Commerce, Union General Hospital, Union County Schools and other local businesses recognized the many contributions of North Georgia Technical College’s Blairsville Campus. Dr. Renee Diebert, the Blairsville Operations Director, had this reaction in accepting the recognition. (soundbite)

During the General Managers report at the Blue Ridge Mountains EMC August Board meeting, Jeremy Nelms reported that the TVA is projecting flat rates for the next 10 years and considering new contracts with their customer like the EMC. The revenue neutral rate adjustment is scheduled for Oct 1 and the EMC’s call center will be expanding to more efficiently handle the increasing call volume. Online voting for the election of Board members will run from August 23 thru Sept 24 with the annual meeting taking place on Sept 26. Registration and voting from 1 to 3 with the business meeting beginning promptly at 3 PM.