How we make a difference

WE ARE DIFFERENT, as our Annual Report theme put it, and we’re making a positive difference in the Upstate — and beyond. Members who attended our 2017 Annual Meeting June 3 heard how from my friend Mike Couick, head of the state association of electric co-ops. Mike shared a story about lessons learned growing up…


Pay It Foward – May 2017 – Russell Tollison

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s May recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds is Warehouse Supervisor Russell Tollison. Russell paid forward $500 to the Debbie Green and her daughter Jordan. “Debbie has had heart surgery and is a diabetic and now resides at an assisted living facility because she is no longer able to be alone,”…


Golfers narrowly miss $1 million hole

Kendall Samero of Taylors came just 14feet from winning $1 million in Saturday’s finals of Laurens Electric Cooperative’s Million Dollar Hole-in-One Shootout at Eagle Zone golf center on Pelham Road in Greenville. Samero won $1,000 for the closest-to-the-$1 million-hole shot. Aaron Thomas placed 2nd and won $500, followed by Jamin Drake, who took home $250. Sponsored by Laurens Electric…


Pay It Foward – April 2017 – Gloria Campbell

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s April recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds is Cashier Gloria Campbell. Gloria paid forward $500 to the Goodwin family in Greenwood. “I introduced to them what Pay it Forward was all about, and after that Mrs. Goodwin began to tell me their story, because Mr. Goodwin has lost the use…


WIRE’s gifts will comfort displaced seniors

Displaced residents of nursing homes around South Carolina will find a little comfort in their new homes, thanks to members of Women Involved in Rural Electrification (WIRE).  Members from WIRE chapters affiliated with electric cooperatives across the state came together on Thursday, March 9, for their fifth annual Co-op Closet event at the offices of…


Top Features to check Before Buying New Laptop in 2017

The laptop is the best device for performing a critical function or plays in the home and on the highway. While tablets and smartphones are always popular, most of the people understand that everything from writing an investigation document to editing video to gaming works more effectively on the laptop. So what form of a…


Android Lollipop Vs Android M Full Visual/Pictorial Comparison

Google released its latest mobile operating system last week at the Google I/O Keynote 2015. Android M was expected to be an incremental update with no wonders inside like we saw in Android Lollipop. Well, just like Apple’s upcoming iOS 9. Android M will also focus primarily on optimization with speed and battery life central…


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