November 2019

GUC’s Public Information Office received two 2019 Excellence in Public Power Communications awards from the American Public Power Association (APPA).  The awards were in the Video and Digital (web/social media) categories.

Awards were given to those who showed ingenuity and creativity...

The following article was published in November by East Carolina University’s New Services, written by staff writer Ken Buday. Thank you to ECU News Services for granting permission to post on the Spotlight newsfeed.

Holly Whitmyer is happy to be out of the classroom. She hasn’t...

Earl Harris, Overhead Lineworker First Class, has retired after 31 years of service with GUC. As a Lineworker in the Electric Department, Earl worked on the “trouble...

They call themselves the “Smooth Operators” and things went smoothly for them at their first competition. This group of Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) employees competed at the 19th annual Operations Challenge at the recent North Carolina Section of the American Water Works...

GIS Upgrades, Moving Forward

Employees in Station One, as well as operations employees who use mobile devices, recently experienced an upgrade to their Geographic Information System (GIS) software. These upgrades were mostly done in the background with no major impact to...

Keep up with the progress of the new Operations Center with these previous videos:

February 2020

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Service Awards

Mark Williams / 25 Years

Mark Williams recently celebrated 25 years of...

Linda Hinton recently retired after 22 years of service with Greenville Utilities. As a Systems Dispatcher, Linda was one of the friendly voices our customers heard when calling Station 1, our 24/7 control center. During the day, Linda and the other dispatchers handled calls about...

A team of Water Resources employees competed in the Eastern Water and Wastewater Network Backhoe Rodeo at the Bell Arthur Water Corporation Operations Center on October 11th.  This annual event gives equipment operators from Eastern North Carolina the opportunity to show off their talents...

Sandy Barnes, Director of Information Technology, has retired after 16 years with Greenville Utilities. She directed all IT departmental operations and activities, including the establishment of guidelines and directions for using information technology to serve both internal and external...