2017

December

There were no caps and gowns at this graduation, but there sure were a lot of happy faces. Greenville Utilities' iLead program had a successful wrap-up for the class of 25 graduates with a recognition ceremony during the December Board of Commissioners meeting. iLead is an internal leadership,...

Public Information was busy in December capturing photos of decorations, Santa's visit, and the holiday party. Along the way, we discovered some departments taking on their own holiday fundraising projects.

The Electric Department held its annual oyster roast on December 13th to raise...

Service Awards

15 Years

Jeffrey Mills, WWTP Maintenance Mechanic III
Chad Hines, Eletric Underground Lineworker Second Class

 

10 Years

Kay...

Have you noticed a couple of new faces behind the cameras recently? Erin Walton and Karin Fullington have joined the Public Information Office, aka Pub Info, as Communication Specialists.

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 Wendy Todd in the Customer Relations Department has retired after 21 years with Greenville Utilities. Until the launch of the Navigate Customer Care & Billing (CC&B)...

We continued our tradition of participating in the Greenville Jaycee's Christmas Parade on December 9th. For the second time in Greenville, it was held at night, so the parade was filled with festive, twinkling lights.

Special thanks to Electric Department employees Mark Howery, Mike...

For 11 years now, GUC employees and their families have enjoyed our annual visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. This year, Santa came to town for the parade on December 9th and made a stop by GUC on December 10th. Our GUC children were able to share their wish lists with him and have their pictures...

Greenville Convention Center was the setting for our holiday party on December 8th. Attendees enjoyed dinner, a DJ, and dancing. Best of all, it was an opportunity to relax and enjoy a good time with friends. Catching up with retirees was also fun!

Thank you to the following Human...

Be sure to check out (and "like") the new GUC and City of Greenville Wellness Facebook page to stay current on the latest wellness news, photos,...

November

Service Awards

15 Years

Kevin Willoughby, Electric Underground Maintenance Crew Leader
Mark Andrews, Electric Substation Crew Leader

10 Years

Sandra Woolard, ...

Greenville Utilities' Electric Department recently celebrated a significant safety milestone — two million consecutive man hours without a lost workday incident!

A...

We caught up with Overhead Lineworker David Bunch on a day when his job involved both overhead and underground line work. "This is one of the things I...

Water Resources Systems Superintendent Troy Perkins received several national and state honors on November 14th from the North Carolina American Water Works Association and the Water Environment Association (NC AWWA-WEA).

Troy was inducted into the nationally recognized NC...

There's something new in the GUC App Store — the Spotlight Newsfeed app! Our IT Department created the app and after testing it for several months, have...

GUC's 39 pump stations, located throughout our service area, send sewage to the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). Like all equipment, they require regular maintenance.  During a Lighthouse observation of a maintenance check, the question came up about communicating with employees who are...

Water Treatment Plant Lead Operator Chad Flannagan has been busy with his construction skills. Chad recently built a portable demo that is a cross...

After months of planning and several stakeholder meetings, our Board of Commissioners adopted a revised Strategic Plan on November 16th. The plan is called "Blueprint" because, like in construction, a blueprint gives us guidance and shows us what the results should look like if we're doing...

Here are the preliminary designs for the Operations Center.

The first big phase of GUC's new Operations Center is almost complete. CT Consultants was hired earlier this year to design the new complex. Staff presented the first set of design plans to our Commissioners at the board meeting...

On November 11th, Greenville Utilities observed Veteran's Day, as we do each year. We'd like to take this opportunity in Spotlight to honor veterans currently working at GUC. Their past and present service to our country is admirable. Please join us in honoring the following veterans:...

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