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Preparing for Hurricane Michael

ANEC Prepares for the Effects of Hurricane Michael

A&N Electric Cooperative is preparing for the local effects of Hurricane Michael. The storm is expected to make landfall Wednesday afternoon in the Florida panhandle as a category 4 storm.

Forecasts are projecting that the local area will begin to see the effects from the storm as it moves up the East Coast as early as Thursday night into early Friday morning.

Co-op under normal operations, continues to monitor weather

A&N Electric Cooperative (ANEC) is under normal operations but will continue to monitor Hurricane Florence and local weather associated with the storm.

“We are very fortunate the storm’s path eventually took a more southern approach than initially anticipated,” said ANEC President and CEO Butch Williamson. “It looks like we will be spared from any severe impacts associated with this hurricane.”

The storm’s eye made landfall near Wilmington, North Carolina early Friday morning causing wide-spread power outages along the state’s coast and inland.

Co-op Prepared, Continues to Monitor Florence

A&N Electric Cooperative (ANEC) continues to monitor Hurricane Florence and is preparing for any severe weather associated with the storm.

While the center of Hurricane Florence is projected to make landfall near the North Carolina, South Carolina boarder, the effects of this massive storm will be felt locally.

The local area is still expected to receive some tropical storm force winds and moderate tidal flooding.

ANEC Prepares for Hurricane Florence

A&N Electric Cooperative (ANEC) is preparing for severe weather associated with Hurricane Florence. Currently the projected path of the hurricane predicts it will make landfall on the East Coast in North Carolina, with the effects of the storm extending into our area. At this time, forecasters are calling for tropical storm force winds and significant flooding to affect our service area.

The cooperative will continue to monitor the storm’s movement and will be prepared to react to any changes in its projected path.

Co-op Holds 2018 Annual Meeting

A&N Electric Cooperative (ANEC) membership re-elected four of its board directors and heard detailed reports during the 78th Annual Meeting on August 23rd.

In 2017, ANEC completed its Tangier Island facility project, which included a new office building, upgraded substation and a renovated generator building. The upgraded facilities will serve both Tangier and neighboring Smith Island, Md. well into the future, Board Chairman Addison Nottingham told the crowd gathered at Nandua High School in Onley.

Co-op invites Members to Northampton Agriculture Fair October 6th

Now in its third year, the annual Northampton Agricultural County Fair continues to grow as a popular fall event on the Eastern Shore.

This family-friendly event is free and open to the public and will take place on Saturday, Oct. 6 behind the former Northampton Middle School in Machipongo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The County Fair continues the legacy of the Eastern Shore’s Agri-Fair, which annually celebrated the Eastern Shore’s agricultural industry in the 1970s, 80s and early 90s.

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